Rocky Mountain School of Animal Acupressure and Massage

Small Animal Acupressure Level 1 Correspondence

Course is completed online via correspondence


Small Animal Acupressure Level 1 Correspondence

(70 home study cognitive hours) Approximately $195.00 for books

The Level 1 program consists of the following topics:

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Concepts and Origins (TCM)
  • Landmark Anatomy of Canine – Partial self study required prior to class.
  • Acupressure Points, Pressure and Manipulation Techniques
  • Energy Meridian Pathways, Theory and Application Introduction
  • Yin and Yang Theory
  • The Study of Chi
  • Introduction to Eight Guiding Principles
  • Introduction to Five Phases of Transformation
  • Introduction to Five Element Theory
  • Important AcuPoint Groups
  • Signs, Signals and Evaluation
  • Written Exam
  • Practicum final video submission
  • 3 Case Studies
  • Students will receive their Practitioner Certification once they have sufficiently completed all post class work including electives
  • 16 hours of electives are required. These may be taken at RMSAAM or another school and credit may be given for previously taken courses. Examples: Massage, Essential Oils, Aromatherapy, Reiki, Animal Communication, Flower Therapy, Nutrition, T-Touch, HTA, etc.
  • All work will take place on dogs.
  • $ 1,800.00