CE Courses

Continuing Education Courses for Massage and Bodywork Therapists

Cat (Cathy) Matlock is approved by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCMTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider, provider #452039-123. Cat Matlock has been a licensed massage therapist and bodyworker since 1993, dedicating her practice to the understanding and relieving of the tensional systems which create chronic pain in our bodies. She has worked with tens of thousands of clients over her career as a therapist. Cat is known for her skill in working with people in pain and recovering from injury. She has been providing CE courses since 2008 and is excited to announce that in 2019 she will be releasing many CE courses ONLINE! Look for those to be available Summer 2019.


All classes held in West Asheville at FreeBody Trigger Point Therapy Clinic, 619 Haywood Rd, Second Floor, Asheville, NC, 28806

Here is the class schedule:

LMBT CE: Releasing the Scalenes– 7 CEs

Friday, June 14


Cost: $125

The scalenes, muscles in the neck, become aggravated by injury, car accidents, chronically tilting the head to one side, and a variety of postures.  When the scalenes get loaded with trigger points, they can create a myriad of symptoms including chest pain, numbness and tingling down to the fingers, even aching in the rhomboids.  In this one day workshop, students will learn symptoms and common causes of tension in the scalenes, clear anatomy of the muscle group, and effective treatment methods.


FreeBody Therapeutics: Freedom from Shoulder Pain -3CEs

Saturday June 15th

10:00am – 1:00pm

Cost: $75 *Includes therapy ball

This workshop will benefit any massage therapists as well as anyone suffering from rotator cuff injury, loss of range of motion in the shoulder, or achey shoulders. In this workshop you will learn the main causes of shoulder pain/ dysfunction and how to heal them. FreeBody Therapeutics uses therapeutic foam rolling, stretching, and strengthening to balance tensional systems, reduce pain, and increase range of motion. *Students will also receive a therapy ball to take home.


FreeBody Therapeutics: Freedom from Low Back and Hip Pain -3CEs

Releasing the psoas, QL, and hips

Saturday, July 20th

10:00am – 1:00pm

Cost: $75 *Includes therapy ball

In this one day workshop you learn the main causes of low back and hip pain and how to heal them. FreeBody Therapeutics uses therapeutic foam rolling, stretching, and strengthening techniques to reduce pain and increase range of motion.


Advanced Training: Neck Immersion

Dates: September 17 – October 22, 2019

Tuesdays from 10am – 2pm

28 CEs

Cost: $557

You will finish this 8 week in-depth Advanced Training with Cat Matlock feeling confident working deeply in the neck where appropriate, avoiding structures that shouldn’t be messed with, and releasing chronic tension that causes headaches and some migraines, ear ringing, dizziness, concussion symptoms, jaw tension, sinus pressure, and more. This training will give you the tools, skills, and knowledge to perform the most amazing neck work your clients have ever experienced.

This Advanced Training course includes a Community Clinic weekend which is mandatory for all participants. The clinic will be held November 2nd and 3rd, 2019.

The muscles covered in this class will include: Sterno-cleido-mastoid, Scalenes, Splenius and Semi-spinalis muscles, Trapezius, Levator Scapulae

**You will get your CE certificate before November 1.


CE Cancellation Policy

Our Cancellation Policy is as follows:

  • You will be given a full refund for a CE course if you cancel 2 weeks or more before the start of the course.
  • If you cancel 48 hours before the CE course, you will be given credit to a future CE class.
  • If you cancel less than 48 hours before the CE course, no refund will be given.
Location 619 Haywood Rd Suite F Asheville, NC 28806 Phone (828) 767-2234 E-mail info@freebodynow.com Hours Tuesday 9-2, Wednesday 3-8, Thursday 9-2, Friday 3-8, Saturday (first & Third of the month) 10-3, Sunday 10-3
Expanded Hours: Tuesday 9-2, Wednesday 3-8, Thursday 9-2 , Friday 3-8, Saturday (first & third of the month) 10-3, Sunday 10-3
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