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Questions? Email  Megan@PowerOfTouchForAnimals, if you're not sure which option is best for you.

Want a certificate? Or need Continuing Ed credit? There is an optional assignment you may complete in order to earn a certificate.  There is an additional fee for review of assignment and providing certificate.

I recommend you confirm acceptance of this e-course with the organization requiring your CE credits. 

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Welcome and Orientation
    • Finding your way around your lessons
    • Finding your way around the rest of the E-Learning Center site
    • Navigating on your phone??
    • Interested in Certification and/or becoming a professional?
  • 2
    Lesson 1: Introduction
    • Topic 1: Overview
    • Topic 2: What Is aging?
    • Topic 3: "Big Picture" silent demo of one session
  • 3
    Optional Certificate Assignment
    • PDF of assignment with instructions
  • 4
    Lesson 2: Do No Harm
    • Topic 1: Contraindications and Precautions
    • Topic 2: How much pressure?
    • Topic 3: How will I know? Reading your horse's feedback
    • Supplement PDF on reading your horse's feedback
  • 5
    Lesson 3: Introduction to Meridian Massage
    • Topic 1: A brief overview of meridians (general locations and concepts)
    • Topic 2: A "Chi Bath" for you
    • Topic 3: A "Chi Bath" for your horse
  • 6
    Optional Exercise: Meridians and Points
    • Blank charts for drawing practice
  • 7
    Lesson 4: A Key Meridian Pair for Senior Horses
    • Topic 1: Eastern and Western Concepts of Physiology of Aging
    • PDF, Webinar Slides for Topic 1 video
    • Topic 2: Pathways and key points, Kidney and Bladder meiridians
    • Topic 3: Meridian Massage Applied
  • 8
    Lesson 5: A Brief Introduction to Acupressure
    • Topic1: What is acupressure, and why is it so perfect for senior horses?
    • Topic 2: Helping the whole Mind-Body system with key acupressure points
    • PDF to go with Lesson 5 Topic 2 video
    • Topic 3: A little more background info for deeper understandings
  • 9
    Lesson 6: Technique Varieties with Specific Points for Senior Horses
    • Topic 1: Overview of Lessons 6 and 8
    • Topic 2: 1st Technique with some key points for senior horses
    • PDF to go wtih Lesson 6, Topics 2 and 3 videos
    • Topic 3: 2nd Technique with More Key Points
  • 10
    Lesson 7: Another Key Meridian Pair for Senior Horses
    • Topic 1: Eastern and Western Concepts of the Physiology of Aging (adding on to Lesson 4)
    • PDF (Part 1) to go with Lesson 7, Topic 1 video
    • PDF (supplement) to go with Lesson 7, Topic 1 video
    • Topic 2: Pathways and key points, Lung and Large Intestine Meridians
    • Topic 2: Extra chart for full page reference
    • Topic 3: More Meridian Massage
  • 11
    Lesson 8: More Technique Varieties with Specific Points for Senior Horses
    • Topic 1: 3rd Technique, and key points for senior horses (use Lesson 4, Topic 2 PDF as reference for point locations)
    • Topic 2: 4th Technique, and more key points for seniors
  • 12
    Lesson 9: Easing Tension and Pain When There May Be Arthritis or Injury: The Neck
    • Topic 1: Where and how to start?
    • Topic 2: Helpful acupressure points for neck tension and arthritis
    • Topic 3: Basic physiology of joints and arthritis
  • 13
    Lesson 10: Tying It All Together
    • Topic 1: A sequence with "flow"
    • Topic 2: Continuing to develop your skills and understanding....
  • 14
    Please review!
    • Please share your thoughts

Instructor

  • Megan Ayrault

    Megan Ayrault

    Instructor, Mentor, Coach, Founder of Power of Touch for Animals

    Megan is a Licensed Massage Therapist for animals and people, and author of books on equine and canine bodywork. Her background and teaching include techniques and insights for both the physical/structural aspects of the body, and the energy aspects of the body-mind system.