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March 2017
$150

Cupping Intensive

March 25 @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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  Course Description: This class is open to all licensed practitioners hoping to bring cupping techniques into their practice or wishing to increase their knowledge on an already existing cupping practice. We will work with fire cupping as well as pump cupping using both moving and stationary techniques.  We will explore cupping both from a western and Classical Five Element perspective.  Students will leave with specific treatments for a variety of imbalances such as asthma, sciatic pain, and shoulder problems. …

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$135

Pin & Stretch For The Non-Athlete Client

March 26 @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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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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April 2017
$150

Shiatsu Elemental Intensive: Metal

April 2 @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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Course Description: This course is open to anyone with a basic understanding of the 12 meridians and their locations.  Students will learn the deeper aspects of the Metal Element including classical assessment using CSOE, color, sound, odor, and emotion.  They will explore their psychological and psycho-spiritual symptoms of Metal Elemental imbalance.  They will learn the location and treatment protocol of the Five Element points along the Lung and Large Intestine channels.  We will work these channels in supine, prone and…

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$225.00

*CERTIFICATION COURSE* Introduction to Myofascial Release Techniques and Principles

April 13 @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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*This Course is part of a Certification series, but may also be taken on its own* **Rescheduled Date 4/13/17** Course Description: The intent of this course is to introduce beginner level concepts and principles that define Myofascial Release as a technique as well as a tool for wellness. The participants will learn about the importance of the fascial system and its role in whole body health. This “hands-on” workshop will allow the participants an opportunity to develop beginner level tools…

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$335.00

*CERTIFICATION COURSE* Introduction to Craniosacral Therapy 2 Day Class

April 18 @9:00 am -May 16 @4:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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*This Course is part of a Certification series, but may also be taken on its own* *Registrants must attend both days of this 2 day class: 4/18/17 & 5/16/17 Course Description: CST is a gentle, hands-on technique which is used to facilitate the body’s self-correcting mechanisms, promote wellness, and restore function.  It is a powerful technique used to restore cranialsacral rhythm rate and quality, and to release fascial restrictions in the dura and cranium. This workshop will introduce the principles and…

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$135

Elements of Structure: Heels to Head; Structural Stability Through the Back Line

April 21 @9:30 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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Course Description: The posterior chain of muscles connects the heels and feet to the top of the head. This region is critical to structural stability and we’ll explore techniques for working on the areas and supporting the weak areas. Students interested in a deeper understanding of structure and resolving many common areas of complaint in client work will find this class useful and illuminating. Lecture, followed by demonstration and student exchange. Students should bring a clean set of sheets and…

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May 2017
$75

Introduction to the Human Electromagnetic Field

May 6 @9:00 am -12:30 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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Course Description: The Electromagnetic field is a subject that has been on the cutting edge of bodywork for many years. Research on this subject has been collected, studied and is now ready for use and integration into the field of massage therapy. This class offers therapists an introduction to the knowledge of how to work with the field to affect changes and help improve our clients health on multilevels. It is for licensed massage therapist who are open to working…

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$135

Introduction to the Chakra System

May 7 @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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Course Description: This class is for LMT’s, Students and all Bodywork Professionals who are interested in learning more about the seven main energy centers of the body. It is an introductory class designed to give students a foundation to build on in regards to the Chakras. This class is primarily lecture based with thorough focus on historical theories of how the chakras are formed, their function, location and the chakra systems relationship to the body.  If time permits we will…

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$200

Bliss: Restorative Head, Neck and Face Techniques

May 7 @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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Course Description: Come join us to develop your massage skills and learn soothing, healing almost magical techniques that can facilitate a euphoric, blissful state for your client’s. These techniques are kind on the body of the therapist and can easily integrate into a current massage practice.  This course will enable you to develop your skills at handling the head, learn some unique stretches for the neck, shoulders and face, as well, massage techniques on the face and scalp.  The techniques…

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$135

Elements of Structure: Head, Neck and Jaw #7

May 19 @9:30 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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Course Description: The Elements of Structure series is designed to show students practical hands on myofascial and structural bodywork techniques along with the principles of structural bodywork. In this the 7th in a series, the Head Neck and Jaw we dive deep into neck and shoulder anatomy and the root causes of jaw pain and headaches. Students should wear comfortable clothing and bring linens for exchange work. Learning Outcomes/Objectives: -Students will identify key muscles and structures of the neck -Students…

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$85

Therapeutic Anti-Aging Face and Neck Massage Using Stones

May 19 @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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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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$200

Introduction to Lomi Lomi

May 20 @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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Course Description: This class is intended to introduce the therapist to the Hawaiian massage techniques used in Lomi Lomi as well as the practice of the mindfulness and presencing of the ancient Hawaiian kahunas. The lecture portion of the class will explore the history of Lomi Lomi and discussion of the importance of the energy and spiritual nature of the powerful and relaxing type of bodywork. The clinical practicum focus is on application of Lomi Lomi and practice of techniques…

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$200

Connective Tissue (Bindegewebsmassage) for Diabetic Neuropathy

May 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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Course Description: This protocol is not curative, but rather will help with the discomfort associated with Diabetic Neuropathy. If you have clients who suffer from Diabetic Neuropathy, then this class is for you! This class will cover basic pathology of diabetes and associated neuropathy and fascial changes. Lecture is about 2 hours and clinical practicum is 5 hours. Therapists will have basic understanding of diabetic neuropathy and practical protocol to address this condition after participation in this class.   Learning…

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June 2017
$125

Massage for the Laboring Woman

June 3 @9:00 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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Course Description: This course will provide the LMT with the knowledge and skills necessary to support women during the labor and birth process.  The class will review the physiological, psychological and emotional journey of labor and birth, as well as techniques to facilitate and support the labor/birth process.  In addition, the course will prepare the LMT for the hospital environment (bed, equipment, staff), and review the roles/relationships of the LMT vis-à-vis the hospital staff.    Learning Outcomes and Objectives: -Students…

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$145

A Therapeutic Approach to Stone Massage – Back, Legs, Feet and Abdomen

June 9 @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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Course Description: In this comprehensive training you will learn techniques using stones that will enhance your massage therapy sessions. 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 will discuss ways to…

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August 2017
$335.00

*CERTIFICATION COURSE* Myofascial Release and Craniosacral Therapy Integration for the Pelvis and Low Back 2 Day Course

August 29 @9:00 am -August 30 @4:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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*This Course is part of a Certification series, but may also be taken on its own* *Registrants must attend both days of this 2 day class: 8/29/17 & 8/30/17 Course Description: The intent of this course is to learn strategies to evaluate the pelvis and low back and integrate MFR and CST techniques into a successful treatment plan. This “hands-on” workshop will provide an opportunity to develop palpation and manual evaluation tools as well as develop treatment tools to effectively manage…

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October 2017
$150

*CERTIFICATION COURSE* Craniosacral Therapy and Myofascial Release Techniques Integration and Certification Test-Out

October 10 @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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*This Course is part of a Certification series, and only open to those seeking the Certification *10% discount does not apply to this course   Course Description: The intent of this course is to learn strategies to evaluate the pelvis and low back and integrate MFR and CST techniques into a successful treatment plan. This “hands-on” workshop will provide an opportunity to develop palpation and manual evaluation tools as well as develop treatment tools to effectively manage pelvic and low…

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