Become Certified as an SFH Pre & Postnatal Massage Therapist
In Canada, there are approximately 380,000 births per year and the highest fertility age rate is between the age of 30 and 34. Women are entering pregnancy later in life, leading to the need for increased help during the pre & postnatal time. Become proficient in providing confident and superior care to women throughout their pregnancy, labour, and postpartum with this comprehensive SFH Certification program.
Become a Certified Pre and Postnatal Massage Therapist by passing both levels of this highly skilled course.
This certification is made up of two comprehensive courses.
Prenatal Massage: This 2-day comprehensive Prenatal Massage course addresses a wide range of physical and emotional health concerns. Massage Therapists will learn how to execute proper and effective treatment, by covering in detail, the client’s health history information and specific massage techniques. This course will also include intensive hands-on Prenatal Massage techniques, isolated stretching techniques, proper positioning, and draping specific to this clientele. Furthermore, you can assure that your client will be safe by learning all about contraindications, complications, postural changes, and the basic anatomy of the pelvis. You can trust that this Prenatal Massage course is excellent for training competent massage therapists in dealing with care and compassion to make the journey of pregnancy that much more special.
Postnatal Massage: This one-day course will cover physical and mental health postpartum rehabilitation. Pelvic health issues and techniques (external) will be addressed to support and promote the healing and strengthening of this region. Specific care to the shoulder, neck, and back will be covered through a demo and practice of postpartum massage techniques. Contraindications will also be discussed looking more in-depth at the effects that medical interventions have on a woman’s body and how massage therapists can assist with comprehensive postnatal massage care and rehabilitation. Become certified and proficient in providing new mothers with highly specific and individual postnatal massage care.
Treat with confidence and care. Become Certified in Prenatal and Postnatal Massage with this three-day, two-course Certification Program.
Looking for CEUs only
If you choose not to become certified, you are still entitled to receive your credits once you attend the course.
SFH Certification Requirements
- Students must be present for the whole duration of the course length to become certified.
- Students must participate and safely execute all hands-on components of the course.
- Students must pass the final written exam.
Canada-Alberta Job Grant
Eligible employers can get government funding to help employees (Massage Therapists) access continuing education training.
This program can pay 2/3rds of the training cost for any of our courses that are 3 days in length. The employer of the therapist pays 1/3rd of the course cost.
Business owners (incorporated, unincorporated, sole-proprietor, partnerships) with 4 or fewer employees, including all owners, are eligible to receive the funding.
Take advantage of this great opportunity to save money on some of our most popular courses.
SFH Orthopedic Massage
SFH Kinetic Massage
SFH Pre & Postnatal Massage
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Upon Course Completion:
You will receive an email with the option to write the exam or request proof of completion. Upon registration, make sure you enter your information correctly to ensure this happens. We collect your email address, first name, and last name (please give us the name you wish to have on your proof of attendance or certificate).
Upon Certificate Completion:
Students complete our “Certification” after they successfully write our exam. If they meet all course requirements and pass all exams, they may access their official digital certificate. To view the digital certificate, navigate to your online account. You can print it there or send it to your massage association via email.
Benefits of being an SFH Certified Therapist
Proof that you have understood the course content to the level where SFH is confident that you can safely incorporate their teachings into your practice.
Giving you full confidence that you understood the material to safely put it into your practice.
Proudly promote to your clientele that you are officially SFH certified.
Proficiency in your peers.
Who should take this massage therapy course?
- Registered massage therapists
- Manual Osteopath
- Massage therapy graduate (get 20% off for one year after graduation date)
- Massage therapy student (second-year massage students, once you have completed pathology, get 20% off)
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