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Course Description

Are you looking to deepen your understanding of the jaw? In this 16 hour jaw massage course, practitioners will learn both biomechanics of the temporomandibular joint (jaw) and the surrounding musculature. You will also learn jaw massage treatment strategies for common TMJ related issues.

Learning Objectives

  • Locate and effectively treat the muscles of the jaw an external approach.
  • Assessment techniques for the jaw to determine areas that need treatment.
  • Locate and effectively treat the muscles of the jaw from an intra-oral approach.
  • Common pain referral patterns that can be mistaken for TMJ issues or tooth pain.


  • Dates: TBA
  • Saturday & Sunday 9am – 6pm
  • 16 in class hours
  • $345 Tuition + $25 Supplies + GST
  • Prerequisite: VSOHA Bodywork (Spa) Therapy diploma or equivalent training in anatomy (approx 60hrs)

Instructor: Scott Kellsey

Scott Kellsey, RMT, graduated top of his class from MH Vicars with a highly respected 2200 hour certification in Massage Therapy in 2011. He then furthered his education by becoming certified in Schweitzer’s Deep Tissue Therapy and a Kinesio Taping Practitioner KT1 & KT2. He also attended Macewan university to further his understanding of the biomechanics and human kinetics.

In 2017, Scott became certified as a Yoga instructor with Open Source Yoga. He teaches weekly fundamentals classes and workshops. He is a graduate of the National Academy of Osteopathy and has been working as a manual osteopath since August of 2017. Scott’s philosophy focuses on correcting the muscular problems instead of only relieving the symptoms. This allows him to direct his energy during treatments to focus on achieving positive results that his clients notice and always appreciate. Scott primarily treats muscular pain and postural imbalance with a mixture of trigger point therapy, myofascial release, and osteopathic mobilizations. This approach allows him to release “muscle knots” as well as retrain the muscles to have proper resting tone.

Scott Kellsey Bodywork Massage Faculty


Tuition is paid in full at the time of registration.

Cancellation Policy

Tuition is fully refundable until one week prior to the course at which point no refunds will be made. If a student is unable to attend for any reason, payment received will be kept on file as a credit and can be used for any other VSOHA bodywork and massage program or course within one year.