Wednesday, October 26 Education

Pre-Convention Workshops

Wednesday, October 26 | 8am-5pm | 8 Credit Hours

Immerse yourself in an intensive hands-on Pre-Convention Workshop designed to grow your massage therapy skill set.

Fundamentals of Fascial Therapy (Hands-on)

Pete Pfannerstill is the owner of UltraSports Massage Therapy in Florida. He specializes in myofascial sports massage and soft tissue injury rehabilitation, myofascial therapy, structural integration and neuromuscular therapy.

Take an inside look at practical applications of fascial therapy. Explore various styles, techniques and philosophies of fascial therapy, and the physiological responses of both the fascia and the rest of the body to the techniques.

Note: This is part of an in-depth, two-part program outlining fundamental information on the numerous techniques related to fascial therapy.

Materials required: Massage table


Muscle-Specific Deep Tissue Techniques for the Posterior, Lateral & Anterior Neck (Hands-on)

CLASS IS FULL

Brian Utting is the founder of the Brian Utting School of Massage in Seattle, Washington and has taught massage continuing education since 1990. Brian was awarded the Robert N. Calvert Award for Lifetime Achievement, and was inducted into the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame. He owns the Pacific Northwest School of Massage.

Skillful neck massage requires specificity, especially around the small muscular attachments that are often injured or irritated. Learn precise, safe techniques that can help any client, especially those who have chronic neck injuries, pain, or restriction, or use their voices professionally.

Materials required: Massage table

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