Workshops With Dr. Mally

TESTIMONIALS

  • Anatomy Workshop

    Excellent class – helped me so much with the understanding of muscles – Dr. Mally kept it interesting – so knowledgeable

    Barbara Faulkner – Arnold, CA

  • Anatomy Workshop

    You've been the best instructor I've ever had. The way you teach makes it very easy to understand. I love the way you used the slide show (with humor by the way), and the way we use clay to put on the skeleton and then to actually find the muscle on the person. It made it stick in my mind way easier then to read it out of a book.

    Raeann Rodr – Arnold, CA

  • Anatomy Workshop

    Best class ever!!

    AJ Ames – Napa, CA

  • Anatomy Workshop

    Dr. Mally kept the information relevant and interesting. He has a great sense of humor.

    AJ Ames – Napa, CA

  • Anatomy Workshop

    He used several different types of tools to learn with. Wonderful!

    Tammy Sandberg – St. Helena, CA

  • Anatomy Workshop

    I was amazed and very impressed by this teacher. I would take any class he would teach.

    Elizabeth Forester - Novato, CA

  • Anatomy Workshop

    Everything in Dr. Mally’s classes is important! From the formal “content” to his stories of his experiences and practice. It’s all so valuable and practical.

    Patty Carpenter - Glen Allen, VA

  • Anatomy Workshop

    An absolutely amazing class. I loved it. The body is so fascinating.

    Michele Steinert – Santa Rosa, CA

  • Anatomy Workshop

    I didn’t realize how much work on the muscles would be done. I expected just palpation, it was great! Although I have been doing this work for more than 10 years, it now seems like I have a different sense of the tissue when working, I know it has improved my work, very glad to have attended the workshop.

    Brenda Burrows - Menomonee Falls, WI

    www.tranquildawn.net
  • Deep Tissue Massage Workshop

    Best massage CEU I have ever taken. After taking your course, I slowed down my stroke; I can give a deeper massage with most people because of the slower strokes. AND, my business has increased because of this change. Thank you very much.

    Laurie Lee - Washington, DC

  • Sports Massage Workshop

    Thank you! I have learned more than I expected. I really enjoyed your hands on teaching technique. Your demeanor was pleasant and candid. I look forward to seeing you again.

    Sadie L. Hillson – Boone, Iowa

    sadiehillson.amtamembers.com
  • Sports Massage Workshop

    James is an amazing instructor – fast pace = no boredom. :-)

    Cheri Zepp - Juneau, Alaska

  • Sports Massage Workshop

    1 million thankyous! This was wonderful!!

    Nikki Enfield - Alexandria, VA

    www.TheVitalBody.com
  • Sports Massage Workshop

    Great workshop, very informative. I hope to be able to allow the information to integrate into my practice quickly. Much gratitude!

    Deanna Kay – Tahoe City

  • Massage Cupping Workshop

    It gave me new ways to help my clients and the added bonus of saving my hands. It sucked so good!

    Dawn Hay - Bondurant, IA

    www.backatcha.massagetherapy.com

If you would like to have a workshop with Dr. Mally in your area please call us at Hands On Healing at 800-718-6824, or email to info@abundanthealth.com.

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Dr. James Mally is trained as a Naturopathic Doctor, and has been doing massage professionally in many different settings since 1975. He is a graduate of Bastyr University in Seattle, and the Lindsey Hopkins School, a 1000 hour massage training program. 

Dr. Mally is able to integrate his thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology with the practice of massage. He has been teaching massage certification programs since 1979, and was the owner and director of Healing Arts Institute in Citrus Heights, California for 21 years.

He is currently engaged in private practice, DVD production, and teaching advanced classes in deep tissue massagesports massage, and anatomy in massage schools around the world.

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James R. Mally, N.D. is approved by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. Provider # 451329-10.




