Introduction to the properties, formulation and application of a beginner's list of 10 essential oils in bodywork, and hands on experience mixing & formulating products for massage practice.
Advanced Prenatal Massage course that contains common contraindications and safe positioning PLUS the most common structural changes experienced during pregnancy and perform specific massage techniques that address the client.
Non-lubricated bodywork techniques for freeing connective tissue in a three layered approach to release deeply-held tension and increase range of motion.
A course focusing on the special ethical circumstances of the licensed massage therapist within the greater context of the helping professions. The course covers 3 areas of the ethical decision-making process: legal, professional, and personal. Developing a working knowledge of current licensure rules and regulations, and industry-wide standards is...
Assessment and trigger point treatments & post isometric muscle release for quadratus lumborum, gluteals, piriformis, & illiopsoas, as well as many others.
This class will focus on the musculature of the TMJ and other soft tissue that influence the dysfunction. You will work externally and internally within the oral cavity.
A review of the laws governing massage therapists and massage establishments in the state of Tennessee. Business Issues within the professional massage practice will be discussed.
Combines gentle yet deep finger pressure on acupoints with body focusing techniques to facilitate the release of physical and emotional tensions and armoring.
Lymphatic Drainage Massage to palpate lymphatic fluid and stimulate drainage in the normal, healthy breast. Boundaries for legal and appropriate inclusion of breast massage, overview of indications and contraindications for LDM and knowledge of how to instruct clients on healthy breast care. Female Therapists only.
This class provides an overview of adaptive responses to injury and the impact of bodywork in the healing processes. Because our bodies are programmed to survive, the body can put a container around the injury, whether consciously or unconsciously in order to function. How do we as bodyworkers work with clients in the healing process -...