Video Course: Intelligent Deep-Tissue Massage: Part 3-Lower Body

Eric Stephenson

This course teaches therapists of all experience levels a safe and effective approach for addressing the lower body when performing Intelligent Deep-Tissue Massage in standing and seated postures. Learn techniques for the lower body with the client in prone, sidelying, and supine positions while placing a special emphasis on body mechanics and ergonomics. The purpose of the class is to introduce simple, but effective techniques a therapist may employ to extend their career and avoid injury and burnout, while ensuring the therapist provides a stellar client experience.

This course is the third in a series of three courses.

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Eric Stephenson

Eric Stephenson is chief wellness officer for Elements Massage, one of the largest providers of massage therapy in the United States. Eric creates continuing education focused on career longevity for massage schools, spas, and professional organizations, and specializes in teaching deep-tissue massage that doesn't harm the therapist or the client. All of his workshops focus on saving your hands with his "No Thumbs!" approach and Core Body Mechanics that help prolong your career. Over the course of his career, Eric has worked with some of the most respected names in the wellness industry throughout the United States, Canada, Asia, and the Caribbean. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the International Spa Association. Learn more at  

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