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4099
Title: Lomilomi Chair & Floor Techniques to use Anywhere & Anytime, with Awareness Massage
Subject: $175 until September 11, 2016, $195 thereafter
Location: Seattle, WA
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016, 9am to 6pm
Tuition: $195.00
Instructor: Barbara Helynn Heard
$175 until September 11, 2016, $195 thereafter
Seattle, WA
Sunday, September 25, 2016, 9am to 6pm
Sunday, September 25, 2016, 9am to 6pm
9/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
Barbara Helynn Heard
Tuition:
$195.00

Course Details
Sunday, September 25, 2016
9am to 6pm
8 CE hours
$175 until September 11, 2016, $195 thereafter

WHAT MAKES ONE MASSAGE ABSOLUTELY AMAZING FOR BODY, MIND & SPIRIT, while another massage is just mediocre?

WHAT ALLOWS SOME MASSAGE THERAPISTS TO THRIVE IN OUR WORK AND IN OUR LIVES, while other massage therapists get hurt and/or burnt out?

WHAT MAKES AWARENESS MASSAGE LOMILOMI WORKSHOPS POWERFUL, INSPIRING, AND GREAT FUN?

About Lomilomi with Awareness Massage
The lomi lomi workshops I teach are designed to inspire both beginning and experienced massage therapists to develop awareness and presence within our own bodies, minds & spirits.

I am passionate about helping my students develop sensitive palpation skills as well as ways to most effectively use body weight to deliver deep yet gentle massage. I am also passionate about helping my students cultivate self-awareness and self-love. These practices contribute to our ability to give transformative and highly effective massage to our clients.

Lomilomi with Awareness Massage is done with DEEP yet GENTLE, LOVING touch. It is clinically focused, structure specific, problem solving massage, which pays special attention to BONES for healing at all levels, if so desired. This work is grounded in healing practices from the Big Island (Hawaii) via the lineage of Aunty Margaret Machado and Dr. Maka'ala Yates, D.C.

Lomilomi with Awareness Massage can help relieve pain and encourage ease of movement. Done skillfully this is highly effective treatment massage that also feels wonderful to receive, making it equally valuable in treatment and wellness focused settings.

Awareness Massage Lomilomi can be used to effectively relieve and/or resolve problems related to joint & muscular pain and movement restriction, joint replacement, surgery preparation & recovery, sciatica, injuries from falls and/or repetitive use, arthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia, headaches, asthma and other breathing problems, depression, emotional pain related to loss, high stress lifestyle, cancer, Parkinson's disease, problematic posture, pregnancy, and more.

I am committed to helping massage therapists adopt ways of working which are good for both ourselves and our clients so that we can minimize burnout and injury and can to continue to practice massage well into our elder years if we so desire.

Click here to see several short videos. (http://www.lomilomi-massage.org/lomi-lomi-gallery.html)

ABOUT THE LOMILOMI CHAIR & FLOOR TECHNIQUES TO USE ANYWHERE & ANYTIME CLASS, WITH AWARENESS MASSAGE
• Learn a series of lomilomi strokes done in common chairs or the floor to relieve headaches, back, hip, neck and shoulder pain
• Be introduced to spiritual concepts used in lomilomi

Please bring: 2 hand towels.  Wear comfortable clothing.  Encouraged but not required: contribution for potluck lunch.
195.00
74264173
0
Barbara Helynn Heard
I have practiced lomilomi since 1996 and have taught lomilomi to others since 2005. I practice and teach clinically focused, spiritually grounded lomilomi from the Big Island which I learned from my mentor of 13 years, Hawaiian healer and Mana Lomi founder Maka'ala Yates D.C.. I have enhanced the skills I've gleaned via my studies with Maka'ala with my own practice, as well as with my studies with other teachers.

My intent as a teacher is to see the Light in each person and to help each student to be and to do their very best.

