Every Ten Weeks The Headmaster of The Healing Arts Center Offers a Full-length Massage Training Class To Those Considering Massage Therapy Education. The Next Massage Essentials is November 18, 2017 From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Massage Essentials is a free workshop for those people considering massage therapy education so that they can "test-drive" the Healing Arts Center's highly unique Massage Therapy Training Program. HAC is the oldest, largest and most comprehensive massage therapy training program in the region. The school is known for blending top-shelf training in massage technique with holistic healing modalities such as Reiki, Pranic Healing and Transformational Breathwork. This multifaceted approach gives its graduates a much larger tool kit with which to create a successful professional career. Every HAC graduate is taught an entire term of Myofascial Release, an advanced massage technique, that can treat a wide spectrum of health issues from sports injuries to relieving the pain of mastectomy scars.
This Week: ILIOPSOAS – THE GROUP OF TWO
Last month I introduced the sartorius muscle as the “group of one”. It was the first of six, really seven, groups of thigh muscles that I have, or will be blogging about. In keeping with counting order allow me to discuss the “group of two”, iliopsoas. Unlike the intentionally misnamed “group of one”, which is a singular muscle and should not be considered a group, “the group of two” is comprised of two distinct muscles. They are iliacus and psoas major.
This Week: The Sartorius Muscle
Over the next several months we are going to explore the twenty-five muscles of the thigh. Each month we will break down and explore a group of muscles responsible for hip and knee movement. If you have been following Danatomy blogs through the HAC website, or Facebook, you might remember that the very first blog was over the "Deep Six" muscles of the buttock. In the classroom I refer to them as the "group of six". I also discuss the "group of five", the "group of four", the "group of three", the "group of two", and the intentionally incorrectly termed "group of one". As such allow me to introduce you to sartorius - "the group of one".
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This quest was the driving desire of Lawrence Woods, the developer of Neural reset Therapy®, (NRT). That is, how could we as therapists cause less pain to our patients and ourselves while achieving even better results? If you do clinical type therapy such as pain reduction (hopefully elimination), recovery from injuries or surgeries, performance enhancement, structural balancing and alignment, etc., or want to, it is only natural that you are always searching for a better way to achieve your treatment goals. Lawrence invested years and thousands of dollars to find a better way and that way is NRT.
As a therapists, for over 30 years, I have studied and used a variety of methods. The first big game changer in my career was Neuromuscular Therapy, St John Method, (NMT.) The second was Active Isolated Stretching, Mattes Method (AIS.). The third was Russian Sports Massage, Kurashova Method. While I have studied many variations on several themes, nothing really new had come along for 20 years. When I was introduced to NRT I was so blown away (and it takes a lot to impress me) that I told Lawrence, “You gotta bottle this.” He did and I became the first instructor to teach NRT (other than Lawrence himself.) I am honored and excited to bring NRT to St Louis at the Healing Arts Center in 2017.
NRT is 100% based in science - anatomy-kinesiology, physiology, and neurology. NRT applies a gentle but confusing stimulus to the nervous system causing it to correct the tonus of a specific muscle, the “Target muscle.” A novel utilization of Sherrington’s Law of Reciprocal Inhibition and Pfleuger’s Law of Symetry, NRT is actually changing the patterns in the Body Maps of the brain, creating rapid changes, almost instant reduction of pain, and results that last, usually much longer, than any other soft tissue therapy.
The Neural Reset Therapy® (NRT) seminars are being received extremely well by all professions. MD’s. DC’s. PT’s. OT’s, Acupuncturists, and of course Massage Therapists have come from as far away as Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Kuwait, Mexico, and the UK and have traveled back to take the second and third courses.
Missouri College Closes Suddenly And For The St. Louis Regional Massage Therapy Community This Is A Disaster
HAC President, David Kenyon, Gets Vocal About The State Of Massage Education In The St. Louis Region - And He Is Not Happy.
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