Cortiva Institute is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education approved provider. The school strives to provide training and support that enhances the skills and experience of massage therapists.

Please note that most of our courses require that you are a licensed health care provider.

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3828
Title: Clinical Assessment and Treatment for the Low Back and Pelvis©
Subject:
Location: King of Prussia, PA
Date: March 7th and 8th, Saturday and Sunday, 9am-5pm
Tuition: $315.00
Instructor: Theresa Tobin Macy
King of Prussia, PA
March 7th and 8th, Saturday and Sunday, 9am-5pm
March 7th and 8th, Saturday and Sunday, 9am-5pm
3/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
Theresa Tobin Macy
Tuition:
$315.00

Course Details
14 CE contact hours, NCBTMB Provider # 451117-09

This 14-hour course focuses on mastering assessment and treatment for the low back and pelvis. Explore dynamic movement and postural assessments, compare fascia and acupuncture meridians, discuss treatment strategies and clinical reasoning skills. Synthesize knowledge of muscle actions, agonist/antagonist relationships, complex movements, fascial connections and tensile restrictions contributing to pain patterns and loss of function. Recording data collected on a body map provides a comprehensive, holistic global view of the client’s patterns, an invaluable treatment planning tool. Skillfully layer myofascial, cross fiber friction, and lengthening techniques to facilitate positive changes for the client and minimize stress on the therapist's body.

Prerequisites: This course is open to massage  therapists who wish to learn more on the topic.

Please Bring:  1 set of massage sheets, a large bath towel, a blanket, a breast draping towel, gym shorts and tank top, unscented lotion/cream, note taking supplies~Smiles, an Open Mind, and a Willingness to Look Beyond What is Obvious

REQUIRED TEXT:  Trail Guide to the Body by Andrew Biel
ISBN-10: 0982663404  

RECOMMENDED READING: Anatomy Trains by Thomas W. Myers
ISBN-10: 044310283X
315.00
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Theresa Tobin Macy
Theresa is a graduate of the Professional Massage Therapy Program at Cortiva.  Upon graduating, Theresa complemented her 20 years of experience in dental healthcare practice management with a clinical certification in Pfrimmer Deep Muscle Therapy. Together she and her business partner formed Advanced Corrective Therapies, a multi-therapist corrective spa in New Jersey.  She is an instructor of the massage therapy and musculoskeletal anatomy and kinesiology courses.  Theresa is also an instructor of a post-graduate class at the Pfrimmer Institute and serves as the President of the Pennsylvania Association of Pfrimmer Deep Muscle Therapy.
PDMT
3751
Title: Reiki I
Subject:
Location: Seattle, WA
Date: Sunday, March 8, 2015; 9:00am to 6:00pm
Tuition: $175.00
Instructor: Eileen Dey
Seattle, WA
Sunday, March 8, 2015; 9:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday, March 8, 2015; 9:00am to 6:00pm
3/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Eileen Dey
Tuition:
$175.00

Course Details
8 CE hours

Connect with the healing energy of Reiki (pronounced Ray-key), the ancient Japanese method of stress reduction and relaxation.  Learn how this simple yet profound technique can be used for reducing pain, relieving tensions and helping to bring balance to one's body and mind.  At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to:

- Reduce stress, relieve pain and promote clarity in their lives.

- Understand the theories of how energy healing works as well as the history of  the Reiki system.

- Learn how to give and receive mini Reiki sessions

- Receive attunements (energy meditations) to enhance their ability to work with the healing energy.

- Incorporate the practice of Reiki into other systems such as massage, yoga, meditation or pilates.

Please bring:  Massage linens
175.00
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Eileen Dey
Eileen Dey, M.A. is a registered counselor and Usui Reiki master teacher in private practice in Seattle.  She has been practicing and teaching the art of Reiki for over 14 years across the U.S. and is the founder/director of the only WA state certified vocational school of Reiki, The Reiki Training Program and its alumni and professional networking organization, The Reiki Fellowship.  She has been featured on Expertvillage.com as the 'Voice of Reiki' and has produced several guided meditation CD's.  She teaches classes through the University of WA and local community colleges and currently runs a training program with the Veteran's Center of Seattle.  For further details please visit: www.reikitrainingprogram.com
CE Instructor
3782
Title: Boosting Immunity with Acupressure & Magnet Therapy
Subject:
Location: Boston, MA
Date: March 8, 9-4
Tuition: $120.00
Instructor: Barbara Blanchard
Boston, MA
March 8, 9-4
March 8, 9-4
3/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Barbara Blanchard
Tuition:
$120.00

Course Details
Look at the immune system from a Chinese medicine perspective.
Learn the types of Qi involved
Explore the key Acupoints to activate immunity.
Learn magnet therapy principles and protocols.
Practice locating the specific points for enhancing general immunity and using Acupressure technique and magnet therapy to boost immunity.
Treatment exchange and discussion for best clinical practices.

