"Ohashi Method-Beginning I: Inner Strength/Outer Grace. Instructor: Ja Bolden.
Five-week course (Thursdays and Mondays) starting Feb 2 in New York City. For more info: log on to http://www.ohashiatsu.org. To register, contact Integral Yoga,…"
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"Tracy, There is an Ohashiatsu Instructor in Ann Arbor. For more information on classes or to contact Frances Farmer, log on to ohashiatsu.org and in the upper right hand corner click on "Find an Instructor..." Good luck."
"Michael, I agree that education is important. But my initial training is in the Eastern healing arts, so we have just have a different approach. I've just seen licensing abused so much, that I am adamantly against it and…"
"I think it benefits those that have trained in other modalities and only want to practice what they've learned, rather than spend the money to go to massage school just to be licensed. For example, in NY State students of massage schools…"
Okay, let's address your sex offender/prostitute comment first. I used to live in New York City -- NY has some of the strictest massage licensing laws in the country. Does it stop prostitution? No. Just…"
"My point here is that massage licensing does not necessarily benefit massage therapists. It benefits schools, testing agencies, associations (dues/insurance). It doesn't benefit the profession -- wish it did, but there is no…"
"I agree with Carl about working with the client fully clothed and you should wear gloves. Here's some info on sterlizing through diffusion of essential oils. Sometimes we have to tell clients that their issue is beyond our…"
"Rachel -- I found most of what was in this article to be completely wrong. Natural breathing, or Buddha breathing, is breathing "into the stomach." Stomach needs to expand when inhaling so the diaphragm can descend into the…"
Thanks for leaving a comment in my group (Vermont Massage Therapists). I encourage everyone, whether they are pro- or anti-regulation, to express their opinions to the Vermont Office of Professional Regulation.