All Available Workshops

This workshop focuses on the importance of and methods for self care for massage therapists and other health care providers.  A self massage treatment designed by a Chinese Qigong master to open the body’s meridian system to promote optimum health will be presented.  

Tools and methods for  self acupoint work  to address conditions such as, but not limited to, overwhelm, anxiety, vulnerability, low energy, scattered thought processes and general physical blockages and pain will be demonstrated and practiced.

Self-massage & Acupoint Work 

4 CE hours

 A powerful method using energy exercises to promote health and longevity.  Eight Silken Pieces uses external movement to energize body and calm the mind.  It adjusts acupressure points and energy channels of body to build and balance Qi.

Practicing Eight Pieces can enhance the effectiveness of massage therapy and connect body, mind and spirit of both the practitioner and the clients she works with.

Eight Silken Pieces QiGong

6 CE hours

Jade Woman Qigong 

12 CE hours

Jade Woman Qigong is a beautiful healing practice that addresses the special needs of a woman’s body.  It helps to increase the blood, nourish the liver, and assists in healing both physical diseases and emotional imbalances.  

It is a powerful, feminine form that is very effective in reducing weight and treating problems related to gynecology and menopause.

Seitai Shiatsu

24 CE h

Seitai was developed and practiced in residential clinics in Osaka, Japan on cancer patients.   Seitai is also a great full body massage template to use on any client.   It focuses on the lymphatic system, on the formation and circulation of blood, balancing the body’s energy and harmonizing the internal organs.  

Seitai is a good technique for the multitude of physical and emotional discomforts that accompany cancer and its treatment, with the potential to ease pain, nausea or fatigue.

Thai Massage

24 CE hours

Thai Massage is a science of manipulative therapy that works through adjustments and stimulation of the body using hand and foot pressure.  It addresses deep muscle and joint tension, mobility, nerves muscles and ligaments.  

It is traditionally done on a mat on floor incorporating gentle, rhythmic compressions and passive stretching.  It has often been described as feeling like someone “doing yoga on you.”