Massage Therapy International Institute of Reflexology W310A Touch Education W309B Professional Reflexology in Your Business James Pedersen Matthew Howe Prenatal Massage SUNDAY 2:00 - 4:00p Do you want to learn how to substantially increase your business? Don’t miss this outstanding introduction of the Ingham Method ® of Reflexology, the one that works. James, one of the leading authorities on reflexology, will present a demonstration of the basic techniques to help your clients to better health. Learn the history of reflexology and how to perform the Ingham Method ® on all the systems in the body such as the endocrine, lymphatic and the nervous systems and to help health conditions in a natural way. The Art of Foot and Hand Reflexology - NEW CLASS! Do you want to learn how to substantially increase your business? Don’t miss this outstanding introduction of the Ingham Method ® of Reflexology, the one that works. Dwight Byers, the world’s leading authority will be presenting what 70 years of research, knowledge and experience can do to enhance your business. Performance Health W309B Felicia Brown, Waterless Aromatherapy Body Wrap LMBT SATURDAY 11:00a - 1:00p Pregnancy massage is a beautiful piece in any mother’s journey towards delivery when presented responsibly. The relationship between mommy-to- be and massage therapist may begin before the baby is a few cells big. This class covers the traditional aspects of prenatal massage like positioning, pressure and medical implications. The lecture also touches on the topics of miscarriage, conception stress, and 4th-trimester issues. Students will learn new ways to offer support for mothers-to-be through massage and bodywork. Inspiration and Execution MONDAY 10:00a - 12:00p SUNDAY 11:00a - 1:00p Whether you are in the beginning of growing a skin care, massage or spa-related business or several years into starting one, this class will give students some new options for adding waterless body wraps to their client offerings. Students will also learn how to pre-qualify their business and clients for the addition of spa treatments as well as how to avoid some common pitfalls and mistakes when selecting treatments, equipment or product lines. Additionally, students will explore easy ways to introduce the spa experience to clients without a huge budget. The first 100 pre-registered students to arrive at the classroom will receive one or more complimentary full-sized products from Bon Vital and/or Biofreeze to take home. Dry Exfoliations SUNDAY 2:00 - 4:00p Dry exfoliations are one of the simplest and most enjoyable spa treatments to add to your massage services but are often overlooked or rushed through by service providers. We’ll discuss the benefits and contraindications of dry exfoliations as well as the many variations of tools and products that can be used in this relaxing service. The class will involve some lecture plus time to see two treatments. Upon completion, students will be able to understand how to incorporate Dry Brushing and Dry Exfoliations as a stand-alone service or as an add-on to massage or facial sessions. 90 Sponsored by SATURDAY 2:00 - 4:00p This two-hour class aims to help massage professionals draw on the resources around them and build an exclusive menu of services. We’ll take a look at industry trends from the worlds of massage, spa and wellness. The lecture will encourage students to evaluate possibilities based on individual circumstances. Each topic inspires integration between the therapists’ work environment and connections to clientele. Students are encouraged to assess their menu. This class enhances the mental side of massage with the intent of extending careers. Through self-care, education via passion, connecting to clients and avoiding burnout. Mental Massage MONDAY 10:00a - 12:00p A lead discussion to engage the mental side of massage. Topics will include self-care, working from a strengths focused mentality, connecting to clients more efficiently, and avoiding burnout. Our profession has the opportunity to spend large amounts of time in our heads, use it to your benefit. Death Positive MONDAY 2:00 - 4:00p This is a trend in the spa and wellness world as everyone seeks to not only live longer but also better. We will unpack what presence and reverence offer this therapeutic opportunity. Learn what powerful role massage and touch play in the process.