Seated Massage

Our unique certificate program in seated massage and social responsibility focuses on developing skills to engage and empower homeless and marginally housed people through touch. Trainings include study and reflection in areas of social concerns, responsibility, action and transformation.

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Two training options: Two Week Intensive or Five Month Program

Earn a certificate in Seated Massage Therapy, Social Responsibility & Spiritual Practice

Students will be trained in:

  • Seated Massage Therapy
  • Spirituality of Care and Compassion
  • Study and Reflection on the Social Issues of Homelessness and Poverty
  • Self-Care Practices
  • Supervised work in the Community is an essential part of the program.
 

Two Week Intensive Program

This is an 80-hour intensive training program followed by a 100 hour internship program. Participants engage in supervised service work in San Francisco, do assigned readings, reflect on their experiences through written field site reflection reports, and engage in spiritual practices that strengthen their commitment to serve wisely, skillfully and compassionately. No previous massage experience is required.

To Apply: Email CTI to request an application and begin registration. An application will be emailed to you and an interview will be scheduled upon receipt of your application.

Registration closes TBA

Tuition for the training program is $950. This includes classes, materials, community supervision and student liability insurance. Payment plans are available. Deadline for registration: TBA

 

Classes will be held over two weeks:
Dates in 2018 TBA

Monday - Friday 9:30am to 5:30pm

 

Five Month Program

Classes will be held on weekends:
TBA

This 180-hour training program consists of 6 modules over a 5-month period. Classes for each module are held over a weekend. Between modules participants engage in a minimum of 10 hours of supervised service work in San Francisco, do assigned readings, reflect on their experiences through written field site reflection reports, and engage in spiritual practices that strengthen their commitment to serve wisely, skillfully and compassionately. No previous massage experience is required.

To Apply: Email CTI to request an application and begin registration. An application will be emailed to you and an interview will be scheduled upon receipt of your application.

Tuition for the training program is $950. This includes classes, materials, community supervision and student liability insurance. Payment plans are available. Deadline for registration: TBA

Comfort, Care & Companioning Volunteer Ministry Education Program (CCCP)

   

 

 

Comfort, Care & Companioning program is a spiritual care program committed to bringing about healthy, helpful and meaningful relationships between volunteers and elderly women and men who are homeless or marginally housed in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco. Training for volunteers will consist of workshops pertinent to health issues regarding aging; social issues unique to those aging in poverty (economic, social and spiritual); spiritual concerns; self-care and spiritual practices to ground one in the art of compassionate presence.

To Apply: This Volunteer Ministry Training Program is a ‘work-in-progress’. If you are interested in learning more, participating in its creation, have suggestions, contacts for workshops or wish to be put on the mailing list, please contact
Mary Ann Finch by phone (415) 344-0302 or Email CTI

Learn more about the Comfort, Care & Companioning Program


For additional information or to register, call us at (415) 344-0302 or email CTI94102@gmail.com
For shorter training programs please see our upcoming Workshops