July Classes

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CLASS
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July 2, 2017
Dances of Universal Peace

You are invited to join the circle.  The Dances of Universal Peace are simple, meditative, joyous, multicultural circle Dances inspired by many spiritual traditions to touch the essence within ourselves and recognize it in others.  New arrivals and old hands form the circle/there is no audience.  The Dances are about transformance not performance. Live music.  RSVP:  Morgan Rivers at 515-783-5122 or morgan@healingpartners.biz .  Location: Unity Church, 414 31st St, Des Moines, IA 50312.  Time:  2:30 - 4PM.  Donation Basis

Des Moines, IA

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July 15-16, 2017
Thai Massage
This course serves as an introductory-level course centered on prone and supine Thai Massage technique, centered on thorough treatment of the legs and lower body. By the end of this course, you will be able to: Apply Thai Massage compression and stretching techniques in receiver prone and supine positions in the context of an Asian floor mat bodywork session. Integrate Thai Massage techniques with other Asian bodywork modalities (i.e. shiatsu, tui na, etc.) Have a basic understanding of the history and development of Thai Massage and it's appropriate application, indications and contraindications. This course is open to massage therapists. You will receive 14 credit hours toward continuing education. Investment: $298. This class is taught by Joseph Mizelle. The class is held at East-West School 2771 Muscatine Ave, Iowa City, from 9 am -5 pm both days.
Iowa City, IA
 
July 22-23, 2017
Trigger Point Therapy
This course is intended to teach the developing therapist, techniques which will assist in the management of soft tissue massage and the associated problems present in a massage session. We will investigate symptoms, causes, and methods of treatment for referred pain and muscle tension. This course is open to massage therapists. You will receive 14 credit hours toward continuing education. Investment: $298. This class is taught with Daniel Ford. The class is held at East-West School 2771 Muscatine Ave, Iowa City, from 9 am -5 pm both days.
Iowa City, IA
 
July 28-30, 2017
Usui/Holy Fire Reiki I & II
Heidi Morrison - Holy Fire Karuna Reiki®Master/Teacher with the International Center for Reiki Training. If you are interested in learning an effective method for relieving stress and anxiety, reducing pain, and promoting healing and well-being, this class is for you.  Usui/Holy Fire Reiki I and II are taught together during a two-day intensive in a loving way.  You will learn the traditional Reiki hand positions used for yourself and others. You will receive placements (attunements) to the Usui/Holy Fire Reiki I and II energy, and practice the intuitive method of hand placement, which can enhance your confidence in your intuition and inner guidance. The class is a combination of lecture, discussion and experience. Practice time includes giving and receiving a complete Reiki treatment, self-treatment, and facilitating distant healings. Prerequisite:  none. Time: 9 am to 6 pm both days. Tuition: $400, which includes your deposit of $150. A detailed class manual is included, and upon completion, a certificate from the International Center of Reiki training is awarded. For more details and to register check out  www.reikiandhealingservices.com or call (515) 490-8620. Location: Reiki and Healing Services, 6979 University Ave, Windsor Heights, IA 50324.

Windsor Heights, IA

 
July 29-30, 2017
Bamboo Massage
Bamboo sticks will be used to promote a deep sense of relaxation and well-being for the client while allowing the therapist to provide a deeper more therapeutic massage without the risk of fatigue and repetitive use injuries. This technique can be utilized on the massage table or with chair massage. Bamboo sticks can be used warm or at room temperature. At the end of the course, the student will be able to perform a bamboo massage to give a deeper, more therapeutic massage. This technique can help to reduce fatigue and stress to therapist’s hands, wrists and body. Bamboo sticks and heating pads are not included in this class.  East West will have a limited number of sticks for the class to share. This class is open to massage therapists for continuing education. You will receive 14 credit hours. Investment: $350. This class is taught by Katie Medema. The class is held at East-West School 2771 Muscatine Ave, Iowa City, from 9 am -5 pm both days.
Iowa City, IA