(See list of upcoming events at the bottom of the page)
Fundamentals of Prenatal Massage
LOCATION: Portland, Oregon
May 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm PDT
REGISTER AT OREGON SCHOOL OF MASSAGE!!! 503 244 3420
Your new client is pregnant......
- What if she can’t lay comfortably on her side, nor safely on her back?
- Is your bodywork modality contraindicated during pregnancy?
- What if she has contractions during a session?
Alleviate uncertainties! Gain confidence to practice safely and effectively with your pregnant clients!! Pregnancy Massage Fundamentals will give you the essential pregnancy massage guidelines to supplement your bodywork practice.
NOTE: This class includes hands-on bodywork and when possible, observation of positioning and belly rub with a pregnant volunteer. It primarily covers fundamental guidelines to enable you to adapt and practice your own bodywork safely with pregnant clients. This is the first day of the MotherTouch Prenatal Bodywork Training/Certification. The next 3 days of that training are primarily hands-on bodywork.
- Pregnancy Physiology that affects your practice
- Prenatal Touch Precautions & Contraindications that every bodyworker should know
- Signs & Symptoms of pregnancy-related pathologies
- Position & Draping options that improve your body mechanics, enhance her comfort, reduce uterine ligament strain
- Clarifications on myths & realities about pregnancy massage.
- Your Impact on the pregnant woman and child in-utero.
- Bodywork Adaptations through the trimesters
- Energy flow with stretches and acupressure
- Postural adjustment
- Diastasis Recti awareness
PLEASE READ CHAPTERS 1-4 IN MY BOOK: Nurturing Massage for Pregnancy.
I can send you a discount coupon to purchase the book through the publisher, or buy it at the school.
For programs NOT at Oregon School of Massage please EMAIL me (Leslie@TouchForBirth.com) if you would like to buy just those chapters as a pdf, for $20.00.
Below is a list of events which are open for registering at this time.
You can view more information about an event by clicking on its title.
- May 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm PDT