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Workshops with CE Credits for Acupuncture

Deep Tissue Skills for Massage Practitioners: Healing the Neck, Opening the Chest and Freeing Breath

Jun 07 - 12, 2015 Begins in 1 week
with Perry Holloman & Johanna Holloman

There is growing demand for massage practitioners who have mastered the art of moving deeply into the body with skill and sensitivity. As we open the body’s deeper soft tissue layers, “stuck” energy in the form of shortened, hardened tissue is mobilized, making this energy available to support us in the process of healing.

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Dynamic Woman Qigong

Jun 12 - 14, 2015 Begins in 1 week
with Deborah Davis

Qigong is an ancient system of self-healing from China that has been used for more than 2,000 years to maintain health, achieve longevity, and treat disease. Qigong consists of gentle exercises that combine breath, slow movement, self-massage, and meditation to harmonize the body, mind, and spirit. Simple yet profound, qigong provides many health benefits and is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Dynamic Woman Qigong was designed specifically for women to increase vitality/stamina, improve digestion, trim the waist, and help prevent breast cancer.

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Inner Power Qigong: The 9 Phases of Qi Cultivation and Mastery

Jun 21 - 26, 2015 Begins in 3 weeks
with Roger Jahnke

The greatest promise is that we can heal our own pain and suffering, our body-mind-spirit.
Qigong, also known as energy empowerment and Chinese yoga, was developed by China’s shamans more than 5,000 years ago. Drawing on forty years of experience and nine trips to China’s sacred mountains, Roger Jahnke has guided thousands of people in exploring the potential of life’s energies – the qi.

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The Upledger Institute's Advanced CranioSacral Therapy 1

Aug 02 - 07, 2015 Begins in 2 months
with Susan Steiner

CranioSacral therapy is a gentle, noninvasive, hands-on technique to help detect and correct imbalances in the craniosacral system that may cause sensory, motor, or intellectual dysfunction. It is used to treat a myriad of health problems, including headaches, neck and back pain, TMJ dysfunction, chronic fatigue, motor coordination difficulties, eye problems, endogenous depression, hyperactivity, and central nervous system disorders.

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Walking on Clouds: Integral Way Tai Chi® Advanced Workshop

Aug 30 - Sep 04, 2015 Begins in 3 months
with Kenn Chase & Victoria Chase

Tai chi is the ancient art of moving meditation. Based on the integrated principles of yin and yang, tai chi is practiced in a slow, sequential manner and develops the healing aspects of chi energy, slows the central nervous system, and improves focus. Developed by Kenn Chase, Integral Way Tai Chi incorporates the fundamental principles of traditional Yang Style tai chi, and enhances the learning process with Feldenkrais™ – Awareness through Movement™, chi gong, and meditation.

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Your Heart's Blueprint: Passionate Purpose and Peaceful Presence

Sep 04 - 06, 2015 Begins in 3 months
with Sheva Carr & Robert Browning

Just as an acorn contains all the information to become an oak tree, you were born with a user’s manual for your life — including purpose, well-being and peace of mind — right inside your own heart. How can we access and decode that user’s manual? This workshop introduces the tools and practices developed over twenty-five years of peer-reviewed research at the Institute of HeartMath. The HeartMath process shows us that the concept “follow your heart” is not just a poetic metaphor, but can be methodically manifested by anyone.

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Healer Within™ Practice Leader Certification: Medical Qigong for Stress Mastery, Healing and Vitality

Sep 18 - 20, 2015 Begins in 3 months
with Roger Jahnke

Medical Qigong has powerful roots in ancient healing traditions and also in modern science. The Healer Within™ Practices, developed from a Chinese Medical Qigong known as Bu Zheng Qigong or Vitality Enhancement Method, help your body utilize its own extraordinary medicine through these four essential practices:
• Body practices - posture and movement
• Breathing practice
• Self-applied massage
• Mind focus practice - mindfulness meditation

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IAHE: Upledger Institute International's CranioSacral Therapy 2 

Sep 27 - Oct 02, 2015 Begins in 3 months
with Karen Axelrod

CranioSacral Therapy 2 studies cranial-base dysfunctions as diagnosed and treated by Dr. William Sutherland, the “father” of cranial osteopathy. The course material and hands-on sessions will focus on cranial-base dysfunctions, the masticatory system-hard palate, mandible and temporomandibular joint; whole body evaluation; and the energy cyst with regional unwinding. An introduction to SomatoEmotional Release will also be presented.
The prerequisite for this course is Upledger’s Institute CranioSacral Therapy 1 (CS1) and thorough working knowledge of the 10-Step Protocol.

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Traditional Thai Massage, Meditative Mindfulness and Six Healing Sounds Chi Kung

Oct 25 - 30, 2015 Begins in 4 months
with Richard Gold

Whether you are an experienced body worker, a complete novice, or somewhere in between, this workshop offers a joyful and profound immersion experience of traditional Thai massage. Thai massage’s historical roots are embedded in the meditative Buddhist monastic tradition of Thailand, originally practiced primarily by monks.

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The Healing Art of Deep Bodywork®; Deep Tissue Skills for Massage Practitioners Advanced Hip-work, Feet and Lower Legs

Nov 01 - 06, 2015 Begins in 5 months
with Perry Holloman & Johanna Holloman

Mastering the art of moving deeply into the body’s soft tissue layers adds a powerful dimension to the massage practitioner’s skill set. Bodyworkers who have learned to work slowly and with great sensitivity on these deeper layers are sought after both in private practice and in spas. Perry and Johanna Holloman have created a series of classes for massage professionals that are designed to teach deep tissue skills, which are readily integrated into participants’ current massage practice.

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Deep Bodywork and Healing Trauma: Working with Difficult Cases

Dec 06 - 11, 2015 Begins in 6 months
with Perry Holloman & Johanna Holloman

Deep Bodywork is a unique modality for healing the effects of trauma within the human organism. Because trauma lives not just in the physical tissues, but in the mind through memory, in the emotional realm through feeling, and in the soul as impression, practitioners must learn to deal with it on multiple levels in order to help heal its often intractable symptoms.

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Qigong for Health and Happiness

Dec 20 - 27, 2015 Begins in 6 months
with Mingtong Gu

Join Master Mingtong Gu for a week dedicated to healing and balancing body, mind, heart, and spirit through the powerful movement, sound, and visualization practices of qigong. This retreat is a great way to take a vacation for yourself, journey inward with deep nourishment, and recharge with renewed energy, clarity, and vitality. Qigong supports you in releasing limitations and expanding into new possibilities for balance, wellness, deep fulfillment, and lasting joy.

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