Teaching Programs

 

The Program of the Workshops for the Qualified Masseurs

Theory

  • Aims of the Sculpturing and Verto massage methods.
  • The results of experimental researches.
  • Contemporary approach and knowledge of the skin structure, subcutaneous fat and musculoskeletal system.
  • Metabolism.
  • Hormonal balance. Moon calendar. Computer program ASTRONICA.
  • Anthropometric measurements (caliper).
  • Age-related changes of the skin, subcutaneous fat and musculoskeletal system.
  • Characteristics of the puerperal period.
  • Menopause, climacteric syndrome.
  • Physiological mechanism of the massage technique.
  • Massage and cellulite. The causes and grades of cellulite.
  • Stretch marks. Preventive care and treatment.
  • Various massage schemes and structures in accordance with the chosen procedure direction.
  • The Massage of Reflexology Zones.
  • Aromatherapy, creams’ and gels’ active components and essential oils selection for increasing the efficiency of various massage procedures (anti-oxidant, skin cleansing, body toning, inducing lipolysis and relieving climacteric syndrome).
  • Usage of retinol, algae, clay, mud, vegetables, fruit, honey, chocolate, peat, grapes and coffee in the Sculpturing and VERTO massage.
  • Individual adjustment of procedures in massage course.
  • The time distribution for individual body parts.
  • The most effective movements when massaging individual body parts.
  • Combination of apparatus massage techniques with manual exposure.
  • Recommendations for diet change or alternations in the physical activity regimen.

 

Practice

  • Identification of the body areas which require correction.
  • Exercises with caliper. Fat rate calculation.
  • Muscle strain and relaxation. Hypertonus, tonus, muscle hypertonus.
  • Patterns used to choose the most effective time for Massage.
  • Main and accessory techniques in Massage.
  • Techniques of the massage procedures.
  • Emphasized impact on skin and subcutaneous fat.
  • Emphasized impact on musculoskeletal system.
  • Selection of reflexology zones for conducting the necessary procedures.
  • Development of massage techniques emphasizing the skin and subcutaneous fat areas.
  • Development of massage techniques emphasizing the musculoskeletal system.
  • Strained muscle massage.
  • Power and tonus increase massage.
  • Massage techniques adjustment in accordance with the personal characteristics of the client.
  • Massage of certain body parts.
  • Possible mistakes.
  • Selection of reflexology zones for conducting the necessary procedures.
  • Hand, foot and auricle reflexology zones massage.
  • Personal technique adjustment.
  • General massage.
On completion of the seminar students will be able to carry out massage for:
  • local and general decrease of the amount of subcutaneous fat (weight loss);
  • skin regeneration;
  • increase of the muscle circumference;
  • lifting and smoothing of the skin (anti-cellulite programme);
  • muscle tonus increase and creation of muscular projection (on the example of lifting the buttocks) as well as the increase of muscle strength of certain body parts;
  • detoxification of the system;
  • relieving the symptoms of climacteric syndrome.
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