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Virtual Anterior Certification

Tuition: 249.00

Course Length: 2 Weeks

Weekly Zoom Call: Tuesdays 1:30 PM PST

Credits Earned: 12

Pre Req’s: DeepFeet 1 Posterior Basics

This course is our introduction to anterior Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage which includes both seated and standing DeepFeet protocols. Upon completion, the body worker will have enough barefoot skills and knowledge to deliver a 30-45 minute detailed supine Ashiatsu session. The emphasis during the online course will be on draping, body mechanics, barefoot application, contraindications, and client bolstering. Techniques taught are Western-focused and include cross-fiber friction, effleurage, petrissage, compression as well as trigger point and myofascial techniques. Upon completion, the bodyworker will receive 12 CE credits and become certified in DeepFeet1 Anterior Basics.
Each week students will engage with one another for peer-to-peer feedback and also attend a 1- hour Zoom meeting with a Certified DeepFeet Instructor. Students are required to set aside 4-5 hours of time per week to complete coursework and practice treatments.
The last week of the course will conclude with a 1-hour private practical examination done remotely with your instructor. Coursework includes video instruction, digital lectures, online quizzes, digital evaluation forms, video reviews, community forums & weekly instructor meetings.
Ashiatsu Bars are required to participate in this training. The bar installation manual is provided once your deposit and enrollment have been accepted. If you need additional installation help we can schedule a video chat and provide consultation services for $50 per hour. For safety purposes, we will require a video to be submitted of your equipment set up one week prior to the course start date.

Our  Virtual Ashiatsu Course includes the following:

  • High Def Video Content of Anterior Techniques
  • Contraindications Specific to Anterior Techniques
  • Weekly Zoom Class with Certified Instructor
  • Lubrication & Draping
  • Peer to Peer Video Feedback
  • Weekly Instructor Meetings
  • 1-1 Final Practical Exam w/ Instructor (remotely)
  • Table Set up, Equipment, Safety, Supplies
  • Online exams, intake & Feedback Forms

Therapist Requirements

Pre Req's: Must have completed DeepFeet 1 Posterior Basics
Course Requirements:

You must be certified in DeepFeet 1
You must own a Tablet or Computer
Have Access to a Reliable Internet Connection
Have the Ability to commit to 4-5 hours per week for study & practice
Must pass all quizzes with 85% or higher
Must pass the final practical exam to become certified
Must complete the course within the 2 week enrollment period.

Physical Expectations: We ask that you are healthy and free of any contraindications that would prevent you from giving an effective Ashiatsu treatment.

Conditions include:

- Pregnancy
- Recent injuries or surgeries
- Contagious skin disorders
- Recent surgical implants

The art of learning effleurage fluidly with the feet can be physically and mentally challenging. A successful learning environment depends on team participation. Each week students will engage with one another for peer to peer feedback and also attend a 1- hour Zoom meeting with a Certified DeepFeet Instructor. Students are required to set aside 5-7 hours of time per week to complete coursework and practice treatments.  

The last week of the course will conclude with a 1-hour private practical examination done remotely with your instructor. Coursework includes video instruction, digital lecture, online quizzes, digital evaluation forms, video reviews,  community forum & weekly instructor meetings. 

Supply List

You will need the following:

- Computer or Ipad
- High-Speed Internet
- Ashiatsu Bars
- Sturdy Wooden Stool 24"-26" tall
- 32"-35" wide Massage Table
- Cream or Oil
- Linens
- Hand Towels
- Sanitizer
- King Pillow

Expectations

Students will have 2 weeks to complete this course and receive full credit. In order to be successful in taking this course we recommend the following:

1. Be physically healthy & fit and free of any recent injuries
2. Have a strong understanding of anatomy, physiology, and deep tissue techniques
3. Be able to set aside a minimum of 5-7 hours a week for study & practice
4.. Receive Ashiatsu sessions during your training from a Certified DeepFeet Graduate
5. Perform 10 practice sessions on various body types

Our comprehensive anterior virtual course has been created with the same amount of quality and care that we put forth in our live classroom teachings. We’re here to help you along the way to understand every element of performing the best barefoot massage techniques you can.

This is not a typical self-paced home study massage course. Our course meets the standards of a true distance experience where students will log into a private secure online platform and follow a detailed course outline guided by a certified deepfeet instructor. Weekly meetings are with your instructor as well as a final exam which is done remotely. Our number one goal is safety for both the therapist and the client. Making sure you have an understanding of proper bar construction, contraindications and body mechanics is key to delivering a safe and productive Ashiatsu treatment.

Documented practice sessions are required to complete our virtual courses and receive full CE credit.  What sets our virtual e-learning courses apart from others is that our course content is delivered in a fashion that is interesting,  challenging and most importantly holds students accountable for learning and retaining the content so that you can practice Ashiatsu effectively and successfully beyond your time with us.

Deposit:
Our virtual training sessions have limited space available. Your remaining balance will be due 30 days before your scheduled course is to take place. Your deposit is nonrefundable, however, it can be rolled over into a future course within a 12 month period with a minimum of 30 days' notice to change course dates.

If you have multiple therapists you would like trained please email us at info@deepfeet.com for more info.

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