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Sat, Apr 30


Memphis, TN

Intro to Ashiatsu

A 5 CE "barefoot play day" for beginners to explore the world of barefoot massage on the floor and on the table, with bars and without. Get answers to all of your questions about equipment and physical requirements and determine which barefoot massage course is the right one for you to take next.

Intro to Ashiatsu
Intro to Ashiatsu

When & Where

Apr 30, 2022, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Memphis, TN, 6750 Poplar Ave #105 Memphis, TN 38138

Details & Registration

Have you ever thought about adding Ashiatsu to your therapeutic skill set but aren't sure where to start? Then this is the PERFECT class for you to gain a clear perspective on the ways in which you can incorporate barefoot massage techniques into your current practice. This course starts with an introduction to the application of barefoot compression first on the floor then on the table with the bars. The second half of the course is dedicated to the practice of lubricant-based barefoot massage on the table from the seated position and with the bar support system.

In this five hour workshop you will :

1. Identify the key movement principles behind all barefoot massage applications

2. Feel the physical requirements in your own body as you hold on to the bar support system mounted to the ceiling and allow gravity to help you deliver deep tissue massage like never before.

3. Ask your most pressing questions about your bar construction project and equipment requirements to determine if bar construction/set up is possible in your current space.

4. Decide if a focus in ashiatsu is right for you and determine which barefoot massage intensive course to take next

5. Identify the necessary time and financial commitments required to acheive a successful training and practice experience for yourself and your clients. 

Approved in TN, AL, GA, FL, IN, MO, and all states that accept the NCTMB credential  (#451520-10)

We report to CE Broker

Mississippi Approved Provider and Program MAP#92 Program#542

This is a live training event in Memphis, TN. 

Prerequisite: Licensed Massage Therapist (you will be asked to provide your license # and state). Massage students who have completed at least 50% of their massage school curriculum (and hold student-level insurance) are invited to join in on this class.


-pen, notebook

-cloth face mask

-Shoes you can slip on to quickly enter and exit the training room during practice (best option is rubber flip flops that can be easily wiped down with soap and water)

-one set of sheets (flat, fitted, face cover for a standard massage table)

-Massage cream or oil and waist holster

-One hand towel

-Soft, clean, feet with short, smooth toenails

-Wear loose, comfortable clothing - pants cropped at the knee or just below the knee OR fitted leggings that stop mid-calf or at the ankle. 

-water and light snacks

*Please do not come to class if you or someone you have been around recently is sick, running a fever or experiencing symptoms of illness.  

We are located on the northeast corner of Kirby/Poplar on the first floor of the Forum 1 Building.  *Sometimes the GPS will identify the city as Germantown 38138. Please park and enter through the north (front) entrance. There is a Kroger grocery store across the street and many restaurants in walking distance or a short drive to/from training facility.

For out of town students : The training facility is located in the main business district of East Memphis on the border of the city of Germantown. Any search for lodging in the 38138, 38120 and 38119 zip codes will put you within a short drive. The Hilton Garden Inn of Germantown is the closest and across the street. The airport is approx. 11 miles. Downtown is approx. 20 miles. 

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