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Medical Massage for Knee, Foot, and Ankle Pain 8/22

Medical Massage for Knee, Foot, and Ankle Pain 8/22

Medical Massage for Knee, Foot, and Ankle Pain on August 22nd

Knee and leg pain and stiffness, Iliotibial band Syndrome, Chronic Ankle Instability, and Plantar Fasciitis are addressed. Anatomy and contributing factors are discussed, in addition to presenting a 90-minute hands-on protocol to relieve these common complaints. Also, movement and repatterning exercises are offered for clients to incorporate between sessions and to practice at home.

Benefits of Medical Massage for Knee, Foot, and Ankle Pain:

  • Provide pain and inflammatory relief for chronic or acute knee injuries
  • Use joint capsular work to release the fascia around the hip, knee, and foot
  • Increase performance among athletes
  • Improve mobility and ROM ease for all clients
  • Relieve low back pain by releasing the lower extremity

Early Bird price is $175/$190 after July 22nd

For questions or help registering, please call Heath or Nicole at (602) 751-1201*

 

Table Thai Yoga Massage

Table Thai Yoga Massage

Experience hours of facilitated stretching using diverse tools like elbows and feet. You will be able to perform a full body Table Thai Yoga Massage or be able to integrate these stretches into any massage session.

Table Thai Yoga Massage techniques:

  • Relieve common aches, like Neck, Shoulder, Leg, Hip, & Low Back Pain
  • Restore Muscle Balance
  • Increase Flexibility & Range of Motion

Click here for more information about Table Thai Yoga Massage
Or, Preview Table Thai Yoga Massage Seminar Here

Medical Massage for Neck, TMJD, & Headache Pain

Medical Massage for Neck, TMJD, & Headache Pain


We review the anatomy and contributing factors of Neck and jaw pain and stiffness, tension and migraine headaches, teeth grinding, tinnitus, and TMJD. We then learn highly effective techniques integrated from various modalities (such as Neuromuscular Therapy, Structural Integration, Cranial Sacral Therapy, and more) to relieve these conditions. Also, movement and repatterning exercises are offered for clients to incorporate between sessions and to practice at home.

Hands Free Therapies: Lomi Lomi Inspired

Hands Free Therapies: Lomi Lomi Inspired

Join us for therapies inspired by our travels to Hawaii and practice of Lomi Lomi massage. In this one-day seminar, we fuse techniques from Esalen, Thai Massage, and more, and while exploring Lomi Lomi techniques created by ancient Hawaiians, and infused with sacred symbols and aloha spirit.

Benefits of Hands Free Therapies: Lomi Lomi Inspired

  • Explore techniques designed to help therapists work smarter, not harder
  • Enliven your practice with different and inspiring approaches to bodywork
  • Embody being a “Sustainable Massage Therapists” as you save your hands, thumbs, and wrists by interweaving flowing soft fist, forearm, elbow and knuckle strokes

Learn more about Hands Free Therapies: Lomi Lomi Inspired

Preview Lomi Lomi Inspired bodywork

Cranial Sacral Therapy 1

Cranial Sacral Therapy 1

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Cranial Sacral Therapy is a gentle, non-invasive hands-on approach, which helps release restrictions throughout the body and create a profound sense of relaxation. Join us as we practice meditation and movement exercises to enhance intuition and build the ability to sense  the very subtle Cranial Sacral Wave. Following the seminar, you will be able to perform a complete 90-minute Cranial Sacral Therapy session and earn 25 state- and NCBTMB-approved CEs.

 

Benefits of Cranial Sacral Therapy 1:

  • Cranial Sacral Therapy helps relieve pain and common conditions such as headaches, TMJ dysfunction, and Low Back and Neck pain, to name a few.
  • Cranial Sacral Therapy is beneficial in releasing emotional trauma or stress-related illness and discomfort.
  • Cranial Sacral Therapy facilitates profoundly deep relaxation.

Click here for more information about Cranial Sacral Therapy 1
Or, Preview Cranial Sacral Therapy 1 Seminar Here

Thai Sports Massage

Thai Sports Massage

Practice “Fearless draping” to add deep and powerful stretches in your full-body massages, or become able to practice a full body Thai Sports Massage to help alleviate common sports-related aches and pains.