An introduction to magnet therapy will be included with a materials kit providing the supplies needed for practice. You will be able to practice what you learn in this workshop immediately in your clinic. Great opportunity!


March 8th, 2015                    9.00am - 4.00 pm      
Tuition: $120 + $30 materials fee Payable to the teacher CE Hours: 6
120.00
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Barbara Blanchard
Barbara Blanchard, Lic. Ac., Dipl. Ac.& Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM) & Certified Instructor of Acupressure (AOBTA)
is double board certified in Acupuncture and Asian Bodywork Therapy. A licensed acupuncturist in Massachusetts. She has been practicing Acupressure Shiatsu since 1978 and Acupuncture since 1993 and is a dynamic teacher interested in practical application of theory for best clinical results.
1898
Title: The Art of Movement and Body Mechanics
Subject: 7 CE Contact Hours
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Date: Friday, March 13, 2015 9am - 4pm
Tuition: $140.00
Instructor: Angie Reiter
7 CE Contact Hours
Scottsdale, AZ
Friday, March 13, 2015  9am - 4pm
Friday, March 13, 2015 9am - 4pm
3/12/2015 12:00:00 AM
Angie Reiter
Tuition:
$140.00

Course Details
7 CE contact hours NCBTMB Approved #451248-10

Work-related injury is a major reason why massage therapists cease to practice. Knowing how to employ good body mechanics and self-care techniques helps emerging and established professionals work smarter, not harder, and helps them to avoid occupational injury, stress and burnout.

Prerequisites:  This course is open to all LMTs, students of massage therapy, and health care practitioners who wish to learn more on the topic.

Please bring:  1 set of sheets, unscented oil/cream, and note taking supplies.  Wear comfortable clothing and supportive footwear.
140.00
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Angie Reiter
Angela Reiter is a graduate from the Chicago School of Massage Therapy, and has practiced professionally since 1994, as well as instructed for Cortiva Institute in Chicago. Before relocating to Arizona she owned a spa and a private practice offering clinical massage therapy to those suffering from chronic discomfort or pain. She is proficient in myofascial Release, trigger point therapy, sports massage and pregnancy massage as well as a blend of many other modalities. Angela is certified with the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. Her teaching style is innovative and inspiring while creating a safe and healthy environment for acquiring knowledge and comprehension.
LMT
3028
Title: Lomi Lomi Traditional Hawaiian Massage
Subject: 25 CE Contact Hrs
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Date: Friday - Sunday, March 6-8, 2015 Fri: 4pm - 9pm / Sat & Sun 8am - 7pm (both days)
Tuition: $400.00
Instructor: Robert Van Overdijk
25 CE Contact Hrs
Scottsdale, AZ
Friday - Sunday, March 6-8, 2015  Fri: 4pm - 9pm / Sat & Sun 8am - 7pm (both days)
Friday - Sunday, March 6-8, 2015 Fri: 4pm - 9pm / Sat & Sun 8am - 7pm (both days)
3/12/2015 12:00:00 AM
Robert Van Overdijk
Tuition:
$400.00

Course Details
25 CE contact hours, NCBTMB provider # 450197-06

Lomi Lomi brings the essence of Hawaii to bodywork.  The strokes of Lomi Lomi are intended to mirror the rhythmic waves of the ocean.  Lomi Lomi utilizes many varied body parts to support self-care and proper body mechanics.
Its form is often New Age interpretative, taught and applied with other spiritual forms of healing, bridging the healing arts of Hawaii with alternative and complimentary traditions from around the world.

In this workshop you will learn the Hawaiian values and concepts of healing. When practiced with understanding, awareness and appreciation for the native culture, Lomi Lomi can restore physical integrity, inner harmony, and support divine alignment.

Students will learn: Forearm Techniques For A Full Session, Vital Body Mechanics, “Ha” Breath, Traditional Protocol To Integrate Old & New Healing Concepts, How To Facilitate A Session With Practical & Spiritual Understanding.

Prerequisites: This course is open to LMTs, bodyworkers, health care providers with knowledge of Anatomy, and students of massage therapy who wish to learn more on the topic.

