Chair Massage For Career Longevity

May 31, 2024

May 31, 2024

9:00 am To 6:00 pm

20525 North Main Street, Cornelius, NC, USA




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Event Description

Chair Massage Techniques & Marketing Concepts


Sheila Alexander


About the Instructor

Ms. Alexander is a 1993 graduate of The Sun Coast School of Massage In Tampa, Fl. She is licensed by the state of North Carolina (#3536), an approved continuing education provider by the NCBTMB  (#200), contributor to Massage Magazine, 2021 inductee to The World Massage Hall Of Fame and a member of The American Massage Therapy Association. Her expertise in seated massage has featured her in The Charlotte Observer and on NBC-TV.

Sheila’s background includes a love for people and a passion for service. As a childcare worker and rehabilitation therapist for Lutheran Family Services in Charlotte, NC, serving dependent, neglected and abused children, she found touch and humor as tools for healing. In 2002 she relocated to her native NC to home care her father with Alzheimer’s disease, then provided care for her mother’s terminal cancer. In 2004, Sheila created a specialized massage practice for The Pines At Davidson, a continuing care retirement community, for their residents in all levels of care. In 2011, Sheila was approved as a provider for continuing education to teach this profound work to the massage and healthcare communities. She retired from her practice in 2021 to travel and teach her method, Senior Spa.

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Chair Massage

Chair massage and other seated massage modalities can form the core of your practice or expand the your income opportunities. Because the client stays clothed and the chairs are portable, you can set up for business almost anywhere. Through continuing education, you can brush up on the basics, learn advanced techniques and perfecting your marketing skills to get the most out of your sessions.

Most chair massage CE courses focus on technique, including adapting modalities like shiatsu and Thai massage for chair sessions, and mastering body mechanics to reduce hand and back strain. Medical massage specialists can learn to adapt chair massage for rehabilitative sessions. If you are looking for new ways to expand your business, look for courses that discuss event and corporate massage.