Deep Tissue Massage - January 9, 2021 - 8 CEU

Price: $200.00
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This workshop is NCBTMB approved for 8 continuing education hours. 

Instructor: Beth Villante, BSN, RN, CHPN, LMT
Date: January 9, 2021
Time: 9am - 5pm
Cost: $200
CE Hours: 8

Course Description

This one day 8 hour workshop will teach a variety of hands on techniques including neuromuscular trigger point therapy,  myofascial release, cross fiber friction and passive & PNF stretching. Students will learn how to apply deep penetrating techniques in ways that are safe, effective and put minimal strain on the therapists body. Students will also learn how to negotiate client’s expectations while developing a care plan that will keep them coming back for more.

Beth built a long and successful career on her reputation for deep-tissue massage. She was the “most requested” therapist at a popular “Best of Philly” salon for over 10 years and wants to share her wisdom with those who are committed to doing this important, rehabilitative work.  

Learning Objectives:

  • The participants will be able to explain levels of pressure to their clients and elicit feedback for an optimal client-centered experience.
  • The participants will know how to identify contraindications to deep-pressure techniques and will be able to explain safety concerns to clients in ways that are not off-putting. 
  • The learners will be able to explain what conditions require a referral to other medical professionals and will understand how and when to communicate with their client’s healthcare professionals.   
  • The participants will be able to demonstrate deep neuromuscular trigger point techniques to all areas of the body.
  • The participant will be able to demonstrate basic myofascial techniques to all areas of the body.
  • The participants will be able to demonstrate deep cross-fiber friction techniques to all areas of the body.
  • The participant will be able to demonstrate proper body mechanics while performing the above-mentioned techniques.
  • The participant will be able to demonstrate PNF (Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation) and other restorative movement techniques. 


About your instructor:

Beth P. Villante RN, BSN, CHPN, LMT is an Integrative Registered Nurse (BSN), Licensed Massage Therapist since 1999 and the leading authority on medical massage in the Philadelphia area. Beth has studied and taught medical massage, self-care, and mind-body medicine for nearly 20 years. She has developed and taught various integrative wellness programs for Main Line Health, Jefferson Health Systems and Touch Medicine. Beth has extensively studied principles of positive psychology, brain health and mind-body practices and integrates this knowledge skillfully into all of her services.

Beth is a certified Hospice and Palliative Care Registered Nurse with experience helping clients with complicated medical conditions regain a sense of wholeness and relief of distressing physical symptoms. She is also a Medical Massage Advanced Clinician, having developed curriculum for Oncology massage, Hospice massage, Perinatal massage and a Medical Massage Certification Program.

Beth’s passion is helping people reach a state of optimal wellness through a variety of techniques and experiences which empower clients to identify their goals and work through barriers which hinder progress. Her focus is to create pleasurable experiences that re-train the nervous system and transform the “work” of healing into routines that are enjoyable and easy to incorporate into everyday life.


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