Please bring: Will be outlined in your registration confirmation letter once payment is processed.
400.00
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Robert Van Overdijk
Robert van Overdijk, BS, LMT, CYT is an instructor and Master Practioner of Eastern and Western Massage Modalities. An approved provider of Continuing Education (NCBTMB # 450197), Robert is Certified in Traditional Thai Massage at the Wat Po Traditional Medical and Massage school in Bankok Thailand.
CE Instructor
3807
Title: Intro To Reiki 2015
Subject: Intro to Reiki 2015
Location: Tucson, AZ
Date: March 15, 2015 Sunday 10-4pm
Tuition: $140.00
Instructor: Krysa Kobryner
Intro to Reiki 2015
Tucson, AZ
March 15, 2015 Sunday 10-4pm
March 15, 2015 Sunday 10-4pm
3/12/2015 12:00:00 AM
Krysa Kobryner
Tuition:
$140.00

Course Details
6CE Hours/$130 Sunday, March 15, 2015 10-4pm


COURSE OUTLINE:
The Reiki Level 1 Class is based on the Japanese energy healing modality of USUI
REIKI, it follows the traditional protocol, introducing Reiki intentions, symbols, hand
placements and initiation into Reiki level 1. Included is a short Chakra balancing outline.
( It is recommended to first attend the CHAKRA BALANCING CLASS)
DURING THE THEORY/ POWERPOINT SECTION of this class the students will learn
the history, principles, symbols and benefits of REIKI, including the anatomy of the
energy bodies, Chakras, glands and organs.
DURING THE PRACTICE SESSION of this class, the students will practice on each
other, learning the client consultation, intentions, use of the symbols, the hand
placements, balancing the chakras, possibly adding breath, aroma, sound and crystals.
The students will practice how to give and receive an entire REIKI session of 1 hr.

LEARNING OUTCOMES & BENEFITS:
One of the main benefits of Reiki Initiation level 1 for Massage Therapists is the ability
to " channel " increased harmonious energy into their clients and to avoid absorbing
unharmonious energy released by their client during the massage.
Reiki energy can be administered to food, water and plants, resulting in a "blessing" of
harmonious energy frequencies.
For people and animals there are many benefits including:
• Promoting general well being and stress relief, resulting in a stronger immune system
and deeper sleep
• Helping to relieve chronic pain and to recover from injuries or medical treatments
• Healing emotional traumas
• Regulating blood pressure, soothing tight muscles, relieving allergies and balancing
hormones
These benefits have been widely recognized and Reiki is now offered in many medical
establishments and hospices.
A continued practice of Reiki level 1 may awaken a deep interest for advanced
professional training in other energy healing modalities.

TIMELINE BREAKDOWN:
15 MIN Guided meditation and affirmation
2 HRS POWER POINT/LECTURE: the history, principles & symbols Reiki, the anatomy
of the five energy bodies, the Chakras, the endocrine system and organs. Client
consultation and setting up of the treatment room is also covered.
Hand outs for students to fill in will be given.
30 MIN BREAK
1 HR PRACTICE: students take turns learning to give and receive a Reiki session,
learning the hand-positions for Reiki and Chakra balancing, incorporating intentions,
affirmations, symbols and choosing to add aroma, crystals and sound.
30 MIN BREAK
1HR PRACTICE: Students swap partners
15 BREAK
45 MIN FINAL INITIATION

Prerequisites: This class is open to all body workers!!

What to bring: Instructions will be provided in your final confirmation letter once payment has been processed and total number of participants has been calculated approximately 1 week prior to the class.
140.00
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Krysa Kobryner
Krysa Kobryner is a state-licensed Esthetics Instructor, Certified Massage, Reflexology,
and Aroma-therapy Practitioner, Certified Chakra Yoga Instructor and Reiki Master
Teacher, bringing her 20 years of work experience with holistic healing modalities in spa
settings to each of her classes.
Gratefully sharing her passion for Reflexology and how energy is flowing and
connecting in each part of our bodies, Krysa creates interactive, playful classes,
introducing the tools of breath, essential oils and hands on healing touch to create
balance and homeostasis in the body.
3834
Title: Energy Medicine, Intuition Development, Part I
Subject: Energy Medicine, Intuition Development, Part I
Location: Tucson, AZ
Date: 03/13-15/2015 Friday 6-9:30pm, Saturday 9-6:30pm, Sunday 10-5pm
Tuition: $299.00
Instructor: Dr Susan Sophia James
Energy Medicine,  Intuition Development, Part I
Tucson, AZ
03/13-15/2015 Friday 6-9:30pm, Saturday 9-6:30pm, Sunday 10-5pm
03/13-15/2015 Friday 6-9:30pm, Saturday 9-6:30pm, Sunday 10-5pm
3/12/2015 12:00:00 AM
Dr Susan Sophia James
Tuition:
$299.00

