NECTAR For Bodyworkers
Next Sessions Feb, 29 and March 1, 2020
Students may opt to take Day One (Nectar) without day 2. Day two (Offering massage for Trauma and Addiction can only be taken after completing the NECTAR (DAY 1 Training)
Each Day is $175.00. Total cost of both trainings is $350.00
Hummingbird Yoga and Massage, a pioneer in the use of mindfulness and yoga for addiction and trauma recovery, is now offering a training course for yoga teachers and/or massage therapists who are interested in serving this population.
DAY 1 9AM-6PM
February 29, 2020
NECTAR Training (Nurturing Energy Cultivates Trauma/Addiction Recovery
Through discussions, interactive exercises, and hands-on practice, NECTAR® training attendees learn how to effectively serve this unique population, creating a nurturing, healing, and empowering experience in each session
Hummingbird’s NECTAR® (Nurturing Energy Cultivates Trauma and Addiction Recovery) training is a 8-hour course that provides foundational knowledge of addiction and trauma, , and addresses the practical concerns of serving this group of working with this population, including:
In depth understanding of what trauma and addiction is and how they effect the body/mind/spirit
Understanding the role of Samskaras (pathways of the brain) and Somatics (Trauma trapped in the tissues) in Trauma/Recovery
Understanding the Autonomic Nervous System (Flight/Fight/Freeze Response) and how Pranayama (Breath Control) Asana (Postures), and Touch (Massage) effect this system.
Holding Space for your client (Listening Skills)
How to approach and make contact with your client
Creating the right environment
Students will gain a better understanding and compassion for those effected by addiction and trauma.
After learning about somatics and how trauma is stored in the body, the student will understand the importance of how to approach and communicate with their client, verbally, and non-verbally.
Students will understand Samskaras (Pathways in the brain) and how movement therapy and massage help to create new healthier pathways in the brain.
Students will have a good understanding of how to relax their client through breath practices, meditation, and hands on work.
*Counts for 8 continuing education credits with NCBTMB for massage therapists.
DAY 2 9AM-6PM
March 1, 2020
Offering Massage For Trauma and Addiction
The purpose of this course is to educate the student in the following areas;
Proper intake process for trauma/addiction population
Understanding the difference between massage during the detox period and the time from 2 months of sobriety to 18 months.
Through discussion and hands on work, the client will learn the massage modalities that are appropriate for people in early recovery from trauma and addiction.
Students will learn massage techniques for those who suffer with PTSD and trauma
Students will be equipped to work with the addiction and trauma population through hands on massage
Students will have developed an appropriate intake form for Addiction/Trauma population
Students will know how to communicate effectively with their clients to have a successful outcome from the massage session.
Students will have knowledge on when to work with clients on and off the table.
Students will understand how to add new offerings to the massage over time like aromatherapy, hot/cold towels, weighted blankets, cold stones, scrubs.
Bring a set of sheets and lotion
Counts for 8 continuing education credits with NCBTMB for massage therapists