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with Laura Parker, LMT

Lancaster location

Rotator Cuff Therapy

with Breanna Eckley, LMT

Whether your client has received rotator cuff surgery or feels the regular tension of daily living in their shoulders, this class will provide the knowledge to help their ailments. We will learn to test for possible injury. We will review treatment methods for those with injuries as well as for daily overuse. Please bring a fitted sheet and face cradle cover.

$175/ 8CEs

with Jim Earley

Range of Motion Cupping or Cupping with Release will replicate Pin & Stretch. Pin & Release or ART with cups.
Cups will be placed on various areas of the body and then put the various muscle groups through range of motion. This allows a de
eper release of stagnation & inflammation, allowing the client to experience a deeper release & relief from pain. We will be performing these techniques on various muscle groups, such as traps, rhomboids, lats, pectorals, QL, SI area, glute medius, hamstring, gastroc, soleus, tibialis anterior, quadriceps, TFL, biceps, triceps, upper traps, scalenes, SCM, wrist flexors & extensors.

The class is very participative & you will receive a cupping set with the class. However, you're encouraged to bring set from Jim's cupping 1 class.
Prerequisite: Cupping 1

$325/ 16CEs

with Breanna Eckley, LMT

Whether your client has received rotator cuff surgery or feels the regular tension of daily living in their shoulders, this class will provide the knowledge to help their ailments. We will learn to test for possible injury. We will review treatment methods for those with injuries as well as for daily overuse. Please bring a fitted sheet and face cradle cover.

Upcoming classes: Oct. 9th

$175/ 8CEs

Nurturing the Mother

with Chelsea Adams-Cook

This Nurturing the Mother protocol utilizes all the following: Calming Swedish massage strokes for deep muscle relaxation, tension relaxation and increased circulation. Gentle range of motion and stretching movements to relieve pressure through neck, shoulders, rib cage, lower back and hips and to promote greater strength, flexibility and balance.

 

2 days, 16CEs - When you enroll in Sunday, you are automatically enrolled in Monday.

Upcoming class: January 21-22 in Lancaster

$325/ 16CEs

11th

Forearm Fusion

with Jim Funk

Forearm Fusion was designed to teach the massage therapist how to use maximum pressure with minimal effort and strain, preventing repetitive use injuries and burnout. 
The one-day Forearm Fusion course will teach new and seasoned therapists foundations for improving body mechanics and how to use all aspects of the forearm and elbow. 
These techniques will allow the therapist to provide their client with a custom massage without using their hands or thumbs.

Upcoming dates:
Feb. 11
June 1
August 25-26 - 2 day class/16CEs
Nov. 9
Dec 15
Jan 13, 2025
More TBD

$189/8CEs

10-11th

Japanese Facial Massage - in all 4 stages

Lancaster location

With Vicky Noll, LE, LMT, BCTMB

In this 16 CE class you will learn how perform an ancient, therapeutic facial massage beginning with stage one (the facial drainage stage) integrating facial rollers with first contact facial massage strokes. The second stage (the steaming stage) steaming with a moist towel followed with a dry one. The third stage (the moisturizing stage) is facial massage pre-energizing stage and the fourth stage (the energizing stage) is acupressure followed with acupressure shiatsu for restoring balance as you release energetic blockages.  Your clients will experience increased venous circulation of the face and neck areas, relaxation, decreased tension of the face/neck/head muscles, and it will benefit clients who experience headaches, sinus problems, migraines and TMJ disorder.

Includes hands-on practicum, handouts & resources. Please bring five facial towels, preferable 16 x 28, one spa headband, sheets and facial oil of choice.

$295/16CEs

26-27th

Thai Massage with Bradford Nicarry, LMT, CYT

This fully clothed ancient massage practice is often described as "lazy man's yoga". Thai massage is performed on a soft mat on the floor. As the therapist, we are reminded the value of compressions & stretches. Using not just our hands, but also our knees, elbows, & feet: all while pursuing safe ergonomics to lengthen our careers as massage therapists. Our clients will experience a deep stretch & leave feeling refreshed & relaxed, or sometimes rejuvenated & ready for that next workout. With completion of this course, you will have the skills to develop a traditional 90 min Thai service for your spa or clients!
Students should bring sleeping bags & extra blankets. Wear clothes that allow for a full range of motion. We will NOT be needing massage oil or lotions.

