Lecture/Demo: Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) & Deep Tissue Stone Massage  
Credits: 3 CE's
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Description: This lecture/demo will give you insight into the importance of stretching with using the principles of AIS while reaching the deepest tissues of the body with less discomfort for your client. We will also take a look at the unsung heroes in stone massage; cold stones and why they are so important.
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Workshop: Foundation of Deep Tissue Healing: The Art of Stone Massage  
Credits: 8 CE's
Duration: 8 hours
Description: This workshop is being presented by SpiriPhysical®, Inc. and taught by Bruce Baltz. Explore, a modality that will help save your hands and bring a grounding element into your sessions. Stone massage can be portable use fewer stones and no heater.

You will learn:
  • Deep tissue body mechanics
  • Proper stone selection for body types and locations of work
  • Three primary ways to pin a stone to the body
  • And stone care
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Workshop: Introduction to Deep Tissue Healing: The Art of Stone Massage
Credits: 16 CE's
Duration: 2 days
Description: This class will focus on how to use hot and cold stones in a safe manner for both the client and the therapist. A great deal of time will be spent on body mechanics which will help in extending your chosen path of work. Time will also be spent on proper stone selection and the pressure and speed of the stone application.
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These next three workshops are based on Aaron Mattes' 40 years of experience in soft tissue rehabilitation. You will be able to reach the deepest tissues of the body with greater precision and less discomfort for your client.

Workshop: Active Isolated Stretching: The Spa Method
Credits: 16 CE's
Duration: 2 days
Description: Active Isolated Stretching (AIS): The Spa Method, was developed from Aaron Mattes’ clinical approach to stretching and reformatted by Bruce Baltz from SpiriPhysical. This format can be adapted into the spa setting and bring more depth to any menu or enhance the deep tissue or sports related treatments. This workshop will be broken down into three segments covering upper body and neck, lower body, and hands and feet. You will learn how to reach the deepest tissues of the body with less discomfort to your client while minimizing the stress on your body. An added feature to this program will be handouts you can provide your clients which will help them maintain and promote further balance into their lives.
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Workshop: Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) Upper Body & Neck
Credits: 16 CE's
Duration: 2 days
Description: In this workshop we will be focusing on upper body and neck. We will review muscle action and function along with AIS principles for clinical stretching. We will also go over some self-help stretching as well as strengthening protocol.
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Workshop: Active Isolated Stretching (AIS): Lower Body
Credits: 16 CE's
Duration: 2 days
Description: In this workshop we will be focusing on the lower body including the feet. We will review muscle action and function along with AIS principles for clinical stretching. We will than review some self-help stretching as well as strengthening protocol.
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Workshop: Active Isolated Stretching (AIS): Intro to Clinical Application
Credits: 16 CE's
Duration: 2 days
Description: This workshop will introduce you to the principles of AIS as we look at imbalances of both the upper and lower body with a clinical approach. You will learn and practice stretches that will enhance your current treatments. Reach the deepest tissues of the body with less discomfort to your client with increased accuracy.
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All classes are NCBTMB, Florida & Texas State approved