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Nurturing the Mother® SPA Pregnancy and Postpartum Massage

August 17 @9:00 am -August 18 @6:00 pm

$389

16 CEUs – 2 Day Course : You MUST attend BOTH days to receive credit for this class.

With Instructor Eileen Newsome


Course Description:

Gain the skills and certification to work with your client’s changing body. Be part of the magic and mystery of pregnancy honoring and supporting the mother-baby bond.

This Class uses a combination of the following methods:​

  • Swedish massage for muscle relaxation, tension release and increased circulation
  • Gentle ROM and stretching to relieve pressure through neck, shoulders, rib cage, lower back and hips
  • Deep tissue; hip and gluteal area; helps alleviate chronic lower back and hip pain
  • Abdominal massage for round ligament pain; supports digestion, increases circulation
  • Lymph drainage to reduce pregnancy induced edema
  • Cranial-sacral and polarity therapy for physical/psychological/emotional/spiritual centering
  • Acupressure and reflexology techniques for common pregnancy related complaints

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

  1. Students will describe and recognize the variety of possible birth experiences.
  2. Students will demonstrate proper techniques for pregnancy massage
  3. Students will demonstrate proper and supportive side-lying positioning for safe pregnancy massage
  4. Students will demonstrate proper draping techniques for side-lying positioning in pregnancy massage
  5. Students will demonstrate stretching techniques for pregnancy
  6. Students will identify pressure points that are contraindicated in pregnancy
  7. Students will identify and demonstrate variations in techniques for high-risk pregnancies
  8. Students will identify common discomforts of pregnancy and specific techniques for alleviating the discomforts
  9. Students will identify the anatomy of the female reproductive system
  10. Students will describe the physiology of pregnancy by trimester
  11. Students will describe appropriate massage for each trimester of pregnancy
  12. Students will demonstrate proper techniques for postpartum massage
  13. Students will demonstrate proper application of a castor oil pack
  14. Students will describe cautions and contraindications for pregnancy massage
  15. Students will describe cautions and contraindications for postpartum massage
  16. Students will identify providers to connect with as resources for pregnant clients

 

Details

Start:
August 17 @9:00 am
End:
August 18 @6:00 pm
Early Bird Rate:
$389
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.schedulicity.com/scheduling/CFNWED

Organizer

CNWSMT Continuing Education
Phone:
(518) 489-4026
Email:
rsavageau@cnwsmt.com
Website:
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Other

CE Hours
16
Instructors
Eileen Newsome

Venue

Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy
3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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Phone:
(518) 489-4026

Our Programs

Our NYS recognized Massage Therapy Training program is offered in 3 formats:
  • Full-Time Day
  • Part-Time Morning
  • Part-Time Evening

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Contact

Center For Natural Wellness
School Of Massage Therapy
3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205
Administrative Office: (518) 489-4026
Student Massage Clinic: (518) 489-4068
Fax: (518) 489-0522

Location

Administrative Office: (518) 489-4026 | Student Massage Clinic: (518) 489-4068 | Fax: (518) 489-0522