Restorative Hot Stone Therapy with Deep Tissue - 16 CE hours
Sep
21
to Sep 22

Restorative Hot Stone Therapy with Deep Tissue - 16 CE hours

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This Hot Stone Training is designed to educate licensed body workers in the procedure of using stones effectively with massage therapy. This class is unique with its emphasis on using the heated stones to administer therapeutic deep tissue work while profoundly nourishing the nervous system. This technique can be easily incorporated into one's own practice with benefit to both therapist and clients. The topics covered will provide you with a detailed introduction to the use of Stones in your massage practice.

SEPTEMBER 2019 CLASS IS SOLD OUT

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Thai Massage - 3 Day Intensive - 21 CE hours
Sep
27
to Sep 29

Thai Massage - 3 Day Intensive - 21 CE hours

In this three day course you will learn how to perform a traditional Thai Massage in the supine and prone position plus the key to career longevity and satisfaction.  Upon completion of this course (plus a little home practice) you will be ready to add Thai massage to your menu of services or integrate it into your table routine. Additionally you will learn the history and theory of this ancient practice and the Sen (energy) line system of healing.

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Prenatal Massage - 8 CE Hours
Sep
28
9:00 AM09:00

Prenatal Massage - 8 CE Hours

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Prenatal Massage - 8 CE Hours

Enhance your awareness of Prenatal Massage and common conditions associated with pregnancy. The therapist will review a detailed study of the female reproductive system, related hormones and common concerns with pregnancy. Study Prenatal Massage techniques and the appropriate application of massage techniques, protocols for assessment and treatment plans for the pregnant mother.

SOLD OUT: Prenatal Massage - 8 CE HOURS

  • SATURDAY September 29, 2019

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Epi-Fascial Release Techniques - 20 CE hours
Oct
5
to Oct 6

Epi-Fascial Release Techniques - 20 CE hours

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This course is a deep dive into the world of fascia and how to access the intelligence of the fascia facilitating the release of active muscle spasm with little to no pressure.
We explore the anatomy of fascia, learn how to apply unique ERT movements as a specific treatment and how to incorporate ERT techniques into your established routine. ​

OCTOBER 2019 CLASS IS SOLD OUT

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Advanced Deep Tissue Massage - Techniques for Sports Massage - 7 CE hours
Oct
11
10:00 AM10:00

Advanced Deep Tissue Massage - Techniques for Sports Massage - 7 CE hours

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This course will enhance a massage and bodywork professional’s awareness of Deep Tissue Massage for Sports Massage applications and clients involved in physical training activities.  The course will review and develop a detailed study of the skeletomuscular system and common athletic conditions and injuries. The concept of Sports Massage and the application of Deep Tissue Massage techniques for pain relief, recovery and rehabilitation will be presented.

OCTOBER 2019 CLASS IS SOLD OUT

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Reflexology - Introduction 10 CE hours
Oct
12
to Oct 13

Reflexology - Introduction 10 CE hours

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This course introduces the theory and application of Reflexology, Meridians, and Zone Therapy. You will study the art of Reflexology and Zone Therapy through the hands and feet. As a practitioner you will explore a non-invasive way of cultivating and circulating energy through touch healing.

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Introduction to Ayurveda for Bodyworkers - 8 CE
Oct
19
9:00 AM09:00

Introduction to Ayurveda for Bodyworkers - 8 CE

Introduction to Ayurveda for Bodyworkers - 8 CE (Tuition $150) - This one day workshop is designed to introduce therapists to the foundational principles of Ayurveda, including the importance of Ayurvedic body therapies and personal self-care techniques.

We will explore the psychological and physical attributes of the three mind-body types (Dosha’s)~Vata, Pitta, and Kapha, and discuss how to create treatments that help bring balance to the Dosha’s.

Instructor: Shoshanna Hamburg

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Introduction to Ayurvedic Principles - 5 CE hours
Oct
19
10:00 AM10:00

Introduction to Ayurvedic Principles - 5 CE hours

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The Introduction to Ayurvedic Principles course is designed to provide a basic awareness of the Ayurvedic Healing System. Participants will become familiar with the history of Ayurvedic Healing and a holistic approach to the Wellness Model.

