TR SEMINARS-COURSES: The following are current courses available. More of my courses are listed on the NCBTMB Website: http://www.ncbtmb.org/tools/find-approved-provider/detail/451668-11


**Please, let me know if you have a need for a different subject, or format, and I will custom-make a workshop for you, or your employees.  Please allow 6-8 weeks for new curriculum submission and approval.


CALL NOW: 602-697-6463 or Email: tammy@trseminars.com 



C.P.M.E.B.™ 
Certified Pediatric Massage and Early Bonding Specialist!
Three Day Certification Workshop (25 hrs.)


Curriculum: 
This comprehensive 3 day workshop will teach you the necessary tools to empower families, while they learn to calm, connect and communicate with their child, in individual or group classes. We will cover infant massage and early bonding techniques for the newly conceived, the healthy newborn, adaptations for children as they grow, and injuries relating to school-aged children.  We will also cover transitions for special needs, including Autism, Down’s syndrome, hearing and visual impairments, babies born early, adoption and fostering issues. Students will be able to identify the different behavioral states, and read baby’s cues, as well as, the different types of cries communicated and meaning behind non-verbal body language.  Students will be able to help parents with issues like colic, constipation, teething, chest congestion and asthma. Students will learn supportive techniques such as how to swaddle, use of white noise, and an introduction to energy techniques. You will also learn the intelligence of playing and how music and games can be added to help parents and babies learn from each other to form secure attachment bonds. Current research and marketing are covered to help your business grow!

Prerequisites: None!  Although CE is available for LMT’s and other professionals, this class is available for anyone who has a desire to make this a better planet, while making money doing it.

Required Class Materials:  
Students need to get a doll approximately 20" for class, and to demonstrate the massage techniques to parents. A doll with a soft body and plastic head and limbs is preferable.

CE Hours: 25CE with NCBTMB (See CE Eligibilty tab on sidebar for more info on other professions) issued with attendance and satisfactory participation in the class activities, and must pass written and practical test. Certification as a CIMEB© will be issued once teaching assignment is completed after seminar…you must teach at least 3 families with documentation. 

Tuition investment: $450, if registration received one month in advance; 
$550 thereafter.   Group Discounts Available.

 
Pediatric Massage for the NICU and Medically Fragile
Worth-8CE


Course Description: This is an advanced course for Infant Massage Instructors who have not previously been trained in the NICU or Medically Fragile babies.  This course will teach you the specific contraindications and medical concerns of the premature or ill newborn.  Evidenced-based research is covered to validate the necessity of infant massage in helping this population grow and thrive.  Students will be able to help NICU parents with observing, communicating, and bonding with their infants through nurturing touch.  Students will also learn how to work with hospital staff, NICU protocol, and specific adaptations for babies born early or with medical conditions.  Students will be able to help parents transition home and teach them additional infant massage techniques.

Pre-requisite: Must have previously taken CIMEB course or be a medically trained professional that works in Pediatrics already.

Class Materials:  Students need a doll, the size of a prematute newborn.

Tuition Investment: $125 for early enrollment one-month prior;$150 thereafter.

 
Certification in Perinatal Massage-32CE:

​$550 early registration one month prior/$650 Thereafter
Students will need massage table, massage lotion or oil, 6 Pillows and 2-3 sets of sheets.

Curriculum: This advanced four day workshop will teach you the tools to work with women before, during, and after pregnancy.  Students will learn a set of techniques and standards to be used during pregnancy, labor and postpartum that explores the physiological, structural and emotional well-being of both the mother and her child.  Students will be able to understand and recognize contraindications, possible complications, and risk factors of pregnancy, comfort techniques for labor, and restoring musculature and postural integrity postpartum.  Early bonding in the womb is explained, as well as, events that can change the bonding during labor, the immediate hours after birth, and attachment issues postpartum.  Students will enjoy lots of hands-on practice with pregnant mother volunteers, a mock labor among peers, and postpartum restoration.The successful completion of a written, and practical exam, will be required for certification. Prerequisites: This program is designed for continuing education for already Licensed Massage Therapists, RN, PT, OT or other medical professionals with understanding of female reproductive anatomy.  Any other bodywork students, practioners, or Doulas seeking the theoretical understanding to safely adapt their own protocols and techniques to perinatal demands may be allowed with prior authorization.

