Oncology Massage Program

CATA has developed a unique and groundbreaking program to prepare LMTs to work in the field of oncology massage.

“This class was exactly what I had been looking for and I’m honored to have participated in it. It gave me a glimpse of the exciting future down the road for Oncology Massage. The course is definitely a catalyst for many more wonderful exciting opportunities for LMTs.”

“Felicia & Danny make a powerhouse of a team! They were attentive to our questions and their personal professional experiences added to the material.”

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This 9-month program includes 136 classroom hours, 126 CE hours, and 60 internship/externship hours. You will benefit from a truly comprehensive curriculum and learn from expert faculty–LMTs, nurse practitioners, a social worker and nutritionist–associated with the most prestigious cancer care centers in NYC: Sloan Kettering, NYU and Mount Sinai.

We offer exciting externship opportunities in partnership with Bellevue Hospital, as well as the opportunity for internship and employment in CATA’s Oncology Massage Studio.

You have the option of taking the full program, the core curriculum series for a solid foundation, or individual courses. Prerequisite for all courses in the program is Introduction to Oncology Massage (or equivalent course).

Classes are offered on the weekend, and a monthly payment plan is available.

For more information, contact vanessa@catanyc.com

The CATA Oncology Certificate

The CATA Oncology Massage Certificate is a comprehensive, state-of- the-art program designed to educate licensed massage therapists in the latest concepts in cancer care and understanding
of the full range of cancer-related concerns. The certification facilitates practitioners’ development of the investigative, critical thinking and communication skills necessary to work safely with oncology clients of any diagnois or stage of cancer treatment.
Early Bird Tuition (Register by Feb. 3, 2018): $3545
(Regular Tuition: $4050)
Deposit: $1300
9 Monthly Installments: $249 (Early Bird Price)
Classroom Hours: 136
CE Credit Hours: 126
Internship/Externship Additonal Hands-On Hours: 60

The Core Curriculum Series

The core series is designed to provide the foundation necessary for licensed massage therapist to begin to develop the critical thinking skills specific to the oncology population.
Early Bird Tuition: $1200 (Register by Feb. 3, 2018)
(Regular Tuition: $1400)
Classroom Hours: 40
CE Credit Hours: 40
Internship/Externship Additional Hands-On Hours: 20
Includes the following 4 classes:

  • Introduction to Oncology Massage
  • Safe Massage for Oncology Clients with Lymphedema
  • Pharmacological Considerations for Oncology Massage
  • Assessment and Application of Oncology Massage

Oncology Massage Course Schedule

Prerequisite (or equivalent) required, see below for scheduled prerequisite classes.

Prerequisite

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Dec 2017

Dec 3, 2017
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Jan 2018

Jan 6, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jan 7, 2018
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Jan 27, 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Feb 2018

Feb 4, 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Past Workshops/Classes

Oct 21, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Oct 15, 2017
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sep 23, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Aug 27, 2017
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Aug 20, 2017
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Aug 12, 2017 - Aug 13, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jul 29, 2017 - Jul 30, 2017
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Jul 21, 2017 - Jul 23, 2017
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Jul 15, 2017
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Jun 24, 2017 - Jun 25, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jun 8, 2017
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
May 20, 2017 - May 21, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
May 13, 2017
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Apr 29, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mar 11, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mar 6, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Feb 11, 2017 - Feb 12, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Feb 6, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Feb 5, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jan 14, 2017
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Jan 8, 2017
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dec 11, 2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nov 19, 2016 - Nov 20, 2016
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Nov 12, 2016 - Nov 13, 2016
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nov 6, 2016
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Oct 29, 2016
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Oct 2, 2016
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sep 25, 2016
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Aug 20, 2016 - Aug 21, 2016
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Aug 7, 2016
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Jul 23, 2016 - Jul 24, 2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jul 9, 2016
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Jun 25, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jun 18, 2016
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Feb 7, 2016
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jan 3, 2016
10:00 am - 7:00 pm