For Licensed Massage Therapists Only
Laura Savage is a NCBTMB Approved Continuing Education provider for Massage Therapists in Washington.
Laura keeps up-to-date on the changing NCBTMB and Washington State requirements and will be happy to help you ensure that your credits are accepted by the Washington State Department of Health.
Intro to Hot Stones
CEs: 8 Hours
$150 (Grant County Only)
130 degree Fahrenheit water can burn human tissue within one minute, making hot stone burns the #1 injury claimed by clients to insurance companies. Despite this, the average operating temperature of a hot stone heating source is approximately 130 degrees. This course will present the most up to date protocols of hot stone massage including contraindications, indications, cleaning, benefits, set up, how to use stones (both clothed and draped) during massage therapy, and history. Not only will learning hot stone massage help you build your clientele and your list of services, it will extend the lifetime of your career by saving your hands from overuse.
At the end of this course you will know:
The purpose and benefits of using hot stones for practitioner and client
The most up to date protocols involving hot stones
Effects of heat on the body
Precautions, contraindications, and safety guidelines of hot stone massage
How to select and set up equipment and stones
How to obtain and manage proper stone temperatures
Techniques and stone management for optimal flow during the massage
90 minute full body stone massage routine, both clothed and draped.
Intro to Hot Stones Dates and Locations
- sáb, 21 octCourtyard by Marriott21 oct, 8:30 – 23 oct, 17:30Courtyard by Marriott, 401 N Riverpoint Blvd, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
- sáb, 21 octCourtyard by Marriott21 oct, 8:30 – 17:30Courtyard by Marriott, 401 N Riverpoint Blvd, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
- dom, 22 octCourtyard by Marriott22 oct, 8:30 – 23 oct, 17:30Courtyard by Marriott, 401 N Riverpoint Blvd, Spokane, WA 99202, USA