50 Ranck Ave
Upcoming Classes - June
Basic Sports Tools - Guasha
With Jim Earley, LMT
Students will learn techniques to add to their skill sets as massage therapists and sports massage therapists.
This will include learning Gua Sha(Graston muscle scraping) techniques on upper & lower body.
Titanium gua sha (graston tool) will be provided
Advanced Cupping ROM
Cupping with Release
With Jim Earley, LMT
Range of Motion Cupping or Cupping with Release replicates Pin & Stretch, Pin & Release or ART
Cups will be placed & then put the various muscle groups through ROM. This will allow a deeper release & relief from pain. We will be performing these techniques on various muscle groups.
Class is very participative & you'll receive a cupping set. However, you're encouraged to bring set from cupping 1.
Prerequisite: Cupping 1
with Jim Funk
Designed to teach massage therapists how to use maximum pressure with minimal effort & strain; preventing repetitive use injuries & burnout.
The course will teach new & seasoned therapists foundations for improving body mechanics & how to use all aspects of the forearm & elbow.
These techniques will allow you to provide clients with a custom massage without using hands or thumbs.
Japanese Facial Massage - in all 4 stages
With Vicky Noll, LE, LMT, BCTMB
In this class, you'll learn how to perform a
4-stage ancient, therapeutic facial massage.
Stage 1 (steaming) will include heat through hot towels with an introduction to facial rolling. The second stage (cleansing) utilizes a cleansing oil with first contact facial massage strokes, the third stage (moisturizing) is facial massage pre-energizing stage, and the fourth stage (energizing) is acupressure & shiatsu integrated together.
Your clients will experience increased venous circulation, relaxation & decreased tension of the face/neck/head muscles. Beneficial for headaches, sinus problems, migraines & TMJD. Includes hands-on practicum, handouts & resources. Please bring five facial towels, preferable 16 x 28, one spa headband, sheets and facial oil of choice.
This is a 2-day class
5 Techniques to Work Smarter not Harder
with Laura Parker, LMT
Learn 5 techniques for more effective and longer-lasting results.
Techniques include an introduction to silicon cupping, kinesio taping, joint manipulation, positional release and active isolated stretching.
Sample set of tools are included.
Assisted Stretching: AIS
(Active Isolated Stretching)
with Jim Earley, LMT
Live! Fun! Interactive & hands on! Includes stretching strap
This class will cover the following aspects of Sports Stretching: AIS:
-Types of Stretching/When to Stretch
-Athletes & Stretching
-Stretching for Clients & Self-Care
AIS- dynamic, short hold, muscle lengthening way of stretching. Upper & lower body based on Dr. Aaron Mattes principles of AIS.
Great for pre & post event.