The Massage Class
This course offers massage therapy training with a holistic approach for any person interested in learning the basics of massage without being enrolled in a formal program.
The goal of this course is to present the student with the knowledge necessary to perform a whole body massage for any person of your family, relative, loved ones, couples and to bring out the excellent healing touch skills that everyone is gifted with.
If you think that you would be interested in a carrier as a Massage Therapist or have inclinations to heal with the power of touch and help people feel better, this SPECIAL SEMINAR is for you.
The topics that will be covered in this three hour course are:
1.- Massage Technics (basic strokes) and application to a particular area and the way it is performed. Psychological, Physiological, and Mechanical effect of each will be reviewed in the class including the Fundamental of Massage Therapy.
2- You will learn how to apply the Massage Technics and perform the different modalities within massage, as well as explaining the differences between them. They are: Deep Tissue, Swedish, Reflexology, Lymphatic, and Myofascial.
3-The Ayurvedic approached to massage will also be covered and it will be compared with the Traditional Chinese Medicine approach.
4- Why Massage Therapy is so effective in the modern world as well as a very good complementary and alternative technique to treat different kinds of pathologies and symptoms of many diseases.
5-To performed a whole body treatment on a person so they will feel like new!
6- Learn proper body mechanics in order to protect your body as you performed the treatment while taking care of your loved ones and yourself.
You will be able to appreciate the different strengths that can be used for different proposes depending on the symptoms and how they can be diminished.
You will leave with a knowledge of Massage Therapy. Therefore, you will have a holistic approached to health and the importance of Massage Therapy in the modern world and you will know why it is so beneficial for you, its effects on the body and others.
About the Instructor:
Laura is a licensed massage therapist and Aesthetician. She is interested in Holistic Health and became a Massage Therapist to help people get and stay healthy through the gentile power of touch.
Laura graduated from the Central Maryland School of Massage in Frederick in 2011. She is licensed by the State of Maryland, Virginia, and District of Columbia. She is National Board Certified. She is a Yoga Instructor and a Medical Assistant which is a solid background for recovery.
Laura is trained in a variety of Eastern and Western modalities, specializing in Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Lymphatic Drainage, Thai massage. Laura works with a diverse group of clientele to help ease the effects of pain and discomfort and recover health or keep it. She provides chair massage at corporate events as as well.
Location of Class:
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
within the Wilshire Condo Building3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1
Washington, D.C. 20008
(202) 237-7681, (202) 686-8202
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