2014-2105 Massage Therapist CE’s
24 hours of continuing education, including at least 2 hours of ethics
*up to 12 hours of CE credit per renewal may be earned as follows:
-For completion of a self-study course that is offered by an approved sponsor. Each self-study course shall include an examination.
-Credit may be earned for papers prepared and delivered before recognized massage therapy organizations; papers published in nationally recognized massage therapy journals; or a chapter published in a book on massage therapy, each appropriately verified.
-First time presentation of an academic course or workshop, seminar, in-service, electronic or Web-based course. Speeches made at luncheons or banquets or any other presentation not within specified guidelines are not eligible for CE credit.
|PERI-NATAL MASSAGE (8 CE) |||Cost: $175
|This Peri-Natal Massage Course is designed as an advanced practice for Licensed Massage Therapists. It aspires to assist the therapist in safely and effectively applying massage modalities for the pregnant woman during the 3 trimesters of pregnancy through the post-partum period. This is to be accomplished through the study of: the physiological and structural changes that occur during each trimester of pregnancy, labor, delivery, and post-partum; along with the implications for therapy and positioning; complications or warning signs to identify contraindications; effective history taking & documentation.
Embryology is introduced to increase awareness of the developing fetus & to explore the many effects that massage therapy, including stress reduction, has on the dyad of mother and child. Therapists will have the opportunity to explore their own beliefs and attitudes about pregnancy and birthing, as well as their communication skills, all in support of providing a safe and therapeutic environment for their clients.
This workshop will be delivered with the utilization of an outline, participant handouts for easy future referencing, audio-visuals, and demonstration with a pregnant client. There will be a clinic practicum with pregnant clients provided.Instructor: Olga M. Morris, FNP, brings to the training over 20 years of practice as a FamilyNurse Practitioner and Board Certified Massage Therapist. She has been a Certified Parent
Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 | 9am-6pm
|INFANT MASSAGE (28 CE) |||Cost: $650.00|
|This is a parent education program based on family strengths using nurturing touch & massage to promote the physical and emotional well-being of babies & young children.
Parent instruction occurs in small parent-baby classes, in private sessions or in community
parenting programs.Certified Education of Infant Massage Trainings (CEIM) are open to LMTs, Nurses, Occupational Therapists & is accredited through NCBTMB, CA Board of Registered Nurses and AOTA.Instructor: Olga M. Morris, FNP, brings to the training over 20 years of practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Board Certified Massage Therapist. She has been a Certified Parent Educator for Infant Massage for the past 15 years. Olga brings her passion for teaching and sharing, with her compassion for the opportunity for personal growth available when doing this work.
April 23rd-26th, 2015 | 9am-5pm
|ESSENTIAL OILS (0 CE) |||Cost: $25.00|
|Let essential oils set the “wellness mood” for your holiday season and that of your clients. Whether you are looking to understand how oils can better fit into your practice; learn inexpensive ways to gift or sell essential oils; or keep your own family healthy over the holidays—we hope you’ll join us for this informative talk.
Monday, November 17th, 2014 | 7pm-8:30pm
|REIKI LEVEL 1 / INTRO TO CHAKRAS (8 CE) |||Cost: $245.00|
|Now you can bring the full mind, body and spiritual connection to your massage session or facial treatment with Reiki. Universal Spa Training Academy is now offering Level 1 Reiki Training / Introduction to Chakras (8 CE’s). Presented by Madison Orlando, Nationally Certified Massage Therapist/Reiki Master Instructor.Reiki is an incredible hands on modality that is a very subtle yet Powerful healing system. Reiki seeks to facilitate the body to rebalance the system and assist the body in healing itself. It is also known to accelerate the body’s healing process and to reduce stress which is the number one cause of illness and disease. Although Reiki is of a spiritual nature, Reiki is “NOT” a Religion. It works on a physical, emotional, and spiritual level; promoting inner harmony and peace as well as enhancing the immune system.
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Sunday, November 16th, 2014 | 9:30am-6pm
|INTRO TO ENERGY WORK (7 CE) |||Cost: $185.00
|This course gives a comprehensive overview of the similarities and differences between methods in energy healing used today. It summarizes practices that use sound, breath and light touch as related to the chakra-based energy system and will help you develop an energetic vocabulary for your work.Class is geared towards professionals practicing in the fields of bodywork and/or therapy; so that they can consider integrating energy concepts into their practice and possibly going on to certify in one of the energy modalities. No Prerequisites.
Class will be taught by instructor and Reiki Master, Isabel Andrews of LightWorks Energy in Naperville, Illinois. NCBTMB Provider Number 477.For more information on Isabel and her practice you may visit www.lightworksenergy.com or call 630-881-8375.
Sunday, December 7th, 2014 | 9:30am – 5pm
|HOLIDAY DETOX (0 CE) |||Cost: $65.00
|Feeling extraordinarily stressed or fatigued after working with your clients? Not sure how to get through a session with the client who “drains you”? Come join us for a presentation and discussion on how energy can flow in session between client and practitioner, so that you can learn ways to protect yourself, your client, and offer the best service possible over the busy holiday spa season.In this class, you’ll discover:• How energy can flow in a session.
• Signs that your energy is being impacted in a negative way.
• Ways for establishing healthy energetic boundaries with your clientele at the beginning of a session.
• How to protect and release congested energy before and after appointments.Class will be taught by instructor and Reiki Master, Isabel Andrews of LightWorks Energy in Naperville, Illinois. NCBTMB Provider Number 477. For more information on Isabel and her practice you may visit www.lightworksenergy.com or call 630-881-8375.
Sunday, November 15th, 2014 | Noon – 2pm
"Universal Spa Training Academy was a great stepping stone in my life with great memories that I will never forget."
Ms. Emily S.
2013 USTA Graduate
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