Potomac Massage Training Institute. Where the future is in your hands.

Explore Our Community Workshops

We invite you to come explore some of the many roads to health and wellness.  These classes are open to the general public and typically do not include continuing education credits for massage therapists.  

You can register for any class TWO different ways:

Online

On the Phone


Registration Form   

(202)-686-7046   

 

Check out our contact page for our LOCATION information. 

As of August 2014, PMTI has moved to 8380 Colesville Road, Suite 600, Silver Spring, MD  20910.  ALL workshops will be held at this location -- one half block from Silver Spring Metro on the Red Line.  Our Phone Number and Contact information have remained the same.  Come visit us in our new home very soon!  

Costs:

Touch of Massage $85

COUPLES Workshop $99/per Couple

CPR/First AID $80 (or $45 for either part separately)

Celebrate 20 years of Reiki Training at PMTI!

REIKI Training is open to all-- see below! 

Trager® Movement Therapy Education is avaiable at PMTI -- Bodyworkers may take these classes for Continuing Education and they are open to all members of the public as well.

View our workshop policies and procedures here.

 

 

October 2014

 

 

Heart of Touch

Wednesdays - 6:30 to 9:30pm -- Please note: This class is cancelled.

October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and November 5

Cost: $235

 

 

COUPLES Massage

Friday, October 3, 2014: 6:00 - 9:30pm -- please note: this class is full; check for a later date.  Thanks!

 

 

PMTI’s FREE Community Lecture Series continues in October with…

 
The Connection Practice: Social and Emotional Intelligence for All
Friday, October 3rd  6:30-7:30 pm

With Ellen Synakowski

All Connection Practice classes are open to the public; therapists can receive 12 CEUs. Come learn what it is all about!

 

* Release stress, worry, anger and depression  

* Open up and rely on your intuition

* Create deep self-confidence                                    

* Resolve inner conflicts efficiently

* Become calm and clear when facing conflicts  

* Learn to connect with your feelings and needs

* Attain emotional balance in times of turmoil

* Teach peace to children & youth

 

" We ought all be taught this approach in kindergarten."  - A. Hartman

All are welcome….bring your family & friends.  RSVP@pmti.org

 

 

 

October 4-5, 2014

Ortho-Bionomy®

Positional Release Techniques for Pain Relief and Increased Mobility

Ortho-Bionomy® classes are open to the public -- you don't need bodywork experience to learn to work on family and friends.

Instructor: Angela Cannon & Gary Williams

Sat & Sun (9am-6pm)

$299 before September 15th/$325 after


 

 

PMTI’s FREE Community Lecture Series continues in October with…

 

Acupressure for Your Body, Mind, and Spirit!

 

Friday, October 10th

6:30 to 7:30pm

 

Acupressure is an ancient healing modality that utilizes gentle finger pressure at specific points, or energy windows, along the body to bring about balance and healing on all levels of our being.  Join us for this dynamic, interactive workshop as we explore what acupressure is, issues it can resolve, and how to incorporate it into our lives.  Anyone can learn and use these simple techniques on family and friends.  Support yourself and your immune system as we transition into autumn!

 

Learn simple techniques to:

reduce stress

alleviate pain

gain greater clarity

enhance well-being in your body and life

 

Alison Babil is a 2004 graduate of PMTI with training in craniosacral therapy, reiki, polarity therapy, and Soul Lightening acupressure.  She sees clients for massage, acupressure, and intuitive readings.

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Essential Oils Playshop - Be Pain-Free with Essential Oils

Want lots of gain and no pain? Learn how to alleviate pain long-term from the inside out and to treat it when it hits.  Take care of:

 

·       Joint pain

·       Muscle tension and cramps

·       Headaches

·       Inflammatory root causes for chronic pain

·       Injury

·       Mood and mental disorders

·       Quieting that mind chatter

Only $10 in advance; $15 at the door – contact PMTI at (202) 686-7046 or RSVP@pmti.org.

Bring a friend who’s new to the oils and our classes and with their payment, you’ll attend the class free!

 

 

 

October 17-18, 2014

The Connection Practice (Part 2)

Social and Emotional Intelligence for All (Part 1 is a pre-requisite)

Instructor: Ellen Synakowski

Friday 4-10pm & Saturday 9am-3pm

 

Co-sponsored by PMTI, this 12-hour social/emotional course is a synergy of elements from Nonviolent Communication and HeartMath. In Part 1, we focus on better understanding our own needs by being introduced to a simple and scientifically-proven method for building compassionate connection. With a HeartMath tool, we'll learn to bring our hearts and brains into sync. When combined, we experience the profound effects of empathy and insight.    

$199 Early Bird ($249 after 9/5)

12 CEUs for Therapists

 

 

 

 

Touch of Massage

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

 

 

 

October 24-25, 2014

The Connection Practice (Part 1)

Social and Emotional Intelligence for All

Instructor: Ellen Synakowski

Friday 4-10pm & Saturday 9am-3pm

 

Co-sponsored by PMTI, this 12-hour social/emotional course is a synergy of elements from Nonviolent Communication and HeartMath. In Part 1, we focus on better understanding our own needs by being introduced to a simple and scientifically-proven method for building compassionate connection. With a HeartMath tool, we'll learn to bring our hearts and brains into sync. When combined, we experience the profound effects of empathy and insight.    

