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Treating the Feet


CE Hours: 4

Cost: $85 

Feet function as the body’s shock absorbers and are many times the hardest worked of all body parts. Unfortunately, many of our clients experience foot fatigue on a regular basis and a one hour massage session does not allow enough time to pamper and fully address the issues of the feet. Learn and experience a specialized 4-part foot treatment employing 4 different products and massage therapies as follows: 1) foot soak with compression, 2) circular effleurage with abrasives, 3) pressure point therapy with foot mask and 4) rejuvenating foot massage with lotion. Benefits of foot massage include the most basic, it feels good! Clients can experience relaxation as well as pain relief. Other general benefits include stress relief, reduction of tension, improved blood circulation, stimulation of the lymphatic system (facilitating the flow of lymph throughout the body), loosening of the feet’s connective tissue to lessen stiffness, and promotion of overall good health. Foot massage can also help fight depression and improve the quality of sleep by helping the body to unwind, which encourages restful sleep. The client is comfortably seated during this relaxing, 30-40 minute therapeutic process. It can be offered as an add-on service to a full body massage or it can be a focused session on its own. Add it to your menu of services to increase your income and to further benefit your clients. Debbie DeNardo earned her BS degree from Northern Illinois University and received her massage therapy education from East West College of the Healing Arts in Portland, Oregon. In addition to her home based private practice, Debbie has been teaching NCBTMB approved CE courses for massage therapists and estheticians since 2010. She has over 20 years of massage experience and is a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association. In addition to her live hands-on demonstrations, PowerPoint presentations guide students through step-by-step instructions. Debbie's blend of technique, knowledge and sense of fun translates well into a creative, hands-on class environment.

Supply List: 1 bath towel, 3 hand towels, coffee carafe or pitcher (for warm water rinse), dishpan for soaking feet, bolster or spa pillow for ankle support. Wear loose pants that can be pulled or rolled up and kept out of the water (or a pair of shorts). Bring a pair of clean socks or flip flops to slip on after receiving the treatment.
 
Instructor: Debbie DeNardo, BS, LMT, BCTMB
NCBTMB Approved Provider Number: 452031-12

Event Properties

Event Date 03-01-2020 2:00 pm
Event End Date 03-01-2020 6:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 0
Individual Price $85.00
Location Mind Body Institute