At Healwell, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive education and training opportunities for massage therapists and allied health professionals. Our diverse range of courses, available both online and in-person, are designed to support meaningful integration of massage therapy, promote interprofessional collaboration, and emphasize the role of self-awareness in effective and sustainable caregiving.

Knowing and being clear that the “knowable” bucket is quite small are both big parts of being able to truly show up for others (and even for ourselves) at the end of life. Our End-of-Life Care courses are designed to help you know what can be known, and get comfortable with the unknown.

Healwell partners with educators from many disciplines across healthcare. These classes address our common needs and values, and foster an interdisciplinary perspective in care. Courses include:

Hospital-based massage therapy is kind of our thing. Whether you’re curious about clinical massage or already working in a hospital setting, these courses will exponentially expand your clinical reasoning, pathology, and communication skills. Courses include:

How to be a Better Provider (and Person)

These courses are for all humans. They focus on self-awareness, clear and compassionate communication, equity, ethics and the sticky questions of professional and personal “boundaries.” Courses include:

Oncology Massage training is essential knowledge for all massage therapists, not only those who want to specialize with this population. Learn what you don’t know so you can make appropriate referrals and have the confidence to work with clients affected by cancer.

Pediatric patients are not tiny adults. We’ve created several courses (both in-person and online) to provide you with the knowledge and skills to work safely and effectively with pediatric patients affected by illness. Courses include:

2024 Live Courses

Aug. 23-25

Harrisburg, PA

The full course package includes 23 hours online through Healwell's website PLUS 24 hours in-person at HACC. After registration participants will be provided with an online link to complete the 23 hour module. This online module
must be completed before the in-person training dates

Sept. 20-21

Arlington, VA

This 2-day in-person conference has two tracks for you to choose from as well as community events and… you can stay for the Dance Party at the end of the second day. An incredible opportunity for education, community and celebration!

Sept. 21-22

Arlington, VA

Instructor, Cathy Ryan, takes you through the science of scar tissue formation and the impact of manual therapy on scar tissue.

Oct. 23-25

Keene, NH

This in person course covers hands-on adaptations, treatment planning, and intake skills for oncology massage. NOTE: Completion of the online Oncology Massage Bundle is a prerequisite for attendance at this course.

Oct. 25-26

Santa Monica, CA

Instructor, Cathy Ryan, takes you through the science of scar tissue formation and the impact of manual therapy on scar tissue.

Nov. 5-8

Washington, D.C.

An intensive continuing education course in hospital-based massage therapy practice. The program includes 4 days of hands-on clinical practice working with patients at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Contact Us:

4201 Wilson Blvd. #110-341

Arlington, VA 22203

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