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level 1

Fundamentals

3 days . 24 CEUs . $670
Your journey starts here. This beginner Ashiatsu training will teach you how to use your feet to provide a full body deep tissue, myofascial release and trigger point work focused barefoot massage session.

Complete the self-study Certification program for this class later to gain access to the Relaxation Based Barefoot Massage Track of Classes

 

next step:

Supine / Side Body

2 days . 16 CEUs . $447
Give weight and wait. This intermediate ashiatsu class empowers the experienced barefoot massage therapist to maintain long trigger point holds and deliver deep, slower gliding strokes to the anterior and lateral aspects of your client’s body. Get to the forgotten muscles, or at least the hard to reach ones, and learn new ways to utilize your ashi-strap to help you massage on different planes with varying angles of pressure.

CComplete this class for access to the Advanced FasciAshi course

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Range Of Motion

2 days . 16 CEUs . $447
Using Passive, Active and Resisted Range of Motion techniques, this stretch therapy class allows the Massage Therapist to stand on a massage table and maneuver clients limbs with their feet, while holding onto overhead support for balance and leverage. This helps a practitioner effortlessly maintain consistent pressure and leverage while providing sustained compression, and long fascial stretches.

Complete the self-study Certification program for this class and you'll have access to the Barefoot Sports Massage Track of Classes


Private Lessons

$95 per hour
Private lessons are great for beginners and experienced gradutes alike. We will work on whatever you feel you need help on, and Mariah will offer tweaks and tips to correct and body mechanics you may be off and help you to gain deeper insights into the work you are doing. An experienced guest client will also be there receiving during the lesson providing feedback as well.


 

Course Details

Beginners Course

Fundamentals

3 days- 24 CE hours
$ 670

Learn how to use your feet to provide a full body deep tissue, myofascial release and trigger point work focused barefoot massage session.

Special attention to techniques applied on posterior aspects of the client's body, as your weight and natural gravitational forces are utilized to effortlessly maintain consistent pressure. While the work is focused primarily with the client prone, therapists will learn supine work as well.

This course is the starting point of barefoot massage while the client lies on the table and therapist uses overhead support.

Therapists will learn:

  • Theory of barefoot massage
  • Pedi-care
  • Contraindications and indications for barefoot massage
  • Appropriate body mechanics to save their body
  • Safe bar installation
  • How to use their feet to provide a massage with emphasis on deep tissue, myofasical release and trigger point work.
  • Strokes to create a barefoot massage sequence
  • How to market and incorporate barefoot massage into their practice


Therapists will practice on and receive feedback from:

  • Therapists in class
  • Instructor
  • Guest Clinets

If you have already learned ashiatsu and you want to add the FasciaAshi techniques consider our Converge classes.

Intermediate

Supine / Side Body

2 days- 16 CE hours
447

This intermediate class empowers the experienced barefoot massage therapist to maintain long trigger point holds and deliver deep, gliding strokes to the anterior and lateral aspects of your client's body.

Supine and Side Body strokes will give you the tools to provide a comprehensive “feet-on” practice, giving you the ability to explore the strokes on

different clients in class, and you’ll awaken your feet’s potential to work in multi-faceted directions.

Barefoot massage uses your feet to provide a deep tissue, myofascial release and trigger point focused barefoot massage session while holding onto overhead support as the client lies comfortably on a massage table.

The strokes designed are based on years of barefoot massage experience with the Authors’ personal clientele base and of other therapists.


Range Of Motion

ROM

2 days- 16 CE hours
$447

Using Passive, Active and Resisted Range of Motion techniques Traditional Thai massage, this barefoot massage technique allows the Massage Therapist to stand on a massage table and maneuver clients limbs with their feet, while holding onto overhead support for balance and leverage. This helps a practitioner effortlessly maintain consistent pressure and leverage while providing deep point holds, or long fascial stretches.

A full body sequence is taught, and can be applied while the client wears loose clothing, or embedded into any barefoot massage session using secure draping while blending ROM with gliding movements along the client's skin.

Comprehensive “feet-on” practice will allow you to explore the strokes on different clients in class, and you’ll awaken your feet’s potential to intuitively “heel” and heal within a short period of time.

The strokes designed are based on years of barefoot massage experience with the Center for Barefoot Massage Instructors personal clientele base and of other therapists.

Advanced

Advanced
2 day- 16 CE hours
$447

Not just about two footed techniques. Advanced FasciAshi will bring your barefoot techniques to new levels of heeling. Coming early 2020

Fijian

Fijian Barefoot floor Massage
2 day- 16 CE hours
$447

This floor based method will enable you to easily bring your work to office spaces and on site locations to demonstrate your barefoot skills. Or, use this techniqe to reach customers who are shy to get into barefoot massage and would be more willing to try it with their clothes on.


Hands Free

Hands Free

1 day- 4 CE hours
$112

In this class you will learn specific barefoot massage protocols for the clients upper body with them in prone, sidelying and supine positions while the massage therapist works from a seated position.

You will learn how to use different aspects of your feet and leg weight as tools to apply deep tissue, trigger point, fascial stretch and release techniques in the cervical spine, thoracics and shoulder complex - in some cases massaging with your feet and hands simultaneously!

This is a Bar-less protocol that does not require the use of overhead Ashiatsu bars, and it allows you to remain seated the entire session.