 
Perinatal Massage: Basic Knowledge And Advanced Techniques, For The Most Common Complaint Areas, Reported By Pregnant/Perinatal Women!! Worth 15CE

Curriculum: This  express 2 day workshop will teach you the tools to work with women before, during, and after pregnancy. Students will learn a set of techniques and standards to be used during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum that explores the physiological, structural, and emotional well-being of both the mother and her child. The hands-on demonstration and practice will focus on the most troublesome areas reported by perinatal women. Students will be able to understand and recognize contraindications, possible complications, and risk factors of pregnancy, comfort techniques for labor, and restoring musculature and postural integrity postpartum. We will also cover up-to-date research to help validate this work, as well as, a marketing segment to help you grow your practice! Engaging lectures, discussion, and guided practice will help you to adapt your own protocols and techniques.

Prerequisites: Designed for massage therapists, that have graduated from a 500 or more hour program, or other health related professional with an understanding of anatomy. Any other bodywork students and practitioners seeking the theoretical understanding to safely adapt their own protocols and techniques to pregnancy's demands may be allowed with prior authorization.

Required Class Materials:  Students need to bring a set of sheets, 4-6 pillows, wear or bring sports bra and shorts to class and comfortable clothing for practical portion of class.

CE Hours: 15 classroom hours. See CE Eligibilty tab on sidebar for more info on other professions! Receive 15 CE, NCBTMB approved, with attendance and satisfactory participation in the class activities. Class usually meets 8:30 AMto 5 PM each day.

Tuition investment: $249, if registration received one month in advance; $275 thereafter.

Pregnancy Massage:
A One-day class on techniques for most common complaint areas in pregnancy. (Worth 8CE) 
***A more advanced, two day (16CE) Pregnancy Massage course is available in conjunction with a segmented version of the Perinatal Certification workshop.

Curriculum: This intense 1 day seminar will teach you the tools to work with pregnant women using a set of techniques and standards that explores the physiological, structural, and emotional well-being of both the mother and her child. The hands-on demonstration and practice will focus on the most troublesome areas reported by pregnant women. Students will be able to understand and recognize contraindications, possible complications, and risk factors of pregnancy. We will also cover up-to-date research to help validate this work, as well as, a marketing segment to help you grow your practice! Engaging lectures, discussion, and guided practice will help you to adapt your own protocols and techniques. 

Prerequisites: Designed for massage therapists, that have graduated from a 500 or more hour program, or other health related professional with an understanding of anatomy. Any other bodywork students and practitioners seeking the theoretical understanding to safely adapt their own protocols and techniques to pregnancy's demands may be allowed with prior authorization.

Required Class Materials: Students need to bring massage table, 2 sets of sheets, 4-6 pillows (at least 2 king size), wear or bring comfortable clothing for practical portion of class.

CE Hours: 8CE  NCBTMB with attendance and satisfactory participation in the class activities. Class usually meets 8:30 AM to 5 PM.

Tuition investment: $125, if registration received one month in advance; $150 thereafter.

 
Side-Lying Massage/Stretching Course Description:
This two day 14CE course will teach you how to safely and effectively work with clients in a side-lying position.  Students will learn how to comfortably position clients so that both the client and the therapist don’t risk injury; especially those with low back, hip or shoulder pain.  Students will learn how to easily drape their clients.  Students will learn the benefits of side-lying massage, as well as, the contraindications, and current research.
Students learn many advanced massage techniques for the low back, hips, neck and shoulder, including PNF stretches, and other passive and active movements aimed at helping dysfunctional joints and soft tissue. Students will learn to facilitate normalization of nerve function and myofascial organization in painful areas with trigger point, structural integration, Swedish and cross-fiber treatment protocols.
Side-Lying Massage teaches students more ways to work with a wide variety of clients, from maternity clients, to clients facing health problems, to athletes.  Students will also be able to explore, with more access into the multidimensional layers with movements and stretching, getting into muscles like they have never been able to do before in prone or supine.
$275.00
Students need to have massage table, 2 sets of sheets, 4 pillows.

PNF Modalities
One Day Seminar (8 hrs.)

Curriculum: This PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation) one day seminar will teach you some safe and easy to use tools, for when problem areas arise that can’t be solved with massage alone. You’ll be able to help your clients prevent soreness and injuries, while improving performance and blood flow.  Students will learn how to combine PNF techniques with their current knowledge of friction, to release fibrotic tissue.  Students will learn when to stretch and when to strengthen. Students will also learn the difference between PNF and some other types of facilitated stretching such as, Active Isolated Stretching, Muscle Energy Technique, and Reciprocal Inhibition. 

