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Tallgrass is an approved National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) continuing education Provider # 450130-06 and is approved and regulated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Division of Private Occupational Schools (DPOS).

Tallgrass Equine and Small Animal Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced Hands-on Acupressure Courses are PDA approved by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), Provider # 1181.

Tallgrass is an Approved Provider of Animal Acupressure Courses by the National Board of Certification for Animal Acupressure and Massage (NBCAAM). Students successfully completing the 300 Tallgrass training program are eligible to sit for the national exam.

  • CSCM / Tallgrass Merger

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    Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute (TgAAI) and the Chicago School of Canine Massage (CSCM) are excited to announce they are combining their small animal and equine training programs to provide the best of both disciplines. These two schools are known to offer the most comprehensive hands-on training programs in animal acupressure and massage.

    Together, TgAAI and CSCM provide a unique experience in learning how to care for animals in a highly responsible manner by offering intensive instruction in acupressure, massage, animal safety, and behavior – all for the benefit and health of dogs, cats, and horses.

    Read what Nancy Zidonis, Founder/Program Director of Tallgrass and Denise Theobald, Founder/Director of CSCM have to say –
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  • Upcoming 2015 & 2016 Classes

                                                    Check out Tallgrass Hands-On Schedule for classes in your area
  • June thru Sept Online Course Special

    JUNE - SEPTEMBER ONLINE COURSE DISCOUNT: Equine or Small Animal Acupoint Energetics and Landmark Anatomy Courses!
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    Learn a systematic approach to learning the anatomical landmarks for locating acupressure points on animals. Emphasis is placed on the location of major bones, joints, tendons, muscles, and ligaments. Upon completion, participants are able to use anatomical language, locate points using anatomical landmarks and know the function and energetics of specific acupoints.
    Regularly $275.00 / Now $245.00   Click to Register
  • Animal Wellness - Boost Immune System

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    Click on the Animal Wellness cover to read Tg's latest article - Boost His Immunity With Acupressure
    Learn more about the Lung's role in creating and dispersing Protective chi and the acupoints you can stimulate to build your dog's immune system.
    Acupressure chart for Immune System Strengthening  provided!
  • Animal Wellness - Picky Eater

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    If your cat is fussy about her food, she’s not alone. Cats are often
    labeled “finicky eaters”. There are several reasons for this – and
    how acupressure can help correct this situation!

    Free 'Appetite Stimulation' Chart! 

AcuPoints APP

The Equine AcuPoint app makes every equine practitioner’s job much easier.

Equine AcuPoints App Find Out More

AcuPoints APP

It is a working tool, a study tool & an essential piece of equipment for any practitioner.

Canine AcuPoints App Find Out More

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Add more depth to your Acupressure studies by taking an Elective Course.

Schedule for a Tallgrass Elective Find Out More