Workshop Descriptions

Workshop Descriptions


Aromatherapy I (16 hours)

This class is designed to introduce participants to Essential Oils and “True” Aromatherapy. We explore the profiles of 18-20 Essential Oils, discuss a variety of application methods, and create a custom blend. There is a lab fee of $35.00 payable directly to the instructor on the day of class.

Orthopedic Massage – Upper Extremity (16 hours)

This class includes numerous ways to evaluate and treat dysfunction and/or pain in the neck and face, arms, wrists and hands. We will cover assessment of the joints and numerous treatments for several patterns of pain and restriction. Specific treatments will include cross fiber fraction, skin rolling, muscle stripping, pin and stretch, positional release and fascial mobilization. Also covered are self-help techniques for use with yourself or giving to clients to follow up and continue working on their own.

Intro to Cranio Sacral (16 hours)

Cranial Sacral Therapy (CST), also known as Craniosacral Therapy, is a light touch modality based on the principles of cranial osteopathy. The focus of the work is to support and enhance the body’s immune function and healing ability. Participants will learn to monitor craniosacral rhythms, perform transverse plane releases, and design a CST session for health enhancement.

Hot Stone Massage (16 hours)

This class introduces modification of massage strokes utilizing heated stones. This reduces stress to the therapist while adding the benefit of heat to the client. The result is a relaxing & rejuvenating session for the client. The use of cold rocks and their therapeutic application will be included.

Myofascial I (16 hours)

This course explores the theory and mechanism for connective tissue restriction within the body. Many specific releases designed to decrease fascial restriction, restore motion, and eradicate pain will be demonstrated and practiced. Please bring lab clothes (bike shorts and a sports bra or T-shirt, or a bathing suit) to wear during lab.

Myofascial II (16 hours)

Myofascial Release II provides additional techniques to address the needs of clients experiencing chronic pain and dysfunction. You will learn and practice specific releases including: Supra and Infra Patellar Release, Trunk De-rotation, Lumbo Pelvic, Cervical Osseous, and Cervical Thoracic. Please bring lab clothes (bike shorts and a sports bra or T-shirt, or a bathing suit) to wear during lab. Prerequisite: Myofascial I

Polarity I (16 hours)

Myofascial Release II provides additional techniques to address the needs of clients experiencing chronic pain and dysfunction. You will learn and practice specific releases including: Supra and Infra Patellar Release, Trunk De-rotation, Lumbo Pelvic, Cervical Osseous, and Cervical Thoracic. Please bring lab clothes (bike shorts and a sports bra or T-shirt, or a bathing suit) to wear during lab. Prerequisite: Myofascial I

Reflexology (16 hours)

In Reflexology I you will learn this ancient therapy which access the entire body through reflex points located in the feet. You will learn specific points that reflex to the body’s organs to help yourself and others deal with stress and energize and balance the body.This workshop includes the giving and receiving of a full reflexology session.

Table Shiatsu (16 hours)

This class adapts traditional Shiatsu techniques for use on a massage table. Participants receive information regarding meridians and meridian stretches. Also included are range of motion exercises, stretches, and specific therapeutic Shiatsu techniques. Participants will incorporate the new techniques into a complete flow.

Sports Massage I (16 hours)

This workshop includes important aspects to assist the athlete in maintaining peak performance as well as support the healing process of a sport related injury. The primary areas of focus will be: Compressive Petrissage, Compressive Broadening, Transverse Friction, Active Assisted Static Compression, Pre and Post Event Sports Massage, and Common Sport Injury Treatment. Bring lab clothes. (bike shorts and a T-shirt or a bathing suit)

The Next Program Begins
September 2019
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