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Introduction to Deep Tissue
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This introductory course and workshop plans to cover strategic areas, back/hips and iliopsoas as well as theory. If time allows we will do chest work. The course includes the following topics:
- Strategy of deep tissue massage
- Indications/contraindications for deep tissue massage
- Assessment techniques
- Practical application of learned deep tissue techniques
Prerequisite: Students must have a proficient working knowledge of human anatomy/ physiology and basic Swedish/lomi massage techniques. This can be attained through either completion of the anatomy/basic massage technique workshops, a demonstrated practical working knowledge, or a combination of the two.
About the Facilitator(s)
Daniel Albers, LMT has practiced massage on the Big Island of Hawaii since 1993. He currently serves on the massage staff at Kalani Oceanside Retreat and maintains a private practice in Hilo, HI. His practice focuses on Lomilomi, deep tissue, structural release and aromatherapy. He has been conducting Lomilomi massage workshops for the past 14 years at schools and retreat centers on the Big Island and in California, Washington State and Canada. His teaching style strives to incorporate a balance of humor and intensity. The classes are fast-paced and geared toward intermediate to advanced level students/therapists. Please join us if you wish to enhance your current practice or strive to expand your "traditional" concepts of massage.
Kalani Reservations Desk
Phone:(800) 800-6886 (toll-free)
Phone:(808) 965-7828 (front desk)
For More Information:
To register and/or book accommodations and meals, contact Kalani Reservations Desk.
Tuition-only price: $145
Prices subject to change without notice.