WDCE Summer Course Guide 2014 - page 6

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MassageTherapy and LMT CEUs
AcupressureMade Simple
Explore the acupressure system of
energy locks for the 12 meridians, their
location and usage. Learn a system
for addressing these energy locks and
the symptoms of blockage along the
meridian lines. Practice palpation of the
26 locations on each side of the body
and simple release techniques. This
course fulfills the requirement for State
licensure and renewal.
6 - 9 p.m.
TMCCMeadowoodCenter S217
“I always thought it would be
hard to lear n and practice
acupressure, but this
class impressed me in that
acupressure is interesting and
– acupressure student
Chair Massage
Learn the fundamentals of chair massage
by using your current massage skills and
adapting them to chair massage. Chair
massage is a great tool for marketing
your business and introducing your
touch to people. If you have a massage
chair, you may bring it to class.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
TMCCMeadowoodCenter S217
Why train to become an LMT?
Massage therapists help their clients achieve
better health. According to researchers at
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, one session
of deep tissue work can increase immunity-
boostingwhite blood cells and lower the amount
of the stress hormone cortisol in the body.
Discover the 5,000-year-old art
of reflexology. Explore reflexology
theories, the 10 zones and horizontal
landmarks of the feet, reflex points
on feet and ankles, basic techniques
and precautions, treatment guidelines
and possible client reactions. Through
lecture and practice, you’ll be ready to
perform a basic reflexology session.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
TMCCMeadowoodCenter S217
Learn the basic techniques, strokes and
stretching used in sports settings. Wear
sport type or comfortable clothing.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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View this video to learn about the TMCC
Massage Therapy Program or go to the
online description for a direct link.
Massage Therapy and LMT CEUs
For details, visit wdce.tmcc.edu and click on “Programs We Offer.”
Trigger Point Therapy
Prerequisite: currently enrolled massage
students or LMTs. Explore the location and
effects of trigger points within muscular
tissue. Learn a system for addressing the
pain patterns that result from trigger points
and multiple techniques for releasing
trigger points from the soft tissue. Practice
palpation of the muscle directional fibers,
location of trigger points and the techniques
to release trigger points.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
TMCCMeadowoodCenter S217
Ethics for Massage Therapists
Review the ethics of professionalism
in massage therapy including the laws
and regulations governing massage,
boundaries, disclosure, ethical conduct
and guidelines for working with clients
and other professionals. This course
fulfills the requirement for renewal of
State licensure.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
TMCCMeadowoodCenter S217
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