Prerequisites: Designed for massage therapists, that have graduated from a 500 or more hour program, or other health related professional with an understanding of anatomy. Any other bodywork students and practitioners seeking the theoretical understanding to safely adapt their own protocols and techniques to client demands may be allowed with prior authorization.

Required Class Materials: Students need to bring a set of sheets and wear or bring comfortable clothing for practical portion of class.

CE Hours: 8 CE hours with NCBTMB with attendance and satisfactory participation in the class activities. Class usually meets 8:30 AM to 5 PM.

 Tuition investment: $125, if registration received one month in advance; $150 thereafter.

Certification in Geriatric Massage and Instructor Workshop

Course Description
This five day geriatric workshop will be one of the most comprehensive workshops you’ve ever taken.  This course will cover the benefits and guidelines for elderly clients that are both the robust and the frail.  

Students will learn many techniques for use in their massage office setting, but will also learn how to do massage techniques in a variety of positions and locations (client’s homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, hospice care, in wheelchairs, and on beds. 

Students will learn contraindications, and all the safety measures to have a safe office environment.  Students will learn the proper forms for health and medical history, working with other healthcare providers, and tips for proper documentation.

This workshop covers physical and mental pathologies of aging, (such as, skin changes, foot care, edema, heart and lung issues, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis, digestive conditions, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Dementia, and many more) as well as, the social-emotional challenges the aging community face during the later changes of lifestyle and home and companionship.  

Students will also learn how to teach the elderly self-care techniques, and geriatric couples how to massage each other, or give nurturing touch at home.  Students will learn active listening skills and ethics of geriatric care.

Students will learn self-care, and  body mechanics, to avoid injury massaging in different positions.  Students will learn to recognize the signs of caregiver burnout, and the stages of grief and dying.  Student will learn coping skills, and be able to teach geriatric partner stress reeducation techniques, which include touch, massage, breathing and relaxation.  

Geriatric Massage  Course Description:
This 3 Day (24CE) workshop will cover the benefits, guidelines, and techniques for elderly clients that are both for the robust, and the frail.  
•             This workshop covers physical and mental pathologies of aging, (such as, skin changes, foot care, edema, heart and lung issues, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis, digestive conditions, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Dementia, and many more) as well as, the social-emotional challenges the aging community face during the later changes of lifestyle, home and companionship.  
•             Students will learn contraindications, and all the safety measures to have a safe office environment.  Students will learn the proper forms for health and medical history, working with other healthcare providers, and tips for proper documentation.
•             Students will learn many techniques for both in their massage office setting, but also, learn how to do massage techniques in a variety of positions and locations (client’s homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, hospice care, in wheelchairs, and on beds, for those seniors unable to make it into a massage office, or cannot transfer onto a massage table.
•             Students will learn proper body mechanics, to avoid injury massaging in different positions.  Students will learn to recognize the signs of caregiver burnout, and the stages of grief and dying.  Student will learn coping skills, and stress reeducation techniques, which include touch, massage, breathing and relaxation.
•             Students will learn active listening skills and ethics of geriatric care, and the need for compassionate communication and comforting touch throughout a lifetime.

Lymphatic Drainage: 60 Minute Protocol
One Day Workshop (8 hrs.)

Curriculum This unique 1 day seminar will teach you the tools to effectively enhance the function of your client’s immune system by increasing the rate of lymphatic drainage.  This protocol is most effective for post-liposuction and other elective surgeries, and for clients interested in gentle detoxification, although it can be used for many other reasons. Students will learn the history, anatomy, physiology and theory of the Lymphatic System and how to put it into layman’s terms to explain to their clients.  Students will be able to identify risk factors and contraindications. This sequential, full-body, one-hour routine is easy to learn and practice, while being very effective!

Prerequisites: Designed for massage therapists, that have graduated from a 500 or more hour program, or other health related professional with an understanding of anatomy. Any other bodywork students and practitioners seeking the theoretical understanding to safely adapt their own protocols and techniques to pregnancy's demands may be allowed with prior authorization.

Required Class Materials: Students need to bring massage table, and a set of sheets. Bring or wear shorts to class, or comfortable clothing to change in and out of for the practical portion.

CE Hours: 8CE with NCBTMB with attendance and satisfactory participation in the class activities. Class usually meets 8:30 AM to 5 PM.

Tuition investment: $125, if registration received one month in advance; $150 thereafter.  


