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Continuing Education Online

How It Works

CE Online

Get your CE credits quick and easy online!

 

1. Register for your MTI or 6 Hour course on Litmos by clicking on the registration link.

Please note that e-mail confirmation is case-sensitive.

2. Receive a confirmation e-mail from system@litmos.com with login information to access your course at https://arianainstitute.litmos.com.

If you do not receive an e-mail after registration, check your Spam and whitelist messages from system@litmos.com.

3. Review and study the Course Materials and complete your Course Assessment with 75% or above and fill out a brief course evaluation.

4. Upon completion of your Course Assessment and Evaluation, your Certificate of Completion will be available for download in the “My Achievements” section of Litmos online testing program.

COURSE AND ASSESSMENT DETAILS

Each course includes a comprehensive Course Notebook, Power Point Presentation, and high-definition Instructional Video.

Students are allowed five attempts to complete the Course Assessment at the required rate of 75%. The questions are multiple choice or true/false.

The Assessments are not timed and can be completed at your leisure. Students have a month from their enrollment date to complete their course.

The Ariana Institute strives to create a simple and user-friendly process for students.

Need Help? Contact the Ariana Institute Support Team!

Friendly and personable staff members are available for assistance with any questions or concerns you may have during the duration of your course.


 

MASSAGE THERAPY INSTRUCTOR’S ONLINE COURSE

Ariana Institute's Introduction to Massage Therapy Instructor's Course

Actualize your full potential and make a meaningful difference in the lives of others by becoming a massage therapy instructor while earning CE credits at the same time!

This NCBTMB approved home study course is designed for massage therapy professionals who desire to become effective massage therapy instructors and for massage therapy instructors who desire to enhance and improve their skills. Through this course we discuss learning strategies and theories, the teaching process, lesson planning and assessments, technology in the classroom, mindfulness, and marketing strategies for massage therapy instructors.

If you are a Texas massage therapist, this 30-hour MTI course, Teaching Adult Learners, also fulfills the Texas DSHS requirement for completing an acceptable Adult Learners Course prior to submitting an application to become an MTI.

Register for this course


 

6 HOUR ONLINE CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASSES

 Enhance your skills, empower your practice, and uplift your professional life with the Ariana Institute! Massage therapists have access to 32 continuing education courses that are nationally approved by the NCBTMB. 

Topics available for 6 hours of CE credit include:

Detailed Course Information

 

Advanced Techniques
Ariana Institute's Introduction to Sports Massage

Sports Massage:

The Sports Massage NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:
  • a high definition instructional video
  • a history of sports massage
  • descriptions of therapeutic sports massage techniques
  • information related to the benefits of sports massage
  • contraindications for sports massage
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Advanced Massage Therapy Techniques Manual

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Ariana Institute's Introduction to Craniosacral Therapy

CranioSacral Therapy

The CranioSacral Therapy NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:
  • a high definition instructional video
  • a history of CranioSacral therapy
  • descriptions of CranioSacral techniques
  • information related to the benefits of CranioSacral therapy
  • the anatomy of the CranioSacral system
  • illustrations of the CranioSacral system
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Advanced Massage Therapy Techniques Manual

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Ariana Institute's Introduction to Deep Tissue Therapy - Upper Body

Deep Tissue Therapy – Upper Body

The Deep Tissue – Upper Body NCBTMB approved online CE courses includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • a history of deep tissue therapy
  • descriptions of deep tissue massage principles and techniques
  • information related to the benefits of deep tissue therapy
  • contraindications for deep tissue therapy
  • list of supplies for deep tissue therapy
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Deep Tissue Massage Therapy Manual

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Ariana Institute's Introduction to Deep Tissue Therapy - Lower Body

Deep Tissue Therapy – Lower Body

The Deep Tissue – Lower Body NCBTMB approved online CE courses includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • a history of deep tissue therapy
  • descriptions of deep tissue massage principles and techniques
  • information related to the benefits of deep tissue therapy
  • contraindications for deep tissue therapy
  • list of supplies for deep tissue therapy
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Deep Tissue Massage Therapy Manual

