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Santa Fe – Body Dynamics and the Art of Massage
February 19, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm$175
About this event
Essential elements of body mechanics will be presented and dynamics concepts applied to the art of massage. While using the hara and the dynamic of the circle, the student will be able to find ease and power. The first half will focus on the body mechanics while doing massage on a table. We will use different massage techniques to explore the different elements of their mechanics ( Swedish flow, Japanese sport massage, Stretches and joint mobilization). The second half of the day we will study the body mechanics of massage on the floor by using techniques and transitions of Thai Massage. Some elements of self- care will also be presented. Please bring a yoga mat for massage on the floor. Wear loose clothes.
About the Instructor
Pascal Fromentin graduated from the Swedish Institute in New York in 1992 and from the Scherer Institute in Santa Fe in 2000. For the last 20 years he has been a Massage Therapist at Ten Thousand Waves Japanese health spa in Santa Fe NM. Through his career he learned and practiced many modalities including Japanese Shiatsu, Thai Massage and Hawaiian Lomi-Lomi. He has been teaching Anatomy, Physiology and Four hands massage. He’s also a martial artist and teaches Aikido and Qi Gong. He presents today a class named “ Body dynamics”, a synthesis of his understanding of the fundamentals of body mechanics and movement. Pascal teaches Kinesiology for Bodymechanics School of Massage – Santa Fe.