Date(s) - 08/21/2016 - 08/27/2016
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
School of Japanese Healing Arts
Anma Level I – Foundations of Japanese Massage
Sunday – Saturday (break on Wednesday)
REGISTER today! Space is limited to the first 8 students.
This massage course focuses on the history, philosophy, theory and practice of Meridian Therapy and Japanese Massage. There is an overview of the 12 primary channels and the 2 governing vessels, as well as the acu-points, which are commonly used in bodywork. The principles and application of Anma are explained and demonstrated. This course is also designed to focus on a wide range of techniques and clinical applications of massage therapy that can be used as a preventative treatment or to assist those suffering from common ailments.
- Demonstrate proper stances and body ergonomics for performing Anma table massage.
- Effectively perform application of 100 techniques in 7 categories for the prone and supine positions.
- Explain tradition and philosophy of Japanese massage.
- Effectively screen clients to determine contra-indications.
- Build a customized kata (routine).
Class time: 9:30am-6:00pm
* A technique reference manual will be provided with the class. A pictorial manual from Shogo Mochizuki is recommended for reference, available for purchase on Amazon. If you cannot find a copy of the out of print manual, call for alternatives.
Preparing for Class
All courses require students to provide their own tables, linens, and bolsters. If you are traveling, equipment and other materials will be provided at an economical cost. Each course is unique and specific requirements are listed.
- Massage table. (Two students will share)
- Personal set of table sheets and face cradle cover.
*Students must have freshly groomed hands and nails appropriate for giving massage.
Bookings are closed for this event.