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Spa Series – Indian Head Massage on the Table

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March 17, 2018 9:30 am
March 18, 2018 6:30 pm
Cost: $275 (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 17th & 18th 2018

Time: 9:30am – 6:30pm


Cost: $275 (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: Indian Head Massage is one of the most relaxing forms of massage and when performed properly relaxes the muscles situated in the back, neck and face. It also relaxes the mind and nervous system. A feeling of psychological well-being and tension relief is often the outcome of the session.

Head Massage helps improve blood circulation, possibly a key component to reducing the pain and/or frequency of migraines, which are associated with reduced blood flow to the brain. Those who suffer from stress-triggered migraines and other types of headaches may find relief from reduced muscle tension in the back of the head, the neck and the shoulders.

The course is designed for Therapists who wish to develop knowledge and skills in the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of Head Massage and incorporating it and its blend of concepts into a full body massage session. Students will be provided with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to prepare for and provide a full head massage therapy safely and confidently, incorporating classical and advanced massage techniques into a full body session.

To achieve this there is close supervision and support throughout, encouraging reflective practice and development of the therapeutic relationship.

Course Objective: Upon completion of class students will have a thorough understanding of an effective head massage; including theory, benefits, contraindications, safety issues, massage strokes, oil and non- oil use in massage of the head, and a hydrotherapy head wrap; all to a high professional standard.

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 set of sheets, face cradle cover, light blanket, 8 hand towels, medium sized cooler, pen/pencil.

Registration and Payment:

(Register early, as classes can fill quickly.)
newmexicohealingtherapies.com to register, pay for classes 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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