Instructor: Olivia Fried

OCTOBER 2019 CLASS IS SOLD OUT

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Our Nervous System Part 2: The Autonomic and Enteric Systems -  6 CE hours
Oct
21
9:30 AM09:30

Our Nervous System Part 2: The Autonomic and Enteric Systems - 6 CE hours

The earliest patterning of our internal and external pathways was set up during our embryological development by the Autonomic Fluid Rhythm. Yes, a fluid rhythm patterned our autonomic system even before nerves formed. Tapping into and supporting this fluid foundation can help clients re-pattern their outer-directed and inner-directed resources.

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Our Blood and CSF*: The Fluids of Earth and Space - 6 CE hours
Sep
8
9:30 AM09:30

Our Blood and CSF*: The Fluids of Earth and Space - 6 CE hours

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The density of blood is counterbalanced by the spaciousness of cerebrospinal fluid (*CSF). The cerebrospinal fluid is produced in the central nervous system and bathes and nourishes the brain, spinal cord and spinal nerves. The cerebrospinal fluid has a rhythmic flow to deeply, gently and powerfully move all the bones and soft tissues of the body. In an expanding and condensing fashion, it can even provide fluid support to reorganize the myofascia. By embodying the cerebrospinal fluid and its rhythm, we can provide a deep sense of ease and wholeness in ourselves and our clients. 

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Reiki First Degree - 10 CE hours
Aug
24
to Aug 25

Reiki First Degree - 10 CE hours

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The Reiki First Degree course provides an introduction to the natural Healing Art of Reiki. The student will learn the origins and philosophy of Reiki. The course will identify basic techniques of Reiki treatment for self and client. The student will learn to apply techniques for self, family and friends. Guidelines for the professional practice of Reiki for all ages and stages of health will be identified and discussed. The course will identify the chakra system and its relation to basic anatomy and health. 

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Aromatherapy - Introduction 10 CE hours
Aug
17
to Aug 18

Aromatherapy - Introduction 10 CE hours

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Study the fundamentals, theory and application of Aromatherapy as a form of stress management. Learn to neutralize stress through the use of essential oils. Learn how to create oils for self and family. Study the application of essential oils to the healing process.

AUGUST 17 & 18, 2019 CLASS IS SOLD OUT

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Color Element Massage - 16 CE hours
Jun
22
to Jun 23

Color Element Massage - 16 CE hours

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African massage assists the therapist to develop their intuitive gifts and assists them to create a unique experience during each massage. During class students will enjoy visualizations of each Element and experience and learn techniques to embody each the Elements and how the body / mind connection can assist in creating a mindful massage.

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Our Muscular System: The Body’s System of Action - 6 CE hours
May
19
9:30 AM09:30

Our Muscular System: The Body’s System of Action - 6 CE hours

Our skeletal muscle tissue is a dynamic three-dimensional tensile system which provides the means for balanced movement of our skeletal system. Our muscular system expresses our vitality and power, engages in relationship to gravity and resistance, and allows us to pursue our curiosity. As well as having the ability to express our intentions, muscle tissue contains proprioceptors which allow for sense reception. By manually supporting the proprioceptors, a renewed internal state is calibrated to provide more easeful and effective response. This class addresses the aspects of sense and action of muscle tissue using modalities of touch and movement re-education.

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Our Skeletal System: The Body’s Container - 6 CE hours
May
18
9:30 AM09:30

Our Skeletal System: The Body’s Container - 6 CE hours

The bones of our skeletal system provide leverage while serving as the container and support for our internal organs. In this course, the embodied presence of our skeletal tissue offers us opportunity to distinguish and transmit qualities of the three layers of bones. As bodyworkers, when we embody these three layers ourselves, we can provide support for our clients through clarity of form in the periosteum, strength and resilience in the compact bone, and focused vitality in the marrow.

