professional portfolio preparation for massage therapist

This course is designed to save you time. This four hour workshop provides Registered Massage Therapists with a Professional Portfolio. The RMT will receive:

  • CMTO Quality Assurance Program Approved
  • Category A – 2 CEU’s
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • The GIBB Professional Portfolio

The GIBB Professional Portfolio Preparation workshop for RMTs is approved by the College of Massage Therapists Quality Assurance Program for 2 Category A CEUs under the compliance competency code.

Date:

Saturday June 9th, 2018 10:AM – 2:15PM

Location:

Know Your Body Best Education Room, 25 Connell Crt, Etobicoke, ON M8Z 1E8

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CUPPING MASSAGE

This course brings the ancient art of cupping to the modern day practice. This modality allows for a unique approach to the fascia and body fluids. Cupping has an ability to affect deeper tissue, remove fascial restrictions, and increase range of motion, with little stress on your hands. This modality takes only one day to learn and you will walk away with a whole new technique to add to your skills.

Date: To Be Announced

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FOUNDATIONS IN ACUPUNCTURE

This course allows Health Care Professionals (RMT, DC, ND etc.) to practice acupuncture within their scope of practice. A foundation in both traditional Chinese philosophy of treatment and modern neuromuscular techniques is included. Strong emphasis is placed on the practical application of needling, moxibustion, cupping and electro acupuncture. This course offers a strong foundation in clinical acupuncture. Class size is limited.

Dates:To Be Announced

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INTRODUCTION TO SOFT TISSUE TOOL TECHNIQUE (STTT)

This introductory course is designed to teach each practitioner how to become comfortable using the Soft Tissue Tool.
The variety of treatment edges were designed to be effective for multiple tissues and can be used to treat many conditions commonly encountered in private practice.
The course will discuss evidence and scientific research for using Soft Tissue Tools, contraindications, as well as common conditions used to treat using the Soft Tissue Tool. The course consists of Class and Practical time, with an emphasis being placed on practical hands on instruction. Participants will leave with a comprehensive understanding of incorporating Soft Tissue Tool Technique (STTT) into their practice.

Date: To be Announced
Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m (1 hour lunch)
Fees:
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DYNAMIC ASSESSMENT & TREATMENT OF POSTURE

This course explores the development of postural control from birth to late childhood. By looking at key milestones like rolling, crawling and walking, you will see that you can use these stages to inform how to correct postural and bio-mechanical dysfunction in adulthood. You learn how to identify these bio-mechanical issues and use exercises (PODs – posture oriented drills) that target specific dysfunctional movements. Topics discussed include musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology, fundamental Kinesiology concepts related to movement, developmental posture control, breathing and the core and how eyes guide movement. Practical activities include palpitation, muscle testing, experimentation with corrective exercise and group work to increase comprehension of these concepts. You will leave the course with an assessment protocol and tools that you can apply immediately to your practice as a massage therapist, physiotherapist, personal trainer, yoga instructor etc. Participants should wear comfortable, workout type clothing.

Dates: To be Announced
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Supplies (Optional)
Massage Ball, yoga strap, Thera-band, foam roller

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