One-Day Course Options:


1. Side-Lying Sports Massage and Stretching: Upper Body-7CE:
Course Description: This 7CE course will teach you how to safely and effectively work with clients in a side-lying position, focusing on the upper body.  Students will learn how to comfortably position clients so that both the client and the therapist don’t risk injury.  Students will learn how to easily drape their clients.  Students will learn the benefits of side-lying massage, as well as, the contraindications, and current research. Students learn many advanced massage techniques for the neck and shoulder, torso and ribs, including PNF stretches, and other passive and active movements aimed at helping dysfunctional joints and soft tissue. Students will learn to facilitate normalization of nerve function and myofascial organization in painful areas with trigger point, structural integration, Swedish and cross-fiber treatment protocols.
Side-Lying Massage teaches students more ways to work with a wide variety of clients, from maternity clients, to clients facing health problems, to athletes.  Students will also be able to explore, with more access into the multidimensional layers with movements and stretching, getting into muscles like they have never been able to do before in prone or supine.
Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to name four areas to target market side-lying massage
• Students will be able to list ten benefits of side-lying massage
• Students will be able to safely position and bolster clients on the massage table
• Students will be able to securely drape client, while exposing the areas to massage
• Students will be able to exhibit proper body mechanics while performing massage
• Students will be able to perform mobilization and basic warm-up strokes on back
• Students will be able to find and execute three trigger points on the back
• Students will be able to perform both basic and advanced massage on shoulder
• Students will be able to perform both basic and advanced massage on pectoral girdle
• Students will be able to perform both basic and advanced massage on the arms/hands
• Students will be able to perform both basic and advanced massage on the neck
• Students will be able to perform a variety of PNF stretches for the neck muscles
Required Class Materials: Students need to bring 2 sets of sheets, 2 king size and 2 standard size pillows, pillow cases, lotion, a water bottle, paper and pen.

2. Side-Lying Sports Massage and Stretching: Lower Body-7CE

Course Description:
This 7CE course will teach you how to safely and effectively work with clients in a side-lying position.  Students will learn how to comfortably position clients so that both the client and the therapist don’t risk injury; especially those with low back, and hip pain.  Students will learn how to easily drape their clients.  Students will learn the benefits of side-lying massage, as well as, the contraindications, and current research.
Students learn many advanced massage techniques for the low back, and hips, including PNF stretches, and other passive and active movements aimed at helping dysfunctional joints and soft tissue. Students will learn to facilitate normalization of nerve function and myofascial organization in painful areas with trigger point, structural integration, Swedish and cross-fiber treatment protocols.
Side-Lying Massage teaches students more ways to work with a wide variety of clients, from maternity clients, to clients facing health problems, to athletes.  Students will also be able to explore, with more access into the multidimensional layers with movements and stretching, getting into muscles like they have never been able to do before in prone or supine.
Learning Objectives:
•  Students will be able to name four areas to target market side-lying massage
• Students will be able to list ten benefits of side-lying massage
• Students will be able to safely position and bolster clients on the massage table
• Students will be able to securely drape client, while exposing the areas to massage
• Students will be able to exhibit proper body mechanics while performing massage
• Students will be able to perform mobilization and basic warm-up strokes on back
• Students will be able to find and execute three trigger points on the back
• Students will be able to perform both basic and advanced massage on QL
• Students will be able to perform a variety of PNF stretches for the QL
• Students will be able to perform both basic and advanced massage on the pelvic girdle
• Students will be able to perform a variety of PNF stretches for the pelvic girdle
• Students will be able to perform a psoas massage and stretch
• Students will be able to perform advanced massage and stretches for the S/I joint
• Students will be able to perform both basic and advanced massage on legs and feet
• Students will be able to perform a variety of stretches for the legs and feet
Required Class Materials: Students need to bring 2 sets of sheets, 2 king size and 2 standard size pillows, pillow cases, lotion, a water bottle, paper and pen.

