Reinvent Your Practice! Learn Sarga Bodywork's signature barefoot myofascial massage techniques using our unique, floor-based equipment design which facilitates a creative, efficient, and completely mobile application of these techniques. With your purchase, you will receive access to two online courses, Sarga Floor 1 & 2; together these courses will introduce you to the basics of barefoot massage and Sarga Bodywork's unique myofascial techniques. By the end of Sarga Floor 2, you will be able to perform a full-body, 90-min Sarga Bodywork massage sequence for professional application. This course package provides 11 Continuing Education Credits (NCBTMB #1431). No prerequisite.

Your purchase can be used as a $200 credit towards an in-person, introductory course within 1 year of your purchase date! Click here to see our in-person course calendar.

What you will learn in Sarga Floor 1:

• 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 & anterior barefoot myofascial massage techniques.

• Posterior (dry) compression techniques.

What you will learn in Sarga Floor 2:

• Seated myofascial techniques for the head and neck.

• 50-minute posterior sequence.

• 30-minute anterior sequence.

• 90-mininute full-body sequence.

Lifetime access • Completely self-paced • Over 8 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 intend to obtain Sarga Bodywork certification.

With purchase of this course, receive 10% OFF products in Sarga Bodywork's online store. Click here for more information.

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.

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

4. A Sarga Strap.

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.RUB.

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

In order to receive Sarga Bodywork certification via our online courses, 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). Your practice sessions should be performed on at lest 8 different individuals.
  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.

Upon successful completion of the certification steps, you will receive the following:

  1. A hardcopy certificate signed by Sarga Bodywork founder, Jivatma Massaguer that states you are a CERTIFIED SARGA BODYWORK PRACTITIONER®.
  2. Ability to use SARGA® and CERTIFIED SARGA BODYWORK PRACTITIONER® to promote the Sarga Bodywork treatments and techniques that you offer in your manual therapy practice.
  3. One high-resolution Sarga Bodywork logo that you are welcome to use on your marketing and informational media (social media platforms, promotional print materials, etc.).
  4. Ability to be listed on the Sarga Bodywork Therapist Directory.