Benefits of Experiencing Thai Oil Massage:

  • Athletes and sedentary clients receive incredible relief from low back, hip, shoulders, and other common aches and pains
  • Clients receive Yoga-like stretches without any effort, creating nhanced sensation and proprioceptive awareness
  • Graceful and confident  range of motion to creating a 3-D massage therapy experience
  • Profound relaxation and release of stored physical, mental, or emotion tension
Medical Massage for Shoulder, Elbow, & Wrist Pain

Medical Massage for Shoulder, Elbow, & Wrist Pain

Shoulder, arm, and wrist pain and stiffness, Golfer’s/Tennis Elbow, Carpal Tunnel, Rotator Cuff syndrome, and Thoracic Outlet are addressed. Anatomy and contributing factors are discussed, in addition to presenting a 90-minute hands-on protocol to relieve these common complaints. Also, movement and repatterning exercises are offered for clients to incorporate between sessions and to practice at home.

Hands Free Therapies: Esalen Inspired

Hands Free Therapies: Esalen Inspired

Join us for techniques inspired by our visits to the world renowned Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. In this one-day seminar, we fuse techniques from Lomi Lomi, Thai, and more, while emphasizing techniques from Esalen massage that create length, connection, and wholeness as we gracefully dance around the table moving like the waves of the ocean.

Benefits of Hands Free Therapies: Esalen Inspired

  • Explore techniques designed to help therapists work smarter, not harder
  • Enliven your practice with different and inspiring approaches to bodywork
  • Embody being a “Sustainable Massage Therapists” as you save your hands, thumbs, and wrists by interweaving flowing soft fist, forearm, elbow and knuckle strokes

Learn more about Hands Free Therapies: Lomi Lomi Inspired

Preview Esalen Inspired bodywork

 

Cranial Sacral Therapy 2

Cranial Sacral Therapy 2

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In this level 2, we explore the varying nuances of “listening” to the body and moving with the body in the dance called UNWINDING.” Participants learn techniques to unwind the fascia, limbs, sacrum and heart, and well as possibilities for attuning to coupled holds. Again, we emphasize meditation and movement exercises to move into deep stillness encouraging students’ capacity to sense and impact the Cranial Sacral Wave.
Prerequisites for Level II: Students must have taken a level I Cranial Sacral course through an accredited school or provider.

Thai Reflexology

Thai Reflexology

Therapists are introduced to Thai meridians, therapy points, and stretches to address the hands, feet, face, and legs with a 90-minute protocol, as well as how to incorporate the wooden Thai Reflexology stick to save therapists’ hands.

Benefits of Experiencing Thai Reflexology:

  • Save your hands, wrists, fingers, and thumbs with the Thai Bamboo Reflexology tool
  • Heal Plantar Fasciitis, Chronic Ankle Instability, and even Knee pain using potent Thai Therapy Points
  • Incorporate fun and refreshing stretches for the toes, feet, ankles, and legs to liven up your practice
  • Descend the energy into the soles to still the mind and calm the heart
Medical Massage for Low Back, Hip, & Sciatica Pain

Medical Massage for Low Back, Hip, & Sciatica Pain

We review the anatomy and contributing factors of Low Back and Hip Pain, Disc & Facet Joint Injuries, and True & Pseudo-Sciatica. We then learn highly effective techniques integrated from various modalities (such as Neuromuscular Therapy, Structural Integration, Cranial Sacral Therapy, and more) to relieve these conditions. Also, movement and repatterning exercises are offered for clients to incorporate between sessions and to practice at home.

 

Hands Free Therapies: Thai Inspired

Hands Free Therapies: Thai Inspired

Join us for techniques inspired by our visits to Thailand and studies of Thai massage. In this one-day seminar, we fuse techniques from Esalen, Lomi Lomi, and more, while emphasizing Thai Massage techniques to open the energy lines, cultivate loving kindness, and experience safe and effective ways to drape, stretch and mobilize the body.

