Prenatal Massage Level I - 12 Hours
Prenatal Massage Level I
Instructor: Cheryl Bernardi
12 Florida CEU Hours
Dates Offered: Coming Summer 2021
Time: 9am to 4pm
FL. CE Broker #20-731332.
Important: If you are interested in purchasing all three Pre-Natal CEUs, we offer a discounted price! Click "Certifications" at the very top of the page for more info!
In this course, you will learn about Prenatal Massage and all of its associated risks, massage techniques, important information, and more. As an overview, you will learn about the changes that affect pregnant women, general guidelines for massage therapy, benefits of prenatal massage, prenatal vocabulary, anatomy of a pregnant woman, and the stages of pregnancy. Specifically, you will be covering the importance and aspects of each trimester, covering material ranging from physiological changes, common issues, and management of said issues. You will go over contraindications, intake, interview, and assessment pretreatment qualifiers, an overview of massage options and positions, massage techniques recommended for each specific trimester, body cushion and side lying techniques related to prenatal massage, and more. You will be given a demonstration of a prenatal massage, and be given practical instruction of a prenatal massage (hands on time). This is Level 1 of a group of 3 Levels of Prenatal Massage giving the student after all 3 levels a Certification Diploma.
- Must be 18 years old
- Massage License required
- Come to class dressed professionally
- Bring clean twin sheets (both flat and fitted), and a thin twin blanket if possible
- Four spa size hand towels and two bath size towels.