Webinar: Cornerstones 20: Teaching Movement and Body Mechanics – Guiding the Body in Motion
Since burnout and injury are the top reasons massage therapists leave the profession, it is essential that students are taught exceptional, self-aware movement and body mechanics. How instructors teach body mechanics can make all the difference in whether or not future professionals experience pain, injury, or burnout. The topic of body mechanics is arguably one of the most important topics taught in massage school. These skills shouldn’t be taught in just one class; to be fully embodied, they need to be interwoven throughout an entire program. This course, the 20th in Cornerstones: The ABMP Instructor Development Program, shows instructors how.
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Cindy Williams has been immersed in the massage and bodywork profession since 2000 as a practitioner, school administrator, instructor, curriculum developer, and mentor. She has experienced the challenge and triumph of creatively motivating artful students to embrace science and structure. Her administrative experience allows her to understand the needs of school owners, directors, and instructors. She is a freelance content writer and educational consultant, in addition to maintaining a part-time massage and bodywork practice. Contact her at email@example.com.
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Is this CE course approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) for CE credit?
Yes! All of the courses are approved under ABMP’s NCBTMB Approved Provider account (451086-09).
How do I earn a CE certificate for this video-based course?
After you complete the course video, a quiz will appear on the page. Earn a CE certificate by scoring 70% or higher on the course quiz.
How do I access my CE certificates?
CE certificates are available on your “My CE Transcripts” page and on the course page. Visit your “My CE Transcript” page by clicking “My CE” on the navigation bar at the top of your screen.