Advanced Massage Course – Kamloops, BC


course dates:

April 02 – May 11, 2018

Monday-Friday   8am-5pm daily

Course Fee:

$3999 + GST

Early bird discount of $500 for any registration on/before March 18, 2018

Where: Jandana Ranch


Come into Kamloops on highway 1 (trans Canada)

Take Hwy #5 North (toward Jasper)

Turn right at the Husky station (3rd light) – Paul Lake Road

Drive for approx. 24 kms

You will drive through Pinanton Lake

Go 1km further, and turn left at the sign for Jandana Ranch

Drive all the way up the hill and take the driveway to the right (there is a sign).  The facility is at the top of the drive

We will be meeting at the barn

Please drive slowly on properties, as there are horses, people and usually dogs or cats at facilities. (thank you!)

Please feel free to visit their website at:

If you wish to bring your own horse to this course, you may. Please contact Janice or Dave via their web site or

directly to their e-mail at:

A change in diet can cause colic, so do please bring sufficient hay so it can always be mixed with Jandana’s hay.

Jandana’s Accommodations:

Shared cabin spaces are available for rental – they each have kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and living room.

Please contact Janice Jarvis directly at:

Jandana’s e-mail: or


Paul Lake provincial Park is 6km away.

In compliance with PCTIA regulations and guidelines the course located at Jandana Ranch in Pinanton Lake, BC

has been divided into multiple courses and are listed as following:


Introduction to massage:  39 hours  April 02-05

Prerequisite – on line homework

Horsemanship lesson 1: 6 hours – April 06

Advanced equine massage: 39 hours April 09-12

Prerequisite:  Introduction to massage

Horsemanship lesson 2  – 6 hours, April 13

Prerequisite Horsemanship lesson 1

Safety and handling of the horse:  18 hours  April 02-13

Prerequisite:  ongoing within massage and advanced massage

Vertebral Realignment:  39 hours   April 16-20

Prerequisite:  on line homework

Horsemanship lesson 3: 4 hours – April 20

Prerequisite Horsemanship lessons 1& 2

Cerebral spinal fluid work (CSF):  16 hours  April 23, 24

Prerequisite:  intro. to massage, advanced massage

Deep fascia release techniques:  8 hours  April 25

Prerequisite: Into. to massage, advanced massage, CSF

Saddle Fit:  8 hours    April 26

Prerequisite:  Introduction to massage, Advanced equine massage, Safety and handling of the horse

Horsemanship lesson 4:  4 hours  April 27

Prerequisite Horsemanship lesson 1, 2 & 3

Gait analysis:  24 hours:  April 30- May 3

Prerequisite:  Introduction to massage, Advanced equine massage, Safety and handling of the horse, Saddle fit

Horsemanship lesson 5:  6 hours:  May 07

Prerequisite Horsemanship lesson 1, 2, 3 & 4

Palpation and painting of skeleton and muscles:  8 hours   May 10

Prerequisite:  Introduction to massage, Advanced equine massage, Gait analysis, Saddle fit, Safety and Handling

Business Acumen:  12 hours  April 10, 24, May  05, 09

Prerequisite:  Introduction to massage, Advanced equine massage, Vertebral Realignment

Final test:  May 11  Utilizing all components of each course offered, students are required to assess and work upon a horse based on the horse’s needs.

All courses must be completed in order to receive the certificate. 

No certificate will be issued for individual courses. 

All courses must be completed within a 12 month period for certification.

Deposits for all courses may be combined in one payment of:  $1250 with the remaining balance paid 2 weeks prior to the course start date (if paid via on line banking, Money order or cheque.  PayPal usage incurs fees – please see ‘course costs page’)

To register for this class, please go to the ‘application forms’ section.
To view answers to many questions people have asked me, please visit the ‘FAQ’ section.
To ask me any additional questions, please feel free to e-mail by clicking on the ‘contact’ section.

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