“In our previous classes, we’ve focused on teaching the practice of Deep Bodywork for specific segments of the body,” write the leaders. “In this seminar, we will focus on giving a full body massage, and integrating Deep Bodywork into the session as a whole. We will show you how to apply deep work on both sides of the body while maintaining the flowing, integrative quality which is the signature of Esalen Massage.
“Practitioners working in spas as well as in private practice are quite familiar with requests for ‘deep work.’ How do we do this in a manner so that we can both slow down—allowing tissues time to open and change—and have time for a full-body massage? This class will address that dilemma, and integrate the most effective techniques from each of our basic classes. You will be shown how to blend long, integrating strokes on the entire body with effective pain-releasing methods on the areas of specific focus requested by your clients.
We will also address the important issue of working deeply without injuring ourselves as we work. Learning to use proper body mechanics, and aligning with the universal force of gravity, will be important elements of our learning.”
This is an advanced level class. Previous massage experience is necessary. For more information, visit www.deepbodywork.com.