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Spa Series – Face Therapy with Hydrotherapy Application

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March 10, 2018 9:30 am
March 11, 2018 6:30 pm
Cost: $290 (Early Bird - 10% Discount; Additional 10% discount given if student attends another Spas Series Class)
The New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics
(505) 268-6870
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202 Morningside Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM, United States, 87108

Date: March 10th & 11th 2018

Time: 9:30am -6:30pm

CEUs: 16

Cost: $290 (Early Bird – 10% Discount; Additional 10% discount given if student attends another Spas Series Class)

Spa Series Classes at NMSNT are designed to add diversity to your practice and enhance your knowledge of Spa Touch Therapies. Participation is open to LMTs and massage students. Other professionals by prior consent.

Instructor: Gwynne Ann Unruh LMT #578, RMTI # I-116

Gwynne was the Founder and Director of New Mexico College Natural Healing with Liberal Healing Arts Programs in Massage Therapy and Herbal Medicine. She was Lead Therapist, Spa Trainer and a Consultant at Ojo Caliente Hot Springs Resort & Spa for over a decade and designed ten of their Signature Brand Spa Therapies. More information about her classes and private practice is available at nmsnt.org under Continuing Education or through Gwynne’s website at newmexicohealingtherapies.com

Class Description:

Whatever the body is doing, it continues to the face. Face Therapy is a blend of highly effective massage techniques applied throughout the session to address the subtle and invisible aspects of our lifestyles that manifest in the neck, face, shoulders and in other parts of our bodies. The facial muscles, the neck and shoulders are the most neglected muscles of the body. Face Therapy supports their need to be touched and massaged in order to neutralize the signs of aging and open areas of the body where repetitive injury is setting in, causing muscles to shorten and nerve conductivity to become unbalanced.

Face Therapy restores the skin’s radiance while it tones the muscles and creates a safe and effective method of treating the problem of sagging, aging skin, repetitive injury and nerve impingement without surgery. The massage strokes penetrate the deeper layers of the facial skin and the underlying muscles. The extensive uplifting massage of the face, neck, shoulders and upper back, help to combat the signs of aging, sun damage and dramatically improve the skin’s appearance, the client’s overall posture, muscle tension and nerve conductivity.

Students will have a thorough understanding of the connectedness of the face, neck and shoulders to the rest of the body. They will understand and know how to do massage strokes to support improved circulation to the face, neck and shoulders; understand causes and how to work with adhesions and tension patterns in the face; understand and be able to use a variety of hydrotherapy techniques with hot towels for lymphatic drainage, stress release, and oil or cream removal from the face.

Class Objectives

Through theory, demo and hands-on, students will learn and be able to: Use a variety of hand techniques and stretches to benefit the face, neck, shoulders. Use massage strokes on the face neck and décolletage to break up adhesions and improve circulation. Use massage patterns for improving circulation for the subcutaneous layer of the skin. incorporate these strokes into a relaxing and beneficial session for their client.

Class is open to:

Licensed Massage Therapist, students enrolled in an accredited Massage Therapy Program. Other professionals with prior approval.

Requirements to Pass:

Student are expected to attend the entire class, observe the demo, be attentive and engaged throughout the class, participate in discussions, any exercises and complete the hands-on aspect of class.

Make Up: None. Student must attend the class as scheduled or retake the entire class.
Instructional Materials Provided: hand outs (including diagrams and specific hand techniques), creams and oil products.

Student Provides: Each class day the student brings to class – one large bath towel, 15 hand towels, a set of sheets, blanket, medium sized cooler, pen and pencil.

Registration and Payment

(Register early, as classes can fill quickly.)
newmexicohealingtherapies.com to register, pay for classes with debit or credit card, and for more information about classes and Instructor Gwynne Ann Unruh
Email: camelotroom7@yahoo.com Send the name of the class you would like to enroll in, your name and phone number and the best time to contact you if needed. I will send you an email with additional information on where to send payment/deposit for the class and what you need to bring.

You may also call me at 575-313-3703 or text me with heading: Spa Classes and your name. A $50 non- refundable payment is required to reserve your place in class. Once I receive your deposit or payment in full for the class, I will send you a confirmation email.

Certification Requirements:

You must attend the entire class and be an active participant to earn a Certificate of Completion. The workshop meets New Mexico Continuing Education requirements for LMTs in the State of New Mexico. Certificates will be awarded for 16 CEUs. You will receive your certificate at the end of the workshop.

Replacement Certificates

$10 fee for replacing lost certificates.

Tuition Refund and Cancelation Policy:

Full refund up to 2 weeks before class with the exception of the $50 nonrefundable deposit. No refund if you cancel your participation in class less than 14 days before the workshop. Student may transfer class payment to another Spa Series Class minus the non-refundable deposit. Instructor may cancel a workshop due to insufficient registration; in this instance, all paid tuition and deposits will be refunded.


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