Nurturing the Mother – Pregnancy Massage w/Claire Marie Miller

24 CE Hours

Friday-Sunday, July 27-29,, 2018

24 CE hours –
Early Registration Rate if paid before June 27, 2018 – $440
After June 27th – Rate is $475

Instructor: Claire Marie Miller

To register:

This is Claire Marie Miller’s premier certification course in pregnancy and postpartum massage. This course also includes labor massage and support techniques as well as a demonstration of newborn/infant massage. Most workshop sites will have a pregnant volunteer to enhance your learning. In this course, you will learn:

•Anatomy and physiology for pregnancy and birth
•Pregnancy massage demonstration and practice
•Cautions and contraindications for pregnancy massage
•Guidelines for pregnancy massage for each trimester
•Massage for high risk pregnancies
•Massage for labor and newborn/infant massage
•Postpartum massage using the principles of mother roasting, a practice of keeping the new mother warm to encourage recovery
•Awareness of the birth journey through videos
•How to teach a Nurturing the Pregnant Couple class including Prenatal Yoga for Couples
•A simple Shiatsu session that you teach the pregnant mom to give her partner
•Rituals as a tool for empowerment for the mom and family, including the Blessingway Birth Ceremony, Birth Beads, and Lotus birth.
•How to market your skills, along with access for “ready to use” brochures and a listing on Claire Marie Miler Seminars
•Resources for you and your clients surrounding pregnancy, birth and family, including books, websites and informational groups

In-class Certification Requirements:
•A practical assessment is given when you massage a pregnant volunteer or student during the workshop
•Written assessment completed at the end of the course
•24 CE hours and Nurturing the Mother Pregnancy Massage Certification given at completion of the course

Items needed to bring to class:

1 set of sheets
1 pillow case for breast drape
2 bed pillows in pillow cases or 1 bed pillow in pillow case and 1 bolster
1 bottle of Castor oil (can be purchased at a healthcare store)
2 hand towels
1 hot water bottle
100% cotton or flannel fabric 4 layers thick measuring 18″ x 18″ for each layer or a 100% cotton or flannel pillow case; must be washed prior to class

Massage lotion if you prefer not to use aromatherapy oil provided in class

We are a fully furnished massage school facility and provide Oakworks massage tables, linens, class tables, and computer/projector for overhead presentations.

NCBTMB Continuing Education Approved Provider #450558-07

To register:

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