Steffie’s CE Courses at Relax

Offered at the Relax Massage & Skincare facility on Oleander in 2024!

With a background in the arts, Steffie has a creative soul and also big heart for helping others. She has worked in the wellness field since 2001. She has lead yoga trainings and taught in the massage school setting for several years. Steffie has completed advanced training in Thai Yoga Bodywork and several other massage therapy modalities. She teaches the topics that she loves the most and is most passionate about.

Steffie truly enjoys helping her fellow massage therapists on their path of learning and thriving in the wellness industry.

Steffie Ellis, LMBT#7685 NCBTMB Approved Provider #1014

Date Workshop Time CE HRS Learn More
1/28/2024 Side-lying Therapeutic Techniques for Hip and Shoulder 9:00am – 5:00pm 7 CE HRS Learn More
2/25/2024 Save Your Hands with Forearm Techniques 9:00am – 5:00pm 7 CE HRS Learn More
3/24/2024 Pregnancy Massage 9:00am – 5:00pm 7 CE HRS Learn More
4/28/2024 Pregnancy Massage 9:00am – 5:00pm 7 CE HRS Learn More
5/19/2024 Thai Elements: Supine and Prone Table Techniques 9:00am – 5:00pm 7 CE HRS Learn More
6/23/2024 Thai Elements: Side-lying and Seated Table Techniques 9:00am – 5:00pm 7 CE HRS Learn More
7/28/2024 Thriving Therapist Self Care Immersion 10:00am – 5:00pm 6 CE HRS Learn More
8/25/2024 Side-lying Therapeutic Techniques for Hip and Shoulder 9:00am – 5:00pm 7 CE HRS Learn More
9/22/2024 Save Your Hands with Forearm Techniques 9:00am – 5:00pm 7 CE HRS Learn More
10/20/2024 Simply Eight Hot Stone Massage 9:00am – 5:00pm 7 CE HRS Learn More
11/17/2024 Simply Eight Hot Stone Massage 9:00am – 5:00pm 7 CE HRS Learn More

Side-lying Therapeutic Techniques for Shoulder and Hip
7 NCBTMB APPROVED HOURS

In this 7 hour course students will learn new therapeutic massage techniques for the shoulder and hip. This course is intended to help massage therapists broaden their techniques to include side-lying positioning to assist clients in relief of shoulder and hip discomfort.

Adding these new techniques and client positioning can help therapists re-enliven their typical sequence and truly help their clients feel their best.

These techniques can help clients find relief from discomfort by working from unique angles and utilizing new therapeutic massage techniques.

Tuition – $140

Register now for the 01/28/2024 class HERE
Register now for the 08/25/2024 class HERE

 

Save Your Hands with Forearm Techniques
7 NCBTMB APPROVED HOURS

In this 7 hour course students will learn a new full body therapeutic massage sequence using forearms as the only massage tool. This will be a flowing sequence, a “forearm dance”!

This course is intended to help massage therapists broaden their techniques to include use of forearms on any area of the body, enliven their massage practice by learning a completely new sequence, and also save their hands from repetitive use injuries.

Elements of this course can be added to any massage sequence.

These techniques are generally for clients who enjoy firm pressure and deep tissue massage, however pressure can be modified as needed.

Tuition – $140

Register now for the 02/25/2024 class HERE
Register now for the 09/22/2024 class HERE

 

Pregnancy Massage
7 NCBTMB APPROVED HOURS

An introduction to pregnancy massage, or as a refresher course for those who have had training but would like to gain more confidence in their approach.

In this 7 hour course students will learn basic pregnancy massage techniques, and about pregnancy massage cautions and contraindications. This course is intended at an introduction to pregnancy massage, or as a refresher course for those who have had training but would like to gain more confidence in their approach.

Research shows pregnancy massage therapy can help reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and joint pains, and improve labor outcomes and newborn health.

