DayBreak Geriatric Massage - Level 1

Course description

Photograph: Elderly massage client.This 2 1/2 day weekend workshop is the basis of the training program in Geriatric Massage. It offers 18 CE hours for massage therapists and qualifies for the Level 1 Certificate in Geriatric Massage. By helping participants to gain insight into meaningful work with the elderly, the therapist who likes to work with seniors is put on the path to a massage career that is emotionally satisfying without being physically draining. This course is open to anyone with anatomy & physiology knowledge!

Course details

Date(s): August 4-6, 2017 (Fri: 6:30 pm-9:30 pm & Sat/Sun: 9am-5 pm)

Cost: $350/$375 after June 30, 2017

CEs: 18

Instructor: Deb Conley

Topics featured in this workshop

  • Physiological, psychological & sociological aspects of aging
  • Client assessment, cautions & contraindications
  • Modification of standard massage techniques and the development of methods to suit each client’s special needs 
  • Practical hands-on work with older people
  • How to establish a Geriatric Massage practice

 

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