Tai Chi

Tai Chi is an exercise discipline known throughout the orient for many centuries. The movements are based mostly on circular motion and flow at a smooth even tempo, making for perfect balance as the weight of the body is shifted from one side to the other. If practiced carefully it will bring about a high level of body control. This in turn results in greatly increased powers of mental concentration
 

Tai Chi-Yang Style Short Form

An ancient form of Chinese exercise to enhance the mind-body connection. The Chinese have practiced Tai Chi for hundreds of years as a way to enhance overall well-being through improved balance, to increase circulation & flexibility, and to minimize the stresses of life and aging.
 

Temple Lomi-Lomi Massage

This workshop will introduce you to the ancient spiritual and healing art of the Temple Lomi Lomi that is practiced by Kahuna Healers. Learn their customs, beliefs and how they utilize meditation, visualization and touch to heal. Upon completion, you will be able to perform a full one-hour treatment.
 

Thai Massage Level 2

3.Thai massage originated in India and was greatly influenced by China. The techniques of Thai Massage have been used in Thailand for more than 2,500 years. It is a series of compressions, gentle rocking, and yogic stretches along energy lines similar to Chinese meridians. This session will focus on the sen lines (similar to the meridian lines of acupressure) , potent points of the body, and additional therapeutic applications, side lying and seated .
 

Thai massage on the Table

Traditionally performed on the floor, Thai massage originated in India and was greatly influenced by China. The techniques of Thai Massage have been used in Thailand for more than 2,500 years. It is a series of compressions, gentle rocking, and yogic stretches along energy lines similar to Chinese meridians. This session will cover supine position including, techniques for the head, face, neck and abdomen.
 

Thai Massage, An Introduction to Traditional

Traditional Thai Massage is an ancient form of therapeutic bodywork first practiced in Siam (Thailand) over 2500 years ago. It incorporates gentle rocking, deep stretching and rhythmic compressions to open and tone all systems of the body.

Done comfortably clothed on a floor mat or low table, Thai Massage feels as wonderful as it looks. Deeply therapeutic, fluid and meditative, Thai Massage relaxes, refreshes, and revitalizes both the giver and the receiver.
 

Thai Massage, Traditional; Nuad Bo-Rarn—“The Basics”

Traditional Thai Massage is an ancient form of therapeutic bodywork first practiced in Siam (Thailand) over 2500 years ago. It incorporates gentle rocking, deep stretching and rhythmic compressions to open and tone all systems of the body. Done comfortably clothed on a floor mat or low table, Thai Massage feels as wonderful as it looks. Deeply therapeutic, fluid and meditative, Thai Massage relaxes, refreshes, and revitalizes both the giver and the receiver.
 

Thai Massage, Traditional—“Beyond the Basics”

Beyond the Basics will include an introduction to sen (similar to the meridian lines of acupressure), as well as side-lying position. The focus is on gentle, rhythmic compressions with deep stretching and working with the client's breath.
 

The Benefits of Amino Acids

Amino Acids (AA): We hear a lot about them; they are good for this and great for that. But what actually are they and why should we really care about them? Where do we get them? What happens if we do not get enough? What happens if we get too much? And what happens if they are not in balance? In this course, we will explore these questions, and more.
 

The Benefits of Essential Fatty Acids

Essential Fatty Acids (EFA).There is a growing body of research trumpeting the many benefits of taking them; also the ills we can experience from not getting enough of them in our diet.In this course, we will explore the ins and outs of EFA: what they are, how they work, why we need them, what happens when if we do not get enough of them, what happens when they are out of balance and more.
 

Therapeutic Touch, Rediscovering

Therapeutic Touch, or "TT", was developed in the 1970`s by Dolores Krieger, PhD., RN and Dora Kunz, a natural clairvoyant. "TT" is a contemporary interpretation of several ancient healing practices and is based on the conscious use of the hands to help or to heal another. In this hands-on course you will: Learn to center yourself and quiet your mind. Experience the "feeling" of the human energy field; Give and receive a full Therapeutic Touch treatment. Discover how Therapeutic Touch can be used within a massage to detect and clear areas of congestion, enhance relaxation, relieve pain and accelerate the body`s natural healing process.
 

