Friday, September 30, 2016
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Advanced Chair Massage
$69.00 (1 section available)
Use your chair for what it was intended! Massage chairs offer therapists different access and leverage for working with the human body, but many therapists do not know how to take advantage of it. A small portion of this class will discuss using the chair as a business building tool, but mostly students will explore chair massage as its own unique experience for clients. Students will also spend time learning adjustments for different body styles and shapes, as well as adjustments for pregnancy massage. Proper and comfortable body mechanics for therapists will be examined and adapted to each therapist's height and center of gravity.

Ethics: Massage Professionalism
$69.00 (1 section available)
The way in which you conduct your massage practice can shape the experience of your clients far more than the selection of hands-on techniques used in a session. Students will reflect on their own professionalism and learn how to create a safe and consistent therapeutic environment. This workshop will cover a variety of topics including transference, confidentiality, consent and boundaries of your practice; the prevailing laws, rules and codes of ethics for the practice of massage and bodywork therapy; discussion of ethical dilemmas; communication with your clients and fellow practitioners; and the dynamics of the client/therapist relationship. This workshop will fulfill the ethics requirement for renewal of the Pennsylvania state massage license. In this class designed for the professional massage therapist, students will earn 4 continuing education hours towards their Pennsylvania licensing requirements.

Introduction to the Kinesio Taping Method
$49.00 (1 section available)
Introduction to the Kinesio Taping Method is designed to introduce practitioners to the. During this two-hour class, the instructor will introduce Kinesio Tapingr concepts, theory and history, and discuss the four major physiological effects; skin, muscle, circulatory/lymphatic, and joint. During lab sessions, attendees will have time to practice muscle applications.

Understanding Pennsylvania's Massage Law
$69.00 (1 section available)
This class consists of detailed information about "the Massage Law". The law passed in 2010, and officially known as "Act 118", governs all massage therapists in the state of Pennsylvania. Each section of the law will be reviewed and discussed to give the professional massage therapist a better understanding of how to work within the guidelines and insure a lawful practice. This class will earn 4 continuing education hours towards Pennsylvania license renewal.

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