CONTINUING EDUCATION SEMINARS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE

Deep tissue massage helps release chronic muscle tension. The use of hot packs and different strokes during the session such as gliding strokes, kneading, cross fiber friction, percussion and stretching will help release areas of stress and imbalance.

This course will cover the following:
Massage techniques, indications, contraindications, and benefits of the massage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOOT REFLEXOLOGY MASSAGE

Foot reflexology is an alternative medicine involving application of pressure to the feet and hands with specific thumb, finger, and hand techniques, without the use of oil or lotion.

This course will cover the following:
Massage techniques, indications, contraindications, and benefits of the massage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEDICAL MASSAGE

Medical Massage uses techniques that are similar to Swedish massage and Deep Tissue massage, but it is specially adapted to deal with specific areas. It is used primarily to release trigger points, increase blood flow, and reduce pain. Areas that will be covered include Cervical Strain, Whiplash, Frozen Shoulder, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Sciatica, Shin Splint, and Plantar-Fasciitis.

This course will cover the following:
Definition of each condition, symptoms of each condition, indications, contraindications, benefits of the massage, massage techniques, and stretching exercises

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE MASSAGE

Manual Lymphatic Drainage is a gentle massage aiming to drain the lymph fluid from the tissues. Manual Lymphatic Drainage creates immunity by spreading immune cells and other factors throughout the body. This type of massage helps treat fluid retention, lymphedema and esthetic applications. Students will have the opportunity to learn a safe and effective new modality. Areas that will be covered include anterior and posterior areas of the body.

This course will cover the following:
Description of the system, indications, contraindications, benefits of the massage, and massage techniques.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOT STONES MASSAGE

Combining hot stone protocols with a full body massage provides a very healing and effective experience. The hot stones expand the blood vessels, which encourages blood flow throughout the body. The hot stones have a sedative effect that can relieve chronic pain, reduce stress and promote deep relaxation. The stones are an extension of the hands during the massage. The stones can be used with their heat alone or as massage tools in combination with essential oils and chakra balancing.

This course will cover the following:
Indications, contraindications, benefits of the massage, proper temperature of the stones, stone placement, swedish and deep techniques blended with the stones.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Manual Lymphatic Drainage is a gentle massage aiming to drain the lymph fluid from the tissues. Manual Lymphatic Drainage creates immunity by spreading immune cells and other factors throughout the body. This type of massage helps treat fluid retention. Students will have the opportunity to learn a safe and effective modality. Areas that will be covered include from the neck down anterior and posterior of the body.

This course will cover the following:
Indications and contraindications, description of the system, benefits of the massage, and massage techniques.

INSTRUCTORS

SUSANA ECHEVERRI, LMT, NCBTMB, BW

Susana Echeverri has been a Florida Licensed Massage Therapist since 2002. She taught massage therapy at a private institution for eight years in Miami, Florida. For the past six years, she has been a continuing education provider. Throughout the years, she has worked at various spas and acquired experience in different types of treatments. She has been trained on manual lymphatic drainage for the upper and lower extremities, including CDT, and many other treatments in the United States and Colombia. (MA-35468 - NCBTMB Approved Provider #386 – FL Provider #50-13743 – FL Provider #0501051)

GEORGE ODERA, LMT

George Odera was a massage therapy instructor for ten years for a private institution. He is currently a prominent spa coach and trainer and has shared his experience not only in the United States, but also in spas and schools in Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean. He teaches several massage therapy techniques including Deep Tissue Massage, NMT, Hot Stone Massage, Reflexology, Aroma Therapy Massage, Shiatsu, Ayurveda, Lomi-Lomi, Balinese and Life Dance. (MA19903).