Alaska

Mountainside Wellness Studio - Juneau, Alaska

Arizona

Sedona School of Massage Therapy - Sedona, Arizona

Arkansas

AR Therapeutic Massage Institute & Spa - Hot Springs, Arkansas

Australia

NSW School of Massage - Sydney, Australia

California

Fair Oaks Massage Institute - Fair Oaks, CA

Canada

Makami College - Edmonton, Alberta
Makami College - Calgary, Alberta

Iowa

Carlson College of Massage Therapy - Anamosa, IA
Iowa Lakes Community College - Spencer, IA, Algona, IA
Iowa Massage Institute - Des Moines, IA

Minnesota

Northwestern Health Sciences University - Bloomington, MN

Ohio

C-TEC - Newark, Ohio

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Institute of Massage Therapy - Quakertown, PA

Virginia

Northern Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage - Falls Church, VA
Healing Hands Educational Seminars - Roanoke, VA

 



 

Workshops by Date:

2017 Workshops

   
     
November 1 Massage Cupping Iowa Massage Institute
     
November 2 Assessment and Treatment of Shoulder Pain Iowa Massage Institute
     
November 4 Trigger Point & Counterstrain Iowa Lakes Community College - Algona, Iowa
     
November 5 Massage Cupping Iowa Lakes Community College - Spencer, Iowa
     
November 7 Massage Cupping AR Therapeutic Massage Institute & Spa
     
November 9 Massage Cupping Pennsylvania Institute of Massage Therapy
     
November 11 Massage Cupping Fair Oaks Massage Institute
     
November 12 Trigger Point and Counterstrain Fair Oaks Massage Institute
     
December 2 Massage Cupping Fair Oaks Massage Institute
     

2018 Workshops

   
     
January 20 & 21 Sports Massage Fair Oaks Massage Institute
     
February 24 & 25 Deep Tissue Massage - Upper Body Fair Oaks Massage Institute
     
March 3 & 4 Deep Tissue Massage - Lower Body Fair Oaks Massage Institute
     
March 9 Massage Cupping Northern Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage
     
March 10, 11 Deep Tissue Massage - Upper Body Northern Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage
     
March 13 Massage Cupping Healing Hands Educational Seminars
     
March 14 Side Lying Massage Healing Hands Educational Seminars
     
March 17 & 18 Deep Tissue Massage - Lower Body Northern Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage
     
April 14 Trigger Point and Counterstrain Carlson College - Anamosa, Iowa
     
April 15 Soft Tissue Release Carlson College - Anamosa, Iowa
     
April 16 Massage Cupping Carlson College - Anamosa, Iowa
 
 
 

Alaska

Mountainside Wellness Center, Juneau, Alaska

 

No workshops with Dr. Mally are currently scheduled at this location.

 


 

Arizona

Sedona School of Massage Therapy


2945 Southwest Dr.
Sedona, AZ 86336
928-284-3693
www.sedonaschool.com

 

No workshops with Dr. Mally are currently scheduled at this location.


Arkansas

AR Therapeutic Massage Institute & Spa


853 Third St.
Hot Springs, AR 71913
501-623-3888
www.artmis.net

 

Massage Cupping

Therapy that Really Sucks

November 7, 2017 
Tuesday 9 am - 6 pm
8 hours ($160 plus $25 materials fee)

$25 materials fee is for a set of four silicone cups
You do not need to pay the materials fee if you bring your own set of silicone cups

Massage cupping is a powerful tool to enhance your practice. Adding movement makes it even more effective. 

Massage Cupping is an innovative technique that involves moving flexible silicone cups over your client's skin, along with stretching. The combined effect lifts the skin and superficial fascia over the underlying tissues.

Most massage work involves compressing tissues, but Kinetic Cupping lifts tissues. Along with soft tissue release, the synergy of these techniques helps to:

• Relieve chronic muscle tension
• Release adhesions 
• Prepare clients for deeper work

The cups are transparent, simple to use, and don't require heat or combustion. Best of all, they're easy on your hands!

Workshop topics include:

• History of cupping 
• Cautions and contraindications 
• Unique ways cups can be used with movement

You'll leave the workshop with a set of four silicone cups and a variety of ways to incorporate them with your next massage client.

Please download a flyer for this workshop to post at work and share with your colleagues: 

www.massagelibrary.com/pdf/Cupping Flyer AR 110717.pdf

 

 



Australia

NSW School of Massage

225 Clarence St.
Sydney, NSW 2000
02-9112-4555
www.schoolofmassage.com.au
  

No workshops with Dr. Mally are currently scheduled at this location.

 


 

California

 

 

Fair Oaks Massage Institute

9833 Fair Oaks Blvd, Suite C-1
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
916-965-4063

www.fairoaksmassageinstitute.org

 

 

Trigger Point Therapy and Counterstrain

November 12, 2017
Sunday  9 am – 6 pm
8 hours ($120 = $10 materials)

Learn a painless and effective way of releasing trigger points! 

