Continuing Education

2014 Massage Therapist CEU’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.

Chinese Facial Massage & TMJ (8 CEU) | Cost: $185.00
An amazing facial massage treatment involving 25 Chinese pressure points and the application of 2 natural products (honey and macadamia nut oil) to help relieve tension, reduce facial lines, tone, uplift and enhance appearance.Learn and experience a relaxing and rejuvenating facial massage engaging 25 pressure points (including 2 on the hands) as taught by Dr. Lilly Fu, a Chinese doctor, to Lolita Knight (who has certified Debbie DeNardo).
Techniques help tone, uplift, remove tension, reduce facial lines and increase circulation to the face. Facial massage can benefit Bells Palsy, facial tics, eye droop, sinus problems, eyesight (near and far) and TMJ problems.
Course includes:
1) Chinese facial pressure points
2) Facial rejuvenation massage (over 40 strokes)
3) Honey pat sequence
4) TMJ techniques
5) Relaxation strokes

Sunday, March 23rd, 9am-6pm

Call 866-334-3348 to Register

Indian Head Massage for Chair & Table (8 CEU) | Cost: $185.00

w/ Debbie Denardo
Based on the ancient Indian healing system of Ayurveda, this technique has been practiced for over a thousand years. The massage is calming yet revitalizing, and focuses on the parts of the body most prone to tension and stress: the upper back, neck, shoulders, face and scalp. This technique is delivered with the client fully clothed using a chair or as part of a complete bodywork session using a table.
Students will learn pressure points, tension relieving strokes for the head and neck and how to deliver the technique with or without oil.Indian Head Massage encourages relaxation and the benefits to the client are many, including relief of eyestrain and headaches, promotion of hair and scalp health, improved concentration, increased circulation and reduced stress. The instructor includes organic Ayurvedic herbal scalp oil from Solavedi. A blissful technique your clients will love!

Saturday, March 22nd, 9am-6pm

Call 866-334-3348 to Register
[Early Reg Available @ $165 if paid 30 days in advance]


Ayurvedic Bodywork (24 CEU) | Cost: $450.00
w/ Dr. P. Hari from Kerala India

Enjoy a 3 Day Ayurvedic Retreat Intensive for massage therapists, deepening an exploration of preventative health, external detox spa modalities or herbal treatments, medical Ayurvedic massage and mindful preparation for oneself and the clients space for healing, all of which afforded by the ancient lineage of Ayurveda.
Ayurvedic massage and Bodywork therapies helps your body detoxify gentlyand develops a sense of calmness and relaxation throughout the body, both at the physiological and psychological aspects.You will learn about Ayurvedic Skin and beauty treatments, stress management therapies, different aspects of massage and body work which encompasses the variety of different marma points, and cleansing of our subtle energy channels called the nadis.

Treatments you will learn in the class.
2 ) Shirodhara: Use of the Dhara pot
3) Shirovasthi: Big Cap around the head
4) Mukha Abhayanga: Facial Massage
5) Mukha Lepam: Facial massage with herbal mask
6) Kizhi: for the Back
7) Pichu: (Head Massage w/ cloth tied around your head)
8) Udvarthanam: Abhayanga using dry powder and oil
9) Uthsadanam: Abhayanga using herbal paste and oil

May 16th – 18th, 9am-6pm each day

Call 866-334-3348 to Register [Early bird discount for the first 8 people at $400]

Anatomy Trains (18 CEU) | Cost: $450.00
with KMI International Trainer Yaron Gal Carmel

In this 3-day Anatomy Trains intensive you will:

1. Explore the nature of the fascial web
2. Learn how the fascial web is organized into Anatomy Trains
3. Learn how the Anatomy Trains distribute strain and cause pain far from the problem
4. Build skills in ‘body-reading’ these global patterns posture and movement
5. Develop manual and movement strategies for resolving these patterns
6. Learn soft-tissue techniques for lengthening myofascial structures

This is Tom Myers revolutionary re-vision of musculoskeletal anatomy in terms of functionally connected lines of myofascia. The workshop gives a new perspective and a new way to assess clients’ posture and movement. All 12 myofascial are described, built onto the skeleton, palpated, stretched, and used in postural assessment, with many illustrations and examples. This course is designed for and welcomes all manual and movement therapists, from chiropractors and osteopaths, to PT’s and massage therapists, including yoga, dance and pilates teachers.
Anatomy Trains is required for Tom Myer’s 500-hour Structural Integration professional Certification program.
June 20th – 22nd
.Call 866-334-3348 to Register [Early bird discount for the first 12 people at $400]

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