$199 Early Bird ($249 after 9/5)

12 CEUs for Therapists

 

 

 

 

COUPLES Massage

Saturday, October 25, 2014: 2 - 5:30pm

 

 

 

Health Care Provider CPR - recommended for Maryland MT renewal Process

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

$95

 

 

 

 

 

November 2014

 

 

November 7-8, 2014

The Connection Practice (Part 3)

Social and Emotional Intelligence for All (parts 1 & 2 are pre-requisites)

Instructor: Ellen Synakowski

Friday 4-10pm & Saturday 9am-3pm

 

Co-sponsored by PMTI, this 12-hour social/emotional course is a synergy of elements from Nonviolent Communication and HeartMath. In Part 1, we focus on better understanding our own needs by being introduced to a simple and scientifically-proven method for building compassionate connection. With a HeartMath tool, we'll learn to bring our hearts and brains into sync. When combined, we experience the profound effects of empathy and insight.    

$199 Early Bird ($249 after 9/5)

12 CEUs for Therapists

 

 

 

 

COUPLES Massage

Saturday, November 8, 2014: 2 - 5:30pm

 

 

 

 

November 14-15, 2014

The Connection Practice (Part 1)

Social and Emotional Intelligence for All

Instructor: Ellen Synakowski

Friday 4-10pm & Saturday 9am-3pm

 

Co-sponsored by PMTI, this 12-hour social/emotional course is a synergy of elements from Nonviolent Communication and HeartMath. In Part 1, we focus on better understanding our own needs by being introduced to a simple and scientifically-proven method for building compassionate connection. With a HeartMath tool, we'll learn to bring our hearts and brains into sync. When combined, we experience the profound effects of empathy and insight.    

$199 Early Bird ($249 after 9/5)

12 CEUs for Therapists

 

 

 

 

 

 

Touch of Massage

Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

 

 

COUPLES Massage

Sunday, November 16, 2014: 2 - 5:30pm

 

 

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

 

Essential Oils Playshop -Holiday Fun and Health with Essential Oils

Want to have truly happy holidays?   To be open to the joys of the season without all the stress? And maintain your health as well?  Give yourself this gift with essential oils! Come learn:

 

·       Promote joy and gratitude

·       Remove stress and anxiety

·       Fun holiday gift-making ideas (we’ll even make one in class!)

·       Holiday recipes with essential oil

Only $10 in advance; $15 at the door – contact PMTI at (202) 686-7046 or RSVP@pmti.org.

Bring a friend who’s new to the oils and our classes and with their payment, you’ll attend the class free!

 


 

December 2014

 

 

COUPLES Massage

Friday, December 5, 2014: 6:00 - 9:30pm

 

 

 

CPR & First Aid

Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

 

 

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm (NOTE: 2nd Thursday of the Month)

Essential Oils Playshop -12 Oils of Ancient Scripture

You know the oils have been used for millennia for health, beauty and spirituality.  But did you know there are references to the oils and secrets revealed about their benefits in ancient scriptures of many traditions? 

 

Come learn the 12 most significant oils referenced in scriptural texts and how you can use them to enhance:

·       Physical health

·       Radiant beauty

·       Mental and emotional balance

·       Spiritual growth

Only $10 in advance; $15 at the door – contact PMTI at (202) 686-7046 or RSVP@pmti.org.

Bring a friend who’s new to the oils and our classes and with their payment, you’ll attend the class free!

 

 

 

December 12-13, 2014

The Connection Practice (Part 1)

Social and Emotional Intelligence for All

Instructor: Ellen Synakowski

Friday 4-10pm & Saturday 9am-3pm

 

Co-sponsored by PMTI, this 12-hour social/emotional course is a synergy of elements from Nonviolent Communication and HeartMath. In Part 1, we focus on better understanding our own needs by being introduced to a simple and scientifically-proven method for building compassionate connection. With a HeartMath tool, we'll learn to bring our hearts and brains into sync. When combined, we experience the profound effects of empathy and insight.    

$199 Early Bird ($249 after 9/5)

12 CEUs for Therapists

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COUPLES Massage

Saturday, December 13, 2014: 2 - 5:30pm

 

 

 

 

Touch of Massage

Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

 

 

January 2015

February 2015

March 2015

 

 

Heart of Touch

Wednesdays - 6:30 to 9:30pm -- Please note: This class is cancelled.

March 4, 11, 18, 25 and April 1, 8

Cost: $235

 

Community Workshops

COUPLES Massage

Bring your Sweetie to PMTI and learn COUPLES Massage. It's the perfect gift -- turn every day into Valentine's day! Monthly dates are posted on our "Workshops" page. 

PMTI also offers Touch of Massage, a day-long learn-to-massage course for Individuals. Our Heart of Touch class is six weeks in length (starting in March and October) and offers a more in-depth introduction to refine your skills.

 

Free Community Lectures

Come learn more monthly about a topic in Health and Wellness -- Bring your Family and Friends!  Just RSVP@pmti.org.

 
 

Essential Oils Playshops

Third Thursday - each month with a unique theme!

For this month's theme, click here.

Open to members of the community and massage therapists who want to strengthen their practice with Therapeutic Oils

Join Katherine Krupka for this fun informational session about the powers of essential oils!

Only $10 – contact PMTI at (202) 686-7046 or RSVP@pmti.org.

Bring a friend who’s new to the oils and our classes and with their payment, you’ll attend the class free!

 

 

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