If you have had trigger point work you know how painful the treatments can be. Fortunately there is another therapy that works synergistically with trigger point work to make it painless and even more effective.

Strain Counterstrain work, also known as Positional Release, uses positioning to help reduce the pain-spasm cycle for effective trigger point release. Once you learn the principles of this work you can apply it anywhere in the body. 

In this class you will learn:

  • different types of trigger points
  • how to find trigger points
  • common referred pain patterns
  • how to position your client so there is no pain during treatment
  • body mechanics to make this work easier for you

Trigger points are a major cause of musculoskeletal pain, so this work can help your clients to become pain free.

Extensive notes will be provided with this class.

Please bring shorts and a sports bra for women.

Call (916) 965-4063 to register, or register online at:

http://www.fairoaksmassageschool.com/trigger-point-and-counterstrain-.html

Space is limited!

Please download a flyer for this workshop to post at work and share with your colleagues: 

www.massagelibrary.com/pdf/Trigger Point FOMI 111217.pdf

 

Massage Cupping

Therapy that Really Sucks

December 2, 2017
Saturday 9 am - 6 pm
8 hours ($150 plus $27 materials fee)

 

$27 materials fee is for a set of four silicone cups
You do not need to pay the materials fee if you bring your own set of silicone cups

Massage cupping is a powerful tool to enhance your practice. Adding movement makes it even more effective. 

Massage Cupping is an innovative technique that involves moving flexible silicone cups over your client's skin, along with stretching. The combined effect lifts the skin and superficial fascia over the underlying tissues.

Most massage work involves compressing tissues, but Kinetic Cupping lifts tissues. Along with soft tissue release, the synergy of these techniques helps to:

• Relieve chronic muscle tension
• Release adhesions
• Prepare clients for deeper work

The cups are transparent, simple to use, and don't require heat or combustion. Best of all, they're easy on your hands!

Workshop topics include:

• History of cupping
• Cautions and contraindications
• Unique ways cups can be used with movement

You'll leave the workshop with a set of four silicone cups and a variety of ways to incorporate them with your next massage client.

Call (916) 965-4063 to register, or register online at: http://www.fairoaksmassageschool.com/massage-cupping.html

Space is limited!

Please download a flyer for this workshop to post at work and share with your colleagues:

www.massagelibrary.com/pdf/Cupping Flyer FOMI 120217.pdf

  

 

Sports Massage

January 20 & 21, 2018
Saturday & Sunday  9 am - 6 pm
16 hours ($300 + $20 materials)
 

It doesn’t matter if your clients are athletes or not, everyone can benefit from sports massage techniques.

You can apply what you learn to any muscle in the body, by combining knowledge of the techniques with a good understanding of anatomy. In this workshop, we will:

  • Compare and contrast various modalities used in sports massage
  • Discuss the indications and cautions for each technique
  • Show evaluation and treatment options for many common conditions
  • Explain how sports massage techniques may be applied to the entire body

MODALITIES

• PNF Stretching

• Facilitated Stretching

• Reciprocal Inhibition

• Multidirectional Friction

• Soft Tissue Release

• Trigger Point and Counterstrain 

• Resistance Release

COMMON CONDITIONS

• Hamstring strain

• Rotator cuff tear

• Tennis elbow

• Golfer's elbow

• Iliotibial band friction syndrome

• “Shin splints”

• Achilles tendinitis

• And more!

Please wear athletic attire for this workshop.

Call (916) 965-4063 to register, or register online at http://www.fairoaksmassageschool.com/sports-massage.html. Space is limited!

Please download a flyer for this workshop to post at work and share with your colleagues:

www.massagelibrary.com/pdf/Sports Massage FOMI 012018.pdf

 

Deep Tissue Massage

 
Feb. 24 & 25, March 3 & 4, 2018
Sat. & Sun.  9 am - 6 pm 
 
Feb. 24 & 25 - Upper Body - 16 hrs.
March 3 & 4 - Lower Body - 16 hrs.
 
$300 per 16 hr. module or $500 total plus $20 materials
 

Deep tissue massage is one of the most in-demand modalities.

When proper techniques and body mechanics aren’t used, giving a deep tissue massage can be rough on the therapist.

