2 Days 16 CE Hours - $500
$200 Non-Refundable Deposit
Pre-requisite: : Certified in Ashi Restore Basics, Licensed Massage Therapist. You can take after completing the Ashi Restore Basics course prior to certification practice hours with permission.
Aerial Atsu takes Ashi to the air and to couples and small groups! In this class you will learn to use an aerial hammock to position clients and the accompanying massage techniques. It is inspired by aerial yoga and clients are delighted to experience something that is completely unique. Additionally, this course teaches you how to facilitate couple and small group sessions (up to 5) as an individual practitioner. Want to hold couples massage sessions but are a one person show? Get enough props, or aerial hammock set ups for two, and create a new and exciting menu offering! Want to hold a class at your local yoga studio? Chat them up about this new and exciting service! Families, bridal showers, friend meetups, weekly classes, do whatever inspires you! The prerequisite for this class is Ashi Restore Basics/ Licensed Massage Therapist; you are welcome to take the two classes back to back.
Therapists can expect to learn how to utilize the Aerial Hammock on the table, on a floor table, and on the mat while utilizing barefoot massage techniques that specifically enhance the aerial positions. Students will continue their practice and learning individually and then shift their focus to holding, and timing, classes. By the end of the training, students will understand how to utilize the aerial hammock to position their clients for individual 90 minutes sessions, as an enhancement to a regular massage, and as class for up to 5 participants.
Students will learn and work with different overhead setups for the Aerial Hammocks to include a class set up, overhead bars with table set up, & portable aerial set up.
- Licensed Massage Therapists
- Massage students with 75% completion of schooling.
- Licensed Chiropractors, Physical Therapists & Acupuncturists
Physical Expectations: We ask that you are healthy and free of any contraindications that would prevent you from receiving Ashiatsu in class.
- Pregnancy or trying to conceive
- Uncontrolled High blood pressure
- Recent injuries or surgeries
- Contagious skin disorders
- Compromised immune system
- Acute liver or kidney disorders
- Certain medications
- Acute autoimmune disorders
- Recent surgical implants
- Advanced Diabetes
Balance and obtaining foot coordination can be challenging in Ashi Restore classes. A successful learning environment depends on team participation and patience.
If you have any physical ailment or debility that may interfere with you or your classmates’ learning process, please contact us in advance. Our first priority is safety for all students and guest clients participating in our workshops. A private one-on-one class may be available if you require extra time or attention. Each student will give and receive two or more hours of Ashiatsu on the first two days of class. Although Ashiatsu is incredibly relaxing, it is also a deep compressive form of massage that is not appropriate for all conditions.
• One flat and fitted sheet for Day 1 & 2 for yourself
• One flat and fitted sheet for Day 3 for client (Ashi Restore Basics)
• Yoga Mat for Aerial Atsu
• Easy movement clothing in layers
o Yoga clothes are perfect for this class
o Pants should be long with sock covering all areas of skin
o Layer your top to include a long-sleeved shirt/jacket
o Jacket should not have a hood
• Socks (4 clean pairs)
• Lunch, location has some food choices close
How to Prepare:
• Come as well rested a possible
• Prepare with the Ashi Restore Basics movement video
-Please arrive to class with clean, soft, pedicured feet. We ask that you shorten and file your toenails and make an extra effort to soften heels with a foot file or pumice stone.
- Allow plenty of time to travel to and from the workshop location.
- Our courses are very comprehensive and adhere to a strict class schedule. Please arrive on time or 10 minutes early to class.
- We ask that you refrain from texting or talking on your phone during class and be respectful and considerate of your fellow classmates.
- You will be giving and receiving Ashiatsu throughout the course and may end up lying face down for upwards of two hours. We ask that you are healthy and free of any conditions or recent injuries/surgeries that would contraindicate deep compressive massage techniques (including pregnancy)
- You will be asked to sign a code of ethics agreement and workshop liability disclaimer on day one of class.
- How can you prepare before class? Walking barefoot is great for waking up your sensory receptors located on the bottom of your feet. There are a number of ways to physically prepare for class. Any class where you work out barefoot is ideal. Our recommendations include Barre classes, Yoga, Pilates, and the Nia Technique. In addition, picking up marbles or small objects with your feet will help with dexterity and fine motor movements.