Stretch Massage Therapy © (SMT) is the integration of muscle and soft tissue stretching with the simultaneous application of cross fibre or longitudinal deep soft tissue techniques (not to be confused with just stretching of muscles). The technique is effective in releasing muscle tension as well as creating lengthening patterns in tissues and muscles.
SMT can be applied using either active or passive stretching within the parameters of the subject’s ability and range. It can easily be adapted to the repertoire of methods employed by massage therapists and body workers. It is a course, which on completion, will allow the practitioner to integrate with previous massage training as well as use in conjunction with techniques such as Trigger point Therapy.
What you will learn during the workshop:
- Theory and Practice of Stretch Massage Therapy (SMT)
- Concept of stretching tissue
- Surface anatomy of muscles
- Effects of stretching
- Benefits of SMT (Stretch Massage Therapy)
- Aftercare advice
- Contraindications and contra-actions to Stretch Massage
- Stretch massage sequences
- Practitioner Posture and Individual care
Subscription information12% discount when you register for 2 or 3 workshops with Joshi Bhavesh. If you are entitled to the discount, chose the option 'I will pay later'. The online payment system can not apply the discount.
Session 1: Saturday 26 August 2023 - OWC Antwerp