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Ashiatsu Barefoot

Why train with Barefoot Bodyworks? You will get hands on training for the large marjority of class time. You will also receive training manuals to help you integrate your new modality when you are back in your own massage studio.

What is Barefoot Ashiatsu?

Ashiatsu is an art, where the feet glide effortlessly over the contours of the client’s body. The pressure can be as light as a Swedish massage or the deepest massage a therapist can give.The economy has changed and we have modified and adjusted our program to better fit your needs. This course is focused on the hands-on technique of Ashiatsu. We do not claim that we own message or invented it. Massage therapists are creative intelligent independent free-spirited thinkers and we want to keep it that way.

Learn Barefoot Massage Intro to Ashiatsu Stretch!  Our detailed list of classes discusses each class individually, expectations and cost. Ahh…shiatsu Bar Therapy is a trademarked form of Ashiatsu Bar Therapy. It is based on an ancient Ayurvedic practice of Chavutti Thirummal. It combines Swedish, Myofascial, and compression techniques that are applied to the body with the therapist’s feet. Thereby, giving the hands and thumbs a rest. From introductory courses through advanced training view our courses below.

Our Barefoot Bodyworks Ashiatsu Massage Trainings Classes

Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage Intro – 6 CE

Arkansas & NCBTMB approved

This 6-hour introductory CEU course covers the seated portion of the Ashiatsu Barefoot routine, no bars needed! I can teach this course in my office, a school setting, day spa, or any large room, given the ability to bring portable tables! Contact me for details about setting up class date!

Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage Basic 18 CE’s

The Barefoot Bars are used for balance and support. You do not have to have a lot of upper body strength to perform Ashiatsu. There are no height or weight restrictions as long as the table can sustain both the weight of the client and the therapist. Ashiatsu treatments are a more effective application of deep tissue massage.
The pressure is constant and evenly maintained. It creates more circulation. More circulation brings about faster healing. Ashiatsu brings about a relaxed state that lasts for hours after a massage service. Clients don’t walk out of a session – they float.

Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage Advanced – 6 CE’s

Advanced Ashiatsu Bar 6 Hour CEU (Arkansas & NCBTMB approved)
After completing the Basic Bar course and practicing your new barefoot strokes, return for this 6-hour class and learn how to deliver advanced one-footed and two-footed moves!

Your advanced training will include some very site-specific bodywork to allow for more time spent on your client’s “trouble” areas. While there are several double footed strokes in this training session; the majority of the strokes are performed with one foot. So this training is great for you even if you are not strong enough to pull your weight up with the overhead bars!

Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage Floor – 18 CE’s

This training will showcase the newly developed portable bars!
You can take this as an introductory 18-hour CEU course in performing barefoot Ashiatsu massage or as an additional training session to practice modifying the table moves for floor work.

Ashiatsu Stretch – 12 CE’s

Ashiatsu Stretch Massage 12 Hour CE (Arkansas & NCBTMB approved)
How about learning to use your Ashiatsu bars to deliver some Thai style stretches?? Ashi – Stretch is a brand-new class offered by Barefoot Bodyworks to do just that! I have been using facilitated stretching in my massage practice for years with fabulous results. Using the overhead or floor bars makes this type of bodywork nearly effortless! No more bending over at the waist and risking injury to your own body for some big, full body stretches!

This technique is great to add to your current Ashiatsu protocol or as a stand-alone service. Clients can stay fully dressed while you work your magic in a sequence of stretches and compressions designed to help relieve pain!
What you need to bring for class: Therapists, wear loose, comfortable clothing. Your feet need to be freshly pedicured for class. We will break for lunch – please bring drinks and snacks if needed.

Tuition of $250 includes digital manual and video – no other Ashiatsu experience required for taking this course

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