Register for this course



Ariana Institute's Introduction to Chair Massage

Chair Massage

The Chair Massage NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • descriptions of chair massage protocol and techniques
  • chair massage checklist and guides
  • information related to the benefits of chair massage therapy
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Advanced Massage Therapy Techniques Manual

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Ariana Institute's Introduction to Addiction Recovery and Therapeutic Massage

Addiction Recovery and Therapeutic Massage

The Addiction Recovery and Therapeutic Massage NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • a background of addiction and therapeutic massage
  • descriptions of therapeutic modalities for various types addiction recovery
  • information related to the benefits of therapeutic massage for addiction recovery
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Advanced Massage Therapy Techniques Manual

Register for this course


 

Medical Massage


Ariana Institute's Introduction to Geriatric Massage

Geriatric Massage

The Geriatric Massage NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:
  • a high definition instructional video
  • an introduction to geriatric massage and the aging process
  • descriptions of geriatric massage techniques and approaches
  • information related to the benefits of geriatric massage
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Medical Massage Therapy Manual

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Ariana Institute's Introduction to Headache and Allergy Relief Techniques

Headache and Allergy Relief Techniques

The Headache and Allergy Relief NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • headache and allergen information and protocols
  • descriptions of therapeutic techniques for headache and allergy relief, including:
    • CranioSacral Therapy
    • Lymphatic Massage
    • Aromatherapy
    • Acupressure and Reflexology
  • information related to the benefits of therapeutic techniques
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Medical Massage Therapy Manual

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Ariana Institute's Introduction to HIV/AIDS Information for Massage Therapists

HIV/AIDS Information for Massage Therapists

The HIV/AIDS Information for Massage Therapists NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • an introduction to HIV
  • guidelines for massaging clients with HIV/AIDS
  • information related to the benefits of massage for clients with HIV/AIDS
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Medical Massage Therapy Manual

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Ariana Institute's Introduction to Lymphatic Massage for the Face and Neck

Lymphatic Massage for the Face and Neck

The Lymphatic Massage for the Face and Neck NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • an introduction to the lymphatic system and a history of facial massage
  • descriptions of lymphatic drainage and facial massage techniques
  • information related to the benefits of lymphatic massage
  • contraindications for lymphatic massage
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Medical Massage Therapy Manual

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Ariana Institute's Introduction to Pain Management For Massage Clients

Pain Management For Massage Clients

The Pain Management NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • types of pain
  • the cycle of chronic pain
  • natural pain relievers
  • massage modalities for pain management
  • the clinical importance of touch
  • 26 marketing tips to build your practice
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Medical Massage Therapy Manual

Register for this course



Ariana Institute's Introduction to Prenatal Massage and Postnatal Massage

Prenatal Massage and Postnatal Massage

The Prenatal and Postnatal Massage NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • an introduction to prenatal massage
  • descriptions of prenatal and postnatal massage techniques
  • information related to the benefits of prenatal and postnatal massage
  • contraindications and precautions for prenatal massage
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Medical Massage Therapy Manual

Register for this course


 

Mind-Body


Ariana Institute's Introduction to Soothing PTSD and Trauma

Soothing PTSD and Trauma

The Soothing PTSD and Trauma NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:
  • a high definition instructional video
  • an introduction and background to PTSD and trauma
  • descriptions of massage therapy techniques beneficial to PTSD and trauma relief
  • Self care techniques for massage therapists with PTSD and trauma relief clients
  • information related to symptoms of trauma and benefits of massage therapy for clients with PTSD and trauma
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Mind-Body Therapy Manual

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Ariana Institute's Introduction to Reiki Level 1 CE Course
Ariana Institute's Introduction to Reiki Level 2 CE Course
Ariana Institute's Introduction to Reiki Level 3 CE Course

Reiki Level One

Reiki Level Two

Reiki Level Three (Master/Teacher Level)

Each of these 6 hr. online CE Reiki courses includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • a history of Reiki
  • descriptions of Reiki hand positions and symbols
  • information related to the benefits of Reiki
  • contraindications for Reiki therapy
  • practice building and marketing tips for Reiki practitioners

