Living From an Awakened Heart with Rev. Christy Snow
Plus…Concert to Follow the Service at 1pm
14 CE Hours for Massage Therapist
Senior Spa – Part 1 and 2 present by Sheila Alexander
Part 1 – 7 CE’s
This class is for professional therapists or well skilled beginners giving therapists confidence in massaging seniors in all stages of health. Learn how to massage seniors in all stages of health, apply Ayurvedic principles and incorporate spa services. Included are routines to massage the geriatric client in an armchair, wheelchair, prone position on a massage table with aromatherapy and moist heat applications to open the minds and senses of this special population. Handouts include the 3 classes of seniors, 7 stages of Alzheimer’s, and pathology for indications/contraindications for geriatric massage.
Part 2 – 7 CE’s
Completion of Part 1 is required for this class.
Special positioning techniques are taught that reduce fatigue in the geriatric client as well as the therapist. You will learn proper body mechanics and techniques to massage a geriatric client in a side lying and supine position with skin care services on a massage table or hospital bed. Included is instruction for proper completion of forms such as intake, SOAP notes, charting and use of standard medical abbreviations, examples of how to set protocol as well as marketing concepts.
Mondays, September 18th and 25th from 9am—5pm
Registration: $300 Limit space available.
Please register with Ahlara at 704.662.0946.