I began doing massage as a teen-ager in the 1970’s. I graduated from Brian Utting School of Massage in Seattle, WA in 1996 and since then have maintained an active private practice in Seattle called Awareness Massage.
CE Instructor
3878
Title: Thai Massage 2
Subject:
Location: Hoboken, NJ
Date: 9/25/2016 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuition: $150.00
Instructor: Pieter Sommen
Hoboken, NJ
9/25/2016 9:00am-5:00pm
9/25/2016 9:00am-5:00pm
9/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
Pieter Sommen
Tuition:
$150.00

Course Details
7 CE Contact Hours  NCBTMB provider #451248-10

Tuition: $150

Thai Massage is a form of Oriental bodywork practices traditionally on the floor, similar to Shiatsu without focusing on points.  This traditional massage of Thailand is rapidly emerging due to its profound benefits experience by both client and practitioner.  It is an interactive form of bodywork, unlike any other Western or Eastern forms.

The course will include lateral, prone, seated and supine positions, as well as a focus on the Hara, arms and face.  We will also review techniques covered in the first workshop.

Please dress in comfortable stretch pants, white socks and bring a sheet.

Prerequisites: Must attend Thai Massage I

*Steiner Education Group is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider and is also sponsored by NCBTMB to teach New York LMTs continuing education that is accepted by the state of New York for license renewal.
150.00
74264179
0
Pieter Sommen
Pieter Sommen is a NYS Licensed Massage Therapist with over 20 years experience.  He specializes in Eastern modalities including Shiatsu, Tuina and Thai Massage.
LMT, AOBTA Certified Instructor
2769
Title: Aromatherapy for Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers
Subject: Aromatherapy
Location: Crystal Lake, IL
Date: Sunday, October 2, 2016 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuition: $150.00
Instructor: Jean Beckley
Aromatherapy
Crystal Lake, IL
Sunday, October 2, 2016 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday, October 2, 2016 9:00am-5:00pm
9/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
Jean Beckley
Tuition:
$150.00

Course Details
7 CE contact hours  

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Wednesday, September 28 at 11pm

Crystal Lake Campus location

Aromatherapy is the skilled and controlled use of essential oils for their healing properties. Holistic aromatherapy restores physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. Essential oils, when properly used, can address such conditions as anxiety, depression, muscle aches, headaches, PMS and menstrual problems, back pain, injuries, and insomnia to name a few. Essential oils give a plant its fragrance and have been known throughout history for their healing effects on body and mind.

This course will provide you with the knowledge to safely and effectively incorporate essential oils into your massage practice for the therapeutic benefit of your client. This class will encompass an introduction to essential oils, the historical and contemporary use of essential oils, essential oil research and benefits as well as hands on instruction.

Prerequisites:  This course is open to all 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.
150.00
74264152
0
Jean Beckley
Jean, a 2007 graduate of Chicago, has additional certifications in <a href="http://www.holisticjunction.com/categories/HPD/energy-work.html" target="_blank">Energy Work</a>, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aromatherapy" target="_blank">Aromatherapy</a>, <a href="http://altmedicine.about.com/od/massage/a/pregnancy.htm" target="_blank">Pregnancy Massage</a>, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manual_lymphatic_drainage" target="_blank">Lymphatic Drainage</a>, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thai_massage" target="_blank">Thai Massage</a> and <a href="http://www.massagecupping.com/" target="_blank">Massage Cupping</a>. She enjoys maintaining a private practice and working at a wellness center where she sees a variety of clients. She received her undergraduate degree in Mass Communications and Public Relations from <a href="http://www.ilstu.edu/" target="_blank">Illinois State University</a>, and she received her Master's degree in Human Resource Management from <a href="http://www.luc.edu/" target="_blank">Loyola University, Chicago</a>.
M.S., NCTMB
3787
Title: White Light Reiki Level I
Subject:
Location: Wall Township, NJ
Date: Sunday, October 2, 2016 9am - 5pm
Tuition: $199.00
Instructor: John Mercurio
Wall Township, NJ
Sunday, October 2, 2016 9am - 5pm
Sunday, October 2, 2016 9am - 5pm
9/30/2016 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
74264190
0
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.
1470
Title: Spa 101 2-DAY: Introduction to Spa Treatments
Subject: Spa Treatments
Location: Chicago, IL
Date: Sunday-Monday, October 2-3 2016 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuition: $300.00
Instructor: Amanda Klimczak
Spa Treatments
Chicago, IL
Sunday-Monday, October 2-3 2016 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday-Monday, October 2-3 2016 9:00am-5:00pm
9/30/2016 12:00:00 AM
Amanda Klimczak
Tuition:
$300.00

Course Details
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Thursday, 9/29 at 11pm

7 CE contact hours


This one day experience is an excellent resume booster and will set a newly graduated therapist as well as a seasoned professional ahead of the game when it comes to spa basics. This course will give you a brief overview of spa treatments commonly performed by Massage Therapists.  We will discuss the different types of spas and the other professionals who may work there.  We will concentrate on and experience various types of exfoliations and body wraps.  

