Barefoot Bar Level 1 – Ashiatsu Basics

December 7, 2019

December 9, 2019

9:00 am To 5:00 pm

6750 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN, USA



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Event Description

Start with the basics of barefoot oil massage in this three day ashiatsu class. Learn protocols for treating sciatica, shin splints, back pain, limited shoulder ROM, tennis elbow and more. Receive guidance for your bar construction project, discuss the best type of lubrication and draping procedures for this style of work and look at client care through the lens of Eastern healing concepts.


Erin Law

Registration Details

50% deposit required at registration. Use coupon code “elev8meEARLY’ 

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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.