This class is taught by:

Kathleen Shyptycki CMT HHP

Kathleen has been a massage therapist since 1989. She is a graduate of the Desert Resorts School of Somatherapy. She has extensive experience in all aspects of massage and body work and is currently working as a therapist in her own business. She has achieved a Master Level in Reiki and  and Certified Ayervedic Practitioner. She has extensive teaching and practitioner experience in a variety of bodywork and holistic modalities.

Courses: Swedish Massage, Aromatherapy, Spa Services, Deep Tissue Massage I, Lymph Drainage Massage, Pre-Natal Massage, Sports Massage I, Deep Tissue Massage II, Thai Massage I, Abhyanga Massage, Acupressure, Chair Massage, Lomi Lomi, Reflexology, Hot Stone Theory, Polarity, Mind-Body Level I Chakra Systems

The student will learn certain basic concepts of Ayurveda, including the three main Doshas and which oils are most appropriate to use. The student will learn contraindications along with the ritualistic sequence of strokes to be used in a single massage or in synchronization with another therapist, since the Abhyanga is often performed as a double massage.

Requirements for completion: Instructor evaluation of the techniques learned and completion of all course hours. Pass/Fail.

Duration: 16 hours (clock hours)