Workshops Provide Massage Therapists Training to Expand Service Offerings
BIOTONE announces its schedule of 2009 Continuing Education Workshops, which provide massage therapists with hands-on training in Spa Body Treatments, Clinical Sports Massage Techniques and Posture and Pain Management to expand their service offering. Each two-day class is worth 16 National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) Continuing Education Contact Hours.
BIOTONE is offering the workshops at the Company Training Center at its San Diego headquarters and at tng worldwide headquarters in Farmington Hills, Mich. The schedule is as follows:
Spa Body Treatments, taught by Kelli Lene, a spa and education consultant in the massage and spa industry, provides hands-on training on dry room body treatments. Students will learn how to incorporate these spa services into their practice to provide customizing treatments.
In the Clinical Sports Massage Techniques Workshop, Pete Pfannerstill, owner of UltraSports Massage Therapy, will provide the necessary training for massage therapists to add intense therapeutic and sports injury techniques to their service menu.
Under the guidance of instructor Angela Dubis, a certified Massage Therapist through the NCBTMB as well as a certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), participants in the two-part course on Posture and Pain Management will discuss posture, the mechanisms affecting posture, and compensations that occur as a result of muscle weakness/hypertonicity, emotional stress, injury and repetitive stress.
Each BIOTONE Workshop costs $339.00. Online registration is available at http://www.biotone.com/?s=workshops&proc=schedule&dept=WKSH. Phone registration also is available at 1-800-445-6457.
BIOTONE, headquartered in San Diego, Calif., is the leading manufacturer of superior quality professional massage oils, cremes, lotions and gels as well as spa body, face and foot treatment products. Founded in 1980, BIOTONE is a family-run, woman-owned business. The company sells its products in the U.S. and Internationally. More information can be found at www.biotone.com or by calling 1-800-445-6457.