May 16-17 Hawaiian Massage For Pregnancy
Banyan Tree Yoga 5 Pine St Nashua NH 03060
12 Continuing Education Contact Hours with NCBTMB and DONA.
This class is open to Massage Therapists, Doulas and Health Care professionals who want to acquire the skills to help provide comfort to pregnant women.
A gentle but effective massage for the mother to be, nurturing the whole body and targeting the areas most effected by pregnancy. In this workshop students will learn massage techniques appropriate for all stages of pregnancy as well as contraindications.
Day 1 : You will learn massage techniques on mats, chairs and birth balls so that the techniques can be adapted to the needs of the client in any setting. Acupressure points for use in stimulating and augmenting labor, self care and exercises to help prepare the body for birth will also be covered. Contraindications for massage during pregnancy, anatomy and common complaints of pregnancy are covered in this class.
Day 2 : You will learn techniques on massage tables completing a basic full body side-lying massage routine.
Instructor has practiced pregnancy massage for over 15 years and is a DONA certified birth doula with experience in both home and hospital births. She has successfully offered natural labor induction through massage and acupressure for women who otherwise would have been artificially induced.
12:30-8:30 Saturday May 16 & 12:00-4:30 Sunday May 17. Only $195 when you register by March 15 2015 or $225 after.
Reserve your space with a $50 non-refundable deposit. See website for details and registration links.