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2 New Massage Programs Add Somatic Explorations to Their Curriculum
September 24th, 2013

Both Langara College and Vancouver Career College have incorporated gross anatomy education into their core massage curriculum. Now most massage students in British Columbia see the actual tissues that they assess and treat! They join Utopia Academy, the pioneer of utilizing the Lab, in elevating their programs above and beyond.

Local Universities Come to Somatic Explorations
December 15th, 2012

The Lab has had the pleasure of welcoming Quest Univeristy from Squamish into the Lab for their Anatomy / Physiology componant. Also, kinesiology students from the University of the Upper Fraser Valley will be exploring in the lab throughout January.

Somatic Explorations at the AMTA AGM in Raleigh NC
October 07th, 2012

The Lab spent 3 days in Raleigh letting massage therapists in the US know of the amazing opportunities to explore the workings of the body in Vancouver.

The world is coming to Somatic Explorations
March 20th, 2012

The Lab is ready to host the 3rd International Fascial Congress 2-day pre-conference fascial dissection workshop. Participants from as far away as United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, and Australia will be attending. Chris Hagey, Carla Stecco, and Patrick Coughlin will be guiding 48 participants through the fascia of the extremities and trunk utilizing six donors.

Two GREAT classes in Maui
March 15th, 2012

Two 1-day upper extremity classes were held at the Maui School of Therapeutic Massage on March 2nd and 3rd. Everyone got so much out of being able to see what truly is inside the human body. All the participants were both wired and exhausted at the end of the day. But when you are in Maui you can always go down to the beach and cleanse the body and spirit with the powers of the ocean!

Somatic Explorations Workshops to be Delivered in the United States
October 15, 2011

Somatic Explorations has completed the paperwork to allow workshops to be delivered in the United States. One Day Upper Extremity and One Day Internal Organ workshops will soon be available in select cities in the US.
Please check the schedule for a course near you!

Somatic Explorations Workshops Are Going on the Road
July 22, 2011

Chris will be traveling to Nelson and the Academy of Classical Oriental Sciences to deliver One Day Upper Extremity workshops on August 6th, 7th and 8th.

BC Ambulance Approves Continuing Ed at the Lab
March 8, 2011

BC Ministry of Health Services has approved all of Somatic Explorations offerings for continuing education for BC Paramedics.