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October 2017

Advanced Chair Massage

October 20 @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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$135

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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Shiatsu Elemental Intensive: Wood

October 21 @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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$150

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 Wood Element including classical assessment using CSOE, color, sound, odor, and emotion.  They will explore their psychological and psycho-spiritual symptoms of Wood Elemental imbalance.  They will learn the location and treatment protocol of the Five Element points along the Liver and Gallbladder channels.  We will work these channels in supine, prone and side-lying,,…

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Elements of Structure: Upper Body Integration

October 27 @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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$135

Course Description: The Elements of Structure series is designed to impart critical components of structural bodywork through lecture and  hands on exchange. The Upper Body Integration class is the 9th class in the series and we will look at techniques for working with large fascial sleeves of the trunk and upper appendicular, and how that relates to the back and core.  We will integrate movement into our sessions as well as seated work. This class can be a wonderful first…

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November 2017

Prolonging Your Career: Body Mechanics for Massage Therapists

November 3 @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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$135

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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An Introduction to the Chakra System for Massage Therapists

November 4 @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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$135

  Course Description: In this class you will learn tools you can use in your massage practice both for your self-growth as well as effectiveness with your client, in releasing chronic stress, body tension and long term imbalances in their chakra energy system. You will learn the basics of the chakra system as a model for optimum health and wellbeing. You will learn how to balance your own energy without becoming over or under-charged and why balance is so important…

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Foot Reflexology: The Science, Art and Heart Level 1 (4 day class)

November 5 @8:30 am -8:00 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$650

4 day class, registrants are required to attend all four days: Nov. 4th, Nov. 5th, Dec. 2nd & Dec. 3rd Timing: Nov. 4th, Nov. 5th, Dec. 2nd- 8:30am-8pm;  Dec. 3rd 10am-5pm Course Description: For massage therapist, nurses, physical therapists and athletic trainers .   Learn how to give a complete 60-90 minute foot reflexology session which stimulate the points that correspond to all parts of the body. Transport others into a deep state of relaxation,  helping  the recipient achieve balance, health and healing.  Learn…

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Pin and Stretch for the Non-Athlete Client

November 17 @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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$135

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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Elements of Structure: Whole Body Integration

November 17 @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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$135

Course Description: The Elements of Structure series is designed to impart critical components of structural bodywork through lecture and  hands on exchange. The Whole Body Integration class is the 10th class in the series and we will look at techniques for working with large fascial sleeves of the whole body and what that means to the person as a whole.  We will integrate movement into our sessions as well as seated work. This class can be a wonderful first step…

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TMJ and Face/Ear Pain

November 18 @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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$160

Course Description: Class lecture will review anatomy of the tempromandibular joint and associated muscles and structures. Students will learn to apply NMT. Micro Fascial, Bindegebsmassage and MET/ROM for the TM joint. This is a Great class to add to your book of techniques.  Learning Outcomes/Objectives: -Student will be able to identify mm’s and structures of TM joint -Student will be able to identify possible contributing factors to TMJ pain -Student will be able to demonstrate and apply MET for TMJ…

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The Role of Massage Therapy in Healing from Abuse and Trauma

November 18 @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: This didactic course includes experiential learning and exploration of topics around working with survivors of abuse and trauma in a therapeutic setting. The facilitator has a background in Public Health and Education and will review the Prevalence and Significance of this epidemic and the implications for your practice. The workshop will cover the science of how Abuse and Trauma affects your client’s health and tools and strategies to use while supporting your clients on their healing journey. You…

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Micro Fascial Facilitation

November 19 @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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$160

Course Description: The latest fascial research from the fascia conferences will be presented as the basis for interacting with fascia. We will look at this new information with the intent of exploring how this tissue effects the muscular and nervous systems. The mechanics of communication through this medium and the significance of the role fascia plays in disease are also a focus of this class. We will “play in fascia” and develop your palpation skills to identify areas of restriction…

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December 2017

Introduction to Myofascial Release

December 2 @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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$200

Course Description: This introductory class will explore the fascinating fascial system and how to use Myofascail Release to help your clients with a variety of issues. We will focus on fascial scar repair, hands on demonstrations and practice engaging fascia of the back, hamstrings, biceps and triceps, SITS muscles, Pec Major and Minor with a focus on post-mastectomy clients. MFR is a valuable technique that can be incorporated into any massage session!   Instructor Bio: Dale Perry, LMT, CLT, NCSMT…

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Shiatsu Elemental Intensive: Fire

December 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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$150

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 Fire Element including classical assessment using CSOE, color, sound, odor, and emotion.  They will explore the psychological and psycho-spiritual symptoms of a Fire Elemental imbalance.  They will learn the location and treatment protocol of the Five Element points along the Heart and Small Intestine, Triple Heater and Pericardium channels. We will work these…

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Therapeutic Massage for Lyme Disease

December 7 @4:30 pm -8:30 pm
Center For Natural Wellness School Of Massage Therapy, 3 Cerone Commercial Drive
Albany, NY 12205 United States
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$100

Course Description: Part I: In this class, the students will learn about the symptoms of Lyme Disease and how to select appropriate massage techniques to help the client. We will discuss the many ways Lyme can be transmitted and means to prevent infection. Students will develop an understanding of classical and alternative treatment protocols. Part II. Students will learn and practice on each other a unique massage technique they can use with their clients who have chronic Lyme symptoms.  Learning…

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Ethics and Billing for Massage Therapists

December 9 @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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$160

Course Description: Ethics-This class qualifies for the NCBTMB ethics requirement. We review ethical relationship with clients, other healthcare providers and insurance companies. In addition we will cover simple billing and communication techniques that allow you to expand your practice to include no-fault and workers compensation claims.   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 in Monroe NC where he teaches Theraputic…

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Medical/Functional Massage: Headache

December 10 @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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$160

Course Description: The anatomy of the head and neck will be reviewed and we will learn application of orthopedic medical evaluation tests for cervical nerve involvement. The causes of headaches will be reviewed and various massage modalities will be explored for this pathology.   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 in Monroe NC where he teaches Theraputic massage and runs…

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