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June 2018

Therapeutic Anti-Aging Face and Neck Massage Using Hot & Cold Stones

June 8 @10:00 am -3:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$90

Course Description: This comprehensive training combines the best of both worlds – anti-aging facial massage plus therapeutic massage of the neck and face. Our technique combines the use of hot and cold stones and hands using acupressure to stimulate the nerves in the face with a series of vertical and horizontal moves to relax facial muscles and connective tissue, increase blood flow and stimulate lymph drainage. We will work specifically with the muscles of the jaw, face, and neck to…

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Spa Facelift Massage

June 16 @9:00 am -5:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$185

UNFORTUNATELY THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED Course Description: If you’re interested in adding a new exciting service, stand alone or adjunct; to expand your practice and increase your income then this class is for you. The lecture portion of the class will explore the anatomy and physiology of the Integumentary, lymphatic, connective tissue and nervous systems. We will integrate this information in the application of techniques for improvement of skin and muscle tone as well as detoxification of the face.…

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Introduction to Loku Lomi

June 17 @9:00 am -6:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$220

UNFORTUNATELY THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED Course Description: This class is intended to introduce the therapist to the Hawaiian massage techniques used in Loku Lomi as well as the practice of the mindfulness and presencing of the ancient Hawaiian kahunas. Loku Lomi is the equivalent of Medical massage as practiced by the ancient Hawaiians. The lecture portion of the class will explore the history of Loku Lomi and discussion of the importance of the energy and spiritual nature of the…

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Energy Mastery© for Massage Therapists (8 Day Course)

June 19 @5:00 pm -9:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$685

  Course Description: Energy Mastery for Massage Therapists Advanced Energy Healing Methods as an Adjunct to Massage Therapy With Joy Adler, Dan Zavadil, LMT, Laura-Michelle Iacovone, LMT  and Betsy Soares, LMT *Registrants are required to attend all 8 days of course- 6/19, 6/26, 7/10, 7/24, 8/7,  8/21, 9/4, 9/18 Times: 6/19 & 9/18: 5:00pm-9:00pm All other dates: 5:30pm- 9:00pm  This program is designed for anyone who has a strong interest in learning energy healing techniques. These skills are designed to help…

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Advanced Chair Massage

June 24 @9:00 am -4:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$150

Course Description: This course will focus on advanced techniques for the office worker with particular attention to problems associated with repetitive computer work such as carpal tunnel syndrome and thoracic outlet syndrome. This course will consist of part lecture and bodywork where you will learn a variety of techniques to work on Pecs, scalenes, subclavius, SCM and others. Some time in class will also be spent focusing on proper body mechanics for the Chair Massage worker. This class is a…

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A Therapeutic Approach to Stone Massage: Back, Legs, Feet & Abdomen

June 29 @10:00 am -6:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$145

Course Description: In this comprehensive training you will learn techniques using stones that will enhance your massage therapy sessions and extend your career. This course will focus on the back, the front and back of the legs, the feet, and the abdomen. Proper body mechanics are an integral part of this course and you will learn how to incorporate stones into your massage without harming your wrists and hands. The contraindications/considerations of hot stone massage will be reviewed and we…

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July 2018

Pin and Stretch For the Non Athlete Client

July 15 @9:00 am -4:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$150

Course Description: This class will teach bodyworkers a more complete approach to the technique of Pin and Stretch such as how to incorporate muscle energy techniques with Pin & Stretch. Specific muscles that will be addressed are levator, scalenes, SCM, splenius capitis and cervicis, subscapularis, pec major and minor, QL and iliopsoas and more if time permits. Therapist first learn what the physiological effect of pin & stretch are and then how to identify attachment sites and muscle belly of…

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Pelvic Floor Pain, Visceral and Menstrual Dysfunction: The Connective Tissue Approach

July 21 @9:00 am -6:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$220

UNFORTUNATELY THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED Course Description: This class consists of lecture and clinical practicum. We will review nervous system A&P, Connective tissue mechanics and assessment/evaluation for determining appropriate application of this technique. The practicum is focused on learning the basic protocol and application for several pathologies including PMS, menstrual dysfunction, Pelvic floor pain and Low back pain. The student will have a complete understanding of the technique and basic protocols and be able to use connective tissue massage…

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Medical/Functional Massage: Hip/Thigh

July 22 @9:00 am -5:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$185

UNFORTUNATELY THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED Course Description: Anatomy of the Hip/Thigh will be reviewed and we will learn application of orthopedic medical evaluation tests for nerve involvement. Various massage modalities will be explored for this pathology.  If you have clients with hip and thigh pain or dysfunction, this is the class for you. Instructor Bio: Dale Perry, LMT, CLT, NCSMT Practicing since 1991, Dale practices in Albany, NY and Charlotte NC. He is Adjunct Faculty at South Piedmont CC…

