Barefoot Stretch Massage for Ashi-Bars is a combination of Thai stretches and facilitated stretch techniques. So, in other words, East meets West. The stretches are done on a massage with overhead Ashi-Bars. Or put the client on the floor and use the back of a chair for balance. Barefoot Stretch Massage for the floor is coming soon. Our 12 CE program is NCBTMB #403532 approved. Along with NY #17, Louisiana LAP#179, and FL 50-2045.
In addition, the course comes with a digital manual and video. Along with multiple choice questions, there are essay questions that follow the new guidelines of NCBTMB. However, Florida and Louisiana do not require them. So call if you are a Florida or Louisiana massage therapist.
Barefoot Stretch Massage Ashi-Bars course covers the following: History, Contraindications, and Benefits. It also covers the hands-on application of the anterior and posterior routine—completes evaluation and download certificate.
Mostly the routine is all stretching. However, there are foot presses as well. In addition, the overhead bars give the therapist balance. If you don’t already have overhead bars, the course includes the Ashiatsu Bar Schematics. Or look for our Barefoot Stretch Massage for the floor.
Barefoot Stretch is a nice addition to your menu of services. It provides flexibility for joints, muscles, and tendons. And it relieves tight muscles. Also, the client is fully dressed, so there is no fuss with the draping.
As we all know, massage is physically intensive work. It is a wise investment to choose modalities that save your hands. It will certainly prolong your career.