Participants will go home with instructions and protocol for a spa style treatment for the feet and the basic procedure for an exfoliation and body wrap performed in a "dry room".

A course manual will be provided for each attendee.  

Please Bring:
Set of dark flat sheets
Large blanket
15 dark hand towels - not washcloths
1 large dark bath sheet


Optional -
Eye pillow/mask
Essential Oils

300.00
74264218
0
Amanda Klimczak
I have been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2003, a Body Painting Artist, a Certified Spray Tanning Specialist, and a Certified Colon Hydro Therapist.  I am a Reiki Level 2 Practitioner and an Intuitive Healer.  Clairvoyant and Energetically based.  I am a full time faculty member with Cortiva Institute - Chicago Loop Campus and have been teaching or training for nearly ten years.  I have run a successful mobile practice for over a decade and bring my specialties to my clients doorstep.  I have carried my practice between Las Vegas, Chicago and NYC working with members of the film/TV/entertainment and fashion industry, and have worked across the world in England and Scotland developing spa concepts for worldwide companies.  I fully believe that bodywork is a true calling of life and it is my intent to provide my students with as much knowledge and passion for the industry that I have been blessed to find.
3145
Title: Craniosacral Fascial Therapy
Subject:
Location: King of Prussia, PA
Date: September 30, October 1 & 2, 2016, Friday-Sunday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Tuition: $1500.00
Instructor: Barry Gillespie
King of Prussia, PA
September 30, October 1 & 2, 2016, Friday-Sunday 8:30am - 5:00pm
September 30, October 1 & 2, 2016, Friday-Sunday 8:30am - 5:00pm
10/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Barry Gillespie
Tuition:
$1500.00

Course Details
The course is an integration of craniosacral, fascial, and TMJ-dental Concepts as it relates to bodywork for children and adults.  The student augments this knowledge to more effectively evaluate, assess, and treat children with asthma, earaches, headaches, hyperactivity, and learning disorders and adults with head, neck and body pain.  
Go to http://www.gillespieapproach.com/ for more info.
1500.00
74264181
0
Barry Gillespie
Dr. Barry Gillespie has degrees in Dentistry and Periodontics from Fairleigh Dickinson University and certificates in Massage Therapy and Deep Muscle Therapy from the Pennsylvania School of Muscle Therapy.  He is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Massage Therapy Association and was a founding member of the Board of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain.  He has practiced TMJ Therapy for twenty years and has taught Craniosacral Therapy across North America for twenty-five years.
4003
Title: Cupping Massage
Subject: $300 until September 2nd; $350 after
Location: Tampa/St. Pete, FL
Date: October 1 & 2, 2016, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tuition: $350.00
Instructor:
$300 until September 2nd; $350 after
Tampa/St. Pete, FL
October 1 & 2, 2016, 9:00am to 5:00pm
October 1 & 2, 2016, 9:00am to 5:00pm
10/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Tuition:
$350.00

Course Details
Saturday, October 1 & Sunday, October 2, 2016
9:00am to 5:00pm
14 CE hours
$300 until September 2nd; $350 after

Cupping is a technique traditionally used in Eastern modalities (like acupuncture) to produce more effective circulation in areas of the body where there is pain and stiffness. The practitioner creates a vacuum in a cup and then places the cup on the skin of the client. The vacuum makes the cup stay in place on the skin and thereby improves local circulation.

With new technology we as massage therapists have adapted this technique by using silicone cups and combining the suction with massage strokes. The end result is increased circulation, increased ROM and less pain. In short, an extra tool for the therapist, and relief for our clients.

In this 2 day course we will learn how to use the cups in general, focus on some injuries, and do a facial cupping massage.

Each participant will learn:
•  Indications and contra-indications
•  How to use and clean the cups
•  Flash cupping, Moving cupping, and Stationary Cupping techniques
•  How to work on chronic pain and injuries
•  Facial Cupping

Please bring massage linens, massage oil, natural lotion or oil for the face.

