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2020 – Live CE Classes
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Some Advanced Continuing Education Courses maybe composed of online, live classes and hands-on practice designed to educate certified massage therapists and allied health care professionals on specialized techniques, providing them with the opportunity to become unique therapists.

 December Schedule - Friday and Saturday

Subject of Study
Chinese Medicine Approach to Assessment
Date: Friday 4th
Time: 9:00 am-12:00pm
CE Hour: 3
Cost: $80

Description

The four main methods of assessments are used to detect bioenergetics imbalances and to observe its manifestations. Participants will learn about basic principles of Inspection, Auscultation and Olfaction, Inquiring, Palpation, and Syndrome differentiation.


What to bring: Notebook

Subject of Study
Chinese Cupping Therapy
Date: Friday 4th
Time: 1:00 pm-7:00pm
CE Hour: 6
Cost: $250

Description

Traditional Chinese Medicine recommends acupuncture and the use of natural herbs as healing remedies. Cupping is a lesser-known treatment that is also part of Oriental medicine, one that can provide an especially pleasant experience. One of the earliest documentations of cupping can be found in the work titled A Handbook of Prescriptions for Emergencies, which was written by a Taoist herbalist by the name of Ge Hong and which dates all the way back to 300AD.


What to bring: 12 pc/Set Vacuum Cupping with Suction, set of twin sheets, and Notebook

Subject of Study
Clinical Deep Tissue for Sciatic Pain
Date: Saturday 5th
Time: 9:00 am-1:00pm
CE Hour: 4
Cost: $80

Description

This class will begin with an anatomical overview of the sciatic nerve and associated structures along with pathophysiological effects of sciatic syndrome. Moreover, participants will be exposed to a unique view of musculoskeletal imbalances of the hip and lower extremities and precise assessment procedures.

The second portion of this class will cover integrative approaches to treatment such as the incorporation of oriental therapy and the clinical application of massage techniques to assist on the correction of postural deviations by restoring balance, decreasing muscular discomfort, and enhancing patient’s range-of-motion.


What to bring: One set of twin sheets and notebook

Subject of Study
NEW!
Essential Cupping Therapy ®
Date: Saturday 5th
Time: 1:00 pm-7:00pm
CE Hour: 6
Cost: $250

Description

Essential Cupping is a non-invasive bodywork blending Oriental Cupping techniques and essential oil application to balance the body’s energy or Qi by promoting the feeling of well-being. The recommended essential oils were chosen based on their therapeutic benefits and suction cups are applied on specific acupoints to assist the body’s self-healing ability to restore or maintain homeostatic levels or balance.


What to bring: Set of Vacuum Cupping with Suction, essential oil starter kit, set of twin sheets, and Notebook
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Subject of Study
Clinical Deep Tissue for Neck Pain
Date: Friday 18th
Time: 9:00 am-1:00pm
CE Hour: 4
Cost: $85
Description 

This class will begin with an overview of anatomical structures of the neck along with common symptoms associated to musculoskeletal imbalances of the cervical region. In addition, attendees will learn unique methods to specialized assessment procedures. Additionally, participants will cover integrative approaches to treatment such as the incorporation of oriental therapy and the clinical application of massage techniques to assist on the correction of postural deviations by restoring balance, decreasing muscular discomfort, and enhancing patient’s range-of-motion.


What to bring: One set of twin sheets and notebook

Subject of Study   

Clinical Deep Tissue for Shoulder Pain

Date: Friday 18th
Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CE Hour: 4
Cost: $85

Description 

This class will begin with an overview of anatomical structures of the shoulder along with common symptoms associated to musculoskeletal imbalances of the shoulder region. In addition, attendees will learn unique methods to specialized assessment procedures. Additionally, participants will cover integrative approaches to treatment such as the incorporation of oriental therapy and the clinical application of massage techniques to assist on the correction of postural deviations by restoring balance, decreasing muscular discomfort, and enhancing patient’s range-of-motion.


What to bring: One set of twin sheets and notebook

Subject of Study  

Aromatherapy for Massage Therapy

Date: Friday 18th
Time:  5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
CE Hour: 3
Cost: $100
Description 

Aromatherapy is a holistic approach to health a wellness that uses essential oils for measurable outcomes. This course is intended to educate health practitioners about the proper use of aromatherapy and its complementary to promote health, prevents imbalances on the physical, emotional, and spiritual levels.


What to bring: One set of twin sheets and notebook

Subject of Study
Hot Stone Massage
Date: Saturday 19th
Time: 9:00 am-3:00pm
CE Hour: 6
Cost: $250

Description

Educate healthcare professionals in the essential elements of Hot Stone Massage including history, fundamentals of techniques, and application. Additionally, provide state of the art tools and skills necessary for health care practitioners to incorporate Hot Stone Massage along with general massage therapy practices and other bodywork modalities.


What to bring: 
One set of twin sheets, set of hot stone, and notebook

Subject of Study
NEW!
Essential (Lung -Chi®) Breathing Tuina
Date: Saturday 19th
Time: 3:30 pm-6:30pm
CE Hour: 3
Cost: $80

Description

Essential Lung-Chi is a non-invasive bodywork blend of Chinese Tuina techniques and essential oil application to balance the energy of the Lungs or Chi by promoting the feeling of well-being. This combination was developed by the founders of Carrico Therapy Center, which combines the energetic supporting properties for body temperature, congestion, immunity, stress, and vitality.


What to bring: 
One set of twin sheets, notebook, and essential oil starter kit.
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Participants are required to enroll and pay for classes no later than (1) week prior to the first day of class.  Minimum of four participants required.

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Advanced Live CE Courses
 

About the Instructors

Antonio Carrico, MSND

Naturopathic Degree, Acupuncture certificate from China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, a Master Degree in Psychology from California Coast University, and currently finishing a PhD. in Acupuncture at Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine.

Melissa Carrico, L.M.T., COTA/L.

Melissa Carrico received her Associate degree in Occupational Therapy from College of DuPage and her second Associate Degree in Management and Marketing from Kankakee Community College. She continues her educational goal at the American Bodywork Institute of Bradley where she became certified in Massage Therapy and Bodywork and 

                                               Certified Natural Health Practitioner

By attending these courses, participants will learn specific methods of assessments and treatment approaches to be used during clinical massages