$315/ 16CEs

Foundations of

Tragerwork Mindfulness

27th

16-17

with Fernando Rojas, LMT, PhD

 

Potentiate your therapeutic competence with skills that stimulate the brain’s neuroplasticity. 
Learn to introduce new neural information and activate positive neuromuscular changes in your clients, all while supporting your own self-care. Learn the theory and techniques to complement your massage treatments by: - reducing or eliminating the potential of massage therapist burnout and/or related injuries; preparing the client’s body for deep work with less strain; and developing, transmitting & sharing mindfulness in action. 
These skills are designed to give the therapist added skills to use as self-care and for their therapeutic sessions.

$180/ 8CEs

With Laura Parker, LMT, NCBTMB

Learn the basics along with how to address the most common upper body sports injuries. Learn why sports injuries are different than other types of injuries and how you can apply this knowledge to help your client. Some of the injuries addressed with be post-concussion injury, whiplash, and shoulder injuries.  

$175/8CEs

This lecture-based class will dive deep into how trauma causes chronic pain. We will discuss PTSD & DPSTD(developmental or long-term)- how it develops and what you as a massage therapist can do. We will discuss the best way to approach a session and best modalities to use.  

$55/ 4CEs

Understanding Trauma-based Chronic Pain

with Laura Parker, LMT, NCBTMB

Facial Cupping will cover the watershed area to help with lymph drainage on the face, neck and clavicular area.  

Also covered will be cupping for sinus congestion & allergies as well as TMJ/ grinding the teeth & issues such as vertigo & dizziness. 

We will also cover rejuvenation cupping or facelifting for increased circulation in the face to help with blood circulation, collagen production & smoothing wrinkles in the skin.

$205/8CEs

22nd

Trauma-Based

Chronic Pain

with Laura Parker, LMT

at Lancaster

Gain a deeper understanding of PTSD and DPTSD; how trauma presents and affects your clients and how it develops into chronic pain. Learn practical and applicable information to benefit your client.

This class is strictly lecture

$55/4CEs

27th

Herbal Massage Therapist

with Breanna Eckley

Poultices, Compresses, Infusions

Learn to incorporate herbs into your practice in this class of lotions and potions. We will learn about some of the most popular beneficial herbs and how they can enhance your bodywork. We will practice making beneficial poultices, compresses, infused oils, and discuss how to source herbs. Herbs and oil will be provided. Please be aware, some herbs have the potential to stain, please dress accordingly. Please bring 2 hand towels, sheets & a face cradle cover.

$205/8CEs

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16-17

Thai Massage

with Bradford Nicarry, LMT, CYT

This fully clothed ancient massage practice is often described as "lazy man's yoga". Thai massage is performed on a soft mat on the floor. As the therapist, we are reminded the value of compressions & stretches. Using not just our hands, but also our knees, elbows, & feet: all while pursuing safe ergonomics to lengthen our careers as massage therapists. Our clients will experience a deep stretch & leave feeling refreshed & relaxed, or sometimes rejuvenated & ready for that next workout. With completion of this course, you will have the skills to develop a traditional 90 min Thai service for your spa or clients!
Students should bring sleeping bags & extra blankets. Wear clothes that allow for a full range of motion. We will NOT be needing massage oil or lotions.

Upcoming class: Nov 26-27

$315/ 16CEs

24th

Modern Cupping

with Bradford Nicarry, LMT, CYT

Includes a 12 piece set of plastic massage cups

Cupping can be traced back to ancient Egypt, Greece and China!

That cupping has been employed for thousands of years speaks to it's efficacy. There is a litany of information (some of it conflicting) and a wealth of terms. This course breaks down the salient information and offers plenty of hands on time. Our intent is to bring this work to every type of massage "palette".

We will be using and exploring PLASTIC & SILICON cups, as each medium avails different strengths.

 

Upcoming classes: Dec 3

$205/ 8CEs

21-22nd

Nurturing the Mother

with Chelsea Adams-Cook

Lancaster location

This Nurturing the Mother protocol utilizes all the following: Calming Swedish massage strokes for deep muscle relaxation, tension relaxation and increased circulation. Gentle range of motion and stretching movements to relieve pressure through neck, shoulders, rib cage, lower back and hips and to promote greater strength, flexibility and balance.

2 days, 16CEs

$325/16CEs

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