Introductory study of facilitating vaginal steam sessions including pre-screening to identify contraindications and sensitivities, differentiating vaginal steam herb categories and selection, vaginal steam setup components and safety, self-practice, supervised practice client session, physiological responses post-steaming and business skills for a vaginal steam practice. Vaginal Steam Facilitator Certification issued upon course completion. UNITS - 2.00.
102 Easy-to-Make Vaginal Steam Herb Formulas (included with 101)
Comprehensive study of vaginal steam herb formulation with emphasis on learning Eastern and Western herb classifications and how to adjust formulas based on different user needs. UNITS - 1.00. PRE: 101, 103
103 - Womb Cleanse Caretaker (included with 101)
Advanced study of menstruation as a natural uterine cleanse. Emphasis on supportive care for an efficient uterine cleanse including nutrition and lifestyle considerations; correlation of menstrual cycle disorders resulting from incomplete uterine cleanses; and implementation of self-practice. UNITS - 1.00
Menstrual cycle analysis with emphasis on how to identify indicators of imbalance through menstrual observations. Practice includes in-depth self-assessment, menstrual cycle profiles and practice assessments. UNITS - 2.00
105 - Basics of Female Anatomy (Instructor - Raquel Lemus)
Female anatomy with emphasis on how steam hydrotherapy interacts with different parts of the reproductive system. UNITS - 2.00
106 - Vaginal Steaming with Uterine Fatigue (Guest Speaker: Kris Gonzalez)
Advanced steam therapy plans for uterine fatigue. Emphasis on situations with abnormal uterine bleeding, short menstrual cycles and interim bleeding. UNITS - 2.00. PRE:101,102,103,104
Advanced steam therapy plans for infections and irregular vaginal discharge. Emphasis on differentiating between dry and damp-natured infections and adjusting herbs accordingly. UNITS - 2.00. PRE:101,102,103,104.
Advanced steam therapy plans in situations with uterine residue buildup with emphasis on menstrual cramps, clots, fibroids ovarian cysts and endometriosis. UNITS - 2.00. PRE:101,102,103,104
Advanced steam therapy plans for long menstrual cycles and absent periods. UNITS - 2.00. PRE: 102, 103
Advanced steam therapy plans for cysts, bumps and fibroids. UNITS - 2.00. PRE: 101, 106, 107
Advanced steam therapy plans for girls, menarche (first period), body literacy education, coming of age considerations. UNITS - 2.00. PRE: 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107
204 Vaginal Steaming for Labor Preparation (Guest Speaker: Raquel Lemus, Monika Valova)
Advanced steam therapy plans for labor readiness. UNITS - 2.00. PRE: 101, 103, 104, 201
Advanced steam therapy plans for postpartum recovery. UNITS - 2.00. PRE: 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 201
Advanced steam protocols to treat pelvic organ prolapse and rectum steaming for hemorrhoids, fistulas and colon cancer. UNITS - 2.00. PRE: 101, 104, 205
Advanced steam protocols to recover from pregnancy loss. Emphasis on missed miscarriages, incomplete miscarriages and healthy period return. UNITS - 2.00. PRE: 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 201, 204, 205
Advanced steam therapy protocols for alleviating pain during sex. UNITS - 2.00. PRE: 104, 106, 202
302 Vaginal Steaming with the Physiological Effects of Sexual Trauma (Guest Speaker: Claudia Linnette)
Advanced steam therapy plans for sexual trauma with emphasis on first-aid, pregnancy prevention and long-term recovery. UNITS - 2.00
Advanced steam therapy plans for a fertile reproductive cycle with emphasis on unexplained infertility and anovulation. UNITS - 2.00. PRE: 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 201, 202, 207, 302
Advanced steam therapy protocols to alleviate menopause symptoms. UNITS - 2.00. PRE: 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 201, 202, 206
Advanced steam therapy protocols for post-menopausal health. UNITS - 2.00. PRE: 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 201, 202, 206
Formulating a peristeam hydrotherapy plan. UNITS - 2.00. PRE: 101-305
Evaluating the peristeam hydrotherapy plan. UNITS - 2.00. PRE: 101-306
Introductory study of the compound water vapor and it's scientific properties with emphasis on how it interacts and influences the human anatomy. UNITS: 2.00.
Introduction of gynecological terminology and disorders in Western Medicine and how to use advanced steam therapy protocols to supplement care. UNITS - 2.00. PRE: 101-401
Introductory study of gynecological practices in folk medicine. UNITS - 2.00.
Introductory Study of vaginal steam history and culture with emphasis on variations in treatment, herbs and use around the world. Topics include the influence of colonialism, gender prejudice and cultural appropriation. UNITS: 2.00. PRE: 101, 403
Advanced study of strategies that synchronize menstrual and lunar cycles. UNITS: 2.00. PRE: 101-201
Critical viewpoints of vaginal steam adversaries. UNITS: 2.00.
407 Practicum: Case Study Review
Final certification requirement. Review of practice case studies. UNITS: 4.00
Raquel Lemus (Basics of Female Anatomy and Vaginal Steaming for Labor Prep)
Kris Gonzalez (Guest Lecture in Vaginal Steaming for Uterine Fatigue)
What's the Certification Price?
$1261 per semester
$5044 full program
If I already paid for some of the courses do I have to pay for those again?
When checking out you will be asked "How Many of the Following Program Items Have You Already Paid For?". If you have taken the Vaginal Steam Facilitator certification which also includes the course on Womb Cleanse Care and Easy-to-Make-Vaginal Steam Herb Formulas (or their predecessors) please select Vaginal Steam Facilitator Certification only.
Please select VSF+1 if you have taken the Vaginal Steam Facilitator certification plus an additional Peristeam Hydrotherapy course (not including Womb Cleanse Care and Easy-to-Make-Vaginal Steam Herb Formulas).
Please select VSF+2 if you have taken the Vaginal Steam Facilitator certification plus two additional Peristeam Hydrotherapy courses (not including Womb Cleanse Care and Easy-to-Make-Vaginal Steam Herb Formulas).
And so on.
What if I took some of the courses from Kris (the Steamy Chick Acupuncturist)? Can I deduct those?
The courses offered by Kris are personal self-care courses taught as part of her support for clients. Although listed on the Steamy Chick website Kris's courses are the copyright and intellectual property of her private practice. As such they are not included in the Peristeam Hydrotherapist program which is a separate business entity.
When is the Payment Due?
At the beginning of each semester.
How Long Does It Take to Complete the Program?
Each semester takes about 3 months however it may be faster or longer depending on the student's schedule.
4 semesters x 3 months each = 12 months
The program can also be completed on an accelerated schedule.
We are committed to inclusivity and accessibility for members of historically underrepresented and systemically oppressed people. To this end we are excited to offer the scholarship program for self-identified as Black, Indigenous, and/or a Person of Color who are interested in becoming pelvic steam practitioners. This scholarship seeks to increase cultural knowledge of health care in Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian and mixed race families and communities whose contributions play an important role in imagining an equitable, just, and sustainable society. Approved applicants will receive partial scholarships for significantly reduced tuition. Full scholarships not available.