Also, 2 sets of silicone cups, (similar to these: http://www.amazon.com/Premium-Transparent-Silicone-Cupping-Chinese/dp/B00CB8S5W4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1436818960&sr=8-1&keywords=massage+cups&pebp=1436818980994&perid=05ZGJPNW443WCXY70JT9) AND 1 set of glass facial massage cups (similar to these: http://www.amazon.com/Face-Glass-Vacuum-Cupping-Therapy/dp/B0109M5O2M/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1449247247&sr=8-1&keywords=facial+massage+cups+glass).  

If you like, you can also bring cups like these:
http://www.amazon.com/Facial-Massage-Cupping-Set-Production/dp/B00SS5OZ0U/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1449584733&sr=8-1&keywords=facial+massage+cups

Contact us at 888.216.0547 or continuinged@steinered.com with any equipment questions.

350.00
74264144
0
4100
Title: Lomilomi Introduction with Awareness Massage
Subject: $75 until September 22, 2016, $95 thereafter
Location: Seattle, WA
Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016, 6pm to 10pm
Tuition: $75.00
Instructor: Barbara Helynn Heard
$75 until September 22, 2016, $95 thereafter
Seattle, WA
Thursday, October 6, 2016, 6pm to 10pm
Thursday, October 6, 2016, 6pm to 10pm
10/7/2016 12:00:00 AM
Barbara Helynn Heard
Tuition:
$75.00

Course Details
Thursday, October 6, 2016
6pm to 10pm
4 CE hours
$75 until September 22, 2016, $95 thereafter

WHAT MAKES ONE MASSAGE ABSOLUTELY AMAZING FOR BODY, MIND & SPIRIT, while another massage is just mediocre?

WHAT ALLOWS SOME MASSAGE THERAPISTS TO THRIVE IN OUR WORK AND IN OUR LIVES, while other massage therapists get hurt and/or burnt out?

WHAT MAKES AWARENESS MASSAGE LOMILOMI WORKSHOPS POWERFUL, INSPIRING, AND GREAT FUN?

About Lomilomi with Awareness Massage
The lomi lomi workshops I teach are designed to inspire both beginning and experienced massage therapists to develop awareness and presence within our own bodies, minds & spirits.

I am passionate about helping my students develop sensitive palpation skills as well as ways to most effectively use body weight to deliver deep yet gentle massage. I am also passionate about helping my students cultivate self-awareness and self-love. These practices contribute to our ability to give transformative and highly effective massage to our clients.

Lomilomi with Awareness Massage is done with DEEP yet GENTLE, LOVING touch. It is clinically focused, structure specific, problem solving massage, which pays special attention to BONES for healing at all levels, if so desired. This work is grounded in healing practices from the Big Island (Hawaii) via the lineage of Aunty Margaret Machado and Dr. Maka'ala Yates, D.C.

Lomilomi with Awareness Massage can help relieve pain and encourage ease of movement. Done skillfully this is highly effective treatment massage that also feels wonderful to receive, making it equally valuable in treatment and wellness focused settings.

Awareness Massage Lomilomi can be used to effectively relieve and/or resolve problems related to joint & muscular pain and movement restriction, joint replacement, surgery preparation & recovery, sciatica, injuries from falls and/or repetitive use, arthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia, headaches, asthma and other breathing problems, depression, emotional pain related to loss, high stress lifestyle, cancer, Parkinson's disease, problematic posture, pregnancy, and more.
I am committed to helping massage therapists adopt ways of working which are good for both ourselves and our clients so that we can minimize burnout and injury and can to continue to practice massage well into our elder years if we so desire.

