Active Isolated Stretching differs from other forms of assisted stretching due to the fact that we recognize the need to sometimes strengthen and activate in order to lengthen.Posted by Thomas J DuBois LMT NCTMB on Thursday, October 31, 2019
Kinesiologist Aaron L. Mattes developed Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) to utilize the inherent properties of muscle and soft tissue in order to effectively isolate and lengthen target muscles while enhancing the connection to the central nervous system.
In this course learn how AIS will be an invaluable tool in both the treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal conditions and degenerative neurological conditions, enhance athletic performance, help clients avoid injury and speed up recovery.
This workshop will cover the techniques used in treatment of the lower body.
• Assess the ROM of each joint compared to their Normal ROM
• Optimize the flexibility of all the major muscles in the lower body
• Precisely stretch different aspects of the same muscle. Isolate either the proximal or distal portion and stretch it effectively
• Achieve healthy maximum range of motion in a few sessions
• Increase strength in the proper direction with perfect alignment
• Use these techniques to shorten injury recovery time
• Use these techniques to prevent injury
Thomas J DuBois
7100 S Clinton St, Suite 110
About the Instructor
Thomas J. Dubois was drawn to the field of massage as an exchange student in college in Nagpur, India. Thomas, who speaks, reads and writes Hindi, was intrigued by the health benefits of regular massage, something that has been practiced routinely in India to treat a wide variety of health conditions for thousands of years.
After graduating from the Hudson Valley School of Massage Therapy in West Park, New York, Thomas specialized in orthopedic massage and the Active Isolated Stretching and Strengthening technique. In 2012 Thomas received permission from the founder of the AIS technique, Aaron L. Mattes, to teach it to other massage professionals as a continuing education course.
Registration includes both text books b y Aaron Mattes
Registration can be made online or by calling 845.430.7643
Registration deadline: 5/8/2020
Early bird discount: Only 240 until April 1, 2020