Join us for a lively and inspiring evening of discovery. We will present an overview of the HeartMind Shiatsu curriculum, experience a sampling of the modality through hands-on group practice, and finish the evening with some delicious refreshments. We’re sure you will enjoy the views from the Bodywork Bistro Living Arts Center, home to our school.
Calendar of Events
July 25, 2012
June 18, 2012
In advanced Clinical Skills graduates participate in an on-going Graduate Clinic, offering HeartMind Shiatsu sessions to the public in an open clinic setting. The clinics are supported by clinical rounds in which they discuss their case-work with their colleagues and clinic supervisor. Periodically, day long trainings are held that offer continued refinement of technique, deepening understanding of theoretical constructs and ongoing practice building coaching.
June 9, 2012
HeartMind Bodywork is pleased to be participating in Yoga Rocks the Park each Saturday on the Boulder Library lawn during the month of June. Stop by between 9am and noon to learn more about our programs and to experience HeartMind Shiatsu free of charge.
The specific dates are: June 9, 16, 23 and 30. Join us for a fun morning of yoga, music, and bodywork!
April 26, 2012
Students review the introductory material on Extraordinary Vessels from Basic Training 104 and deepen into a full study of these vessels and their application to client understanding and enhancing Shiatsu treatment approaches. In particular the Classical Chinese Medicine interpretations of the Extraordinary Vessels as taught by Jeffrey Yuen are explored. Students learn how to discern when an issue may be related to vessels of First Ancestry or later developments that arose over the life cycle. Life cycle dynamics as an expression of Yin and Yang and deep source original essence are explored. Students practice interacting with clients asking questions related to destiny and life purpose. At this profound level the most profound transformation and healing takes place. Learn More >>
April 25, 2012
In this workshop students will learn the foundations of the Flying HeartMind
Shiatsu techniques. Leveraged lifts and supported stretches release accumulated
energy patterns in a delightful and dynamic way.
• Life Energy manifestations in Body, Mind and Spirit
• Dynamic stretches and movements
April 21, 2012
Building upon the content of the previous three levels, students embrace a total overview of the body/mind/spirit energy to effectively meet any clinical challenge that may arise in their practice. Additional tools of Extraordinary Vessel Theory along with extensive Clinical Supervision and Discussion bring students to the place where they can confidently integrate HeartMind Shiatsu services in a professional clinical setting. With successful completion of this level students will earn the title of Certified HeartMind Shiatsu Practitioner. Learn More >>
April 20, 2012
2 Upcoming Courses
Taoveda Qigong~In this workshop, Matthew will guide participants in the Taoveda Meridian Qigong form.Participants will experience the vibrant medicine wheel of Meridian Channels, gaining valuable insight forpersonal and professional healing practice. Taoveda Qigong is excellent for client education with accessible,functional and inspirational stimulation of Meridian Energy Flow in a daily exercise format. In cultivatingMeridian Qi through Taoveda Qigong all systems of Body, HeartMind and Spirit can be purified, nourished andenergized.
Flying HeartMind Shiatsu~Interactive, engaging, and uplifting! Enjoy atasty bite of Flying HeartMind Shiatsu with a delicious serving of movement,contact, deep stretches and leveraged lifts, practiced in a traditional floorbased bodywork forum. These elegant moves can even elevate the receiverentirely off the floor to grant a feeling of total surrender. Matthew createdthese Flying techniques in clinical practice, and they serve to have aprofound effect on the extraordinaryvessel system.
April 14, 2012
All classes meet: 2:30 – 6:15pm
April 14-15, 21-22
May 5-6, 12-13
Students will learn the locations and functions of the twelve regular channels of meridian energy flow and use this as the foundation for giving a full HeartMind Shiatsu basic treatment. Proper mechanics of the Body/Mind/Spirit will be practiced to ensure that the technique flows easily and effortlessly and that the health and wellness of the practitioner is maintained. Personal Life Energy Cultivation practice through the HeartMind Qigong exercise system will be incorporated so that practitioners can learn the vital art of self-care for the longevity of their career as a touch therapist.
Students will learn
• HeartMind Meridian Qigong exercise sequence
• How to locate and properly stimulate 24 Acupoints
• Whole person basic HeartMind Shiatsu treatment
• Proper Body/Mind/Spirit Mechanics
• One Faculty Supervised Student Clinic Session
• Yin/Yang Energetic Principles
• Twelve Regular Channels Organ Network Locations and Functions
March 22, 2012
In this level students learn the rich and detailed tapestry of human wellness through an in-depth study of the Five Fundamental Substances, Etiology, and the discernment of external pernicious influences and the internal endogenous causes of Dis-ease. These topics are covered through a lively combination of guided meditation, selected readings, lecture and discussion. In addition, tongue and pulse Assessment are practiced as tools for discernment of signs and symptoms. Practical discovery of the various patterns and etiologies as well as effective clinical strategies for treatment are explored. Much time is given to Supervised Clinical Practice throughout this level leading to a refinement of skill and increasing treatment room confidence. Learn More >>
March 21, 2012
In this workshop, students are introduced to the HeartMind Shiastu method,
adapted to be given on a standard massage table. Life energy meridian and specific
points are learned and practiced for effective incorporation in any massage practice.
• Prone and Supine approaches
• Specific point combinations
• Proper body mechanics for Shiatsu on the Table
• Stretches and Qi transmission methods