Resource for Further Study: Mind-Body Therapy Manual

Register for this course (level one)

Register for this course (level two)

Register for this course (level three)


 

Self Care for Massage Therapists


Ariana Institute's Introduction to Stretching and Breathing

Stretching and Breathing

The Stretching and Breathing NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:
  • a high definition instructional video
  • an introduction to the types of stretching and breathing
  • descriptions of breathing exercises and stretching techniques for clients and massage therapists
  • information related to the benefits of stretching and breathing in a therapeutic setting
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Self Care for the Massage Therapist Manual

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Ariana Institute's Introduction to Self Care and Body Mechanics

Self Care and Body Mechanics

The Self Care and Body Mechanics NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • an introduction to self care
  • descriptions of self care techniques, including:
    • Body Mechanics and Movement Skills
    • Injury Prevention
    • Healthy Lifestyles
    • Communication and Boundaries
    • Ethics
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Self Care for the Massage Therapist Manual

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Ariana Institute's Introduction to Meditation As a Therapeutic Tool

Meditation As a Therapeutic Tool

The Meditation as a Therapeutic Tool NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • an introduction to the power of meditation
  • guides and descriptions of meditation techniques
  • information related to the benefits of meditation as a therapeutic tool
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Self Care for the Massage Therapist Manual

Register for this course



Ariana Institute's Introduction to Mindfulness in a Therapeutic Setting

Mindfulness in a Therapeutic Setting

The Mindfulness in a Therapeutic Setting NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • an introduction to mindfulness
  • descriptions of techniques to cultivate mindfulness
  • information related to the benefits of mindfulness in a therapeutic setting
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Self Care for the Massage Therapist Manual

Register for this course


 

Head, Hand and Foot Massage


Ariana Institute's Introduction to Facial and Scalp Massage

Facial and Scalp Massage

The Facial and Scalp Massage NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:
  • a high definition instructional video
  • a history of facial and scalp massage
  • descriptions of facial and scalp massage techniques
  • information related to the benefits of facial and scalp massage
  • list of supplies for facial and scalp massage
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Head, Head & Foot Massage Therapy Manual

Register for this course



Ariana Institute's Introduction to Reflexology for the Hands, Feet and Ears

Reflexology for the Hands, Feet and Ears

The Reflexology for the Hands, Feet, and Ears NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • a history of reflexology
  • descriptions of reflexology protocols and techniques
  • information related to the benefits of reflexology for hands, feet, and ears
  • contraindications for reflexology
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Head, Head & Foot Massage Therapy Manual

Register for this course



Ariana Institute's Introduction to Neck, Hand and Foot Massage

Neck, Hand and Foot Massage

The Neck, Hand, and Foot Massage NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • a history of hand and foot massage
  • descriptions of neck, hand, and foot massage techniques
  • information related to the benefits of hand and foot massage
  • contraindications for hand and foot massage
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Head, Head & Foot Massage Therapy Manual

Register for this course



Ariana Institute's Introduction to Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage

Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage

The Back, Neck, and Shoulder Massage NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • an introduction to back, neck, and shoulder massage
  • descriptions of back, neck, and shoulder massage techniques
  • information related to the benefits of therapeutic massage
  • contraindications for back, neck, and shoulder massage
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Head, Head & Foot Massage Therapy Manual

Register for this course


Spa Techniques


Ariana Institute's Introduction to Aromatherapy for Massage and Bodywork

Aromatherapy for Massage and Bodywork

The Aromatherapy for Massage and Bodywork NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:
  • a high definition instructional video
  • a history and background of aromatherapy
  • descriptions of essential oil properties and their application in aromatherapy
  • information related to the benefits of aromatherapy
  • list of supplies for aromatherapy
  • contraindications for aromatherapy
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Techniques in the Spa World Manual

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Ariana Institute's Introduction to Ayurvedic Massage

Ayurvedic Massage

The Ayurvedic Massage NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • a history of ayurveda
  • descriptions of ayurvedic massage techniques
  • information related to the benefits of ayurvedic massage
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Techniques in the Spa World Manual

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Ariana Institute's Introduction to Couples Massage

