Reinvent Your Practice! Learn Sarga Bodywork's signature barefoot myofascial massage techniques using our unique, floor-based equipment designs which facilitate a creative, efficient, and completely mobile application of these techniques. In this course you will gain an understanding of Sarga Strap alignment and wrapping methods and will be able to perform Sarga Bodywork techniques for both posterior and anterior applications. CEUs for this course are pending and will be assigned retroactively. No Prerequisites.

What you will learn in this course:

• Equipment setup for a floor-based Sarga Bodywork practice.

• Foot-based awareness, mechanics, care & sanitation.

• Sarga Bodywork principles & theory.

• Cautions & contraindications for barefoot massage.

• Myofascial massage techniques using your bare feet.

• Sarga Strap alignment & wrapping methods.

• Posterior (dry) compression techniques.

• Posterior & anterior myofascial massage techniques.

Lifetime access • Completely self-paced • Over 4.5 hours of high-definition instructional video • Downloadable course materials  Access across all devices • Exclusive access to a private Facebook community forum


Who can benefit from this course?

• Entry-level bodyworkers curious to discover the fabulous world of barefoot massage.

• Any practitioner curious to find out if a Sarga Bodywork practice is right for them.

• Practitioners with a passion for myofascial bodywork.

• Practitioners with a passion for floor-based bodywork.

• Practitioners who wish to be more mobile with their barefoot massage practice.

• Practitioners who want to learn something new while fulfilling their CEU requirements.

• Practitioners who wish to complete Sarga Bodywork certification.

• Graduates of our live courses looking to refresh their skills.

Suggested materials for this course:

1. A portable massage table with “shiatsu release cables” or the ability to unfasten one end of both horizontal undercarriage cables (tools required for the latter). Instructional video provided with purchase of this course.

2. A headrest and face cushion. If your massage table’s headrest is not designed to lay flat on the floor, thereby affecting cervical alignment and/or making breathing stuffy for your recipients while lying prone, an ergonomic and ventilated headrest designed for floor-based massage is available on our online store. 10% discount code provided with purchase of this course.

3. Installation of the Sarga Attachments for Floor-Based Massage Tables or the Sarga Floor-Loops. Instructional video and 10% discount code provided with purchase of this course.

4. A Sarga Strap10% discount code provided with purchase of this course.

5. One set of massage sheets per treatment (1 fitted, 1 top sheet & 1 headrest cover).

6. One hand towel & one small washcloth per treatment.

7. A footbath basin.

8. A sanitizing solution for your feet.

9. A foot file such as the Swedish Clover Foot File.

10. Non-slip, sanitizable slippers such as the Classic Slide by Crocs.

11. A high-viscosity, high-tack massage lubricant such as MYO.RUB10% discount code provided with purchase of this course.

Course Curriculum

  WELCOME TO SARGA FLOOR 1
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  TOOLS & MATERIALS
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  SARGA BODYWORK THEORY
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  PREP & WARM-UP
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  TECHNIQUE
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  COURSE QUIZ
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Instructors: Jiva & Dan

Founders of Sarga Bodywork, Jivatma Massaguer and Daniel Tsukayama are seasoned bodyworkers with practices based on the island of O'ahu, Hawaii. Their love for barefoot massage and myofascial bodywork inspired them to create and share Sarga Bodywork with the world! Learn more about Jiva & Dan here.

Sarga Bodywork's online certification process

Online certification is different than certification available via our in-person courses. In order to receive online Sarga Bodywork certification, students must successfully complete the following steps:

  1. Complete Sarga Floor 1 and the course quiz with a grade of 80% or better.
  2. Complete Sarga Floor 2 and the course quiz with a grade of 80% or better.
  3. Purchase Sarga Bodywork Evaluations.
  4. Submit 20 Practitioner Feedback Forms for review (the downloadable form is available with Sarga Bodywork Evaluations).
  5. Provide proof of massage licensure in the state/country where you practice (if applicable).
  6. Complete a 1-hour Skype evaluation with a Sarga Bodywork instructor in which you will be expected to demonstrate core techniques outlined in Sarga Floor 1 & 2.

Certification with Sarga Bodywork licenses you to use the registered trademarks SARGA® and CERTIFIED SARGA BODYWORK PRACTITIONER® as well as associated logos and images, to promote the Sarga Bodywork treatments and techniques that you offer in your manual therapy practice. This includes, but is not limited to, marketing media and/or informational media for Sarga Bodywork services. Certification also allows practitioners to be listed in our online Therapist Directory.