Skin, Nervous Tissue, and Bodywork
(Integrating Polarity Therapy with soft tissue work)
Exploration of anatomy and physiology of skin, nervous tissue, and the magic of how we receive, incorporate, and respond to stimuli. Structure and function of these tissues related to typical clinical conditions. Overview of multi-modality bodywork from the perspective of integrating Polarity Therapy with soft tissue modalities like Swedish Massage and Lymphatic Drainage.
This course will accommodate all learning styles.
Lecture with visual presentation through drawings and power point.
Experiential practical exchange between students.
10:00 Introduction, Overview, Lecture
Layers and complexity
Cellular communication inside and out
The reflex arc
Relationship of chronic and typical conditions in clients
Clinical applications of modality work
12:00 Demonstration / Case Study
Volunteer from class group
1:00 lunch break - students brought lunch with them - some snacks provided
1:30 Student session 1: intake; treatment; outtake; feedback
2:45 Student session 2: intake; treatment; outtake; feedback
4:00 Group discussion, feedback, wrap-up
Total 6 hours class time