Course Details
Energy Medicine,
Intuition Development, Part I

Learn to identify and use your own intuitive abilities. Identify which of the 44 kinds of intuition you have and when they are operational. Participate in exercises that heighten your perceptive ability and expand your sense of where your intuition occurs in your being. Learn tools to overcome messages that prevent the use of intuition. Study Universal Principles of energy, which includes their relationship to ethics. This course has homework assignments, case studies and is a prerequisite for other courses.  Friday  6-9:30 pm,
Saturday 9 am-6:30 pm, and Sunday 10 am -5 pm.   Required texts are provided. This class is available for 17 CE's for massage therapy.  

Learning Outcomes and Objectives
Learn to  identify 3 or more of your intuitive abilities
Learn Universal Principles and their role with the use of intuition
Study different intuitive abilities through written case study assignments
Develop and heighten awareness of your intuition
Learn 3 methods to increase or develop your existing abilities
Gain tools to identify when your intuition is functioning
$299.00  
299.00
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Dr Susan Sophia James
Dr. Susan  Sophia James

Doctor of Behavioral Health & Integrated Medicine
Dr
3789
Title: White Light Reiki Level I
Subject:
Location: Wall Township, NJ
Date: Saturday, march 14, 2015 9am - 5pm
Tuition: $199.00
Instructor: John Mercurio
Wall Township, NJ
Saturday, march 14, 2015 9am - 5pm
Saturday, march 14, 2015 9am - 5pm
3/14/2015 12:00:00 AM
John Mercurio
Tuition:
$199.00

Course Details
Level I White Light Reiki training is a class consisting of lecture, discussion and hands on work.  Reiki works on the physical, emotional and spiritual level.  It promotes inner harmony and peace as well as enhances the immune system.  It's also been known to accelerate the body's healing process  Training includes level I Reiki student manual, history of principles, Reiki ethics, level I Reiki energy attunement, introduction to the human energy system (Chakras) and Reiki guide meditation.  Participants will learn how to provide a full Reiki session as well as a full self-treatment session.  Participant will also receive a certificate of completion as well as 7 CEU's.
199.00
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John Mercurio
John Mercurio – Owner of Advanced Wellness Consultants LLC, has been providing stress management services for the past 20 years for individuals and groups in the private, corporate and healthcare fields.  John is a Reiki Master Instructor, Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist, Hypnocounselor (NJ), Licensed Massage Therapist, Workshop Leader and Certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor.  John has dedicated his professional life to enlightening and empowering individuals simply to make better choices in their lives in regards to their health and well being. John integrates a wide array of modalities along with passion, commitment and integrity to provide his clients the tools necessary to reduce stress and live their lives to the fullest potential.
3783
Title: Boosting Immunity For Cancer Care with Acupressure & Magnet Therapy
Subject:
Location: Boston, MA
Date: Sunday March 15, 9-1
Tuition: $85.00
Instructor: Barbara Blanchard
Boston, MA
Sunday March 15, 9-1
Sunday March 15, 9-1
3/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Barbara Blanchard
Tuition:
$85.00

Course Details
Magnet therapy principles, protocols, contraindications and cautions will be reviewed. Discuss the specific side effects and conditions present in cancer patients.
Learn specific Acupoints most effective for specific conditions present in cancer patients.
Practice locating specific Acupoints and
Apply Acupressure technique and magnet therapy to boost immunity.  
Bring your magnet therapy kit for treatment exchanges.
Learn specific cancer care protocols.

You will be able to practice what you learn in this workshop immediately in your clinic. Excellent opportunity!

