Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

ncbtmb

Continuing Education 

for Massage Therapist

REGISTER EARLY ~ REGISTER ON-LINE

www.rockvalleycollege.edu/ceonline


All courses open to the general public or for CE hours for massage therapists through NCBTMB Providers.


JAMIE FANARA, is the owner of Bodycraft Wellness & Massage Center, LLC and has been a Licensed and Certified Massage and Bodywork Therapist since 2005. She has continued to develop her skill set through continuing education and certification in modalities such as Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports, Chair, Children, Hot Stone, Prenatal, Esalen, Fijan, Reiki and Craniosacral. Jamie is an NCBTMB Approved Provider # 451792-11.

Sports Massage & Injury Rehab for All Lifestyles

8 CE hours for massage therapists

Ethics and Communication for Bodyworkers

8 and 2 CE hour options for massage therapists

Kinesiology Review for Massage Therapists

16 CE hours for massage therapists

Hot Stone Massage

16 CE hours for massage therapists

Fundamentals of Craniosacral Therapy

16 CE hours for massage therapists

The Art of Prenatal Massage

16 CE hours for massage therapists



SHARYN GOODER is the founder of Stateline Reiki and a nationally trained Traditional U sui and Karuna Reiki Master Teacher through the International Center for Reiki Training (ICRT). Sharyn has been teaching a variety of classes in this discipline since 2002 and is a CEU provider for the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). For additional information visit Sharyn's website at www.StatelineReiki.com.

Reiki Level I

8 CE hours for massage therapists

Reiki Level II

8 CE hours for massage therapists

SAVE $75! Register for both Reiki I & II together and save more money! Just mail the registration form with payment and refer to the savings option. Or call our office for registration procedures at (815) 921-3900


CHUCK LaFRANO graduated from CSMT in May of 1987. He headed the massage department at the Heartland Health & Fitness Retreat in Gilman, IL for 2½ years. He ran the massage team for the Chicago Bears for 7 seasons, '91-'97. He taught at WMTI for 20 years, and has had his own CE school for 8 years. His article "Scar Tissue Massage" was published in the May/June 2001 issue of Massage magazine. ww.lafranomassagedynamics.com. Chuck is an NCBTMB Approved Provider #344.

Self-Care for Massage Therapists

4 CE hours for massage therapists

Scar Tissue Massage

12 CE hours for massage therapists



Christyn Rittenhouse holds a BA in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from Northern Illinois University. She is a 1999 graduate of the Chicago School of Massage Therapy and has been practicing esthetics since 1997. She has a diverse background in several massage modalities including Fijian Massage, Thai, Ashiatsu, neuro-muscular therapy, massage-cupping, acupressure, sports and qigong. She has been teaching Fijian (barefoot) massage since 2005 with premission founder, Lolita Knight. Christyn is an NCBTMB Approved Provider #307802-00.

Fijan Specific: Upper Body

6 CE hours for massage therapists

Fijan Massage

16 CE hours for massage therapists

Polarity Balancing Workshop

16 CE hours for massage therapists


Melissa Paluzzi, LMT, is teaching this innovative workshop created by Kelly Lott designed specifically for massage therapists, body workers and spa practitioners who want to offer their clients an alternative and dramatic relief treatment for all kinds of headaches. Melissa is an NCBTMB Approved Provider #410265-00.

Migraine Miracle® Cold Stone Therapy

6 CE hours for massage therapists

Facial Toning

7 CE hours for massage therapists



Beth Campisi is a Certified Chakra Instructor through Bridges of Unity, Reiki Master/Teacher and Licensed Massage Therapist. Her focus is helping others connect on the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels to achieve wholeness and well-being through working with the chakras.

Introduction to the Chakras

Opening the Lower Chakras

Opening the Upper Chakras


For renewal of an Illinois massage therapy license you must complete 24 hours of continuing education every two years starting with your second renewal period. All courses given by NCBTMB-approved providers or by state approved massage schools/programs will meet this requirement. Educational programs used to fulfill this requirement must be an organized education experience directly related to massage therapy, which is offered under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. These may be experiential learning, theoretical or research in nature. Illinois Continuing Education Requirements: Massage Therapist: 24 hours biennially Special Requirements: 2 hours in ethics National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) Requirements: 48 hours of continuing education (CE) every four years. Six of the 48 hours must be taken in ethics. American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) membership renewal:a member is required to complete 48 hours of continuing education every 4 years. The first time you will have to complete those hours is by the end of your fifth year of Professional status.