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Stone Massage

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16 CE Hours - E565
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Stone Massage

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Materials

  • Video - 80 minutes
  • Manual - 46 pages (available for shipment or online)
  • Multiple-choice test
  • Certificate upon completion

Description

This dynamic stone massage home study program will help you gain new skills at your convenience. You will learn a complete, basic hot stone massage, a cool moonstone facial massage and six advanced restorative protocols covering a variety of dysfunctions. You will also discover various types of stones, textures and shapes; acquire evaluation skills so you can determine placement of stones; study how to trace each meridian to balance the body; and practice along with video demonstrations.

You will also:

  • Review the indications and benefits of heated stone massage
  • Examine and explain the cautions and contraindications of performing heated stone massage
  • Learn safe and effective ways to heat and cool stones, set up equipment and your work area for stone massage
  • Review the lymphatic system, circulatory sytem, as well as organs and glands of the body in preparation for performing heated stone massage
  • Learn thermotherapy principles and be able to determine the difference in temperatures and action of four temperature zones
  • Determine how heated stone massage can be used with Ayurvedic healing principles
  • Discover the Foundation Sequence layout for placement of stones and procedures for massage using heated stones
  • Learn and apply the cooling "Moonstone" protocols, performing a restorative facial massage using specific cool stones
  • Learn about the meridian theory and be able to differentiate the pathways that the merdians follow along the body
  • Understand the general effects of working on specific meridians and be able to trace them to either tone or sedate them
  • Explain the 6 meridian specific restorative protocols, effecting many different conditions

The video presentations, by instructor Carollanne Crichton, will demonstrate stone massage techniques and give a variety of close-up views detailing the work. The course manual gives specific explanations of the theory behind and techniques used to perform stone massage.

Prior to purchasing massage stones, the course manual will describe what to look for when selecting stones for stone massage either from stone suppliers or in nature.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the indications and benefits of heated stone massage.
  • Examine and explain the cautions and contraindications of performing heated stone massage.
  • Learn safe and effective ways to heat and cool stones, set up equipment and work area for stone massage.
  • Differentiate between the three different types of stone and the metaphysical healing potential for several "non-specific" stones.
  • Review the lymphatic system, circulatory system, and organs and glands of the body in preparation for performing heated stone massage.
  • Learn the thermotherapy principles and be able to determine difference in temperatures and actions of four temperature zones.
  • Determine how heated stone massage can be used with the Ayurvedic healing principles.
  • Apply specific stones in the Foundation Sequence and begin massaging using hot stones.
  • Learn and apply the cooling "Moonstone" protocols, performing a restorative facial massage using white, and grey quartzite and marble, or milky white sea-smoothed stones.
  • Learn about the meridian theory and be able to differentiate the pathways that the meridians follow along the body.
  • Learn and understand the general effects of working on specific meridians and be able to trace them to either tone or sedate them, explain the Sheng Cycle.
  • Understand and explain the six meridian specific restorative protocols, effecting many different conditions.
  • Complete practice sessions by performing foundation layout and restorative protocols.

Course Reviews

Tara Buser, LMT

1/27/2024

Samantha Taylor, LMT

1/15/2024

Alexis Faulk, LMT, BCTMB

1/14/2024

Lori Fillier, LMT

1/7/2024

Shawn Sanders, LMT, BCTMB

1/1/2024

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Instructors

Carollanne Crichton, LMT

Carollanne Crichton, LMT

Carollanne Crichton has been practicing stone massage for over 20 years. She has pioneered stone massage when it was just becoming popular. She taught stone massage around the country, helping to popularize the modality as it became popular in spas. She loves to incorporate stone massage into other modalities like sports massage, meridian therapy, and side posture. She is a skilled Ayurvdic practitioner, Yoga instructor and massage therapist with a great love for healing.

Carollanne is the instructor of our Stone Massage 16 CE hour course.

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