Calendar and Registration

New Course! MaMassage® for Labor and Postpartum Clients SOLD OUT! 

will be held Saturday, October 20th from 9AM-6PM at PCOM-NY, 110 William ST, NYC

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This course provides in-depth knowledge needed to offer safe and effective massage treatments to laboring and postpartum clients. Students will reinforce their knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the body during the stages of labor and postpartum recovery. Students will learn the complications and contraindications, as well as the benefits, indications, and cautions of labor and postpartum massage. Students will discover massage techniques, Eastern and Western, to treat common discomforts during the stages of labor and postpartum recovery.

Topics will include:

  1. Benefits of labor and postpartum massage
  2. Self-care for pregnant clients leading up to labor
  3. Developing an appropriate intake form for labor and postpartum clients
  4. Effective and empathic communication with clients/couples
  5. Overview of musculoskeletal, physiological, and psychological changes – in labor and postpartum
  6. Cautions and contraindications for labor and postpartum massage
  7. Universal precautions for working in private and/or hospital settings
  8. Complications and high-risk pregnancies – special precautions
  9. Common discomforts of labor and postpartum clients
  10. Table set-up and positioning (side-lying, semi-reclining, bolsters, and pillows)
  11. Demonstration and practice of protocols for early and active labor and the 4th trimester (postpartum) incorporating both Eastern and Western techniques

Upon successful completion of the entire workshop, participants will receive:

  • NYS and NCBTMB 8 Approved Continuing Education Units for LMTs
  • Certificate of Completion

Cancellation Policy: If you have paid the registration fee and decide not to take the class on or before 8/1/18 you will receive a full refund. After 8/1/18 a $25 processing fee will be retained. Cancellations of registrations paid in full after 9/15/18 will receive no refunds (documented emergency situations will be reviewed on a case by case basis.)

Certificate Policy: The initial certificate you receive after completing all requirements is included in your tuition. Replacement certificates are available for $10 each.

Early bird registration by 9/14/18 fee is $175, regular registration fee will be $200

*Registration is expected to fill quickly and the number of seats is limited!

To register and pay your fees, click this link:

https://squareup.com/store/kiera-nagle-ma-lmt

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MaMassage® Prenatal Massage Therapy training:

The next session at PCOM-NY (110 William St. NY, NY 19th FL) will be held in 2019, check site for updates on dates/times, or email kiera@mamassage.org to get on the mailing list.

 Class Requirements and Description:
You must attend both full days of the workshop. (Participants MUST be NYS Licensed Massage Therapists or MP3 Interns at PCOM, with approval by supervisor.)

Upon successful completion of the entire workshop, you can receive:

  • NYS 24 Approved Continuing Education Units for LMTs
  • 16 NCBTMB Units Approved
  • MaMassage® Prenatal Massage Therapy Certification (exam required)

During this class, students will:

  • Learn how to provide safe and effective massage therapy to clients during pregnancy
  • Practice integrated Eastern & Western massage techniques to treat common discomforts associated with pregnancy
  • Examine potential complications, cautions and contraindications, as well as benefits, and helpful techniques for pregnant clients
  • Treat pregnant clients under supervision

Classes will consist of 4 hours of pre-class preparation, 16 classroom hours and 4 clinical hours to be completed after the training within a specified time period. Registrants will be given two assignments to complete prior to the class, including the purchase of a textbook ($40 new) from which significant reading assignments will be given, as well as a film to view and a brief writing assignment. NCBTMB members may receive a loaner book (with option to purchase.)

Certificate Policy: The initial certificate you receive after completing all requirements is included in your tuition. Replacement certificates are available for $10 each. 

 

If you have questions about registration, or to enquire about registration for the class at PCOM and private spa training scheduling and fee rates for 2018-2019, email kiera@mamassage.org

 

 

 

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