Level 1

Get MELT Certified Online

The MELT Level 1 Training is the first step in the MELT University training path where you’ll learn how to teach the foundational techniques and self-care treatments from the New York Times best-selling book, The MELT Method. Earn your certification from home with MELT University Online!

What You'll Learn

What You'll Learn

In this course, you’ll learn how to relieve chronic aches and pains, prevent injuries, and create effortless stability and movement using the Hand and Foot Treatment balls, Soft Roller, and Soft Half Roller.

This training is appropriate for anyone who wants to become a MELT Instructor or add MELT to their fitness or wellness offerings. Discover how to help your clients minimize joint pain and repetitive stress injuries, recover after a surgery, manage side effects from a variety of disorders and diseases, and how to modify techniques to help clients with special needs. Adding this simple self-care practice to any type of sports training, physical therapy, or healing practice further helps clients prepare and restore their body’s resilience at any age.

Get Trained Online

Facilitated through MELT University Online, this course provides you with a premier virtual platform to learn the Level 1 curriculum without having to leave your living room.

Each module includes:

  • Exclusive instructor training videos led by Sue Hitzmann
  • Neurofascial science presentations
  • Reading assignments in the Instructor Workbooks
  • Facebook study group
  • Open-book quizzes designed to help you test your knowledge


You’ll also participate in live Zoom sessions with Sue Hitzmann which will help you refine your skills, learn key modifications, and receive live feedback.

Upcoming Online Training

January 2021

🗓 Start Date: January 12th

Zoom Schedule:

January 17th 11:00am-12:00pm ET
January 31st 11:00am-1:00pm ET
February 28th 11:00am-1:00pm ET
March 21st 11:00am-1:00pm ET

Attendance of all live Zoom sessions is highly recommended. If you are unable to attend a session live, that’s okay – the recordings will be uploaded to your online course within 48 hours of each call.

Register though January 7th

$2,295 MSRP

What's Included

  • Online Course + Zoom Sessions with Sue Hitzmann
  • Q&A Discussion Group
  • Science of Self-Care Manual
  • Hand & Foot Instructor Workbook
  • Level 1 Instructor Workbook
  • Hand and Foot Kit*
  • 2 Soft Rollers**
  • Soft Half Roller**
  • 10 Large Soft Balls*
  • 1 Pack of 25 MELT FAQs*
  • Performance Band**
  • MELT Method book**
1-Year Instructor Membership
  • Product discounts up to 50%
  • Monthly calls with Sue
  • Meltmethod.com Instructor Profile
  • Access to instructor-only forum
  • Printable teaching resources

* Not included with H&F or L1 re-taker
** Not included with L1 re-taker

International customers: Please note that additional charges for duty fees and taxes may be charged by your destination country . These fees are calculated upon import by destination the country and paid by the customer.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Yes, this course is facilitated entirely online via MELT University Online and using Zoom.

To receive your certificate of completion and be granted your status as a MELT Level 1 Instructor, you will need to successfully complete all assignments in the online course and pass the final open-book assessment.

No, this is a 3-month course with definitive start and end dates. Each Zoom session covers different moves and sequences, so it’s important you have completed specific modules before joining the Zoom sessions with Sue. A detailed module schedule will be shared with you when the course begins. If for any reason you are unable to complete the course within the course timeframe, you can apply for an extension by emailing our Instructor Support Team.

That’s okay– the recordings will be uploaded to your online course within 48 hours after each call.

If you cancel your registration before October 26th, you may receive a full refund to your credit card. Cancellations after October 26th will be refunded in MELT store credit. Refunds will only be processed upon return of all 3 workbooks. If you wish to keep the additional tools shipped to you, a $300 product and restocking fee will be deducted from your refund. If you wish to return the tools, we offer a 30-day return period from receipt of goods. You will be responsible for the cost of return shipping.

While each module is different, on average, you can expect to spend 8-10 hours to complete all assignments within a given module.

Due to shifting from a live to online format, we’re required by the continuing education organizations we work with (ACE, AFAA, NASM, NCBTMB, and PMA) to re-apply to offer CEUs. We are unable to offer CEUs until these applications are approved.

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