October 20, 2018 | Tampa, FL
It is an amazing gift to bring peace and enjoyment to a person in hospice care, or to someone undergoing cancer treatment or. As a massage therapist, you have this power; you just need the skills and knowledge taught in this course. Prepare to learn exactly how cancer affects patients, as well as how massage can benefit them. You will also practice appropriate massage techniques and their applications, and learn the communication skills and professional boundaries required to build a trusted client relationship.
Your instructor brings a lighter heart to a heavy topic with his humor and entertaining teaching style, all while drawing from his vast experience – over 30 years of working with hospice patients, and a lifetime of experience dealing with the many effects of cancer. You can expect to think, laugh, share, and grow personally and professionally, all while expanding your skill set to serve a deserving population.
Your instructor: Ben Dillard
The world of massage welcomed Ben in 1979, and in the past four decades he has provided therapy across the spectrum, from newborns less than an hour old to professional football linemen. He is unabashedly excited about his profession and “brings it” every day to his patients and his students. As an instructor Ben blends humor, a gift for analogy, and critical Socratic thinking skills to engage his students.
Materials: Students should bring a massage table and bolster, and wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes. Bringing your own lunch is optional.
Details coming soon!