Hot Stone Massage Deep Tissue (2 Levels)
Learn the best techniques! Learned improperly stones can cause burns and stone massage has been banned in the past, such as at the Fairmont Hotel chain due to improper stone therapy training. Stones are not left resting, but kept in constant movement, combined with deep tissue techniques hot stone can be the best massage experience ever! muscle stripping, cross fibre, trigger point, full body stone massage (gluts, legs, traps, full body, all muscle groups). Save your hands & elbows and get effective deep tissue release! avoid injury and earn more. A 30 page manual is included in your training. RMT's recommended. Instructor has taught workshops at colleges such as PIMT and Water Garden Spa, Hyatt, Prema Sai. Host a class! 2 day 30 hour certificate class (20 hours instruction, 10 practicums) 8am-7 pm $575 (reg. $595). REGISTER: $100 deposit by Visa or MC, interac e-transfer online bank to [email protected] (from your personal email account for security reasons with password), Mastercard or Visa call or text 403-891-4822 with number & expiry. Cut your work load in half! 15 Domain CCP's with NHPC! 20 ceu's MTAS +1 per practicum, RMTA 12 ceu's.
Introduction to Hot Stone Therapy
History & Nature and benefits of Thermotherapy
* muscle release, increased circulation, detoxification, pain relief, long term relief, research on thermotherapy effects and nerve sedation
Intake form, Questions & Statements to Client prior to Session
Safety with basalt stones, Hygiene & Care of the Stones
Indications & Contraindications
Liability Release from for Stone Therapy
Temperature Control of the stones
Stone Shapes & Uses, Equipment for Stone Therapy
Placement of Stones in Heater
Hot Stone Massage Demo (Therapeutic Style) - incl. oiling & draping, pressure & speed, size of muscles and stone shapes
Procedures for Hot Stone Massage (Therapeutic Style - Prone Day 1 & Supine Day 2) - warming strokes, deep tissue, muscle stripping, cross fibre, working with various shapes & sizes, specialized muscle work, neck work, full body all muscles - PRONE gluts, ham, IT, QL, Erectors, spinalis, lats, tricep, flex+ext, trap, levator, rhomboids etc. SUPINE - neck, pecs, deltoid, flex+ext stripping, bicep, quads, adductor, gracilus, soleus, peroneals, etc. active stone techniques, trigger points and more
Spa Style demo (Relaxation Techniques) - Day 2 for 2-3 hours
Stone Lay outs & Passive use of stones
* use with therapeutic style or relaxation style hot stone massage, under isolated muscles for extended heat to target specific areas and muscle groups for pain relief
Physiological Effects of Hot & Cold Therapy (Research article)
Current clinical research on pain relief includes extended pain relief superior to aceteminophen and ibuprofen in clinical studies!
Front & Back Muscle group guide
Course Feedback, clean up & purchase of stones & heaters
To ensure the health of the professionals while taking the courses, the trainer has the mandate to refuse attendance to anyone who displays symptoms of illness or indicates that they have health issues that may affect others taking classroom instruction. For any skin rashes, anything viral or similar conditions please reschedule the class.