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Assisted Stretch Therapy Courses

Enhance and expand your passion for movement by learning from Vancouvers stretch experts


Assisted Stretch Therapy: Fundamentals Level 1 

Learn the building blocks of stretch therapy in this 2-day hands-on course.

Join us for a weekend of learning and healing. Explore this growing modality of helping others become more mobile and embodied. This course is designed for those with an existing bodywork practice be it massage therapy, chiropractor, personal trainer, or for those looking to test the waters of this ever growing industry. Using a mixture of table-based and floor- based stretching, you will walk away with tools to enhance healing wherever you may find yourself. Expand your offerings and skillset in this expert-led hands-on course!

Interested in becoming a fully certified Stretch Therapist? Level 1 is a prerequisite to our Level 2 Practitioner Certification

Upcoming Dates:

September 14-15, 2024 

10am - 6pm both days

$650+ GST

Next Level 1 Dates: TBD

Held at The Stretch Space, 2188 York Ave, Vancouver BC


Course Material and Concepts


2 days of hands-on, experiential learning!

  • Hands-on assisted stretching of the major joints and fascial lines 

  • Table and floor stretches for versatility 

  • Upper body and lower body stretches

  • Passive and active/dynamic stretching

  • Understanding and working with the fascial system

  • How to feel and listen to the body

  • Nervous system basics and how it affects mobility

  • How to incorporate the breath to enhance a session

  • How to hold space for someone to optimize healing

You'll leave this course with a 45min upper and lower body stretch routine - a valuable addition to your expertise.

 I am an athletic therapist, so for me it is really useful to learn different ways of practising to use with the athletes that I work with. I am now able to offer a modality that is pain-free and not stressful on the body. 

Katia, Registered Athletic Therapist 

Frequently Asked Questions:


Ready to dive in and elevate your practice? 

2 days of hands-on training plus take-home materials for $650 + GST 

Spaces are limited to allow for a intimate learning experience and high teacher to student ratio.  

How long is the course in total? 

The stretch therapy Level 1 course is 2 days. Most of the time will be hands-on learning. 

Will there be a following training for full certification

Yes - We have a level 2 practitioners training which includes more hands on training and practice/practicum requirements. Details for level 2 can be found HERE

Will I receive a certification?

A certificate of completion will be provided. Level 1 is for beginners to work with friends and family and for experienced practitioners to add new tools to their repertoire. 

What experience is needed for the course?

We suggest participants have experience with their own movement or fitness practices, but no professional experience is needed for level 1. Even if you are very experienced with bodies, we encourage you to come with a beginners mind. 

What will be the main take-aways from this course? 

You will leave with a beautiful assisted stretching routine you can do with family/friends (for beginners) or clients (for practitioners). You will receive many nuggets of wisdom and tools to apply to your movement or bodywork practice. 

Who developed this course? 

This course was developed by Carolyn & Cian of The Stretch Space, based in Vancouver, BC. Learn more about us here.

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