3. Geriatric Massage (Frail)-8CE
Course Description:
This 8CE workshop will cover the benefits, guidelines, and techniques for elderly clients that are more frail.  
• This workshop covers physical and mental pathologies of aging, (such as, skin changes, foot care, edema, heart and lung issues, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis, digestive conditions, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Dementia, and many more) as well as, the social-emotional challenges the aging community face during the later changes of lifestyle, home and companionship.  
• Students will learn contraindications, and all the safety measures to have a safe office environment.  Students will learn the proper forms for health and medical history, working with other healthcare providers, and tips for proper documentation.
• Students will learn many techniques for both in their massage office setting, but also, learn how to do massage techniques in a variety of positions and locations (client’s homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, hospice care, in wheelchairs, and on beds, for those seniors unable to make it into a massage office, or cannot transfer onto a massage table.
• Students will learn proper body mechanics, to avoid injury massaging in different positions.  Students will learn to recognize the signs of caregiver burnout, and the stages of grief and dying.  Student will learn coping skills, and stress reeducation techniques, which include touch, massage, breathing and relaxation.
• Students will learn active listening skills and ethics of geriatric care, and the need for compassionate communication and comforting touch throughout a lifetime.
Learning Objectives:
• Students will be able to list the benefits of geriatric massage
• Students will be able to define the different classifications of the geriatric population
• Students will be able to perform therapeutic and focused touch techniques
• Students will be able to perform lymph edema techniques
• Students will be able to perform and adjust massage strokes for the aging population, full body, any position, any location
• Students will be able to adapt techniques for use on massage table, wheelchair, hospital bed, seated and side-lying positions
• Students will be able to recite the contraindications of geriatric massage
• Students will be able to provide safety measures to have a safe office environment
• Students will be able to create the proper forms for health and medical history, working with other healthcare providers, and proper documentation
• Students will be able to recognize physical and mental pathologies of aging, as well as, the social-emotional challenges the aging community face during the later changes of lifestyle and home and companionship.
• Students will be able to identify the signs and symptoms of Alzheimers, and Parkinson’s Disease
• Students will be able to teach the elderly self-care techniques, and geriatric couples how to massage each other, or give nurturing touch at home 
• Students will be able to perform active listening skills and interview skills
• Students will be able to apply ethics of geriatric care
• Students will be able to perform self-care, and  body mechanics, to avoid injury massaging in different positions
• Students will be able to recognize the signs of caregiver burnout, and the stages of grief and dying.  
• Student will be able to teach coping skills, and geriatric partner stress reduction techniques, which include touch, massage, breathing and relaxation
Prerequisites: This program is designed for continuing education for already Licensed Massage Therapists, Nurses, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, as well as those involved in care giving.
Bring to class: 2 sheets, 4 pillows, 2 towels, lotion w/ holster, (optional - mat for kneeling on floor for wheelchair work - could use extra towel), water bottle. Paper and pen.
4. Infant/Pediatric Massage for NICU/Medically Fragile Babies-8CE
Course Description:  This is an advanced course for licensed massage therapists, or other health care professionals who have not previously been trained in the NICU or Medically Fragile babies.  Students will learn:
• Specific contraindications and medical concerns of the premature or ill newborn
• The benefits of infant massage and early bonding
• Evidenced-based research
• To help NICU parents with observing, communicating, and bonding with their infants through nurturing touch  
• To work with other hospital staff, parents of the NICU, NICU protocol, and specific adaptations for babies born early, or with medical conditions. 
• To identify the different behavioral states and Cues
• Transitions for special needs, including Autism, Down’s syndrome, hearing and visual impairments
• To help parents transition home and teach them additional infant massage techniques
Learning Objectives:

Students will be able recite the benefits, and current research of infant/pediatric massage
Students will be able to list applicable infant behavioral states and cues in the NICU
Students will be able to list the contraindications, safety measures and guidelines of infant/pediatric massage
Students will be able to perform touch therapy for medically fragile
Students will be able to teach parents and caregivers how to safely touch their babies
Students will be able to understand how pregnancy, labor and the immediate hours following birth affect bonding and attachment, and how infant massage can be a necessary tool
Students will be able to apply adaptations and transitions for infants premature/NICU/critical care
Students will understand the emotional states of parents of NICU babies
Required Class Materials: Students need to bring a doll about the size of a premature baby with a soft body and hard hands and feet, a towel, blanket and water bottle.  If possible, identify a parent/baby (3-9mo) to volunteer from 1:30-2:30pm for the parenting class the students will be teaching. Paper and pen.

