DeepFeet 1 Basics

April 14, 2020

April 16, 2020

9:00 am To 6:00 pm

Comfort Inn O'Hare - Convention Center, East Touhy Avenue, Des Plaines, IL, USA

$725

503-715-7929

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Event Description

Step up in your Career and into Ashiatsu with the original in source of barefoot bar education!! Learn this unique form of barefoot massage that will change the way you deliver deep tissue massage techniques! We teach our students how to work “smart not hard” and allow gravity to do all the work. This is our introductory course to Ashiatsu Barefoot Bar Therapy. Therapists will have lots of “feet on” time in this 3-day comprehensive class. Barefoot Curriculum includes prone and supine, seated and standing Ashiatsu Techniques. Our methodology is western focused and includes cross-fiber friction, effleurage, petrissage, compression as well as some trigger point and myofascial techniques.

Organizers

Rebecca Byron

Ashiatsu DeepFeet Bar Therapy

http://www.deepfeet.com

About the Instructor

About a year after graduating massage school, I knew I was in trouble. Every night I would come home in pain from a full day of deep tissue massages and wonder if there was a better way. It took me another couple years to find what I was looking for, but oh boy did it all change after I attended my first Ashi class in 2011! Almost seven years later I have a successful career all based around Ashiatsu. And now I have the opportunity to help others find out how amazing and rewarding this type of massage can be; working smarter not harder. Our classroom is half way between Chicago and Detroit and has plenty of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. I invite you to come and see where Ashiatsu can take you!

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Ashiatsu Massage

Few deep tissue techniques can work deeper than ashiatsu massage, a type of massage that uses the practitioner’s feet as well as hands, fingers and elbows to apply pressure. A typical ashiatsu setup includes both a massage table and ceiling-mounted bars that allow the practitioner to stay steady while standing on the table and applying targeted pressure with bare feet. It is an ideal way for massage therapists to reduce hand strain, and it can be performed with the client clothed.

Because ashiatsu is founded on traditional Chinese medicine, many ashiatsu massage trainings will cover energy meridians and mind-body balance, but not all courses take this approach. Some focus only on proper technique, safety and building your own strength and balance for better sessions.