Therapy Balls for Self Massage: Upper Body & Lower Body (Live)
During this two day course, you will be introduced to a wide variety of self massage tools and techniques and review the musculoskeletal anatomy of the neck, shoulders, and arms (upper body) and low back, hips, legs, and feet (lower body). You’ll have ample time to explore self massage techniques to these areas of the body with guided self massage practices to leave you feeling refreshed and renewed in addition to the self care skills you will take away. A pranayama and relaxation practice will finish the morning sessions, while a longer yoga practice incorporating movement, breath, and relaxation will finish the afternoon sessions. Please wear comfortable clothing appropriate for movement. Also note that many self massage technique work best on skin, so layers will work well for this workshop. Self massage balls in a variety of sizes will be available for you to use during the workshop, and for purchase if you desire.
** 14 CEU credit hours available for licensed massage therapists. 14 CEU credit hours are also available for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants licensed in North Carolina. Approved Provider is Asheville Holistic Physical Therapy, Provider Number 17-0626-019.
- Thursday October 10, 2019 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday October 11, 2019 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
About the instructor
Libby Hinsley, PT, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, has been teaching yoga in Asheville for over 10 years and is most influenced by the tradition of Krishnamacharya and Desikachar. Her interest in therapeutic yoga led her to pursue a degree in Physical Therapy, and she is now co-owner of Asheville Holistic Physical Therapy, where she integrates Yoga practices and Manual Therapy in her treatments. She specializes in the treatment of a wide variety of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular complaints including back pain and pelvic floor dysfunction. In addition to her work as a PT, she teaches components of Asheville Yoga Center’s 200 hr teacher training programs and is Director and Lead Instructor of Asheville Yoga Center’s 300 hr Therapeutically Oriented Yoga Teacher Training Program.