Targeted Movement™ for Massage Therapy 15 CE hours
Practical Movement is a functional movement retraining technique that maps over 160 movements specifically designed to re-educate the neuromuscular system, activate muscles that are not functioning well, and create postural balance through targeted lengthening of shortened muscles.
This seminar introduces you to the entire Practical Movement curriculum and covers the key movements that will address the most common issues that you encounter in your practice.
Overview of Practical Movement, including how and why it works and the different applications for movement.
How to best incorporate the movements into your practice to release muscles, retrain the neuromuscular system, reinforce your hands-on work, and restore functional movement.
How to teach the movements to your clients and motivate them to use the movements for self care.
When to use each movement and how it impacts the musculature.
When movement re-education (Practical Movement) is used instead of stretching and how to convert any stretch into a Practical Movement.
Movements for the shoulder girdle to address adhesive capsulitis and other shoulder disorders.
Self care interventions for disorders of the elbow, forearm, hand and wrist.
A common structural imbalance in the pelvis and how to address it.
Breath movements to address various spinal and postural imbalances including rib rotation.
A common mistake practitioners make in treating plantar fasciitis.
How to rebalance the arches of the feet - and when not to.
Movements that wake up the spine and one that's great for low back pain.
Why dysfunctional posture stays locked in and how to change it.
A detailed student guide loaded with photographs, notes and reference materials.
Cross-referenced indexes make it easy to choose movements specific for the musculature.