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Careers in massage therapy are deeply rewarding, offering the satisfaction of knowing that one’s work helps others live life more fully. Licensed massage therapists are health professionals and play essential roles in the healing process. Our intensive one-year training programs equip our students to test successfully for licensure. [Read More] The benefits of massage therapy are well documented in medical literature. Massage relieves stress, improves circulation, increases joint flexibility, releases chronic muscular tension, reduces blood pressure and relieves headaches.  [Read More] Massage therapists benefit greatly from continuing their education, learning new methods based on the latest discoveries in the field of massage therapy.  Explore our continuing education courses and expand your practice and knowledge.  [Read More]
Friday Dec 19, 2014
Assessment of the Locomotor System (6 CE hrs, 1-7pm)   
Assessment of the Locomotor System (6 CE hrs, 1-7pm)
Dec 19
Instructor: Dr. Ashley Gaines $150.00
The focus of this course is to learn about the most common types of muscular imbalances. The student will learn about what causes these imbalances, how the body compensates for them, and how we can properly assess for them. Throughout the course, the relevant anatomy will be discussed to help the student better understand what is happening to the body during these times of imbalance. The student will walk away with a better understanding of the locomotor system and in turn, will be better equipped to assess their clients.
Continuing Education
Saturday Dec 20, 2014
Reiki II - 8 CE hrs   
Reiki II - 8 CE hrs
Dec 20
Instructor: Carmen Medellin Douglas, LMT, NCTMB, MSW, Traditional Usui Reiki Master (9-5pm) $250
In this seminar we will review what Reiki is, how it works, the history of Reiki, the Reiki degrees, what is an attunement, what happens during an attunement, how Reiki differs from other techniques, healer's ethics, second degree Reiki symbols and uses, hand positions, the healing session, developing a Reiki practice, documentation. The students will be given 2 attunements and will be given time to practice giving and receiving Reiki. They will also practice documenting sessions. Any questions will be answered as well.
Continuing Education
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