Click here to see several short videos. (http://www.lomilomi-massage.org/lomi-lomi-gallery.html)

ABOUT THE LOMILOMI INTRODUCTION CLASS with Awareness Massages
• Watch a demo of the lomilomi as done on a massage table, including beginning and advanced level work.
• More than half the class is hands on: students learn several lomilomi techniques to do with the client prone.
• Be introduced to Hawaiian healing related spiritual concepts

Bring: one bottom sheet, one top sheet, face   cradle cover/pillow sheet, 2 hand towels. Optional: pillow and/or blanket. Wear comfortable clothing.  
75.00
74264174
0
Barbara Helynn Heard
I have practiced lomilomi since 1996 and have taught lomilomi to others since 2005. I practice and teach clinically focused, spiritually grounded lomilomi from the Big Island which I learned from my mentor of 13 years, Hawaiian healer and Mana Lomi founder Maka'ala Yates D.C.. I have enhanced the skills I've gleaned via my studies with Maka'ala with my own practice, as well as with my studies with other teachers.

My intent as a teacher is to see the Light in each person and to help each student to be and to do their very best.

I began doing massage as a teen-ager in the 1970’s. I graduated from Brian Utting School of Massage in Seattle, WA in 1996 and since then have maintained an active private practice in Seattle called Awareness Massage.
CE Instructor
2746
Title: Reiki Level 1
Subject:
Location: King of Prussia, PA
Date: Saturday October 8, 2016. 10am-6pm
Tuition: $150.00
Instructor: Peg Kerr
King of Prussia, PA
Saturday October 8, 2016. 10am-6pm
Saturday October 8, 2016. 10am-6pm
10/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
Peg Kerr
Tuition:
$150.00

Course Details
The day will consist of learning what reiki is, how to use reiki on yourself and others, along with plants, animals, and everything else; the history and science of reiki; a brief introduction on the 7 main chakras. The day will consist of many discussions to be sure all your questions are answered before you leave, will finish the day with plenty of practice time. Students will be attuned to Usui Roho Reiki, will receive a manual to follow along with and take home for further study along with a certificate of completion. 7 ceu's
150.00
74264183
0
Peg Kerr
Reiki has made such a huge impact on my life, that I felt compelled to share this wonderful energy with others.  I was blessed to receive my first attunement in early 2009 and then took the fast track to Master Teacher, so that I could share this beautiful energy with as many as possible. I am committed to helping clients achieve new levels of healing and personal growth. In my practice, I have witnessed over and over again the powerful ways that Reiki can touch people’s lives and the profound healing that is possible with it.  I have been teaching Reiki since 2009 and am happy that we can bring it to the Cortiva Institute – PA, where I am also a Massage Therapy Instructor. I also currently maintain my own Massage Therapy and Reiki Healing practice in home.
2949
Title: Reiki Level 2
Subject:
Location: King of Prussia, PA
Date: Sunday, October 9, 2016, 10am-5pm
Tuition: $250.00
Instructor: Peg Kerr
King of Prussia, PA
Sunday, October 9, 2016, 10am-5pm
Sunday, October 9, 2016, 10am-5pm
10/10/2016 12:00:00 AM
Peg Kerr
Tuition:
$250.00

Course Details
Reiki Level 2 initiates a very powerful progression of the skills learned in Level 1. The Level 2 attunement increases the amount and quality of the energy flowing through you. Level 2 also introduces "symbols", which accelerate the flow and effectiveness of Divine Energy - often shortening treatment time. And, Level 2 empowers you to conduct distance healing.
Reiki Level 2 provides clear and easy to understand instruction on how to expand the use of Divine Energy to promote healing of Body, Mind, Spirit and Emotion and how to utilize the symbols in every day life.
In the Level 2 class, you will learn:

*Indepth review of the 7 main chakras
*Reiki Symbols 1, 2 & 3
*How to Draw, Explain, and Use the Symbols *Distance Healing Steps *How to Use Distance Healing on a Daily Basis *How to Provide Treatment Utilizing Reiki Symbols *Reiki level 2 attunement

7CE hours
250.00
74264184
0
Peg Kerr
Reiki has made such a huge impact on my life, that I felt compelled to share this wonderful energy with others.  I was blessed to receive my first attunement in early 2009 and then took the fast track to Master Teacher, so that I could share this beautiful energy with as many as possible. I am committed to helping clients achieve new levels of healing and personal growth. In my practice, I have witnessed over and over again the powerful ways that Reiki can touch people’s lives and the profound healing that is possible with it.  I have been teaching Reiki since 2009 and am happy that we can bring it to the Cortiva Institute – PA, where I am also a Massage Therapy Instructor. I also currently maintain my own Massage Therapy and Reiki Healing practice in home.
 
 
 
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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