March 15, 2015 9.00am - 1.00 pm      
Tuition: $85(pre-req Boosting Immunity with Acupressure & Magnet Therapy)
CE Hours: 4                                          
85.00
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Barbara Blanchard
Barbara Blanchard, Lic. Ac., Dipl. Ac.& Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM) & Certified Instructor of Acupressure (AOBTA)
is double board certified in Acupuncture and Asian Bodywork Therapy. A licensed acupuncturist in Massachusetts. She has been practicing Acupressure Shiatsu since 1978 and Acupuncture since 1993 and is a dynamic teacher interested in practical application of theory for best clinical results.
3708
Title: TMJ Dysfunction & Treatment
Subject:
Location: Boston, MA
Date: Sunday March 15, 9-6
Tuition: $160.00
Instructor: Ryan Holohan
Boston, MA
Sunday March 15, 9-6
Sunday March 15, 9-6
3/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Ryan Holohan
Tuition:
$160.00

Course Details
According to the National institute of Dental and Craniofacial research; anywhere between 5 percent and 15 percent of people in the United States (approx 10 million people) experience pain associated with TMJ disorders. Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJD) includes a variety of conditions that cause pain in the temporomandibular joint masticatory muscles, and associated structures.  
In this course, participants will receive a lecture on the anatomy, symptoms and causes of TMJD, as well as learn and practice assessment using techniques such as Trigger Point Therapy and Myofascial release.

This course is open to all LMTs and students of massage therapy

Sunday, March 15 2015       9 am –  6 pm          
Tuition:  $160                           CE Hours: 8
160.00
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Ryan Holohan
Ryan graduated from the Muscular Therapy Institute in 2004.  He was the Director of Massage Therapy at Joint Ventures Physical Therapy & Fitness from 2007-2013 and continues to increase his skills by mentoring with physical therapists and sports physicians daily.  Ryan's passion for bodywork has led him to work with  professional dancers, runners and musicians and study with some of the biggest names in massage therapy.
 
 
 
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Professional Ethics for Bodyworkers

6 CE contact hours / NCBTMB approved
Subject: Sports Therapy

In the rapidly expanding field of massage therapy, concerns regarding ethical behavior and practice are also on the rise. Given the intimate setting of bodywork, it is crucial to establish a safe environment and a clear understanding between client and therapist as to what is expected. Therapists must also be able to effectively communicate within the parameters of each individual's unique personality, including their own.

The intent of this workshop is to define the broad scope of ethics, empower each therapist with their own personal Code of Ethics, and explore possible ethical situations which will challenge participants to make good decisions as to how they respond.

Prerequisites:
Class is open to all message therapy students and LMTs.

Please Bring:
Writing utensil, paper.

Instructor:
Marelda Rodrigues has been practicing massage for 10 years and is licensed in New York and Illinois. Her specialized training includes Neuromuscular Therapy, Pregnancy and Infant Massage, Amma (Asian) Massage, Thai Massage, Spa Therapies and Bamboossage. She built her experience working in spas, at events, with chiropractors and through private practice. She also has a background in adult education and curriculum design and delivery. Marelda is an adjunct faculty member at Cortiva Institute — Chicago. Also, in addition to her massage practice located in downtown Evanston, she is designing wellness programs and workshops geared towards de-stressing on the go and teaching clients about investing in wellness early for lifelong gains.

Location
Chicago Loop

Date & Time
2 day course
Friday, June 11, 2010
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Saturday, June 12, 2010
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Instructor
Kristen Hovious

Tuition
$130

Professional Ethics for Bodyworkers

6 CE contact hours / NCBTMB approved
Subject: Sports Therapy

In the rapidly expanding field of massage therapy, concerns regarding ethical behavior and practice are also on the rise. Given the intimate setting of bodywork, it is crucial to establish a safe environment and a clear understanding between client and therapist as to what is expected. Therapists must also be able to effectively communicate within the parameters of each individual's unique personality, including their own.

The intent of this workshop is to define the broad scope of ethics, empower each therapist with their own personal Code of Ethics, and explore possible ethical situations which will challenge participants to make good decisions as to how they respond.

Prerequisites:
Class is open to all message therapy students and LMTs.

Please Bring:
Writing utensil, paper.

Instructor:
Marelda Rodrigues has been practicing massage for 10 years and is licensed in New York and Illinois. Her specialized training includes Neuromuscular Therapy, Pregnancy and Infant Massage, Amma (Asian) Massage, Thai Massage, Spa Therapies and Bamboossage. She built her experience working in spas, at events, with chiropractors and through private practice. She also has a background in adult education and curriculum design and delivery. Marelda is an adjunct faculty member at Cortiva Institute — Chicago. Also, in addition to her massage practice located in downtown Evanston, she is designing wellness programs and workshops geared towards de-stressing on the go and teaching clients about investing in wellness early for lifelong gains.