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Easy Deep Tissue - More Pressure, Less Effort - 12 CE hours
Apr
7
to Apr 8

Easy Deep Tissue - More Pressure, Less Effort - 12 CE hours

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Do your hands or wrists hurt after a deep tissue massage?  Do you find yourself exhausted at the end of a long day of massage?  Do you love being a massage therapist but worry you will have to quit soon because your body just can’t handle it any more?  If you answered “YES!” to one or more of these questions then this class is for you.

When we have finished you will have a solid understanding of how to safely and productively use your body as a tool to deliver deep tissue massage; you will have practiced palpation skills with your fists, forearms and elbows and have more confidence in using these tools regularly in your work setting; and you will be able to deliver more pressure with less effort.

Therapists who have taken this course say they no longer hurt and they feel like they could practice forever.

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Light Touch Techniques for Headaches & Migraines - 7 CE hours
Apr
6
9:00 AM09:00

Light Touch Techniques for Headaches & Migraines - 7 CE hours

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We all have clients that experience headaches or migraines. Add new techniques to your toolbox with this one day class. First we will talk about the causes and symptoms of different headaches.

Then I will demonstrate cranial and acupressure techniques and you will exchange with a partner to practice and experience the work. The pressure for all of the bodywork is light to medium so you can work smarter, not harder.

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Massage for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction - 7 CE hours
Apr
5
9:00 AM09:00

Massage for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction - 7 CE hours

According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (Part of NIH): TMJ Dysfunction (TMJD) is the second most commonly occurring musculoskeletal condition resulting in pain and disability preceded only by chronic low back pain. NIH estimates that 5 to 12% of the population suffers from TMJD.

After completing this course each participant will be able to identify the major muscles involved in TM joint movement, better understand the causes of TMJ pain, and apply specific Swedish techniques to help reduce TMJ pain.

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Prenatal Massage - 8 CE hours
Jan
19
9:00 AM09:00

Prenatal Massage - 8 CE hours

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Enhance your awareness of Prenatal Massage and common conditions associated with pregnancy. The therapist will review a detailed study of the female reproductive system, related hormones and common concerns with pregnancy. Study Prenatal Massage techniques and the appropriate application of massage techniques, protocols for assessment and treatment plans for the pregnant mother.

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Aromatherapy - Introduction 10 CE hours
Dec
1
to Dec 2

Aromatherapy - Introduction 10 CE hours

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Study the fundamentals, theory and application of Aromatherapy as a form of stress management. Learn to neutralize stress through the use of essential oils. Learn how to create oils for self and family. Study the application of essential oils to the healing process.

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Getting Specific: Hip & Shoulder Girdles - 14 CE
Oct
6
to Oct 7

Getting Specific: Hip & Shoulder Girdles - 14 CE

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Do you have clients with chronic neck and upper back pain or with sciatica and chronic low back pain?  Wonder why they don’t get relief from working the areas that hurt?  This course will allow you to alleviate and sometimes eliminate these issues for your clients.
Each morning will learn ways to ask the client to actively engage muscles to improve your palpation skills and help you isolate specific muscles in each area, making your work more efficient and effective. Afternoons will include a demonstration of techniques for the hip or shoulder girdle, and then an exchange to practice and receive the work. Emphasis will be on discovering the source of the problem and treating that, rather than just addressing symptoms.
As with all my Deep Tissue courses, we will focus on techniques that help you give more pressure with less effort.

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Ethics: Buttons & Boundaries - 3 CE
Oct
5
6:00 PM18:00

Ethics: Buttons & Boundaries - 3 CE

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We will focus the first half of class on proposed changes to the NC Rules and Regulations.
This course includes a review of ethical standards applied to the massage profession, as well as the opportunity to discuss ethical scenarios, including dual relationships, with other therapists.
You can take this course for credit up to 4 times in a 2 year period, and receive CE’s each time (up to 12 CE).
Each class is unique due to mix of students and topics discussed.

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Thai Massage - 3 Day Intensive - 21 CE
Oct
5
to Oct 7

Thai Massage - 3 Day Intensive - 21 CE

In this three day course you will learn how to perform a traditional Thai Massage in the supine and prone position plus the key to career longevity and satisfaction.  Upon completion of this course (plus a little home practice) you will be ready to add Thai massage to your menu of services or integrate it into your table routine. Additionally you will learn the history and theory of this ancient practice and the Sen (energy) line system of healing.

