Certificate of Excellence in Myotherapy

Myotherapy 7-Step Massage was originally the ‘flagship’ program of this institute. This technique is based on the deeply therapeutic work developed and documented by KC Miller, Founder and Director of SWIHA.

SWIHA’s comprehensive 200-hour Myotherapy program may be taken to fulfill part of your primary specialty requirements within some of our degree or diploma programs, to enhance your professional status, or to further your own personal growth and development.

In this program, you will learn the advanced techniques of Myotherapy along with therapeutic massage. Students learn a system or framework from which to create release and rehabilitation for the physical and emotional body. This is done by learning to move the skeletal structure in a way that releases trapped muscles and many times, trapped emotions as well. In addition, you will learn energetic acupressure, reflexology, and postural analysis. Graduates earn a Certificate of Excellence showing completion of 200 hours of specialization in the field of Myotherapy.

Mastering the skills of Myotherapy as taught at SWIHA gives you boundless opportunities for success as a massage therapist seeking gainful employment, or as an entrepreneur establishing your own private practice with repeat clientele.

* NOTE: Certificates of Excellence are not necessarily designed to serve as stand-alone vocational training and may not prepare you for gainful employment if taken independently of a diploma or degree program.

Therapeutic Benefits of Myotherapy

  • Improve chronic pain and dysfunction
  • Treat carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Ease neck, back and shoulder issues
  • “Unlock” or free stuck areas of the body
  • Release trapped emotions
  • Relieve sports-related injuries

Myotherapy Classes

Students enrolled in the Myotherapy Certificate of Excellence program will study a wide variety of introductory and through advanced therapeutic and rehabilitative practices including trigger points, sports massage, postural analysis, Swedish Sedona massage, lymphatic massage, aromatherapy, energetic acupressure, ‘thumbless therapy’ and more. For a complete list of classes, click on “View Program Sheet” above or download our latest class schedule.

Explore Myotherapy

Are you interested in Myotherapy, but not sure about signing up for the full program? At SWIHA, we are so committed to helping you achieve your dream, we invite you to take a test drive and sit in on the first 4 hours of any introductory class before you decide whether to enroll. Get a first-hand feel for what SWIHA is all about!

Tuition Assistance

SWIHA is a nationally-accredited college approved by the United States Department of Education. Students enrolled in programs of 600 hours or more may qualify for Federal Student Aid in the form of Pell grants and student loans. Students may be eligible for Federal financial aid for Yoga-integrated programs and both the 600 & 800 hour YTT diploma programs. Title IV Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

SWIHA offers a 10% concession on tuition for Certificates of Excellence that are paid with cash in-full at the time of enrollment **
* Application fees, books, materials, and supplies to be paid for separately and not included in the concession toward the total cost of tuition.
** Not to be combined with any other offer or scholarship.


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