Course Category: Therapeutic Massage
In this class, you will learn a collection of tool assisted and manual skills for addressing pain and tension in the face, jaw and neck. Structural considerations will be covered to allow for greater effectiveness. Proper circulatory and lymphatic orientation while using the massage cups on the face, jaw and neck will be central to this training, including considerations for the sinuses. Instrument assisted work will focus on the safe and gentle application of facial massage cups and use of a soft quartz tool. Trigger point and focused manual techniques for muscular tension and sinus drainage will also be covered. Facial massage cups and a quartz tool are required for the class. Therapists should also have smaller cupping massage cups from their previous class. Purchasing information is provided at registration. Prior training in silicone massage cups and contraindications is a prerequisite for this class.
In this class you will learn:
Precautions and contraindications for cupping massage for the face, jaw, neck and sinuses.
Proper use and application of facial cups.
Proper circulatory and lymphatic orientation while using massage cups on the face, jaw and neck.
Proper use and application of facial cups and manual techniques to enhance sinus drainage.
Strategic use of cupping massage to improve muscular balance in the neck and jaw.
Cupping massage technique to reduce muscular tension and decrease pain in the jaw.
Very gentle IASTM technique for areas in the neck and head not accessible to massage cups.
Trigger point and myofascial release techniques for the jaw.
Self-care strategies that can be taught to clients to help them to manage jaw tension.
- Other Locations & Dates:
9 Maple St, West Boylston, MA 01583| 2020-02-08-2020-02-08
186 Main St., Gloucester, MA 01930| 2020-03-23-2020-03-23
1309 Broadway, So. Portland, ME 04106| 2020-05-16-2020-05-16