Animal Wellness is FUNdamental

Join NWSAM for one day workshops in Animal Massage and Reiki

Learn basic techniques to aid in the comfort and wellness of your animals!

Reiki I

Saturday, Jan. 19th, 12-4pm

9704 Southwest 156th Street

Vashon, WA

Explore the gentle power of Reiki. Learn and practice affirmations that will allow you to connect with your own healing energy. Receive your first level attunement and begin using this powerful tool to ground and center yourself during all of your animal interactions.

Cost: $75.00

Reiki II

Sunday, Jan. 20th, 12-4pm

9704 Southwest 156th Street

Vashon, WA

During the Reiki II training, you will expand on your connection to your healing energies through new affirmations and symbols. After a second level attunement, you can use Reiki to ground and balance your own intentional energy and begin to project it to affect the energies of outward situations.

Cost: $75.00

FUNdamentals of Animal Massage

Saturday, Feb. 2nd, 10am-4pm

9704 Southwest 156th Street

Vashon, WA

Learn the basics of animal massage in this informative workshop, including the benefits of massage therapy, basic massage techniques and safe stretching for your animals.


This course is ideal for the pet lover and horse rider alike who wish to learn skills to support their animal's health and longevity. If you are considering animal massage as a career and would like an introduction to the subject, this class is also for you.


Cost: $65.00

Northwest School of Animal Massage

Located on scenic Vashon Island, the NWSAM campus at Paxhia Farm is an idyllic place for learning set on over 12 acres of lushly forested grounds surrounding our classroom, barn and pastures. Come for class and stay to enjoy the many great restaurants, galleries and shops the island has to offer.

How to get to the Farm

We are located just three and a half miles south of the north end ferry dock and just one mile north of the town of Vashon. From the north take Vashon Highway to 156th St. and turn left, then take a left on Vermontville Rd. The parking lot is located down the first drive to the left.