Our Training

We provide comprehensive training in the Lava Shells® massage by an experienced team of professional therapists and trainers. This training is necessary for all therapists to attend and qualify in order to give a Lava Shells® Massage. Training is carried out on your site [minimum attendance required] or at our training venue in Mississauga. Lava Shells® training is administered at the highest level, to give you the best possible service and results for your clients.


Lava Shell Therapy Introductory Course

 * 1 day course * 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Lava Shell Therapy Level One (Introductory) Course is created to fulfill the needs and interests of busy professionals who are keen on getting a core insight into the protocols and applications of heated therapeutic shells. The Level 1 Course is also designed for Massage Therapists particularly those who are interested in combining hydrotherapy protocols with the principles of Traditional Medicines. It represents a unique fusion of Easter and Western bodywork that is simple, interesting and fun to learn.

The  Course at a Glance

Curriculum topics covered include:
  • Elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine (shiatsu) in conjunction with Swedish Massage Protocols
  • Lava Shell Therapy essentials
    • Heating procedures
    • Equipment
    • Therapy room set up
    • Oils and lotions
  • Cleaning and care of shells
    • How to sterilize and care for your shells for each treatment
    • How to store when traveling
  • Indications of Lava and Glacial shell use
  • Precautions and Contraindications of Lava and Glacial shell use the cold shells instead of hot.
    • Benefits of cold versus heat
  • Cold Shells; When and where you would want to
  • Consent/health concerns to approach prior to treatment
  • Proper placement of the shells in your hand
  • We will review the following uses of the shells in your work environment
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Facial
    • Full Body
  • Demonstration and explanation of each treatment listed above
    • Consent will be reviewed prior to each session
    • Proper draping will be reviewed
    • Placement of shells in the hands, and entrance onto the skin of your client
    • Flow and integration
      • How to weave the shells into a massage so that it has rhythm and flow
      • How to incorporate both Lava and Glacial shells into the treatment
    • Creative uses, to utilize the shape and characteristics of the shell
  • How to sell your treatments and set yourself apart from the others
  • Supervised clinical work
    • RMT present! Here’s the chance to build on your current skills, & gain confidence in incorporating Lava and Glacial shells into your day to day work.

RMTs will also be provided with a Course Manual & awarded with a Certificate of Attendance upon completion and submission of the practical portion of training.

At the training a student kit will be available for purchase- $125
Every successful candidate will be awarded a certificate of completion.

Upcoming Training dates:

Lava Shell Therapy Introductory Course- $250

August 11, 2015                             8:30am - 4:30pm

Training Location:
5884 O' Meara St
Mississauga, On
L5V 2X2

To register click here.
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