Location
Chicago Loop

Date & Time
2 day course
Friday, June 11, 2010
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Saturday, June 12, 2010
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Instructor
Kristen Hovious

Tuition
$130

Professional Ethics for Bodyworkers

6 CE contact hours / NCBTMB approved
Subject: Sports Therapy

In the rapidly expanding field of massage therapy, concerns regarding ethical behavior and practice are also on the rise. Given the intimate setting of bodywork, it is crucial to establish a safe environment and a clear understanding between client and therapist as to what is expected. Therapists must also be able to effectively communicate within the parameters of each individual's unique personality, including their own.

The intent of this workshop is to define the broad scope of ethics, empower each therapist with their own personal Code of Ethics, and explore possible ethical situations which will challenge participants to make good decisions as to how they respond.

Prerequisites:
Class is open to all message therapy students and LMTs.

Please Bring:
Writing utensil, paper.

Instructor:
Marelda Rodrigues has been practicing massage for 10 years and is licensed in New York and Illinois. Her specialized training includes Neuromuscular Therapy, Pregnancy and Infant Massage, Amma (Asian) Massage, Thai Massage, Spa Therapies and Bamboossage. She built her experience working in spas, at events, with chiropractors and through private practice. She also has a background in adult education and curriculum design and delivery. Marelda is an adjunct faculty member at Cortiva Institute — Chicago. Also, in addition to her massage practice located in downtown Evanston, she is designing wellness programs and workshops geared towards de-stressing on the go and teaching clients about investing in wellness early for lifelong gains.

Location
Chicago Loop

Date & Time
2 day course
Friday, June 11, 2010
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Saturday, June 12, 2010
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Instructor
Kristen Hovious

Tuition
$130

Professional Ethics for Bodyworkers

6 CE contact hours / NCBTMB approved
Subject: Sports Therapy

In the rapidly expanding field of massage therapy, concerns regarding ethical behavior and practice are also on the rise. Given the intimate setting of bodywork, it is crucial to establish a safe environment and a clear understanding between client and therapist as to what is expected. Therapists must also be able to effectively communicate within the parameters of each individual's unique personality, including their own.

The intent of this workshop is to define the broad scope of ethics, empower each therapist with their own personal Code of Ethics, and explore possible ethical situations which will challenge participants to make good decisions as to how they respond.

Prerequisites:
Class is open to all message therapy students and LMTs.

Please Bring:
Writing utensil, paper.

Instructor:
Marelda Rodrigues has been practicing massage for 10 years and is licensed in New York and Illinois. Her specialized training includes Neuromuscular Therapy, Pregnancy and Infant Massage, Amma (Asian) Massage, Thai Massage, Spa Therapies and Bamboossage. She built her experience working in spas, at events, with chiropractors and through private practice. She also has a background in adult education and curriculum design and delivery. Marelda is an adjunct faculty member at Cortiva Institute — Chicago. Also, in addition to her massage practice located in downtown Evanston, she is designing wellness programs and workshops geared towards de-stressing on the go and teaching clients about investing in wellness early for lifelong gains.

Location
Chicago Loop

Date & Time
2 day course
Friday, June 11, 2010
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Saturday, June 12, 2010
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Instructor
Kristen Hovious

Tuition
$130

Professional Ethics for Bodyworkers

6 CE contact hours / NCBTMB approved
Subject: Sports Therapy

In the rapidly expanding field of massage therapy, concerns regarding ethical behavior and practice are also on the rise. Given the intimate setting of bodywork, it is crucial to establish a safe environment and a clear understanding between client and therapist as to what is expected. Therapists must also be able to effectively communicate within the parameters of each individual's unique personality, including their own.

The intent of this workshop is to define the broad scope of ethics, empower each therapist with their own personal Code of Ethics, and explore possible ethical situations which will challenge participants to make good decisions as to how they respond.

Prerequisites:
Class is open to all message therapy students and LMTs.

Please Bring:
Writing utensil, paper.

Instructor:
Marelda Rodrigues has been practicing massage for 10 years and is licensed in New York and Illinois. Her specialized training includes Neuromuscular Therapy, Pregnancy and Infant Massage, Amma (Asian) Massage, Thai Massage, Spa Therapies and Bamboossage. She built her experience working in spas, at events, with chiropractors and through private practice. She also has a background in adult education and curriculum design and delivery. Marelda is an adjunct faculty member at Cortiva Institute — Chicago. Also, in addition to her massage practice located in downtown Evanston, she is designing wellness programs and workshops geared towards de-stressing on the go and teaching clients about investing in wellness early for lifelong gains.

Location
Chicago Loop

Date & Time
2 day course
Friday, June 11, 2010
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Saturday, June 12, 2010
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Instructor
Kristen Hovious

Tuition
$130