Efficient Body Mechanics for Bodywork

Efficient Body Mechanics for Bodywork

Sunday, April 16, 2023

Instructor: Nate Novgrod NC L.Ac. #550
NCCAOM Approved Continuing Education Approved Provider #163852

NCBTMB Approved Provider #1003


6 CEs

Registration – $140


In this course you will learn how to maximize work/pressure while minimizing effort! The proper body mechanics from a Tai Chi perspective will be taught so you can perform bodywork without hurting yourself. The core principles of Tai Chi will be covered as well as how to use them to maintain proper alignment and movement to allow you to give 6-8 hours of massage with dramatically less muscle soreness, fatigue, or injury. These concepts can be applied to all of your daily activities to prevent injury, improve strength and balance, and increase circulation. The techniques from this course will be able to be incorporated into your practice immediately.

‘If you need massage continuing education here’s a little known fact: National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine [NCCAOM] PDA courses are valid for massage therapists CE credits. I’m surprised how many massage therapists in North Carolina don’t realize this.

National Cert Approved Provider #1003.

The North Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy says this about required courses:

“The courses you take must be from an Approved Provider for Continuing Education by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), a course approved by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), or from an accredited college or university. Courses from an accredited college or university must be in anatomy, physiology, pathology or business management only. If a course is offered by an Approved Provider, you may contact the NCBTMB (1-800-296-0664) to confirm the provider is approved. Do not call the Board office to obtain pre-approval of CE programs. The North Carolina Board does not pre-approve continuing education. It is your responsibility to make sure that a course is offered by an Approved Provider, and that the approved provider number, and the course hours are stated on your certificate.”

If you need more info about the NC Massage Boards Continuing Education requirements check them out at there website here: http://bmbt.org/pages/CE_Requirements.html

What to Bring: Soft clothing [yoga pants/pajama pants, t-shirt, or similar material], a set of massage sheets, blanket, lotion/oil, come prepared to both clothed and disrobed bodywork.

NCCAOM Continuing Education Approved Provider #163852
NCBTMB Approved Provider #1003

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


NC Massage School offers individualized training in the art and science of therapeutic massage for an advanced-level professional career, continuing education and personal growth. We believe in a holistic approach that encourages students to explore personal development of mind, body and spirit in a small, supportive environment.


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