Friday, October 13, 2017
Instructor: Paula Kaprocki, LM
This class will address the use of stretches in a standard Sports Massage and how to use them in a standard Swedish or Deep Tissue Massage session. A review of muscle, fascia, and joint terminology will be addressed including but not limited to tendons, ligaments, periosteum, fascia, muscle, joints, cartilage, and bursa. Passive stretches will be introduced as part of the standard massage. This will be part lecture and part hands-on with an opportunity for questions, demonstrations, and work with partners.
Contraindications will be discussed including but not limited to acute injury, chronic conditions, infection, inflammation, acute cardias, liver or kidney diseases, pain medications, recreational medications, and blood thinners. Additionally, specific client groups will be addressed such as athletes, weekend warriors, occasional athlete, and age-specific athletes.
- Students are asked to bring standard table linens and oil/cream.