Work Smarter – Not Harder

This comprehensive workshop covers many techniques for working deeper and more effectively with clients. With each technique, we’ll focus on proper body mechanics to ease the strain of applying extra pressure. Students are often surprised to find that doing deep tissue massage can be easier than Swedish massage, because of the use of leverage and body mechanics.

Explore Treatment Options for Common Conditions

You'll learn specialized techniques to treat a variety of conditions, including:

Upper Body:

• Headaches
• Whiplash
• Thoracic Outlet & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
• Rotator Cuff issues
• Slipped Bicipital Tendon

Lower Body:

• Low back pain
• Sciatic pain
• Menstrual cramps
• Leg Length imbalances
• Plantar Fasciitis
• And more

Optimize Learning with a How-To Guide

How many times have you taken a class and forgot part of it after you left? We want these skills to stick! You’ll receive a workbook with photos and details of the techniques. The workbook will help with learning the concepts in class, and it also makes it easier to review the techniques afterward.

 

Call (916) 965-4063 to register, or register online at http://www.fairoaksmassageschool.com/deep-tissue-massage-with-dr.-mally.html. Space is limited!

Please download a flyer for this workshop to post at work and share with your colleagues:

www.massagelibrary.com/pdf/DT Flyer FOMI 022418.pdf

 

 

 


 

Canada

 

MaKami College

www.makamicollege.com

Edmonton Office
Capilano Mall
Room 205A 5004 98 Avenue
Edmonton AB T6A 0A1
CANADA
Phone: 780.468.3454 

 
 
Calgary Office
9618 Horton Road SW
Calgary, Alberta
Phone: 403.474.0772
 
 

No workshops with Dr. Mally are currently scheduled at these locations.

 

 
 

Iowa

 

Iowa Massage Institute

3017 Indianola Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50315
515-280-7611
www.iowamassageclinics.com 
 
 
 
  

Massage Cupping

November 1, 2017
Wednesday  9 am - 6 pm
8 hours ($120 plus $25 materials fee)

$25 materials fee is for a set of four silicone cups
You do not need to pay the materials fee if you bring your own set of silicone cups

Massage cupping is a powerful tool to enhance your practice. Adding movement makes it even more effective. 

Massage Cupping is an innovative technique that involves moving flexible silicone cups over your client's skin, along with stretching. The combined effect lifts the skin and superficial fascia over the underlying tissues.

Most massage work involves compressing tissues, but Kinetic Cupping lifts tissues. Along with soft tissue release, the synergy of these techniques helps to:

• Relieve chronic muscle tension
• Release adhesions 
• Prepare clients for deeper work

The cups are transparent, simple to use, and don't require heat or combustion. Best of all, they're easy on your hands!

Workshop topics include:

• History of cupping 
• Cautions and contraindications 
• Unique ways cups can be used with movement

You'll leave the workshop with a set of four silicone cups and a variety of ways to incorporate them with your next massage client.

If you have taken this workshop before, you can take it again for 50% off, on a space available basis.
 
Please call 916-847-9304 to register, or you can register on-line here:

https://abundanthealth.com/All-Workshops/Iowa-Workshops?product_id=84

 

 

Assessment and Treatment of Shoulder Pain

November 2, 2017
Thursday  9 am - 6 pm
8 hours ($120 + $10 materials)

When a client presents with shoulder pain, you need to know how to properly assess the cause of the pain and to formulate effective treatment strategies.

The workshop covers some of the most common causes of shoulder pain, including:

  • Adhesive capsulitis
  • Impingement and bursitis
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Slipped bicipital tendon
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome

Expand your toolbox of assessment and treatment strategies through a series of demonstrations and practice of these techniques:

  • Joint capsule release
  • Soft tissue release
  • Multidirectional friction and eccentric contraction
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Strain-counterstrain
  • Reciprocal inhibition

Please wear athletic attire for this workshop.

Please call 916-847-9304 to register, or you can register on-line here:

https://abundanthealth.com/All-Workshops/Iowa-Workshops?product_id=78

 
 
 
 
 

Carlson College of Massage Therapy

11809 County Rd X-28  
Anamosa, IA 52205
(319) 462-3402
www.carlsoncollege.com
 

 

Trigger Point Therapy and Counterstrain

April 14, 2018
Saturday  9 am – 6 pm
8 hours ($150 + $10 materials)

Learn a painless and effective way of releasing trigger points! 

