Life in Touch ~ Learning Center offers a wide variety of courses to meet the continuing education needs of professional massage therapists & bodywork practitioners. What makes us different? Class sizes range from 2 - 14 participants, which allows for skilled personal instruction. All tools & supplies provided. Bodywork practiced in all courses!
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2018 COURSE SCHEDULE
***Course details located below schedule***
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All courses held in Greensboro, unless otherwise specified
MAR 3 - 24 MARKETING 101 (8 CE) $180 4 Saturdays 10am-Noon
MAR 4 TEACHER TRAINING - MODULE 1 (8 CE) $180
MAR 19 DEEP TISSUE - LOWER EXTREMITY (8 CE) $180 Charlotte
MAR 20 DEEP TISSUE - LOWER EXTREMITY (8 CE) $180 Chapel Hill
MAR 25 TEACHER TRAINING - MODULE 2 (8 CE) $180
APR 4 - 25 AROMATHERAPY 101 (8 CE) $180 4 Wednesdays 6pm-8pm
APR 10 & 17 HOT STONE THERAPY (16 CE) 2-Day Course $295
MAY 20 EXCEPTIONAL FOOT MASSAGE (8 CE) $180
JUN 2 - 23 SELF-CARE PRACTICES (8 CE) $180 4 Saturdays 10am-Noon
JUN 5 COLD STONE FACIALS (8 CE) $180
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Self Care Practices - Course expands student therapist's knowledge and skills in the practice of self-care, and how it can benefit the delivery and longevity of their career. Course instructs on basics of essential oils, meditation, breathing techniques, stretches, exercises and Qigong. Self-application, implementation and execution of integrating hot & cold therapy into their current schedule. Students leave with the confidence to immediately utilize their new skills.
Qigong - Level 1 - Course introduces participants to Level 1 Sequence for Qigong. An overview of the concept and benefits of a regular Qigong practice as a compliment to their other self-care practices. In depth instruction into each form of a 60 minute Qigong sequence, includes extensive practice and demonstration. Each form will be broken down into steps, arm movements, hand positions, breath cycle, body positions and transition movements. Participants leave with the confidence to immediately utilize their new skill.
Aromatherapy 101 - Course Course introduces and expands therapist’s knowledge of essential oils and aromatherapy. A brief overview of the history of essential oil use & aromatherapy will begin a foundation providing insight into ways essential oils have been used by civilizations throughout the centuries. The main essential oils discussed will be lavender, peppermint and lemon - these are the most commonly used oils in massage & spa treatment protocols. Students will be introduced to an essential oil massage protocol for overall wellness & relaxation. Students will leave with a plan to introduce their clients to essential oils and the power of aromatherapy. Students leave with the confidence to immediately utilize their new skills. Receive a complimentary set of essentials.
Ethics: Communication - Course expands student’s communication skills for some of the common conversations necessary in running a successful, ethical practice. Students will identify current scripts and design, practice and evaluate how to deliver newly designed scripts for intake, opening & closing the session and obtaining informed consent. Students will create and practice delivering scripts to cover a variety of situations, so that intentions are fulfilled and misinterpretations avoided. Participants will obtain constructive feedback following presentations.
Teacher Training Curriculum - Course introduces participants to the skills needed to instruct others. Participants will discuss various learning styles and methods for presenting course materials to include all learning styles. Participants will learn the structure/logic of an effective lesson plan which includes all 3 learning styles. Participants will leave having designed a 6 hour course/workshop, including elements to establish guidelines, set expectations, create a safe learning environment and present a portion to the class for feedback. Participants will assess their own strengths and weaknesses in regards to teaching and communication and create goals for improvement. Participants leave with the confidence to immediately utilize their new skill.
Hot Stone Therapy - 2 Day Course introduces students to the modality of hot stone massage. Course instructs on application, implementation and execution of integrating hot stones into a current massage practice. Interaction and practice with hot stones throughout the course, as well sanitation and safety practices. Participants leave with the confidence to immediately utilize their new skill.
Cold Stone Facials - Course expands student therapist’s knowledge and skills in the application of hot and cold stones to the body & face. Course instructs on advanced application, implementation and execution of integrating cold stone facials into their current massage practice. Students practice with other options for providing heat & cold to support cold stone facial session. Introduction to Chakras, instruction in Chakra layout and Spinal layout sequence. Students leave with the confidence to immediately utilize their new skills.
Marketing with Chair Massage - Course is great for anyone who needs more clients, those working for others and those in private practice. Course offers powerful direction in marketing your business, using chair massage as a possible vehicle for implementation. Practice with scripts to use language that produces bookings and rebookings. Course expands knowledge base and guides students in proper techniques for treating clients using massage chair. Interaction and practice with a variety of massage chairs throughout the course, as well as sanitation and safety practices. Instruction on implementation and execution of chair massage events, as a method of building their client base and producing revenue. Students leave with various skills, along with an action plan to follow, in order to immediately start to apply the learnings of this course.
Business & Marketing Basics - Course introduces students to business basics – vision, mission, goal setting and implementation. Students practice designing and presenting vision and mission to a group, as preparation for marketing business. Students identify and determine strategies to reach revenue goals and create 90 day SMART goals. Course applicable for sole proprietors and for those seeking employment or currently working with any practice.
Deep Tissue: Lower Extremity - Course expands therapist’s knowledge and skills in deep tissue techniques regarding the lower extremity. Course instructs on application and integration of lower extremity deep tissue techniques into a current massage practice. Interaction and practice with techniques throughout the course, as well communication and safety practices. Participants leave with the confidence to immediately utilize their new skill.
Courses coming soon: Deep Tissue: Upper Extremity ~ Deep Tissue: Torso ~ Exceptional Foot Massage ~ Reiki - Level 1