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Pin & Stretch for the Non-Athlete Client: Upper Body

February 24 @9:00 am -4:00 pm

$165

6 CEUs 

With Instructor Brian Kavanaugh


Course Description: 

This class will teach bodyworkers a more complete approach to the technique of Pin and Stretch, including how to  incorporate it with muscle energy techniques. Specific muscles that will be addressed are levator scapula, scalenes, SCM, splenius capitis and cervicis, subscapularis, pectoralis major & minor and more, time permitting. Therapists first learn what the physiological effect of pin & stretch are and then how to identify attachment sites and muscle belly of each muscle. Therapist will be able to show clients progress in range of motion and in pain reduction. Therapist should wear loose, comfortable clothing.

Learning Outcomes & Objectives:

  1. The therapist will be able to identify protocol and physiological effects of Pin & Stretch.
  2. The therapist will be able to identify location of muscle attachment sites for levator scapula, scalenes SCM, splenius capitis and cervicis, subscapularis, pectoralis major & minor and more.
  3. The therapist will be able to do muscle energy techniques for levator scapula, scalenes SCM, splenius capitis and cervicis, subscapularis, pectoralis major & minor, and more.
  4. The therapist will be able to assess and locate target areas for Pin & Stretch within the muscle belly.
  5. The therapist will be able to perform Pin & Stretch on levator, scalenes SCM, splenius capitis and cervicis, and more.
  6. The therapist will be able to perform Pin & Stretch on subscapularis, pectoralis major and minor and more.
  7. The therapist will be able to show clients progress in range of motion and in pain reduction.

About the Instructor:

Brian Kavanaugh, LMT graduated from CNW in 2005 and since has been practicing Integrative Therapeutic Massage at The Bodyworks Wellness Center. Brian worked at CNW from 2006 to December of 2017 and has instructed in a variety of classes including Foundations of Massage, A&P, Myology, Applied Techniques, Sports Massage, Chair Massage, NMT and Assessment Skills in addition to working his last 3 years as the Director of Career Development and Alumni Services. Brian hopes his students find massage as life transforming as he has.


Online registration is available by clicking the website link below. To register by phone, call the school directly. Please contact Rachel Savageau at rsavageau@cnwsmt.com with any questions.

Details

Date:
February 24
Time:
9:00 am -4:00 pm
Early Bird Rate:
$165
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.schedulicity.com/scheduling/CFNWED

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

Other

CE Hours
6
Instructors
Brian Kavanaugh

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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

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