If you have had trigger point work you know how painful the treatments can be. Fortunately there is another therapy that works synergistically with trigger point work to make it painless and even more effective.

Strain Counterstrain work, also known as Positional Release, uses positioning to help reduce the pain-spasm cycle for effective trigger point release. Once you learn the principles of this work you can apply it anywhere in the body. 

In this class you will learn:

  • different types of trigger points
  • how to find trigger points
  • common referred pain patterns
  • how to position your client so there is no pain during treatment
  • body mechanics to make this work easier for you

Trigger points are a major cause of musculoskeletal pain, so this work can help your clients to become pain free.

Extensive notes will be provided with this class.

Please bring shorts and a sports bra for women.

Take any two of the three workshops (Trigger Point, Soft Tissue Release, and Cupping) for $280 ($20 off) ar all three for $390 ($60 off) plus materials fees.

Please download a flyer for this workshop to post at work and share with your colleagues: 

www.massagelibrary.com/pdf/Trigger Point Carlson 041418.pdf

 

 

Soft Tissue Release

April 15, 2018
Sunday  9 am – 6 pm
8 hours ($150 + $10 materials)

Soft Tissue Release is a very effective technique to help people in pain. It involves client movement to enhance the effectiveness of your treatments.

Soft Tissue Release involves working into a muscle while stretching it, either passively or actively. Once the principles are understood it is easy to apply this technique anywhere in the body. Tips and tricks for body mechanics and positioning will be shown to make it easy for the therapist.

Extensive notes will be provided with this class. 

Please bring shorts and a sports bra for women.

Take any two of the three workshops (Trigger Point, Soft Tissue Release, and Cupping) for $280 ($20 off) ar all three for $390 ($60 off) plus materials fees.

Please download a flyer for this workshop to post at work and share with your colleagues: 

www.massagelibrary.com/pdf/Soft Tissue Release Carlson 041518.pdf

 

 

Massage Cupping Workshop

April 16, 2018
Monday  9 am - 6 pm 
8 hours ($150 + $25 materials fee)

$25 materials fee is for a set of four silicone cups
You do not need to pay the materials fee if you bring your own set of silicone cups

Massage cupping is a powerful tool to enhance your practice. Adding movement makes it even more effective.

Massage Cupping is an innovative technique that involves moving flexible silicone cups over your client's skin, along with stretching. The combined effect lifts the skin and superficial fascia over the underlying tissues.

Most massage work involves compressing tissues, but Kinetic Cupping lifts tissues. Along with soft tissue release, the synergy of these techniques helps to:

• Relieve chronic muscle tension

• Release adhesions

• Prepare clients for deeper work

The cups are transparent, simple to use, and don't require heat or combustion. Best of all, they're easy on your hands!

Workshop topics include:

• History of cupping

• Cautions and contraindications

• Unique ways cups can be used with movement

You'll leave the workshop with a set of four silicone cups and a variety of ways to incorporate them with your next massage client.

Take any two of the three workshops (Trigger Point, Soft Tissue Release, and Cupping) for $280 ($20 off) ar all three for $390 ($60 off)  plus materials fees.

Please download a flyer for this workshop to post at work and share with your colleagues: 

www.massagelibrary.com/pdf/Cupping Flyer Carlson College 041618.pdf

 


 

Iowa Lakes Community College

Spencer, Iowa
Algona, Iowa
712-362-7231 or 800-252-5664
 
Click here for more information or to register.
 
 

Trigger Point and Counterstrain

 
November 4, 2017
Saturday 9 am - 6 pm
Algona, Iowa
 

Trigger point therapy is a very effective treatment for chronic pain.  Traditional trigger point therapy can be painful, however, when it is combined with counterstrain techniques it can be relatively painless.

In this class you will learn:

  • different types of trigger points
  • how to find trigger points
  • common referred pain patterns,
  • how to release trigger points without causing pain.

The work will incorporate strain/counterstrain techniques, using positioning to help reduce the pain-spasm cycle for effective trigger point release. The work I show is derived from the practice of Orthobionomy, but with variations on the techniques to make it easier for the therapist by using better body mechanics. 

Extensive notes will be provided with this class. Please bring shorts and a sports top for women.

Click here for more information or to register.

