MASSAGE Magazine partners with Save Your Hands! to offer Facebook fans a chance to win a complete Certified Injury Prevention Instructor (CIPI) Certification Package during the month of August

MASSAGE Magazine Partners with Save Your Hands! in August Facebook Giveaway, MASSAGE MagazineMASSAGE Magazine has kicked off the month of August by offering its Facebook fans a chance to win a complete Certified Injury Prevention Instructor (CIPI) Certification Package, courtesy of Save Your Hands!

“By training skilled instructors to provide proven injury prevention information with the CIPI program, we continue our mission to help all massage therapists protect and prolong their careers,” said Lauriann Greene, CEAS, co-author of Save Your Hands! 2nd Ed. and co-director of the CIPI program. “Thanks to MASSAGE Magazine for sharing our commitment to quality self-care training.”

After taking the CIPI training, the winner will be able to teach the famous Save Your Hands!® Injury Prevention and Self-Care Workshops to massage therapists and bodyworkers at spas, clinics, or at independent workshops in his or her state or region.  As a CIPI, massage therapists can earn additional income while giving their own hands and body a break from hands-on work, and provide proven self-care techniques to help fellow therapists protect and prolong their careers.

The CIPI Complete Certification Package is valued at $895 for 52 CEUs, and includes:

• The acclaimed book, Save Your Hands! The Complete Guide to Injury Prevention and Ergonomics for Manual Therapists, 2nd Ed., the number-one best-selling book on self-care and injury prevention since 1995;

• Three online courses:

  • Injury Prevention and Ergonomics for Massage Therapists (10 CEUs)
  • Advanced Concepts in Ergonomics (14 CEUs)
  • CIPI Success Marketing and Business course, created with Cherie Sohnen-Moe (10 CEUs)

• CIPI Live Workshop: Teaching Methodology and Hands-On Coaching Skills (18 CEUs).  The winner will choose from one of the following dates: Oct. 14-16, 2011, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, OR Feb. 10-12, 2012, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The prize includes tuition and book only (book shipping included). The prize does not include: transportation, hotel, meals or any other expense other than tuition. All expenses other than tuition are the responsibility of the prize winner.

MASSAGE Magazine launched its monthly Facebook giveaway program Nov. 1, and each month a new prize will be featured.

“We truly appreciate our readers, and because of the popularity of Facebook, we wanted to offer our Facebook fans a chance to win prizes that will help them in their everyday practice,” said Jennifer Whalen, managing editor of MASSAGE Magazine and associate editor of integrated media for “Each month, we will offer our fans a chance to win a range of prizes, from massage lubricants and educational materials to table accessories. We want to support the massage industry as well as the companies producing these high-quality products—but most importantly, we want to support massage therapists in the healing work they do.”

August’s giveaway will end Aug. 31 at 4 p.m. EST. This particular giveaway is only offered to Facebook fans of MASSAGE Magazine ( To enter into the giveaway, go to MASSAGE Magazine’s Facebook page and click on the “Sweepstakes” tab.

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About Save Your Hands!
Save Your Hands!® Injury Prevention & Ergonomics Solutions offers publications, consulting, training and continuing education for manual therapists, the businesses that hire them and the schools that train them. Our expert consultants, including the authors of Save Your Hands! 2nd Edition, have all been educated as manual therapists, with additional training and experience in ergonomics. Using this unique perspective and expertise, we help manual therapists in the U.S., Canada and worldwide learn how to prevent injury and work with greater comfort and safety, including physical therapists and assistants (PTs and PTAs), occupational therapists and assistants (OTs and OTAs), massage therapists, bodyworkers, athletic therapists and trainers, chiropractors, osteopaths, nurses and physicians. To learn more, visit

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