"Deep Tissue Made Easy"
Presenting "Eric Stephenson"
Fall Workshop 2016
Sept. 9 & 10, 2016
TMTA is proud to present Eric Stephenson, LMT, NCTMB, as our special guest educator this Fall.
About the Educator: Eric creates continuing education focused on career longevity for massage schools, spas and professional organizations nationwide, specializing in teaching Deep Tissue Massage that doesn't harm the therapist or the client. All of his workshops focus on saving your hands with his "No Thumbs!" approach & Core Body Mechanics that help prolong your career. He is a former lead instructor of the Body Therapy Institute in Silk Hope, NC and The Lexington Healing Arts Academy in Lexington, KY.
His presentations have included the American Massage Therapy National Convention, International Spa Association Conference, World Massage Conference, American Massage Conference, Esthetique Spa International Shows and AMTA state conventions. Eric is a regular contributor to Massage Magazine.
Eric serves as Director of Education for Elements Therapeutic Massage, the second largest massage provider in the country headquartered in Highlands Ranch, CO. He is also a Board Member of the International Spa Association (ISPA) in Lexington, KY. This road warrior spends 35 weeks a year presenting to audiences internationally. In his spare time, he works on becoming the fifth member of Van Halen.
Workshop Key Topics: “Deep Tissue Made Easy” At the end of a long day of giving massage, a practitioner should have enough energy to do the things they love in their free time. Using too much energy in your practice can make this difficult. This hands-on workshop will show you how to transform the way you approach massage and bodywork. Beyond mere stances and posture, you will learn five keys to optimizing your therapeutic touch while avoiding injury and burnout- conserving your resources for a balanced life.
Therapists will learn: Core Body Mechanics in a seated and standing position using proper alignment and hand position Research about clinical forward head posture and thumb use when giving massage Swedish and Deep Tissue techniques for all regions of the body Creative methods to save the therapist's wrists and thumbs from overuse Concepts for table height, lubricant and leverage Come join us at our Fall Workshop Sept. 9, 10, & 11, 2016 at Tennsco Community Center, Dickson, TN. We look forward to seeing you
Scott Baily, LMT
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Sept. 11, 2016
Registration is not yet available as forms have not yet been created. Registration will be available around mid summer.
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