 
 
 

Massage Cupping


November 5, 2017
Sunday 9 am - 6 pm
Spencer, Iowa
 

Massage cupping is a powerful tool to enhance your practice. Adding movement makes it even more effective. 

Massage Cupping is an innovative technique that involves moving flexible silicone cups over your client's skin, along with stretching. The combined effect lifts the skin and superficial fascia over the underlying tissues.

Most massage work involves compressing tissues, but Kinetic Cupping lifts tissues. Along with soft tissue release, the synergy of these techniques helps to:

• Relieve chronic muscle tension
• Release adhesions 
• Prepare clients for deeper work

The cups are transparent, simple to use, and don't require heat or combustion. Best of all, they're easy on your hands!

Workshop topics include:

• History of cupping 
• Cautions and contraindications 
• Unique ways cups can be used with movement

You'll leave the workshop with a set of four silicone cups and a variety of ways to incorporate them with your next massage client.

Click here for more information or to register. 
 

Minnesota

 

Northwestern Health Sciences University

2501 W. 84th St.
Bloomington, MN 55431
952-888-4777
www.nwhealth.edu

 

No workshops with Dr. Mally are currently scheduled at this location.

 


Ohio 

 

C-TEC

150 Price Road
Newark, OH 43055
740-364-2280
http://www.c-tec.edu/AE/index.php/licensed-massage-therapy

 

Sports Massage

May 9 - 11, 2016
Monday 6 - 10 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday  9 am - 6 pm
20 hours  $370  ($300 + $50 registration + $20 materials)
20 CEUs
 
$100 discount to C-TEC massage therapy students and graduates
Checks should be made out to 'Hands On Healing"
$50 registration fee paid before Apr. 22 will hold your spot in the class
 
 
The Monday evening class is free and open to the public.

The techniques you will learn in this sports massage workshop can help all of your clients, whether they are athletes or not.
 
We start with some theory, explaining the physiological principles that are the basis for the techniques -- including reciprocal inhibition, post-isometric relaxation, and strain counterstrain. 
 
Most of the workshop is hands on. You will learn many techniques that you can add to your toolbox.
 
We will 
  • compare and contrast various modalities used in sports massage, including PNF Stretching, Facilitated Stretching, Reciprocal Inhibition, Multidirectional Friction, Soft Tissue Release, and a painless way of releasing Trigger Points using Strain Counterstrain techniques. 
  • discuss the indications and cautions for each technique and show how knowledge of the principles of the techniques, combined with a good knowledge of anatomy, will allow us to apply the techniques on any muscle in the body. 
  • cover injury evaluation and treatment
  • show treatment strategies for sprains and strains and for many common conditions including hamstring strain, rotator cuff tear, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, iliotibial band friction syndrome, “shin splints”, and achilles tendinitis. 
Pre-event and post-event massage will also be covered. 
 
Please bring your own table, and wear athletic attire for this workshop.
 
Please call 740-364-2280 to register, or you can register on-line here:
 
https://abundanthealth.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=66
 
 
 

Massage Cupping

May 12, 2016 
Thursday 9 am - 4 pm
6 hours ($90 plus $25 materials fee)

Checks should be made out to 'Hands On Healing"
$25 materials fee is for a set of four silicone cups

Are you looking for something new to add to you massage tool box? Something that not only feels good, but can also be an effective therapeutic treatment? Consider adding cupping to your practice. The new flexible silicone massage cups make cupping much easier to do.

Cupping is easy on your hands, and helps to release adhesions and prepare your clients for deeper work. Cupping is especially powerful when combined with movement such as soft tissue release techniques.

Most massage work involves compressing tissues, whereas cupping gives a lift to the tissues. Using lotion or gel, you can slide the cups, lifting the skin and superficial fascia up from the underlying tissues.

In this workshop we will look at the history of cupping, cover cautions and contraindications, and explore the various ways that cups can be used to help your clients and to enhance your practice.

Please call 740-364-2280 to register, or you can register on-line here:
 
 
 
 

Pennsylvania

 

Pennsylvania Institute of Massage Therapy

93 S. West End Blvd., Suite 103
Quakertown, PA 18951
215-538-5339
 
www.pamassage.com
 
 

Massage Cupping

November 9, 2017    
Thursday 9 am - 6 pm pm
8 hours ($120 plus $25 materials fee)
$25 materials fee for a set of four silicone cups 

Massage cupping is a powerful tool to enhance your practice. Adding movement makes it even more effective.

