Wed, Mar 01|
StrongHouse Studio - Southington
ATP1: Abdominal Therapy For Professionals: Part 1
With Erica Grossman LMT
Time & Location
Mar 01, 2023, 9:00 AM – Mar 04, 2023, 5:00 PM
StrongHouse Studio - Southington, 168 Center St #204, Southington, CT 06489, USA
About The Event
Join Erica Grossman for a four-day exploration of the anatomy and physiology of the abdomen and pelvis, and explore how discomfort and dysfunction in the digestive and reproductive systems can be addressed through gentle abdominal massage.
Students will learn to perform self massage on their own abdomen, as well as learn how to integrate these techniques into a professional treatment.
During this 28 ce hour course, attendees will:
-Review anatomy and physiology of the digestive system, female reproductive anatomy, and male reproductive anatomy
-Gain deeper understanding of the role of the diaphragm within the abdominal cavity and how it can relate to various pain patterns and system functions
-Explore the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems that support and engage with the internal organs of the abdominal and pelvic cavity
-Understand cautions and contraindications for working with people in varying stages of life, as well as with a wide range of symptoms and abdominal and pelvic disorders
-Learn how to perform a professional anterior Abdominal Therapy treatment, including client education for self massage and other supportive modalities
-Integrate steps to being a trauma-informed practitioner, and learn how to create a safe space for clients when working on such an vulnerable region of the body
-Explore the traditional lineage of this work and acknowledge the cultural and historical origins of this style of bodywork
-Be able to perform a complete client consultation in order to recognize professional boundaries, scope of practice, and when to refer out.