5. Pregnancy Massage-8CE
Course Description: This advanced seminar will teach you the tools to work with pregnant women using a set of techniques and standards that explores the physiological, structural, and emotional well-being of both the mother and her child. The hands-on demonstration and practice will focus on the most common complaint areas as reported by pregnant women. Students will be able to understand and recognize contraindications, possible complications, and risk factors of pregnancy. We will also cover up-to-date research to help validate this work, as well as, a marketing segment to help you grow your practice!  Engaging lectures, discussion, and guided practice will help you to adapt your own protocols and techniques. 
Learning Objectives:
 Students will be able to list 4 major ways massage can help during pregnancy
 Student’s will be able to explain how the baby’s development can be affected by maternal prenatal massage and support
 Student’s will be able to explain the history of perinatal massage and how cultures view it differently
 Students will be able to list at least 3 research studies with explanation
 Students will understand how to continue research to stay current and validate massage
 Students will be able to name at least 3 of the major pioneers contributing to perinatal massage
 Students will be able to list the benefits of prenatal massage
 Students will be able to list the contraindications of pregnancy massage-Precautions, Guidelines, and Risk Factors
 Students will be able to understand Practice Implications and what adjustments to make for high risk pregnancy
 Students will be able to identify the anatomy of the most common  complaint areas
 Students will be able to make Lifestyle Recommendations to their client to improve comfort
 Students will be able to assess posture of a pregnant woman
 Students will be able to perform 3 corrective techniques and bring awareness to postural distortion
 Students will be able to explain how fetal position can affect labor and suggest maternal positions for optimal fetal alignment and positions to avoid
 Students will be able to properly and safely position prone (if applicable), supine and side lying
 Students will be able to properly  drape a pregnant women in any position
 Students will display proper body mechanics while performing Pregnancy Massage
 Students will be able to perform both basic relaxation and advanced therapeutic hands-on techniques for a full body pregnant women in any position

Prerequisites: This program is designed for continuing education for already Licensed Massage Therapists, RN, PT, OT, Midwives, Doulas or other medical professionals with understanding of female reproductive anatomy.  
Required Class Materials: Bring 2 sets of sheets, 4-6 pillows (at least 2 king size), wear or bring comfortable clothing for practical portion of class.Paper and pen.
6. Labor Massage-8CE
Course Description:
Learn how to perform massage during the different phases of labor, provide continuous physical, emotional and informational support to a mother during and shortly after childbirth to help her achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible.  Evidenced based research will be covered, and demonstrates remarkably, improved physical and psychological outcomes for both mother and baby with labor massage and support. You will learn how to have a positive impact on the well-being of the entire family.
Learning Objectives:
 Students will be able to name and explain function of 4 hormones that affect labor and bonding/attachment
 Students will be able to recite at least 3 research studies relating to labor massage
 Students will be able to explain why there is pain during labor
 Students will be able to list reasons for Back Labor Pain
 Students will be able to explain the Mind-Body Connection
 Students will be able to explain Childbirth History and US vs other cultures views on labor massage
 Student will understand the effect of Drugs For Mothers and Babies and how it changes massage during labor
 Students will learn other methods of Coping with Labor to add with massage
 Students will be able to list Interventions that could happen while trying to perform labor massage
 Students will be able to identify things that Slows Labor
 Students will be able to explain their scope of practice and what it means at a birth
 Students will be able to perform labor massage techniques in many different positions, standing, sitting, on a ball, on a bed
 Students wil be able to perform Acupressure Points to assist labor
 Students will be able to perform 4 techniques with a rebozo as an extention of their arms
 Students will be able to explain what happens immediately after birth and what their role is.
    
Bring to Class:  Paper, pen, water bottle; Sheet, long towel, or rebozo; Pillow, towel or mat for knee comfort.


7. Postpartum Massage-8CE
Course Description: Students will learn postpartum massage which can be as important and beneficial as massage during pregnancy. Postpartum bodywork is an effective and holistic approach for the many adjustments to motherhood both emotionally and physically.  Students will learn how to restore musculature and postural integrity.
Learning Objectives:
 Students will be able to explain the Benefits and Guidelines of Postpartum (PP) Massage
 Students will be able to list the contraindications of PP Massage.
 Students will be able to list the emotional concerns of a PP woman
 Students will be able to list the common Physical issues of the PP woman
 Students will be able to explain mind-body connection to healing
 Students will be able to list Myths and Misconceptions of PP women
 Students will be able to explain PPD Etiology
 Students  will be able to list Paternal Postpartum Depression symptoms
 Students will be able to explain their Scope of Practice and Referring
 Students will be able to perform many corrective PP Massage techniques to correct injury and Postural distortions caused from pregnancy and labor
 Students will be able to explain the benefits of infant massage 
Bring to class: 2 sheets, 4 pillows, 2 towels, lotion w/ holster, water bottle, paper and pen.