Course Descriptions

MTO0163 - Mother Earth's Dance with Stones

Course Description:
This highly innovative therapeutic treatment modality will address the benefits of temperature using ancient tools of Mother Earth in combinaion with modern massage techniques. Participants will learn how to heat and chill the stones, how to control various temperatures of the stones to aid in creating vascular flushes, and why contrast bathing is a technique that will speed up the healing process. Aspects of Native American traditions, such as rain sticks, sage for purification, breath work and essential oils with energy balancing, will also be included. Prerequisite: Current massage therapy license. Participants must bring two sets of sheets, two bath-sized towels, two pillow cases, four hand towels, and jojoba, grapeseed, or fractionated coconut oil in a squeeze or pump bottle.