Tools for Creating a Successful Practice

Starting a new practice can be overwhelming and terrifying to the best of us! Drawn from 20 years’ experience in sales and business management, this course will provide more than enough tools, ideas, skills, tips, and direction from which participants can create their own personalized “steps to success”—or give a boost to that new practice. Use your own talents and give yourself every opportunity.
 

Transitional Bodywork I

After you have been in the outside practice for awhile, it is great to be able to bring your clients a fun, new treatment that will enhance your practice. Have you always felt mechanical in your treatments? Are you feeling stale? If you can say “yes” to either of these, then it is time for the Transitional Bodywork treatment to be added to your list of treatments.
 

Transitional Bodywork II

A continuation of Transitional Bodywork: body evaluation done through touch and visuals.
 

Trigger Point Therapy I

The participant will learn and practice how to locate trigger points, trigger-point therapy techniques for the head, neck, and upper back, and how to successfully treat myofascial pain syndromes. Techniques will include ischemic compression, vibratory compression, active and passive release, and post-contact stretching
 

Trigger Point Therapy II

In this course, the student will learn Trigger Point Therapy skills to treat patients who suffer from upper, middle and lower back pain, sciatica, gluteal pain and other lower extremity syndromes. Techniques include ischemic compression, facial release and post isometric stretches. Trigger-point Therapy I is not a prerequisite for this course
 

Trigger-Points of the Head and Neck

Trigger points are a type of muscle knot that can produce pain in seemingly unrelated locations, and sometimes, bizarre symptoms. This workshop will guide you in the art of trigger point therapy for the head and neck. You will learn when this form of treatment will help your clients, how to find trigger points, and that to do to relieve them. Emphasis will be placed on proper ergonomics, treatment in different positions, and integration with other bodywork techniques.
 

Trigger-Points of the Trunk

Triggerpoints are a type of muscle knot that can produce pain in seemingly unrelated locations, and sometimes, bizarre symptoms. This workshop will guide you in the art of triggerpoint therapy for the trunk. You will learn when this form of treatment will help your clients, how to find triggerpoints, and that to do to relieve them. Emphasis will be placed on proper ergonomics, treatment in different positions, and integration with other bodywork techniques.
 

Trigger-Points of the Upper Extremity

Triggerpoints are a type of muscle knot that can produce pain in seemingly unrelated locations, and sometimes, bizarre symptoms. This workshop will guide you in the art of triggerpoint therapy for the upper extremity. You will learn when this form of treatment will help your clients, how to find triggerpoints, and that to do to relieve them. Emphasis will be placed on proper ergonomics, treatment in different positions, and integration with other bodywork techniques.
 

Tui Na (back, hip & leg pain)

Tui Na, a traditional Chinese healing system, integrates acupressure and massage by using a variety of hand techniques.
 

Tui Na(the back)

Tui Na is an Oriental bodywork therapy that has been used in China for 2,000 years. Tui Na uses the traditional Chinese medical theory of the flow of Qi through the meridians as its basic therapeutic orientation. Through the application of massage and range of motion with stretching techniques, Tui Na seeks to establish a more harmonious flow of Qi through the system of channels and collaterals allowing the body to naturaly heal itself. This class will focus on disharmonies (i.e. pain) in the back, including the neck, thoracic and low back area.
 

Tuina

Tuina is a Chinese system of massage which builds upon the basics of Acupressure. Simple and compound massage techniques will be taught, as well as routine techniques for specific areas of the body, and treatment protocols for common conditions. An emphasis will be placed upon the practical application of the techniques.
 

Whiplash Injury, Massage Therapy and Repetitive

As “Road-Rage” runs rampant down the streets of New England, car accidents are forever pending. All of us, including our patients, can expect to be in at least one auto accident. Learn stretching and rehabilitation exercises for acute and sub-acute whiplash-injured patients and much more about prevention and conservative treatment to enhance your massage skills.
 

Working with clients suffering from chronic degenerative disorders

This course is directed towards clients suffering from degenerative disorders such as Tremor, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, etc. Students will learn how these types of disorders produce a bewildering variety of startling and sometimes intimidating symptoms. In learning how to work with these patients, massage therapists must remember that their prime objective must always be to "do not harm". Thus, they can be put in the precarious position of deciding whether their work is an appropriate part of someone’s healing process. Great informative course for the licensed massage therapists working in Chiropractic offices, hospitals, nursing homes and their own private practices
 
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