Benefits of Hands Free Therapies: Esalen Inspired

  • Explore techniques designed to help therapists work smarter, not harder
  • Enliven your practice with different and inspiring approaches to bodywork
  • Embody being a “Sustainable Massage Therapists” as you save your hands, thumbs, and wrists by interweaving flowing soft fist, forearm, elbow and knuckle strokes

Learn more about Hands Free Therapies

Preview Thai Inspired bodywork

Integrative Reflexology

Integrative Reflexology


This seminar builds therapists’ skill set to include a fabulous foot massage in every session. Based on traditions of East and West, therapists will learn additional techniques and reflex points to address specific needs of each client within a full body massage or as a standalone Reflexology treatment.

Benefits of Reflexology

  • Non-invasive
  • Relaxing and serves as preventative healthcare
  • Increases circulation of blood and lymph
  • Efficiently addresses all the systems of the body and encourages a return to homeostasis
  • Encourages detoxification
  • Very grounding and helps calm the mind
Medical Massage for Leg, Knee, Foot/Ankle Pain

Medical Massage for Leg, Knee, Foot/Ankle Pain

Knee and leg pain and stiffness, Iliotibial band Syndrome, Chronic Ankle Instability, and Plantar Fasciitis are addressed. Anatomy and contributing factors are discussed, in addition to presenting a 90-minute hands-on protocol to relieve these common complaints. Also, movement and repatterning exercises are offered for clients to incorporate between sessions and to practice at home.

 

Pre-Natal Massage

Pre-Natal Massage

Therapists learn about pregnant mothers’ special needs including a) How to use a side-lying support system; b) How to drape and safely apply 90 minutes of techniques in side-lying position; and c) Contraindications for pregnancy.

Benefits of Pre-Natal or Maternity Massage:

  • Relief of muscular tension, especially in the lower back, hips, upper back, shoulders and neck
  • Reduces stress on weight-bearing joints
  •  Enhances body awareness for better posture, less discomfort
  •  Assists with body mechanics and movement during structural change
  •  Supports birth process by relaxing muscles involved in labor and birth
  •  Eases anxiety and stress during time of transition
  • Gives emotional support and nurturance
Asian Reflexology

Asian Reflexology

We highlight reflexive therapies from Thailand, India, China and Japan in this 90-minute protocol just for the feet and legs. Therapists learn the best techniques to stretch and massage energy lines and therapy points to ground, clear the mind, and relieve foot and leg pain.

Benefits of Experiencing Asian Reflexology:

  • Descend the energy down to reduce headaches, over-thinking, over worrying, and insomnia
  • Prevent health problems before they arise
  • Balance overall meridian flow of Chi
  • Relax the fascia and structures of the foot to create a strong and limber foundation for the entire body
  • Harness the power and ease of working with knuckles and stretching techniques to minimize repetitive thumb and finger work
Thai Herbal Compress Massage

Thai Herbal Compress Massage

Thai Yoga Massage on the Mat

Thai Yoga Massage on the Mat

Therapists learn to provide a full body Thai Yoga Massage on the Mat or can incorporate numerous stretches into any massage therapy session. Therapists practice 1-3 hour of techniques to safely move clients through stretching, range of motion, and compression techniques that are designed to increase flexibility and decrease pain.

Click here for more information about Thai Yoga Massage on the Mat
Or, Preview Table Thai Yoga Massage Seminar Here

 

Medical Massage for Arthritis

Participants learn about the causes of common forms of Arthritis, and how to effectively ease the its symptoms. Utilize Myofascial Release, Muscle Energy Techniques, Call for Motion, and other techniques to relieve the contributing and exacerbating symptoms of Arthritis. Also, you earn 8.5 AZ state- and NCBTMB-approved CEs.

Benefits of Experiencing Medical Massage for Arthritis:

  • Learn the common causes of Arthritis, and practice how to prevent and even reverse the symptoms
  • Become adept at working with this very common complaint, and bring more relief to your clients with Arthritis
  • Practice simple and potent therapies to relieve painful knees, hands, back and more
  • Experience movement practices that you can give your clients so they can improve their symptoms in between sessions

*For questions or help registering, please call Heath or Nicole at (602) 751-1201*