Massage Cupping is an innovative technique that involves moving flexible silicone cups over your client's skin, along with stretching. The combined effect lifts the skin and superficial fascia over the underlying tissues.

Most massage work involves compressing tissues, but Kinetic Cupping lifts tissues. Along with soft tissue release, the synergy of these techniques helps to:

• Relieve chronic muscle tension

• Release adhesions

• Prepare clients for deeper work

The cups are transparent, simple to use, and don't require heat or combustion. Best of all, they're easy on your hands!

Workshop topics include:

• History of cupping

• Cautions and contraindications

• Unique ways cups can be used with movement

You'll leave the workshop with a set of four silicone cups and a variety of ways to incorporate them with your next massage client.

 

Please call 215-538-5339 or visit www.pamassage.com to register.

 

Anatomy for BodyworkersSkeleton with Muscles attachments represented with PlayDough

October 26 - 29, 2017
Thursday through Sunday  9 am - 6 pm 

Oct. 26 & 27 - Upper Body 
Thursday and Friday  9 am - 6 pm

16 hours ($300 plus $25 materials)

Oct. 28 & 29 - Lower Body 
Saturday & Sunday  9 am - 6 pm
16 hours ($300 plus $25 materials)

Attend both classes and save
32 hours ($500 plus $25 materials)

Improve your massage skills by developing a sense of the muscle layers in your clients body. Join us for a fun experiential anatomy class designed for the massage therapist. Have fun making muscles out of clay and layering them on a skeleton model.

We will start with the deepest muscles and work our way to the surface, taking time to palpate the muscles on each other, and to explore stretches and bodywork techniques for each muscle. This is a wonderful kinesthetic way of learning that will give you a three dimensional sense of the muscles and improve your palpation and massage skills.

For the upper body we will focus on muscles of the back, neck, face, shoulders, arm, forearm and hand. We will look at thoracic outlet syndrome and carpal tunnel syndrome, and ways of working on the muscles and structures that can cause nerve impingement.

For the lower body we will focus on muscles of the abdominal wall, hip, thigh, calf and foot. We will look at sciatic pain, psoas tightness, IT band tightness, plantar fasciitis, and other problems of the lower extremity, exploring ways of working with these problems with an understanding of the relevant anatomy.

 
 

 

Virginia

 

Healing Hands Educational Seminars

Crystal's Healing Hands Massage
Roanoke, VA
540-776-2274

 
 

Massage Cupping Workshop

March 13, 2018

Tuesday  9 am - 6 pm 
8 hours ($140 + $25 materials fee)

$25 materials fee is for a set of four silicone cups
You do not need to pay the materials fee if you bring your own set of silicone cups

Massage cupping is a powerful tool to enhance your practice. Adding movement makes it even more effective.

Massage Cupping is an innovative technique that involves moving flexible silicone cups over your client's skin, along with stretching. The combined effect lifts the skin and superficial fascia over the underlying tissues.

Most massage work involves compressing tissues, but Kinetic Cupping lifts tissues. Along with soft tissue release, the synergy of these techniques helps to:

• Relieve chronic muscle tension
• Release adhesions
• Prepare clients for deeper work

The cups are transparent, simple to use, and don't require heat or combustion. Best of all, they're easy on your hands!

Workshop topics include:

• History of cupping
• Cautions and contraindications
• Unique ways cups can be used with movement

You'll leave the workshop with a set of four silicone cups and a variety of ways to incorporate them with your next massage client. 

For more information and to register, please visit:

http://www.crystalshealinghands.com/Educational-Seminars.html

Please download a flyer for this workshop to post at work and share with your colleagues:

www.massagelibrary.com/pdf/Cupping Flyer Roanoke 031318.pdf

 

 

 

Side Lying Massage

March 14 & 15, 2018

Wednesday & Thursday  9 am - 6 pm
16 hours ($300 + $20 materials)

Each client is unique. Whether it’s because of a specific body type, pregnancy, or a health condition, being face down (“prone”) for a massage isn’t always comfortable. 

Side lying massage expands your options for those clients. In fact, you can incorporate side lying techniques into all of your sessions!

Clients enjoy the stretching and feeling of elongation from side lying massage – they’ll often ask for it again in the future.

Gain a New Perspective 

The reasonside lying massage is effective for all body types is because it’s a new angle that allows for deeper work. 