Couples Massage

The Couples Massage NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • an introduction to couples massage
  • descriptions of couples massage modalities and techniques, including:
    • The Healing Power of Breath
    • The Healing Power of Music
    • The Healing Power of Touch
  • information related to the benefits of couples massage
  • list of supplies for couples massage
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Techniques in the Spa World Manual

Register for this course



Ariana Institute's Introduction to Hot and Cold Stone Massage

Hot and Cold Stone Massage

The Hot and Cold Stone Massage NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • a history of stone massage
  • descriptions of therapeutic hot and cold stone massage techniques
  • information related to the benefits of stone massage
  • contraindications for stone massage
  • practice building tips

Resource for Further Study: Techniques in the Spa World Manual

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Ariana Institute's Introduction to Spa Techniques, Exfoliations and Body Wraps

Spa Techniques, Exfoliations and Body Wraps

The Spa Techniques, Exfoliations, and Body Wraps NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • an introduction to the spa world
  • descriptions of spa modalities and techniques, including:
    • Massage Modalities
    • Swedish
    • Deep Tissue
    • Ayurvedic
    • Hot and Cold Stone
    • Couples
    • Facial
    • Lymphatic
    • Sports
    • Energy work, Reiki, and Chakra Balancing
    • Reflexology
    • Body Wraps and Exfoliations
  • information related to the benefits of spa treatments
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Techniques in the Spa World Manual

Register for this course


 

Professional Skills


Ariana Institute's Introduction to Practice Building and Marketing

Practice Building and Marketing

The Practice Building and Marketing NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:
  • a high definition instructional video
  • an introduction to practice management and building
  • strategies for organizing, marketing, and growing your practice
  • information regarding resources and tools beneficial to practice building
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Marketing and Practice Building for Massage Therapists Manual

Register for this course



Ariana Institute's Introduction to Ethics - Including NCBTMB Ethics

Ethics

The Ethics NCBTMB approved online CE course includes:

  • a high definition instructional video
  • an introduction to ethics
  • descriptions of ethical perspectives and how they apply to massage therapy
  • information related to code of ethics and standards of practice for massage therapists and organizations
  • discussion about the various forms of exploitation
  • practice building and marketing tips
  • resources for advanced study

Resource for Further Study: Marketing and Practice Building for Massage Therapists Manual

Register for this course


REFUND POLICY

Payments are refundable if the student cancels an online class within 10 days of registering for the course. A 10% processing fee is applicable for all refunds and will be deducted from the total amount refunded. If the student cancels with less than 10 days’ notice, the tuition payment becomes nonrefundable. If the instructor cancels a class due to unforeseen circumstances, all tuition paid will be refunded in full.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

NCBTMB Nationally Certified

NATIONWIDE CE CREDITS: Ariana Institute offers CE courses that satisfy CE requirements for massage therapists throughout the United States. While the majority of the states do accept online CE course credits, it is to your benefit to verify prior to taking continuing education courses whether or not your licensing state accepts a specific online CE course for credit.

NCBTMB: Ariana Vincent is nationally approved as a provider for The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). Board Certified NCBTMB members are required to fulfill 24 hours of NCBTMB approved continuing education every 2 years.

Texas DSHS: Ariana Vincent is approved as a provider for Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Massage Therapy Division which requires 12 CE hours every 2 year

Florida Board of Massage: Ariana Vincent is approved as a provider for the Florida Board of Massage.

AMTA: Ariana Institute’s courses fulfill a portion of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) Board Recertification Requirements (48 CE hours every 4 years.)

ABMP: Ariana Institute’s courses fulfill a portion of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals Recertification Requirements (16 CE hours every two years or every other annual renewal.)

CE ACCEPTANCE: If the course you would like to attend is not currently approved by your professional board, please feel free to contact the director of your board requesting approval and/or contact the Ariana Institute.

VERIFYING ACCEPTANCE: Each individual student is responsible for contacting the applicable massage therapy state licensing agency and NCBTMB to confirm that these online CE credits are acceptable.

Do Ariana Institute CE classes count for renewal requirements in your state? Find out below:

All courses accepted: NCBTMB, AMTA, ABMP, and TAMT

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