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Deep Tissue Day 1 – 6 CEU Hours –

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Deep Tissue Day 1

10:00AM – 4:45PM
CE Hours: 6
Instructor: Morgana Alexander


This course will outline several deep tissue techniques to be applied to the body’s major muscle groups as well as the proper body mechanics required to perform them safely and effectively.  During the course the practitioner will also review the body’s major endangerment sites, the importance of bilateral work and palpation, and communication techniques for identifying and working within the client’s pain threshold.  Once the course is completed, the practitioner will have a greater knowledge of how to successfully access the deeper layers of muscle for the purposes of offering a more therapeutic approach to massage and bodywork.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the philosophy of a holistic approach, “balancing” the body
  • Identify adhesions, trigger points, ischemia, and edema
  • Avoid endangerment sites
  • Identify chronic vs acute tension and the appropriate applications
  • Establish an acceptable pain level and communicating the pain scale
  • Identify non-verbal communication during a deep tissue session
  • Safely perform therapeutic massage to the neck, thorax, and upper extremities