Advanced Perinatal Massage-Johnson City/Binghamton
When:October 3-4, 2020
Saturday and Sunday 8:30am-5:30 pm
Johnson City Senior Center
30 Brocton St.
Johnson City, NY 13790
Presenter: Kim Corpus, LMT
This is an advanced perinatal massage class that is designed to help massage therapist gain a deeper understanding of the perinatal timeline. You will learn how the process of pregnancy and birth can affect and have an impact the body and mind and how to adapt massage to provide the safest most effective massage for women during their perinatal journey. In pregnancy there are many conditions that are diagnosed that are exclusive to pregnancy such as round ligament pain, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, perinatal loss, birth trauma,and perinatal mood disorders, to name a few. During this class you will explore these conditions and the effect they have on the body and mind and how to safely and appropriately provide massage.You will understand the current research on pregnancy and massage and the current recommendations from ACOG and APA.You will leave this class having the knowledge and the hands on tools to understand the impact of pregnancy and be able to provide advanced pregnancy massage for women who may need more support in their perinatal journey and beyond.
This is a hands-on classes, please bring your table, 2-4 Pillows, towels, lotion, bolster, sheets, and small towel or small blanket for positioning. Loose fitting top.
Presenter; Kim Corpus, LMT
Kim is certified or trained in the following modalities: • A doula . Perinatal loss doula • Pregnancy Massage • Arvigo Techniques of Mayan Abdominal Therapy™ • Visceral Manipulation I • Infant Massage Therapy for both healthy and infants living with special health concerns • Pediatric Massage • Reiki • Cranial Sacral Therapy Kim has been working with woman and pregnancy, infants and children for over 25 years. In her massage practice, Kim works daily with woman and children, many of whom have special medical considerations, are living with a diagnosis, or dealing with chronic pain. Her experience and work in pregnancy massage, pediatric massage, infant massage, are regularly sought out by professionals and organizations. Kim has presented trainings and lectures on the following: pregnancy massage, treatment massage in pregnancy, comfort massage in labor, and infant massage, pediatric massage. She enjoys working with parents, chiropractors, massage therapists, teachers, doctors, nurses, social workers, childbirth educators, and lactation consultants. She is passionate about educating massage therapists to help them gain knowledge and understand the techniques that are needed to work with pregnancy, infants, and pediatrics. Kim also regularly volunteers her services and continually provides respite for families who are living with an infant or child who is living with a disability or diagnosis. She was a founding member for the Doula Cooperative of Rochester, she volunteers as a doula to highrisk moms and provides support in the NICU and beyond for couples who must welcome and say goodbye to their baby at the same time or need to give birth to their baby being born silent.
Early registration ends September 3, 2020 so register today!
Member Rate: Early: $240| Regular: $300
Non-Member Rate: Early: $300 | Regular: $420
Payments of cash will not be accepted at the door – only checks or credit cards.
Course Completion/Cancellation info: -CEHs and certificates will be granted only to those who register and attend the entire class. No partial credit will be awarded. – Cancellation requests made prior to 14 days of class start date are eligible for a refund less a $20 processing fee. – Requests made 14 or fewer days before the class will receive a credit less a $100 processing fee applicable for AMTA course offerings within a year of cancellation. – All cancellation requests must be made in writing and are based on date of post mark or email. – Any exceptions must be approved by the AMTA-NY Chapter Board of Directors. Partial refunds for non-completed classes given only in emergency situations and with Chapter President’s approval. No-shows are not eligible for refund or credit for future classes
AMTA New York Chapter is an Approved Provider for continuing Education by the NYSED Office of the Professions State Board for Massage Therapy (#003) and by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) (#450787-08).
We welcome all NYS licensed massage therapists, NYS professionals who are licensed to provide massage (physicians, nurses, podiatrists, physical therapists, chiropractors) and currently enrolled massage therapy students to our classes. Per New York State law, you must either have a New York State license to participate in the hands-on portions or, in the case of massage therapy students, be directly supervised by your instructor or other licensed massage therapist.
Questions: FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE CHAPTER OFFICE AT: 585-582-6208 OR OFFICE@AMTA-NY.ORG