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Aerial Atsu

2 Days 16 CE Hours - $500
$200 Non-Refundable Deposit
Pre-requisite: Certified in Ashi Restore Basics, You can take after completing the Ashi Restore Basics course prior to certification practice hours with permission.

Take your Ashi Restore practice to the next level! This course continues the basic positioning from Ashi Restore and includes use of the Aerial Hammock as a prop for positioning along with class sequencing. Students will learn how to hold classes in a ratio of 5 students to 1 therapist and these can be with, or without the use of the aerial hammock. Students will also be able to incorporate the use of the aerial hammock into an individual session using the table with overhead bars or mat.

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.

Specific adjustments to bar systems on the table may be needed for table application and an aerial set up for multiple hammocks will be needed for class hammocks.


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Therapist Requirements

DeepFeet Courses are available to:

- 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.

Conditions include:

- 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.

Supply List

Things to Bring for Ashi Restore & Aerial Classes:
• 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)
• Water
• Lunch, location has some food choices close

How to Prepare:
• Come as well rested a possible
• Prepare with the Ashi Restore Basics movement video


- DeepFeet adheres to a strict "no partial" CEU policy. Therapists must attend all hours of the course in order to receive 100% of the course credits and be eligible for certification and advanced courses. This includes arriving late or leaving early for class. Hours missed must be made up at the student's expense.

-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.

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