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Chair Massage Module 1
Contact Hours: 10
Registration Fee: $159
1. List 10 techniques therapeutically beneficial to clients receiving chair massage.
2. Recognize the principles of Jin Shin Jyutsu including 26 safety energy locks along energy pathways of the body.
3. Recognize Per Henrik Ling and his role in Swedish massage.
4. Recognize David Palmer and his role in contemporary chair massage.
5. List 6 benefits of chair massage.
6. Identify 10 optimal locations for performing chair massage.
7. Recognize 8 considerations when choosing a massage chair.
8. Recognize Pisces Production as the company that makes the only massage chair that can position the client from a standard sitting position to completely horizontal.
9. Recognize the first step in setting up the massage chair.
10. List two methods that can be used to determine if the face cradle is in the proper placement.
11. Recognize how to check for proper position of the armrest.
12. Recognize massage chairs and desktop systems need to be cleaned and disinfected before the first client, in between each client, and after the last client.
13. Recognize 7 basic essential items a practitioner needs for a minimum kit.
14. Recognize male clients should not take their shirts off to receive chair massage treatment.
15. List 3 key elements that are considered when handling massage chairs and performing chair massage techniques.
16. Define lunge stance.
17. Recognize the client will best receive massage if the superficial tissues are addressed first.
18. List two types of friction that can be used in chair massage.
19. Recognize elbows should not be applied on the low back directly over the kidneys.
20. Define brush strokes.
21. Recognize 6 types of percussion.
22. List 5 cautionary sites and their locations.
23. Recognize 5 components of a pretreatment interview.
24. Recognize the five regions when performing a basic sequence as you face the back of the client.
25. Identify 14 bony landmarks and muscles.
26. Recognize as practitioners release the pressure they are using, they should not break contact when moving around the body during massage treatment.
27. Recognize how to assist the client off the chair after treatment is completed.
28. Recognize the vagus nerve as the major parasympathetic nerve in the body.
Chapter 1: What is Chair Massage?
Chapter 2: Essentials of Practice
Chapter 3: Basic Sequence
By Patricia Holland, MC, LMT and Sandra K. Anderson, BA, LMT, ABT, NCTMB
This course utilizes text from the soft back textbook by Patricia Holland, MC, LMT and Sandra K. Anderson, BA, LMT, ABT, NCTMB “Chair Massage” ©2011. A practical, visual guide to this rapidly growing field, Chair Massage helps you develop a basic routine and adapt to different clients and situations. Expert authors Patricia M. Holland, MC, LMT, and Sandra K. Anderson, BA, LMT, NCTMB, provide coverage of massage techniques, chair adjustment, body mechanics, and applying pressure, plus specific routines for the lower back, shoulders, neck/head, and arm/hand regions -- with full-color photographs clearly demonstrating each technique. A chapter on the business aspects of seated massage helps you market and manage your practice successfully.
Dates and Locations
01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM