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Shoulder Dysfunction and Massage

This course will focus on the rotator cuff muscle and muscle of the scapula. Basic muscle attachments and actions including functional anatomy, massage for each muscle, and stretching. Students will identify muscles of the rotator cuff (S.I.T.S muscles) and the major muscles of the scapula including Teres Major, Rhomboids Major and Minor, Trapezius (upper middle and lower) Latissimus Dorsi, Pectoralis Major and Minor, Biceps Brachii. A lecture about functional movement of the Glenohumeral joint and common dysfunctions will start the class. 

Students will repeat all hands-on portions of this class based on the demonstration of each muscle including stretching, and Applied Kinesiology/ Muscle testing. The students will demonstrate their proficiency of the work which includes massage and stretching of the muscles, students will demonstrate this work under my supervision and the supervision of any teacher's assistants.

 

Instructor Bio:  A Licensed massage therapist and instructor since 1993, Mario has worked with an array of clientele encountering many true to life situations. It is many of these antidotes that Mario shares with class participants to balance and validate the theoretical terms and concepts.  Humor, class participation and inspiration are important components of classes taught by Mario. As a Massage Therapist, Mario worked with the University of Iowa college athletes. Sports included: Football under coach Hayden Fry, Wrestling under coach Dan Gable, Jim Zalesky and Tom Brands, Men’s and Women’s track under coach Larry Wieczorek and Layne Anderson respectively.Throughout his teaching career Mario has taught classes in: Anatomy/Physiology and Pathology, Sports Massage, Neuromuscular massage and Postural Analysis

Instructor: Mario Castro
Date/Time: January 17th - January 18th 2020 , Friday 5:30PM- 9:30PM, SAT 9:00AM- 6:00 PM
Location: ASIS Mesa Campus
Tuition: $225
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Continuing Education Credits: 12


Upcoming Workshops

2019:

December:

  • Polarity Therapy for the Elements ~ FIRE - Prescott

    December 8th 2019, Sunday 10am - 4pm

    Balancing FIRE Elemental Expressions.  Bring the principles of POLARITY THERAPY to your practice and your life. Working with the Positive & Negative Poles of the body CE's 5   $125 

  • COMMUNITY CLASS- Massage for Happy Healthy Baby - Mesa

    December 15th 2019, 9am-10am

    Learn how to help your baby sleep better, have less discomfort and bond with the family
    through massage.

    Cost:$25

  • COMMUNITY CLASS- Yoga for Beginners - Mesa

    December 29th 2019, 10am-11am

    Come to ASIS for a beginners yoga experience! We will be going over some  foundational yoga poses that will give students confidence to start a yoga practice. 

    $5  

2020:

January:

  • Basic Thai Bodywork Series- Thai Massage:Supine Position - Prescott

    January 3rd - January 5th 2020 , 8am-7pm

    Nuad Boran, the fastest growing bodywork modality currently!

    Basic Thai Body Work Series! Thai Massage:Supine Position 30 CE's Cost:$545

    30 day early bird discount $500. Sign up for the entire series of 4 classes and save $260 off the total cost! Call 928-244-8195

  • Planner Goal Setting: A non-crafty alternative to vision boards - Mesa

    January 5th 2020, 10am-2pm

    Community Class- Get 2020 started off on the right path!

    Cost: $20

     

  • Tucson- Yoga for Massage Therapists - Tucson

    January 11th 2020, 8:00am-12:30pm

    YOGA! Indulge in a CE designed for self care! 

    CE's 4 hours Cost: $80 

  • Shoulder Dysfunction and Massage - Mesa

    January 17th - January 18th 2020 , Friday 5:30PM- 9:30PM, SAT 9:00AM- 6:00 PM

    This course will focus on the rotator cuff muscle and muscle of the scapula. Basic muscle attachments and actions including functional anatomy, massage for each muscle, and stretching.

    CE's 12      Cost: $225

  • Introduction to AYURVEDA & ABHYANGA Massage - Mesa

    January 26th 2020, Sunday 9 am - 6 pm

    SOOTHE THE SENSES, with this aromatic traditional treatment.  Learn the Ancient Art of Abhyanga oil massage.  Refine your treatments and have practice receiving and hands on, in this day of Ayurvedic skills training with Clinton Horner, CE's 8 $ 185  

  • COMMUNITY CLASS- Yoga for Beginners - Mesa

    January 27th 2020, 10am-11am

    Come to ASIS for a beginners yoga experience! We will be going over some  foundational yoga poses that will give students confidence to start a yoga practice. 

    $5  

  • TUCSON- Myofascial Lymphatic Drainage Level 1 - Tucson

    January 31st - February 2nd 2020 , 9am-6pm

    This course teaches therapists to palpate and evaluate each client’s current Lymphatic condition and to develop treatment protocols for managing multiple lymph-related pathologies.

February:

  • MESA- Myofascial Lymphatic Drainage Level 1 - Mesa

    February 5th - February 7th 2020 , 9am-6pm

    This course teaches therapists to palpate and evaluate each client’s current Lymphatic condition and to develop treatment protocols for managing multiple lymph-related pathologies.

  • TUCSON: Basic Thai Bodywork Series- Thai Massage:Supine Position - Tucson

    February 7th - February 9th 2020 , 8am-7pm

    Nuad Boran, the fastest growing bodywork modality currently!

    Basic Thai Body Work Series! Thai Massage:Supine Position 30 CE's Cost:$545

    30 day early bird discount $500. Sign up for the entire series of 4 classes and save $260 off the total cost! Call 928-244-8195

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