Facilitated Stretching for Massage Therapists
Integrated Therapies Institute, Dallas TX
6162 E Mockingbird Ln Suite 190, Dallas, TX 75214, United States
September 22, 2018, 9am-6pm
8 CE Hours, NCBTMB Approved.
Taught by by Robert E. McAtee, BCMTB, Pro-Active Massage Therapy
Many massage therapists would like to include effective stretches in their table sessions but feel they don’t have the training or expertise to perform the stretches correctly, or struggle with the best way to incorporate them into a massage. Acquire the skills to include effective stretching in your sessions by
attending this seminar.
Facilitated Stretching is a safe, simple, effective stretching technique that can be used with a wide variety of clients to regain or improve flexibility. This course is designed to teach a baker’s dozen of valuable stretches from the facilitated stretching repertoire that can be easily incorporated into a table massage session. These stretches, combined with soft tissue work, will enable you to obtain greater overall success in client treatment sessions.
Additionally, a program of self-stretching using these techniques can be invaluable for clients in their home stretching programs.
Facilitated Stretching, 4th edition
Robert E. McAtee and Jeff Charland
Human Kinetics Publishers
Bob McAtee, LMT, BCMTB, CSCS, has been a massage therapist since 1981, specializing in sports massage and soft tissue therapy.Since 1988, Bob has maintained an active, international private practice in Colorado Springs, CO. His clientele includes Olympic and professional athletes, dancers, performers, and recreational athletes, active older adults, stressed office workers, and those suffering soft-tissue injuries.
Bob is an NCBTMB Approved Provider and regularly presents workshops throughout the U.S. and internationally on facilitated stretching, sports massage, and soft-tissue injury care. His seminars consistently receive 5-star reviews for their depth of information, hands-on learning, and for Bob's relaxed teaching style.
Bob is Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He is the author of Facilitated Stretching, a how-to book about PNF stretching, used by health and fitness professionals worldwide. Since its release in 1994, the book has sold over 100,000 copies and been translated into Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Korean, Chinese, and Japanese.
Bob invented the patented Hand-L Massage Tool, used by manual therapists worldwide to save their thumbs. For more information, please visit stretchman.com
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