-2018 Workshop Calendar-


-June-

Dermoneuromodulation

Sat, & Sun, June 23 – 24

In this 12 hour course, students will be introduced to basic principles of relevant neuroscience and gain the ability to work directly with the brain and nervous system to communicate change to the body, rather than to coerce it through force. The student will learn techniques for common neck, shoulder, low back and pelvic pain. The student will also gain skills related to down-regulating stress in the autonomic nervous system through a combination of touch and movement.


-July-

Deep Massage 1 – How to Combine Structure and Bodywork

Fri, Sat, & Sun, July 13 – 15

Deep Massage – The Lauterstein Method will greatly enhance your understanding and interaction with both the structure and energy of the human being. In “Deep Massage 1 – How to Combine Structure and Energy in Bodywork” will learn 30 new clearly articulated and demonstrated techniques that will add immeasurably to your therapeutic repertoire. Enhanced understanding of the body’s anatomy – both structural and energetic – will result in greater inspiration and benefit for both therapist and client. In Deep Massage 1 you will immediately be able to use this work with all your clients.

Cadaver Class at Texas State University 7/15 – due to high demand we are offering 2 dates for this workshop (3 Spots Left)

Sunday, July 15

Due to the graciousness of Texas State University, Lauterstein-Conway Massage School is being admitted to the Cadaver lab at Texas State University. There you will benefit from a “prosection”. You will be able to look and feel (with protective gloves on) the muscles and fascia of a number of already dissected cadavers. See the iliopsoas, the deep suboccipital muscles, how the nerves and muscles relate, and so much more! There is nothing like seeing it and feeling it!

Cadaver Class at Texas State University 7/22 – due to high demand we are offering 2 dates for this workshop – FULL (Please click for waitlist information.)

Sunday, July 22

Due to the graciousness of Texas State University, Lauterstein-Conway Massage School is being admitted to the Cadaver lab at Texas State University. There you will benefit from a “prosection”. You will be able to look and feel (with protective gloves on) the muscles and fascia of a number of already dissected cadavers. See the iliopsoas, the deep suboccipital muscles, how the nerves and muscles relate, and so much more! There is nothing like seeing it and feeling it!

Lomi Lomi ‘Hawaiian Temple Bodywork’

Fri, Sat, & Sun, July 27-29

LomiLomi is an ancient bodywork modality that was created by the Kahuna Healers of Hawaii. The dance-like movements and techniques that are applied create an interconnected flow giving a feeling of being totally supported and cared for while receiving. This bodywork and the philosophy behind it conveys the “Aloha Spirit” and beauty with which the Hawaiian culture honors and celebrates itself.


-August-

Clinical Massage for Piriformis Syndrome & SI Joint Dysfunction

Sun, August 5

This workshop concentrates on the two most common causes of pain and tension in the lower back and pelvis – the piriformis (and other deep lateral rotators) and the sacro-iliac ligaments. IN this clinical massage workshop you will learn about: The causes of sciatica, Repetitive stress issues with the I.T. band, The role of the sacro-iliac joint and ligaments in low back pain, Anatomy of the muscles and ligaments most relevant to these problems, and traditional treatments.

Chair Massage Training

Sat & Sun, August 18 – 19

Chair Massage is, from both a therapeutic and marketing standpoint, an essential modality for every massage therapist. In this chair massage class, you will learn a compact, well-choreographed style of bodywork from one of the finest chair massage instructors in the U.S., Cindy Anderson.  Cindy studied chair massage in 1991 directly with Iris Lee, one of the two original instructors certified by David Palmer, the founder of chair massage.

Anatomy Trains in Structure and Function with Carrie Gaynor, Senior Faculty Member for Kinesis and Anatomy Trains

Fri, Sat, & Sun, August 24 – 26

This is the first workshop to combine Anatomy Trains theory alongside structural and functional anatomy and analysis. It blends the concepts of tensegrity with elastic recoil for movement efficiency and illustrates how we use the Anatomy Trains as lines of force transfer. We will address differential diagnosis to help identify motor control or soft tissue restrictions and where they may be coming from – we will show you the interdependent relationships between many of the tissues and how they interact.


-September-

Zero Balancing 1 with David Lauterstein

Thur, Fri, Sat, & Sun, Sept 6 – 9

Zero Balancing (ZB) is a hands-on bodywork system designed to align the body both energetically and structurally. Zero Balancing focuses on the whole person, while addressing specific needs – profoundly relieving pain, tension, and discomfort. Considered at the leading edge of body/mind therapies, ZB moves beyond exclusively Western scientific approaches to body structure by also incorporating Eastern concepts of energy and healing.

Clinical Massage for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & Other Forearm Issues with Kevin Graef

Sunday, Sept 23

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a disorder that causes pain and weakness in the hand and wrist. CTS is the most common entrapment neuropathy, affecting approximately 3 to 6 percent of adults in the general population. As a therapist, you will undoubtedly work with many people who have experienced, are experiencing, or are at risk of developing CTS. CTS is commonly referred to as a repetitive strain injury (RSI).

Introduction to Aromatherapy Training with Nicola McGill

Fri, Sat, Sun, Sept 28-30

This 3 day Introduction to Aromatherapy course provides an opportunity to learn how to safely use a selection of essential oils in a variety of ways, for the benefit of the individual, their families and clients. Learn about the history and origins of aromatherapy, basic chemistry of an essential oil, safety precautions, inhalation and dermal absorption, safe dilutions, blending for health support, along with uses for every day ailments for the young and the old.


-October-

Mindbody Acupressure with Gayl Hubatch

Sunday, Oct 7

Mindbody Acupressure Symptom Relief. This course teaches an effective local-distal technique and acupressure points to relieve joint pain, seasonal allergies, and headaches. Learn effective acupressure techniques to enhance your existing practice. Acupressure combines easily with massage and other modalities. This acupressure style treats children and adults. You will practice qigong breathing exercises to open awareness to the energy field and utilize this skill in working with others.

Oncology Massage: Caring for Clients with Cancer with Tracy Walton Associates 

Thur, Fri, Sat, & Sun, Oct 25-28

Approximately 1 in 2 people will get cancer during their lifetime.  Therefore, it is a necessity that every therapist become knowledgeable and skillful with respect to oncology massage.  Once thought to be contraindicated, now we are seeing that massage therapy can be helpful, judiciously applied, in almost every circumstance.  This class is a deeply fulfilling, substantial, and empowering learning experience.


-November-

Expanding Zero Balancing – Addressing the Skull

Thurs – Sun, Nov 1 – 4

Zero Balancing Expanded – Addressing the Skull (aka Secrets of the Skull”) was developed to help ZB practitioners use ZB principles when working with the skull. In this four-day course we will review skull anatomy and its relevance to ZB, and talk about different qualities we feel in the skull and their significance. In addition this class will provide an in-depth training of working on the mouth, case studies, and overall anatomy of the head, face, skull. Please bring your copy of Judith’s book, Zero Balancing Expanded: The Attitude of Awaiting a Fish. This is the study guide.


-December-

Clinical Massage for Thoracic Outlet and Neuromuscular Neck

Sun, Dec 9

One of the most important benefits a therapist can provide is very effective work with the neck and with thoracic outlet syndrome.  At least one out of four clients will present with symptoms of neuromuscular neck pain.  The good news is massage therapy – when the therapist is thoroughly familiar with the anatomy of the anterior and posterior neck as well as techniques for all these muscles – is often the most efficacious response to this pain and tension syndrome.


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