The purpose of this course is to discuss the positive role professional massage therapy can play in the stress epidemic in our modern culture. We will examine the negative physiological and biochemical processes that occur in the body under stress and counterpoint them with the beneficial processes that occur in the body during massage. We will also look at the cultural symptoms that contribute to our collective stress and discuss the statistics that qualify stress as a national epidemic.
This course provides guidance to massage therapy business owners and solo practitioners on developing an effective marketing strategy. The modern marketing tools outlined here are intended to be a starting point for defining a target market, or a “niche,” and navigating the modern tools available, such as referrals, social media and Internet marketing, to reach that market.
This course provides a comprehensive overview of carpal tunnel syndrome for massage therapists. This overview allows the reader to gain greater knowledge of anatomy, perspectives on how carpal tunnel syndrome affects individuals, as well as specific bodywork methods to alleviate classic symptoms of the condition.
Learn how to best support the pregnant client in all stages of pregnancy and labor, understand and explore the body changes within the three trimesters of pregnancy, and learn of the effects that different hormones have on the body during pregnancy.