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Therapeutic Bodywork Practitioner Classes

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Classes 1 through 6 include:

  • Beginning Body Work
  • Basic Stroke and Body Mechanics
  • Anatomy – Body Systems – Ethics
  • PNF (Muscle Energy)
  • Practical Assessment

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The foundation of this program, the first six classes include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • Basic Swedish Style Massage—long, connecting strokes and techniques designed to relax and reduce stress.
  • Anatomy/Physiology—the base from which we expand into the therapeutic application of massage. Learn the location, position, and function of the bones, major organs, muscles, and nerves in the body.
  • Ethics and Professionalism, Equipment, Hygiene, Safety.
  • Muscle Isolation—positioning the client, palpating landmarks.
  • Neuro-Lymphatic & Neuro-Vascular—exploring pathways that supply and affect muscles and surrounding organs and systems.
  • Neuro-muscular—contracting and releasing mechanisms accessed; helps provide longer lasting results.
  • Fascia Alignment—relaxing and moving connective tissue, which is primary to foundational balancing of the body as a whole.
  • Manual Lymphatic Drain—technique that encourages and directs lymphatic flow.
  • In-class Practical Experience—actual supervised assessment and practice