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Heated Bamboo Massage

This is an 8 hour class, good for 8 hands-on CE credits. 

Take the stress off your hands and learn to leverage heated tools for deep treatment work.

A heated bamboo massage can be a great "spa" modality, but it can also assist therapists in delivering great treatment work and deep tissue massage.  Because the bamboo tools are heated, they easily sink into the tissues without resistance.  And because of how ergonomic they are for the therapist to grasp and leverage, you can deliver a deeper massage with less effort.

  • Save your wrists and hands

  • Wow your clients

  • Can easily be incorporated into your existing massage

  • Less clean-up than hot stones

*This class qualifies for 8 CEs in

massage license renewals.

NCBTMB Approved Provider #748


Check with YOUR state licensure whether bamboo massage is accepted for CEUs in your state.

How do heated bamboo tools compare to hot stones?  What's the difference?

Using heated bamboo tools is similar to hot stone massage in that you can use them to warm up the tissues in preparation for deeper work.  Unlike hot stones, the bamboo tools are easy to hold when you are doing deeper treatment work in an area.  You don't have to grip them tightly at all. And you can use them like a lever to get even deeper with less effort (it's physics!).  The broad surface area of the bamboo tools feels amazing to clients (like your forearm) and the heat helps it to sink into tight muscles.  And there's no water clean-up like with hot stones!

Class size is limited to 14 students, so there is plenty of individualized instruction.  


Set of massage sheets including face cradle cover
Massage cream/lotion/oil

light blanket
opt - bolster

Portable Massage Table, if requested by instructor

All tools will be provided for using in class.

I will have bamboo tools available for you to purchase and take home with you.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

You can cancel your attendance and request a full refund up to 2 weeks before class.  After that time, there are no refunds.  Feel free to send someone in your place. You cannot transfer your class fee to another class.

Intention Retreats reserves the right to cancel the class up to 2 weeks prior to the class if there are less than 4 people signed up.


I took both the hot stone and hot bamboo classes. Chantelle is awesome. She is very down to earth in her teachings and very practical. I can use both of these in my practice to help save especially my thumbs! Would recommend these courses

Judy Hayes  Sep 22, 2021

It was a great workshop! Those warm bamboo sticks are so soothing and not at all hard to use, muscles seem to melt as you go along the body. I hope I get as good using them as Chantelle taught us. She has a very relaxing and encouraging teaching method, and I enjoyed her humor! I would happily take another class from her again.

Susan Kvols  Sep 17, 2021

The hot stone/bamboo class was great! I enjoy taking any class from Chantelle! She is personable and full of knowledge!

Mary Johnson  Sep 15, 2021

I loved what I learned in your class. I loved the professional yet relaxed educational setting. I felt ready to use the new wonderful techniques I learned right away. I would highly recommend taking a class from Chantelle!

Joanna Bott  Sep 15, 2021

Great course! Have been using bamboo for two days now and I love it!

Jena Tvedt  Sep 15, 2021

Excellent class! The instructor explained clearly and did an excellent job of demonstrating techniques. We had plenty of hands on work, and she came around to give guidance as we worked. Best class I have attended in a very long time!

Karyn Steffen  Sep 18, 2021

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