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Active Assisted Stretching – Lower Body Program
April 2 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
This class has been CANCELLED – please check back for future offerings
Professional training offering 7CEs*
This intensive, hands-on workshop teaches you a comprehensive, effective stretching protocol for the lower body that can be performed on your clients in 25-30 minute sessions. Active Assisted Stretching (AAS) energizes the body, enhances the health of the tissues, increases flexibility, protects the body from injury, enhances the healing process, re-aligns the fascia, and makes building strength more effective. AAS is especially good for athletes, the elderly, and the injured, and can also benefit the neurologically impaired.
Add this lower body program to your practice as a stand-alone service, as a complement to your client’s massage therapy session, or in combination with the upper body program (taught separately) that can be performed in 50-60 minute sessions.
The client actively participates in the stretching process, with a gentle, timed, targeted assist from the therapist at the end of every stretch to increase range of motion along with many other benefits. These techniques are much easier on the therapist’s body than massage and bodywork. During this workshop, you will practice every stretch until you can perform them efficiently both individually and in sequence, with the least effort. You will also learn self-stretches to teach your clients who need to focus on stretching specific structures. This workshop teaches you stretches that work all of the Lower Body: low back, hip, thigh, knee, lower leg, foot, and ankle.
Ben Benjamin, PhD (Sports Medicine) has been practicing massage since 1963 and has been nationally recognized for his contributions to massage therapy, receiving the AMTA President’s Award in 2000 and an induction into the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame in 2010.
*NCBTMB Approved Provider #033029-00. NYS Approved. Reports to Georgia and Florida CE Broker.
Registration Special $149 (Regular registration $199)
To Register, please call 617-576-0777 or visit: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2XYKHJJLE2JUG
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