Tag: 2020

The Meridian Connection

Description Our focus will be on applying acupuncture concepts to massage therapy assessment and treatment. We will learn some points but emphasis is on the meridian pathway itself. We will trace fourteen meridians and study the associated muscles, organs, emotions, and pathologies. If you keep hearing about meridians and wish you understood them better, this is a rare opportunity to…

The Kinesiology Connection

Description: Have you experienced the power of kinesiology muscle testing? Learn how to test for a variety of dysfunctions and to correct them quickly and efficiently using techniques available to everyone. Topics will include tests for dehydration and hypotonicity as well as a simple and effective technique for addressing emotional stress. Self-help exercises for coordination and balance will also be…

The Polarity Connection

Description: This is an introduction to Polarity Therapy and its integration into clinical massage practice. We will also discuss the relevant science and research relating to energy medicine as it pertains to bodywork. Massage therapists will learn how to develop a more wholistic practice, increase therapeutic effectiveness with less effort and be able to offer a uniquely powerful, hands-on session…

The Kinesiology Connection

Description: Have you experienced the power of kinesiology muscle testing? Learn how to test for a variety of dysfunctions and to correct them quickly and efficiently using techniques available to everyone. Topics will include tests for dehydration and hypotonicity as well as a simple and effective technique for addressing emotional stress. Self-help exercises for coordination and balance will also be…

The Polarity Connection

Description: This is an introduction to Polarity Therapy and its integration into clinical massage practice. We will also discuss the relevant science and research relating to energy medicine as it pertains to bodywork. Massage therapists will learn how to develop a more wholistic practice, increase therapeutic effectiveness with less effort and be able to offer a uniquely powerful, hands-on session…

Training Your Touch 2: Following the Fascia

This is the next step in refining your palpation and assessment skills! After a quick review of Training Your Touch: Advanced Palpation Skills (Which is NOT a prerequisite for this class), we explore new applications for monitoring the breath and heart rate. Then we practice in-depth evaluation of the fascial body at various listening stations to identify stress or dysfunction.

Polarity Therapy: Exploring Energy and Unlocking the Breath

NOTE: These three days (Sept. 13-15) are part of the Erie Massage┬áCE Conference sponsored by the Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy. Participants must take all three days (21 hours) of training. There are other presenters as well. CLICK HERE for a PDF about the conference.   DAY 1: Exploring Energy On this first day, we will practice sensing, evaluating and…

Training Your Touch 2: Following the Fascia

THIS CLASS HAS BEEN POSTPONED. It may be rescheduled in the Fall. Watch our email newsletter for updates. Description Welcome to the next step in refining your palpation and assessment skills! After reviewing highlights of Training Your Touch: Advanced Palpation Skills (Which is NOT a prerequisite for this class), we practice evaluating the nervous system and fascial body at various…

The Meridian Connection

POSTPONED – NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED Learn how to use acupuncture meridians to empower your bodywork! Our focus will be on applying acupuncture concepts to massage therapy assessment and treatment. We will learn some points but emphasis is on the meridian pathway itself. We will trace fourteen meridians and study the associated muscles, organs, emotions, and pathologies. If you…

Randall W. Gibson is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. (Provider #325713-00)