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Prenatal Massage - 8 CE Hours
Sep
29
9:00 AM09:00

Prenatal Massage - 8 CE Hours

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Prenatal Massage - 8 CE Hours

Enhance your awareness of Prenatal Massage and common conditions associated with pregnancy. The therapist will review a detailed study of the female reproductive system, related hormones and common concerns with pregnancy. Study Prenatal Massage techniques and the appropriate application of massage techniques, protocols for assessment and treatment plans for the pregnant mother.

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Basic Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment with Manual Techniques for the Lower Extremities - 16 CE
Sep
22
to Sep 23

Basic Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment with Manual Techniques for the Lower Extremities - 16 CE

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This course will introduce participants to basic orthopedic assessments and tests of the upper Extremities and the treatment plans using manual techniques. This two day course provides each participant with hands-on, practical clinical training in integrative evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of injuries and disorders of the Upper Extremities.

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Restorative Hot Stone Therapy with Deep Tissue - 16 CE
Sep
22
to Sep 23

Restorative Hot Stone Therapy with Deep Tissue - 16 CE

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Restorative Hot Stone Therapy with Deep Tissue - 16 CE Hours (Tuition $325) -- This Hot Stone Training is designed to educate licensed body workers in the procedure of using stones effectively with massage therapy. This class is unique with its emphasis on using the heated stones to administer therapeutic deep tissue work while profoundly nourishing the nervous system. This technique can be easily incorporated into one's own practice with benefit to both therapist and clients. The topics covered will provide you with a detailed introduction to the use of Stones in your massage practice.

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Basic Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment with Manual Techniques for the Upper Extremities - 16 CE
Sep
15
to Sep 16

Basic Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment with Manual Techniques for the Upper Extremities - 16 CE

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This course will introduce participants to basic orthopedic assessments and tests of the upper Extremities and the treatment plans using manual techniques. This two day course provides each participant with hands-on, practical clinical training in integrative evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of injuries and disorders of the Upper Extremities.

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Easy Deep Tissue - More Pressure, Less Effort - 12 CE
Sep
8
to Sep 9

Easy Deep Tissue - More Pressure, Less Effort - 12 CE

Do your hands or wrists hurt after a deep tissue massage?  Do you find yourself exhausted at the end of a long day of massage?  Do you love being a massage therapist but worry you will have to quit soon because your body just can’t handle it any more?  If you answered “YES!” to one or more of these questions then this class is for you.
When we have finished you will have a solid understanding of how to safely and productively use your body as a tool to deliver deep tissue massage; you will have practiced palpation skills with your fists, forearms and elbows and have more confidence in using these tools regularly in your work setting; and you will be able to deliver more pressure with less effort.
Therapists who have taken this course say they no longer hurt and they feel like they could practice forever.

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Basic Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment with Manual Techniques for the Spine - 16CE
Sep
8
to Sep 9

Basic Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment with Manual Techniques for the Spine - 16CE

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This course will introduce participants to basic orthopedic assessments and tests of the spine and the treatment plans using manual techniques. This two day course provides each participant with hands-on, practical clinical training in integrative evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of injuries and disorders of the spine.This course will introduce participants to basic orthopedic assessments and tests of the spine and the treatment plans using manual techniques. This two day course provides each participant with hands-on, practical clinical training in integrative evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of injuries and disorders of the spine.

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Light Touch Techniques for Headaches & Migraines - 7 CE
Sep
7
9:00 AM09:00

Light Touch Techniques for Headaches & Migraines - 7 CE

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We all have clients that experience headaches or migraines. Add new techniques to your toolbox with this one day class. First we will talk about the causes and symptoms of different headaches.
Then I will demonstrate cranial and acupressure techniques and you will exchange with a partner to practice and experience the work. The pressure for all of the bodywork is light to medium so you can work smarter, not harder.

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