Our 21st Century world is vastly different from the days when Ruthie Hardee first began her career teaching Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage Techniques. With the advent of the internet and ongoing improvements in digital communications, therapists around the world now have easier access to this incredible, diverse training program. Keeping the high-quality standards for which DeepFeet Bar Therapy has been known to hold, our eLearning program offers the same care and quality that we put into our live classes.

Benefits Include:

Flexibility: Through our eLearning program, therapists can learn our unique healing therapy no matter where they live. Flexibility is key. Therapists can review videos, read class material, and take our online tests when it best suits their schedule.

Cost-savings: With our eLearning program, therapists can save money in travel expenses and reduce time missed from work.

Increased Retention can be achieved by reviewing content as many times as they wish. In addition, going through the certification process and working with a virtual instructor will produce even better results. Better retention equals better practices and happier clients.

Our teaching methodologies are designed to work with each practitioner’s skill level, physical characteristics, and learning style. Check out our FAQ section for more information.

Your Barefoot Journey Begins Here...

DeepFeet 1 Posterior Basics

25-30 CEU’s

$399.00 - $599.00
Pre-req: LMT
NCBTMB # 223551-00

This online course is our introduction to Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage that includes posterior seated and standing DeepFeet protocols. Upon completion, the body-worker will have enough barefoot skills and knowledge to deliver a 60-75 minute detailed prone Ashiatsu session. Coursework includes video instruction, digital lecture, online quizzes, and digital evaluation feedback forms.

DeepFeet 1 Anterior Basics

10-14 CEU’s

$99.00-$249.00
Pre req: DeepFeet 1 Basics
NCBTMB # 223551-00

This course if our introduction to Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage that includes anterior seated and standing DeepFeet protocols. Upon completion, the body-worker will have enough barefoot skills and knowledge to deliver a 30-45 minute detailed supine Ashiatsu session. The emphasis during the online course will be on draping, body mechanics, barefoot application, contraindications, and client bolstering.

Bars Free Seated Ashiatsu

14 CEU’s

$199.00
Pre-req: LMT
NCBTMB # 223551-00

This introduction to seated barefoot massage techniques will allow you to acquire some of the basics and get a feel for Ashiatsu without having to install the overhead parallel bars. Students will learn a full 60-minute barefoot protocol that combines seated prone, supine as well as side-lying barefoot techniques. Upon completion, students will also receive a $200 voucher for The DeepFeet 1 Basics online or live course should they decide to take it anytime after.

DeepFeet Two-Coming Soon!

10-16 CEU’s

$199.00 - $299.00
Pre req: DeepFeet 1 Basics
NCBTMB # 223551-00

This dynamic advanced course is best suited for the DeepFeet 1 Basics graduate who has had time to acquire some clinical experience and are ready to take their barefoot skill set to the next level. Students will need an upper arm and core strength to deliver comfortable two-footed strokes. Theory and lecture will focus on specific back conditions while identifying and qualifying clients for this treatment. At the end of the course, students will have learned advanced concepts using two feet and have many more barefoot strokes to add to most Ashiatsu treatments.

DeepFeet Three - Coming Soon!

10-16 CEU’s

$199.00 - $299.00
Pre req: DeepFeet 1 Basics
NCBTMB # 223551-00

The DeepFeet 3 advanced curriculum utilizes a variety of Barefoot techniques to improve the client’s postural alignment, range of motion, muscle responsiveness, and overall health and well-being. It is an ideal course for therapists that are seeking more detailed barefoot techniques, and for athletic clients seeking sports and deep tissue massage. Upon completion and after some practice, students will have gained enough confidence and knowledge to perform a 2-hour Ashiatsu treatment that includes advanced anterior and side lying barefoot massage techniques.

Ashi-Thai

25 CEU’s

$299.00
Pre-req: LMT
NCBTMB # 223551-00

Ashi-Thai is an expression of traditional Thai stretches that have been modified to include the overhead bar system and therapists’ body positioning so no heavy lifting or bending occurs at the waist. This fluid and rhythmic approach to Thai massage was developed for Ashiatsu therapists seeking to expand their barefoot knowledge, and add more versatility to their skillset. It is also an ideal treatment for clients that enjoy benefits from sports massage, Thai massage, and stretching techniques.