Orthopedic Massage with Whitney Lowe

Orthopedic Massage Continuing Education

Join Whitney Lowe for a truly immersive experience in Orthopedic Massage Training. Over 5 days, you’ll gain practical knowledge and hands-on experience with innovative techniques for condition-specific treatment and overall wellness therapy.

Step up your massage therapy game with cutting-edge techniques that will transform your skills and boost your practice.

  • Master simple assessments for informed treatment decisions
  • Explore the human body through engaging visuals on kinesiology & biomechanics
  • Acquire the skills to treat a range of upper & lower body issues, from overuse to chronic pain
  • Customize treatments for each client with Lowe’s Ladder of Engagement model.
  • Learn from one of the most sought-after educators in the US, known for his engaging and effective teaching style

Lowe’s Orthopedic Massage Program is renowned for its innovative approach, combining a highly accessible design with a deep and comprehensive curriculum. The program has been designed to meet the needs of students and provide them with a unique and engaging learning experience, making it a top choice in the field of massage therapy education.

Don’t miss this opportunity to advance your practice and enhance your ability to help your clients. Enroll in Whitney Lowe’s Orthopedic Massage Training today!

*No prerequisites, but please have base-level soft-tissue manipulation skills.

Certification in the United States

  •  32 Hours NCBTMB Approved Continuing Education Credits
    • Whitney Lowe DBA Academy of Clinical Massage NCBTMB Approved Provider Number: 045671-00
whitney lowe orthopedic massage at the costa rica school of massage therapy

Whitney Lowe is a renowned authority in the field of massage therapy, with a 30-year career marked by clinical work, research, publications, and teaching in advanced massage principles. He specializes in treating pain and injuries using massage and is one of the pioneers of the orthopedic massage approach. Lowe’s Orthopedic Massage Program stands out in its engaging and accessible design and comprehensive curriculum. Students, whether learning online or in person, praise Lowe for his approachable style and personalized training, which makes for an enjoyable and educational experience.

Whitney Lowe on A Touch of Costa Rica Podcast

Whitney Lowe shares how his encounter with the holistic health modality piqued his curiosity and led him on a three-decade journey of bringing clinical approaches to the massage profession.

You’ll also learn what he is most looking forward to on his first trip to Costa Rica School of Massage Therapy and Samara Beach.

Playa Samara Location



Playa Samara is a perfect paradise for continuing education in orthopedic massage in Costa Rica. The town is nestled in the beautiful green hills of the famous Nicoya Blue Zone on the Pacific Coast of the peaceful Central American nation.


Enjoy strolling the streets of the small downtown area and visiting the many local and international restaurants, bars and discos, and cute gift shops. The beautiful and tranquil Samara Bay is surrounded by miles of palm tree lined white sand beaches and provides a perfect and safe location for kayaking, snorkeling, surfing, SUP, and swimming as well.

Samara Costa Rica


$1,120 USD = Tuition+ Shared Accommodations 

$1,320 USD = Tuition + Single Room Upgrade

Please be sure your state board of massage therapy will accept NCBTMB approved continuing education units for license renewal prior to enrolling in this course.

2023 DATES

June 4th – 10th, 2023

Dates include 2 days for arrival and departure with 5 class days in the middle.

A waitlist will be started once this course is full. To be added to the waitlist, please make your deposit. You will receive a refund if you don’t get a spot in the class.


Enjoy simple and comfortable accommodations in our Costa Rican style bungalows tucked away in the heart of Playa Samara just seconds from the beach. Each 2 or 3 bedroom bungalow is fully furnished with a fully equipped kitchen, bathrooms and living room. Single or double bedrooms are available as well as studio apartments. Enjoy the swimming pool, lush gardens, WiFi access, hot water showers, and fans. A/C is available at an additional charge. Learn More

What’s Included

  • Comprehensive Orthopedic Massage Therapist Training Program
  • 32 Hours NCBTMB Approved Continuing Education Credits
  • Airport Pickup and Dropoff
  • 6 nights lodging in our Oasis Villas – fully appointed bungalows with complete kitchens in the heart of Playa Samara
  • Course Manual and use of all classroom facilities (tables, linens, lubricant etc.)

What’s Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Meals – all accommodations come with fully equipped kitchens, and there are several local grocers including an organic market all within 5 minutes


  • Grow your practice & career opportunities.
  • Expand your client treatment success & referrals.
  • Develop confidence & pride in your work
  • Enjoy an engaged, exciting learning opportunity.
  • Work directly with Whitney Lowe, one of the most respected educators in the US.
  • Gain insight into musculoskeletal conditions, from acute to chronic
  • Explore why and how treatments function to heal pain and injuries
  • Learn to match the physiology of the tissue with the physiological effects of the treatment
  • Learn injury specific & generalized treatment solutions for a wide diversity of conditions
  • Learn orthopedic assessment and problem-solving strategies so your treatments are more effective and targeted
  • Review anatomy & kinesiology principles so your treatments and assessments are based on sound science
  • Develop the clinical reasoning skills that are necessary and at the core of advanced therapy
  • Content is focused on the cognitive, knowledge-based, and in-depth study that Lowe believes is the foundation for high-quality, advanced massage treatment of complex conditions.
  • Goal: Become a more effective clinician, have a more satisfying and successful practice, and gain loyalty from your clients

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