Introductory - 3 days - 25 CE Hours -
Pre-requisite: Therapist understands anatomy and physiology.
9:00-6:00 w/hour for lunch
This is where it all starts for everyone ...the basics.
This 3 day introductory course is designed to teach massage
professionals how to administer the ultimate barefoot
effleurage application. Our work may look easy through
editorials and photos but in reality, it takes strength,
balance and coordination to deliver this barefoot
application with flow and grace. We have some fitness
levels /weight guidelines associated with taking the
Barefoot Basics class. Our certified instructors are happy
to discuss through photos and verbal descriptions of the
upper arm and core strength you should have to participate &
deliver a comfortable session to your receiving partner. We
ask that you contact the instructor that is closest to your
area prior to registration to discuss what is expected of
The parallel bars
suspended from the ceiling are used for balance, control
and leverage. The
Barefoot Basics Certification program is (3 days) from
8:45 am. to 5:30 pm. You do not have to take advance
classes to deliver a one hour luxurious deep tissue
The outline for Barefoot Basic is theory and lecture
focusing on history of barefoot massage, cautions,
contraindications, safe body mechanics for the therapist and
receiving partner, proper draping, construction and design
of bars in the treatment room, marketing the technique to
your clients and foot hygiene. It is a
full and rich program to say the least!
During your study with us, you will feel every single
stroke from your instructor. You will have an
opportunity to work on the instructor as well. On the final
day, we provide a public clinic/practical for the ultimate
in learning retention. Making sure you are safely up and
operational before you leave the workshop
; has been
our acclaimed reputation for years. We set the standards
when it comes to barefoot bar work and we deliver the most
organized and supervised hands-on seminar in the
industry. Massage therapists come in all shapes and sizes.
Our teaching methodologies are designed to work with each
practitioner’s skill level, physical characteristics and
Basics Course Outline:
Oriental Bar Therapy® theory and the major body
use hand techniques in relationship to barefoot
of deep compression massage.
and materials for designing and constructing your
bars in any situation.
overview of barefoot massage techniques and the
countries they are indigenous to.
style and proper bolstering for clients.
for barefoot practitioner in regards to body
mechanics using gravitational force.
foot hygiene and appropriate table etiquette for
therapist and client.