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Continuing Education


<< Oct 31 2014 - Oct 30 2015 >>

Sinus Massage (Continuing Education-LMBT) with Rene Shuford Next held on Fri, May 15, 2015 at 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
This enrollment runs from Fri May 15, 2015 - Fri May 15, 2015
Continuing Education Course for Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapists
Sinus Massage
Instructor: Rene Shuford of the Blue Ridge Healing Arts Academy 
Continuing Education Credit Hours: 8 CE Hours
Cost: $195.00
Register for this course at: www.blueridgehealingarts.com/home/class-schedule/
Course Description:
This course teaches how to calm the lining of the sinus cavities with Manual Lymphatic Drainage Techniques. It is helpful to anyone wanting to treat people with Sinusitis or any other mucus excess conditions. The class focuses on the anatomy of the sinus cavities, why client’s bodies build excess mucus and lymph and how to help your client manage their conditions. We will discuss the energetics components of this part of the body with an emphasis on the Brow Chakra from the Chakra System and indications and contraindications for treatment. Sinus massage combines gentle pressure and warmth from the hands to break up the mucous that backs up in the sinus cavities. The natural drainage mechanism is stimulated to clear the passageways. Blood circulation increases to sustain better sinus function throughout the day. Congestion and pressure decrease so that the headache and pain associated with sinusitis disappears. Many sinus pain sufferers are surprised to find that relief is possible following the first massage.
Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: • Identify the anatomy of the sinuses
• Identify the pathology of excess mucus and lymph
• Identify and define manual therapy that treats those conditions
• Demonstrate a sinus massage protocol
• Discuss the components of the Brow Chakra within the Chakra System
• Discuss indications and contraindications
Textbooks: None Required.
Supplemental readings include:
"The complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy" by Valerie Ann Worwood
"The massage therapist’s guide to Pathology" by Ruth Werner
Assignments: In class assignments  
Evaluation Methods: Classroom participation and completion of class
Standards for Completion: Classroom participation of 8 hours. 
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Looking to advance your career and improve your practice? 

The Boone Healing Arts Center is proud to offer a growing roster of Continuing Education opportunities for licensed massage therapists and bodyworkers, acupuncturists, nurses and other certified health care professionals to learn new modalities, develop advanced technique and practices, learn about changes in their field, or simply get credits needed for recertification. All instructors are certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB).

If you would like to receive occasional email updates to stay up-to-date on new and upcoming CEUs, please fill out the secure form located on our website here.

Interested in registering for a course, but live outside of the Boone area? Special hotel rates are available through the Courtyard by Marriott, La Quinta Inn & Suites, and Sleep Inn. Please call these hotels directly to make a reservation, and mention that you receive a special rate through the Boone Healing Arts Center

Sleep Inn: 163 Hwy 105 Extension, Boone, NC 28607

Phone: (828) 262-0020
Rates: $54 (weekdays); $88 (weekends)

LaQuinta Inn & Suites: 165 Hwy 105 Extension, Boone, NC 28607

Phone: 1-828-262-1234
Rates: $64 (weekdays); $100 (weekends)
*For hotels above, rates include all room types (suites included). For additional information about hotels outside of reservations, contact Ed Peterson, Sales Manager at (404) 574-9872. 

Courtyard by Marriott: 1050 Hwy 105, Boone, NC 28607

Phone: 1-828-265-7676
Rates: $99 (Sunday-Thursday); $119 (Friday & Saturday)


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