Orthopedic Massage with Whitney Lowe


What You'll Learn

  • 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

Course Overview

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

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!

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


  • There are no required prerequisites, but please have base-level soft-tissue manipulation skills.
Instructor: Whitney Lowe
Dates: January 5th - 11th, 2025
Location: Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Cost: $1,120 - $1,440
Instructor: Whitney Lowe
Dates: June 2023
Location: Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Cost : $1,120 - $1,320
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Whitney Lowe 

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.

Frequently Asked Questions


Arrival Day - January 5th, 2025

Class Days - January 6th - 10th, 2025

Departure Day - January 11th, 2025

The CRSMT provided shuttle picks up at 2:00 PM on Arrival Day at LIR Airport in Liberia, Costa Rica. Shuttles will be scheduled on departure day to accommodate all departing flights.


2025 pricing to be announced


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, bathroom, 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 included for all on-campus housing options for this course.

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
Bungalow porch
Bungalow bedroom
Bungalow sitting area
Bungalow kitchen
Bungalow pool

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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 most looked forward to on his first trip to the Costa Rica School of Massage Therapy and Samara Beach.




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.