Gentle, yet powerful touch to work the synarthrodial joints of the cranium, spine and pelvis. Aids in the release of deep trauma, regulates the flow of cerebrospinal fluid, alleviates headaches and chronic pain. A useful tool on its own, or integrate into massage sessions.
Wednesdays: 5:30-9pm, 6 weeks, $375 ~ Starts Nov 7th (Breaks for Thanksgiving Week)
Instructor: Janis Arlow, RMT ~ 21 NCBTMB CE Units
Myofascial Release technique involves applying gentle sustained pressure the connective tissue that surrounds musculature, helping release restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion. An effective addition to any massage therapy session.
Wednesdays: 5:30-9pm, 6 weeks, $375 ~ Starts Sept 26th
Instructor: Janis Arlow, RMT
Based on the Ida P. Rolf method, students are introduced to the principles and theory of Structural Integration. Basic concepts and techniques of lengthening and realigning the fascia will be taught. Applying these methods allows the body to shift more easily into alignment, allowing muscles to move more freely and efficiently.
Thursdays: 5:30-9pm, 6 weeks, $375 ~ Starts Jan 10th
This course offers adjunct therapies to be used in conjunction with any hands-on techniques to complement massage sessions. Cupping and Gua Sha These two ancient Asian methods can be utilized to enhance any massage session while being gentle on the therapist’s hands. Cupping helps move stagnant energy stuck deep in the muscles while Gua Sha invigorates circulation by increasing blood flow to the surface of the skin. Both help stimulate pain relief and quicken recovery with little physical effort on the part of the therapist. Auricular Therapy (Ear Refelxology) Similar to the foot, the ear has reflex points that mirror the entire body, plus special ‘master’ points for overall well-being and stress-reduction. Students will learn the map of the ear and how stimulate the points for enhanced, longer lasting sessions.
Thursdays: 5:30-9pm ~ 6 weeks, Starts Nov 8th ~ $350 plus $60 materials fee (cupping set, gun she and auricular tools)
Instructor: Albert Stern, LAc, RMT ~ 21 NCBTMB CE Units
Break for Thanksgiving Week
Massage should to be adapted for medically frail people including elders and people living with cancer. Whether clients are currently undergoing cancer treatment, or have in the past, or they have health complications because of old age, massage therapists need to be comfortable with the condition, and understand what kinds of adaptations can be made. Course will include a practice clinic with at least one client who is living with cancer or an elder.
Wednesdays 5:30-9pm, 6 weeks, $375 ~ Starts Jan 9th
Instructor: Ilyse Streim, RMT ~ 21 NCBTMB CE Units
Techniques are taught to use on athletes before, during and after their events, or as maintenance for prevention of injury and increased athletic performance.
Thursdays: 5:30-9pm, 6 weeks, plus one clinic working on athletes, $395 ~ Starts Sept 27th
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Registration deadline is by the first day of the course. Late registration is considered after the first course meeting date.
There is a $15 non-refundable registration fee included in the cost of the course.