For the therapist, offering pregnancy massage can be a wonderful way to gain more clients and help women feel their best during pregnancy.

Tuition – $140

Register now for the 03/24/2024 class HERE
Register now for the 04/28/2024 class HERE

 

Thai Elements: Supine & Prone Table Techniques
7 NCBTMB APPROVED HOURS

Learn basic Thai massage techniques and Thai energy line technology that can easily be incorporated into a traditional or therapeutic table massage.

In this one day course students will learn basic Thai massage techniques and Thai energy line technology that can easily be incorporated into a traditional or therapeutic table massage. Thai massage techniques give massage therapists access to another way of working with the body, incorporating stretching and moving the joints, opening up energy pathways, and releasing long held tension patterns. For the client Thai massage helps cultivate mind/body connection, deep relaxation, and pathways for the body to heal itself. For the therapist, Thai massage can help lighten the burden on overused hand and arm muscles, broaden the variety of techniques in one’s toolbox for each client, and give therapists a new marketable skill.

Tuition – $140

Register now for the 05/19/2024 class HERE

 

Thai Elements: Side-lying & Seated Table Techniques
7 NCBTMB APPROVED HOURS

Learn basic Thai massage techniques and Thai energy line technology that can easily be incorporated into a traditional or therapeutic table massage.

In this one day course students will learn basic Thai massage techniques and Thai energy line technology that can easily be incorporated into a traditional or therapeutic table massage, focusing on the sidelying position. We will also introduce seated Thai massage techniques that can be practiced in a variety of settings. Thai massage techniques give massage therapists access to another way of working with the body, incorporating stretching and moving the joints, opening up energy pathways, and releasing long held tension patterns. For the client Thai massage helps cultivate mind/body connection, deep relaxation, and pathways for the body to heal itself. For the therapist, Thai massage can help lighten the burden on overused hand and arm muscles, broaden the variety of techniques in one’s toolbox for each client, and give therapists a new marketable skill.

Tuition – $140

Register now for the 06/23/2024 class HERE

 

Thriving Therapist! Self-Care Immersion
6 NCBTMB APPROVED HOURS

Create or Re-energize Your Joyful, Flowing & Sustaining Wellness Practice

This course is designed as a self-care immersive experience for licensed massage therapists as well as other in the wellness field.

During our day we will stretch, breathe, relax, reflect, dream, plan, nurture and create!

We will work with the practical part of growing a wellness business as well as the energetic components that keep it all joyful, flowing, and sustaining.

Becoming one’s best in the wellness professions is not just about becoming an excellent practitioner, networker who can bring in clients, or a business savvy entrepreneur. It’s also about who the therapist is at their core that brought them to the profession.

In this course we will learn that one of the keys to success is cultivating creativity and self-awareness along with the sometimes hard work that is a part of it all. We will learn about identifying and creating self-care and business practices for career longevity. In addition we will work to identify the unique skills and goals for one’s true calling and how to make it all happen on a daily basis.

Through establishing positive business habits that continue to inspire, participants in this course will be well on their way to the thriving career they desire at the heart level with the confidence and tools in their toolbox that they need for success.

Tuition – $120

Register now for the 07/28/2024 class HERE

 

Simply Eight Hot Stone Massage
7 NCBTMB APPROVED HOURS

Beautifully Simplified Hot Stone Massage. Learn a new full body therapeutic hot stone massage sequence using only 8 to 10 stones and minimal equipment.

In this 7 hour course students will learn a new full body therapeutic hot stone massage sequence using only 8 to 10 stones and minimal equipment. This will be a flowing sequence and a simple version of classic hot stone massage.

This course is intended to help massage therapists broaden their techniques to include use of hot stones with less equipment and with ease.

Elements of this course can be added to any massage sequence.

Safety protocols offered. We will learn benefits, indications and contraindications of hot stone massage.

Tuition – $140

Register now for the 10/20/2024 class HERE
Register now for the 11/17/2024 class HERE

 

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