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Sports Massage for Elite Athletes

July 22 @1:30 pm -10:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$35

Course Description: This course teaches skills needed to work with elite and professional athletes at sporting events. You will be learning hands on & assessment skills for post event sports massage. You will be able to identify signs and symptoms of common sports related injuries and medical conditions. Participants will apply these skills to world class athletes participating in the Ironman USA Triathlon in Lake Placid, NY in the beautiful Adirondacks. This course is located at the Massage Tent in…

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August 2018

Prolonging Your Career: Body Mechanics for Massage Therapists

August 12 @9:00 am -4:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$150

Course Description: This class will teach massage therapist the importance of proper body mechanics to prevent repetitive use injuries. Therapist will learn how to recognize the signs of body fatigue and how it relates to repetitive use injuries. How table height, breathing, speed of movement and position at the table can decrease chances of massage related injury. Therapist will also learn alterative tools to the hands, how to create counter pressure, uphill force and to increase pressure without increasing effort.…

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INTEGRATION WEEK! Deeper Emotional Intelligence, Dynamics & Boundaries for Massage Therapists

August 27 @10:00 am -4:30 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$145

Course Description: This course will take a deeper look into mental-emotional health dynamics for massage therapists, helping them to be prepared for not only the emotional content that their clients may share, but the interpersonal dynamics they will enact with them. We will investigate how humans develop their interpersonal strategies, what truths these dynamics reflect, how to supportively work with them within the scope of practice, as well as how to avoid countertransference. Students should bring a notebook and pen,…

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INTEGRATION WEEK! The World is at Your Feet: Incorporating Foot Reflexology into Your Massage Session

August 27 @10:00 am -7:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$170

Course Description: Foot reflexology is the perfect modality to integrate with your massage service! Especially for the extended 90 minute sessions, Your clients will leave feeling deeply relaxed and balanced. In a fun and informal atmosphere you will learn how to give a complete and flowing foot massage which will set the foundation for key reflexology points. We will discuss the basic information and learn why the feet are indeed a microcosm of the body. Learn how to apply this…

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INTEGRATION WEEK! Create, Communicate & Deliver Value to Your Massage Clients

August 28 @9:00 am -5:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$155

Course Description: In this didactic workshop you will create a Unique Value Proposition so that you can more efficiently and effectively be of service to your ideal client. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship principles will be applied directly to your massage business with a focus on ways to communicate your unique combination of skills through your offerings. You will also practice techniques to avoid burnout so that you can thrive in your practice. This workshop will be of value to massage…

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INTEGRATION WEEK! Yoga for Bodyworkers

August 29 @9:00 am -12:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$70

Course Description: This course is suitable for all Massage Therapists & Yoga practitioners. Come experience & apply Yoga in a whole new way to help prepare the therapist for delivering a dynamic therapeutic massage session.  Yoga stretches & poses can help maintain the therapist’s sense of stability both mentally & physically.  Yogic Breathwork or Pranayam help charge up & calm a therapist’s energy & stamina required for delivering massage therapy. Good Body Mechanics are imperative for our profession. Learn to…

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INTEGRATION WEEK! Cupping 101

August 29 @12:30 pm -3:30 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$70

Course Description: Students will learn cupping techniques they can use in their Massage practice. Specific cupping treatments for a variety of conditions will be demonstrated and practiced.  Students will need to bring cupping sets if possible, cream or lotion, anti-bacterial wipes, two flat sheets and a pillow, and wear loose comfortable clothing.   Learning Outcomes/Objectives: -Students will demonstrate a broader understanding of Cupping techniques used for such conditions has muscle pain, lower back pain , headaches, or pathologies related to…

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INTEGRATION WEEK! Incorporating Pin & Stretch into Your Chair Massage

August 30 @9:00 am -1:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$90

Course Description: This course will focus on using the technique of Pin & Stretch specifically for clients in a massage chair. As Massage Therapist we are all aware of the perceived limitations of doing advanced techniques like Pin & Stretch in a massage chair. In this class we will learn how to do Pin & Stretch on muscles most Massage Therapist would typically avoid altogether while working on a client in a massage chair.   Learning Outcomes/Objectives: 1. Therapist will…

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INTEGRATION WEEK! Integrating Shiatsu into Swedish for Therapeutic Results

August 30 @3:00 pm -8:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$115

Course Description: This course is perfect for LMTs who want to incorporate Shiatsu pressure points into their regular Swedish, Deep Tissue, or other modality of massage. Please note this is NOT “Shiatsu on the table” per se, as in doing a full length Shiatsu session on the table.  This course is about how to add in therapeutic and effective, results-based pressure points to help alleviate your client's presenting issues.  Students should wear loose fitting clothing, no jeans please, and bring…

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3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205
Administrative Office: (518) 489-4026
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