The prerequisite for this training is Hand & Foot Training and a Hand & Foot membership.
More about the training:
Practitioners from a variety of backgrounds will then be able to teach their students and clients how to relieve chronic aches and pains, prevent injuries, create effortless stability and movement, and much more – the keys to living a long, active, and pain-free life.
In this five-day training, learn the 4 R’s of MELTing and dissect – technique by technique – the MELT moves in the best-selling book The MELT Method (as well as a selection of additional moves to share with your students!). Learn to devise MELT Maps to use in classes and one-on-one sessions to address specific issues using Hands-Off Bodywork®. Learn how to structure MELT Length classes and workshops using MELT Maps.
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- 35 hours of in-person training
- 8-week interactive pre-training course
- 1 set of post-training assignments
At the training:
- MELT Instructor Level 1 Workbook
On completion of the training:
On successful completion of the entire training program, graduates will:
- Be able to download a Certificate of Completion to submit for CEUs for ACE (3.5), AFAA (15), NASM (1.9), NCBTMB (35), and PMA (35). Other organizations may accept credits on petition.
- Be listed on meltmethod.com as a MELT Instructor Level 1
- Receive a one-year MELT Instructor membership, a $300 value
As an active member, you are authorized to teach the Level 1 techniques to groups, including intro workshops, classes, events, and series. You will also be qualified to take further MELT training, including MELT Instructor Training Level 2 and MELT for Pilates. Please note that both trainings require a membership. One year after training, you can renew your membership by purchasing a membership paid either annually or monthly.
Pre-Training and Post-Training Course:
Included in your training cost is an interactive 8-week online pre-training course. Designed to deepen your embodiment of MELT science and techniques, this mandatory pre-training course consists of a variety of learning support tools, including move tutorial videos featuring MELT creator Sue Hitzmann, audio lectures, teaching assignments, open-book quizzes, and weekly writing assignments. Please expect to allocate 3-5 hours per week toward completion of your pre-training assignments. Your active participation in the course is required.
Please note: Completion of the pre-training program is required to prepare for the MELT Instructor Level 1 training and receive the MELT Instructor Level 1 Certificate. All registrants – including those who have already taken an instructor training – must complete the pre-training course prior to attending the live training.
A short set of post-training assignments is due one month after the training.
If you would like to explore your travel options, please note that staying the night before the training will likely be essential for those flying in.
You are required to be present for the entire live training. All flights and travel arrangements should be made to ensure you are present for the daily training times. If for any reason you are unable to be present for the entire training, you will be required to complete additional assignments and receive mentoring support from a Master Trainer for an additional fee. If you miss an entire training day, you may be required to retake that day in another training in order to receive your certificate of completion. Missed sessions are handled on a case-by-case basis, however we strongly discourage trainees from missing any part of the live training. You will not be permitted to teach these techniques and your certificate will not be granted until all online and live training requirements have been met. If you foresee any issues with your ability to be present for the entire training, please email firstname.lastname@example.org prior to your registration.
Note: Fitness and wellness professionals get the benefit of earning CEU’s from ACE, AFAA, NASM, NCBTMB, PMA. Other continuing education companies may accept MELT Training upon petition.
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