Upcoming Event: The Polarity Connection
Oct. 14 at 8:30 a.m. to Oct. 15 at 5:30 p.m. This is an experiential introduction to the role of Polarity Therapy in clinical massage practice. Massage therapists will learn how to develop a more wholistic perspective, increase therapeutic effectiveness with less effort, and offer a uniquely powerful, hands-on session to clients. We will also discuss the history of energy medicine as it pertains to modern bodywork. Non-professionals can [...]
School Catalog 2022-2023
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Upcoming Massage Therapy Continuing Education Schedule
Intro to Cupping (8CEs) Friday, Jan. 13, 2023 from 9am to 6pm Location: Great Lakes Institute, 5100 Peach Street, Erie, PA $199 per person - Register online at Enlighten Continuing Education (Great Lakes Institute of Technology) (square.site) This Intro to Cupping class will teach you how to get started using cups with your clients and to release the tension and knots in a noninvasive way. This class will give you [...]
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Open House – August 17th, 2022
Joins us for Open Enrollment Day on March 16th from 4 pm - 6:30 pm.
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