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21-Hour Pregnancy Massage Certification

Pregnancy Massage Certification

Instructor: Kelly Lott Credit: 21 hours

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Description: Kelly Lott, LMT is a massage therapist with 20 years experience in massage. Her passion for teaching lead her to transition into the role of full time educator, which she has been doing for the past 15 years. She has been a nationally certified instructor through NCBTMB for the past 12 years.

Kelly’s extensive experience teaching specialty massage courses all around the country includes pregnancy and post-partum/labor massage. The hallmark of Kelly’s classes are the mixture of her experience and professionalism with the ability to provide massage education in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. The 21-hour Pregnancy Massage Certification is held from 9-5 each day. Course content includes:


  • Contraindications and precautions
  • Anatomical changes in the pregnant woman
  • Massaging safely and confidently with pregnant clientele
  • Basic and advanced techniques for all the pre-natal stages
  • How to assist pregnant clients safely on and off the massage table
  • Massaging in Semi-Recline and Side-lying positions
  • Causes and treatment for: sciatic pain, round ligament pain, low back and pelvis, rib constriction, calf cramps and much more.
  • Demonstration and hands on practice

Completion of the total number of required hours and passing both written and practical exams results in the award of a certificate. Tuition: $400.00 Student Requirements

  • Dress comfortably
  • One set of sheets
  • One bath towel
  • Massage crème or lotion (no Oil)
  • Four “Firm” bed pillows


  • Wedge pillow
  • Five foot long body pillow
  • Extra set of sheets and bath towel

Kelly’s Upcoming Classes Include: American Institute of Clinical Massage Post Falls, ID 208-773-5890 Sept. 18-20 2010 Exceptional Massage Institute Hot Springs, AR 501-623-3888 Includes Post-Partum massage October 1-4 2010 Kelly Lott Productions Sheraton Milwaukee, WI 800-705-7037 Includes Post-Partum massage Oct. 16-19 2010 Piedmont School of Massage Woodbridge, VA 703-590-1818 Includes Post-Partum/Labor/Prego Pillow April 16-19 2011

APMA Approved Courses

The following courses have been approved by the APMA. This is not a complete list of qualified pregnancy massage courses. If you have taken a course that meets our criteria, but is not listed here, please let us know about it so that we can review it and add it to this list.

  • Carole Osborne, Pre- & Perinatal Massage Therapy
  • Kate Jordan, Bodywork for the Childbearing Year
  • Ellaine Stillerman, Mother Massage
  • Judith Koch, Prenatal Massage (Step 1: Fundamentals and Step 2: Techniques)
  • Kelly Lott, Pregnancy Certification Course
  • Claire Marie Miller, Nuturing the Mother
  • Leslie Stager, Touch for Birth
  • Sheri Gregg, Perinatal and Infant Massage Techniques
  • Jenny Ray, Pre- and Post-Natal Stones
  • Massage Envy Pregnancy Massage Training