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Advanced Esalen Massage® with Special Focus on the Shoulder Girdle Weekend of August 9-11, 2019

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This advanced massage workshop focuses on the shoulder girdle and the neck. Imbalances and chronic tension around the scapulae, neck and shoulder are frequently caused by misaligned habitual movement patterns. These holding patterns result in kyphosis, elevated/retracted shoulders or a depressed chest, all of which affect one’s ability to breathe fully, supporting habits of fear and anxiety.

Through the use of deep tissue/soft tissue techniques combined with trigger point work, you will learn how to address potential injuries and strain. Jessica and Pamèla's teaching focuses on using a sensitive yet effective approach toward deep work, integrating Esalen bodywork and its artistry of touch, along with fluid lighter strokes, to move lymph, prevent soreness and integrate structural changes. You will be instructed in proper body mechanics and self-care, and through these various somatic practices, you can gain an inner sense of the body/mind connection and develop ways in which to restore and maintain energetic and structural balance. This workshop is for those with massage experience and is especially useful for those in the helping and healing professions in working with their clients and patients.

CE credit for massage;
CE credit for nurses;

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