Date(s) - 10/08/2013 - 10/10/2013
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School of Holistic Massage & Reflexology
Massage For people Living with cancer : this class is Oct 8th-10th : Isabel Adkins Teacher:
ONCOLOGY MASSAGE 1
Blending East with West?
This class will allow body therapists to enhance their work with cancer patients by integrating reflexology and acupressure skills with protocols in regard to pressure adjustments, sites that need to be avoided and client positioning.
While looking at the body from an Eastern medicine point of view, practitioners will learn:
How to support the internal organs during disease, treatment and recovery
How to address symptoms more directly by understanding how the organs ?network?
How to mitigate the side effects of treatment and symptoms of disease, such as low blood counts, nausea, fatigue, neuropathy, weakness in the limbs, and GI tract disorders
How to strengthen the immune system
The importance of Ayurvedic oils for cancer care
The psychological aspects of living with a potentially fatal disease and how that may impact the immune system:
Any Society for Oncology Massage (s4om.org) recognized foundation course.
Who Should Attend:
This class is to assist therapists working with clients who are receiving or have completed cancer treatment. The knowledge gained will also be useful and applicable for any therapist with clients presenting similar physical symptoms.
Materials: class materials to be provided by instructor
Duration: 3 days, 22 instructional hours. NCBTMB approved.