May 2017 Archives - Florida School of Massage
  • Workshop
    May 3-6, 2017

    Oncology Massage Therapy: Caring for Clients with Cancer

    Cindy Gillan and Nanci Newton of Tracy Walton & Associates

    In this intensive course, we combine the art and practice of touch to create safe, effective massage sessions for clients with cancer and cancer histories. In a supportive learning environment, participants learn simple, concrete ways to adapt massage to cancer and cancer treatment.

  • Workshop
    Saturday May 6, 2017

    Medical Errors Prevention

    Kristen Toth

    The Florida Board of Massage Therapy requires that, prior to license renewal, all massage therapists attend a 2-hour class in the prevention of medical errors.  Please join us for a fun and informative discussion on this important topic regarding our role in providing safe care to our clients!

  • Workshop
    Saturday May 6, 2017

    Ethical and Legal Considerations in the Practice of Massage Therapy

    Karen Ball and/or Jacqueline Ferber

    The Florida Board of Massage Therapy requires that, prior to license renewal, all licensed massage therapists attend a two (2) hour class in Florida Statutes and Rules and a two (2) hour class in Professional Ethics.  Join us for a fun and informative discussion of these topics AND get both of these continuing education requirements completed at one time.

  • Workshop
    May 6-7, 2017

    Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils

    LEARN a multilayered approach to health. Gain a deeper understanding of Aromatherapy and how to utilize essential oils at home and/or professionally. Become proficient in the uses of 21 essential oils.

  • Workshop
    May 6, 2017

    What’s The Fuzz? The Role of Fascia in Movement

    Gil Hedley, Ph.D.

    Want to better understand the role of fascia in movement, impacting your own hands-on work, as well as your relationships with both your inner and outer worlds? In this brand new lecture presentation featuring the latest images from Gil’s work in the dissection lab, we will explore the textural layers of the human form, particularly the connective tissues and fascia in their relationships and their role in movement.

  • Workshop
    May 7, 2017

    Say Goodbye to Headaches

    Karen Ball

    A headache is not a disease. It is a symptom of something going on inside the body crying for attention. Forty-five million Americans suffer with the debilitating symptoms of chronic headaches – the good news is that you can learn to give a targeted hands-on session to relieve the symptoms of a headache and learn how to coach people on creating a headache-free life for themselves.

  • Workshop
    May 20-21, 2017

    Hot Stone Massage Course

    Are you looking for something new to add to your skill set, or a fun way to fulfill your license renewal requirement?

    Did you know that Hot Stone Therapy is the most frequently requested spa treatment? Enhance your versatility as a therapist and enroll now to become certified in offering this ancient, world renowned technique for all of your present and future clients.

  • Workshop
    May 13-15, 2017

    Traditional Thai Reflexology

    Karen Ball

    Thai foot reflexology is a marriage between the ancient healing arts of reflexology, Chinese tuina, Japanese shiatsu and Indian Ayurvedic yoga.  Thai reflexology is easy and fun to learn and incorporate into your existing practice.

  • Workshop
    May 27-28, 2017

    Connective Tissue Therapy: The Frontline

    Maura Brady

    This workshop will delve into the components of back issues via the frontline, addressing primarily the anterior aspects of the trunk, shoulder girdle, and neck. Learn new tools to address your clients’ needs, while having the opportunity to explore your own, in a setting that combines fun and reverence.

  • Workshop
    May 27-28, 2017

    Thai Massage: Phase II Expanding Vocabulary

    Ariela Grodner

    This workshop is intended for those students who have already familiarized themselves with the Thai Massage practice through taking Thai  1, and are now ready to deepen their knowledge and widen their vocabulary. We will extensively review the Thai 1 material, both strengthening knowledge of the form itself and deepening awareness within the exercises, in order to bring our consciousness to a more subtle level during the healing process.