Special Population Massage


This class is taught by:

Mariellen Boss CMT HHP

Mariellen has been working in resort and day spas in the Coachella Valley since 1992. She is a licensed esthetician and currently owns her own small business. Mariellen is a graduate of Desert Resorts School of Somatherapy and has studied massage and herbalism in China and Belize. Mariellen uses many modalities in her work: Among them are lymphatic drainage, massage for special needs, and aromatherapy/spa services.

Courses: Swedish Massage, Aromatherapy, Spa Services, Deep Tissue Massage I, Lymph Drainage Massage, Pre-Natal Massage, Abhyanga Massage, Chair Massage, Lomi Lomi

Diane Charron CMT HHP

Diane is a graduate of Desert Resorts School of Somatherapy and has over 2000 hours of training in a variety of massage modalities. She graduated in 2008 with an Associate of Science Degree in Anatomy and Physiology also studying Sociology and Psychology. Diane is passionate about the energy modalities such as Polarity and Crania-sacral therapies.

Courses: Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage I, Lymph Drainage Massage, Pre-Natal Massage, Business & Ethics, Health & Hygiene, Polarity, Crania-sacral Therapy, Cranial Unwinding, Windows of the Sky, Advanced Polarity

Prenatal/Geriatrics/HIV/Cancer/Trauma
 
Each student will be guided so at the end of the training they will be able to perform assessments and create treatment plans integrating the Shiatsu, massage skills, and knowledge. By the end of the course all students will have the competency of designing and performing beneficial treatment sessions based on assessment through application, from an integrated approach.

Duration: 16 hours (clock hours)