It’s a mistake to think of the body as a pancake that needs to be “flipped” midway through a session. Therapists aren’t just limited to working on the front and back! Bodies are three-dimensional structures that should be worked on from different perspectives. 

The workshop will show you exactly how to do that, and more.

Expand Your Toolbox

You’ll learn how to:   

  • Give a flowing, full-body, side lying massage
  • Apply targeted techniques to the shoulders, low back, and hips
  • Use proper draping and bolsters
  • Integrate side lying work into relaxation massage

Optimize Learning with a How-To Guide

How many times have you taken a class and forgot part of it after you left?  We want these skills to stick!

You’ll receive a workbook with photos and details of the techniques. The workbook will help with learning the concepts in class, and it also makes it easier to review the techniques afterward.  

For more information and to register, please visit:

http://www.crystalshealinghands.com/Educational-Seminars.html

Please download a flyer for this workshop to post at work and share with your colleagues:

www.massagelibrary.com/pdf/Side Lying Massage Roanoke.pdf 

 

 
 

Northern Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage

6402 Arlington Blvd. Suite 840
Falls Church VA 22042

703-533-3113

 
 
 

Massage Cupping Workshop

March 9, 2018

Friday  9 am - 6 pm 
8 hours ($140 + $25 materials fee)

$25 materials fee is for a set of four silicone cups
You do not need to pay the materials fee if you bring your own set of silicone cups

Massage cupping is a powerful tool to enhance your practice. Adding movement makes it even more effective.

Massage Cupping is an innovative technique that involves moving flexible silicone cups over your client's skin, along with stretching. The combined effect lifts the skin and superficial fascia over the underlying tissues.

Most massage work involves compressing tissues, but Kinetic Cupping lifts tissues. Along with soft tissue release, the synergy of these techniques helps to:

• Relieve chronic muscle tension
• Release adhesions
• Prepare clients for deeper work

The cups are transparent, simple to use, and don't require heat or combustion. Best of all, they're easy on your hands!

Workshop topics include:

• History of cupping
• Cautions and contraindications
• Unique ways cups can be used with movement

You'll leave the workshop with a set of four silicone cups and a variety of ways to incorporate them with your next massage client.


Call 703-533-3113 for more information or to register.

Please download a flyer for this workshop to post at work and share with your colleagues:

www.massagelibrary.com/pdf/Cupping Flyer NOVA.pdf

 

Deep Tissue Massage

March 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 2018
Sat. & Sun.  9 am - 6 pm 
 
March 10 & 11 - Upper Body - 16 hrs.
March 17 & 18 - Lower Body - 16 hrs.
 
$300 per 16-hour module or $500 total (32 hours) plus $20 materials
 

Deep tissue massage is one of the most in-demand modalities.

When proper techniques and body mechanics aren’t used, giving a deep tissue massage can be rough on the therapist.

Work Smarter – Not Harder

This comprehensive workshop covers many techniques for working deeper and more effectively with clients. With each technique, we’ll focus on proper body mechanics to ease the strain of applying extra pressure. Students are often surprised to find that doing deep tissue massage can be easier than Swedish massage, because of the use of leverage and body mechanics.

Explore Treatment Options for Common Conditions

You'll learn specialized techniques to treat a variety of conditions, including:

Upper Body:

• Headaches 
• Whiplash 
• Thoracic Outlet & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 
• Rotator Cuff issues 
• Slipped Bicipital Tendon

Lower Body:

• Low back pain 
• Sciatic pain 
• Menstrual cramps 
• Leg Length imbalances 
• Plantar Fasciitis 
• And more

Optimize Learning with a How-To Guide

How many times have you taken a class and forgot part of it after you left? We want these skills to stick! You’ll receive a workbook with photos and details of the techniques. The workbook will help with learning the concepts in class, and it also makes it easier to review the techniques afterward.

Call 703-533-3113 for more information or to register.

Please download a flyer for this workshop to post at work and share with your colleagues:

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

2 Ratings

Member Comments:

  • commented Tuesday 26th of August 2014 at 8:19:48AM

    How about a workshop in Houston,TX
    robert

  • James M replied Tuesday 26th of August 2014 at 9:44:25PM

    I would like to come to Houston. Please email me at jmally@massagelibrary.com so we can discuss this. Thanks.