MNZ Conference 2019
Wintec - Waikato Institute of Technology - Rotokauri Campus
20 - 22 September 2019.
Block out these dates in your diary today!
The theme this year is 'Massage for Life' to showcase the benefits of Massage Therapy for all - young and old, able and less able, and throughout the many stages of life. Similarly, for Massage Therapists it is to help educate on either the specialisation or diversity within their career or business and also self-care to keep them working for life.
This year we will have three international speakers and more from our own back yard. Speakers include…Paula Jaspar - Registered Massage Therapist. Member of the College of Massage Therapists of BC and the Massage Therapy Association of BC. Paula has worked at medical clinics, care facilities, spas and schools. She currently teaches at Langara College in the Registered Massage Therapy Program and continues to teach multiple postgraduate courses. Her work has been published through International Journal of Massage and Bodywork, the DONA International Journal, the BC Massage Practitioner Journal and Today's Parent.
She is focused in education about massage therapy, perinatal health, paediatric massage, post-surgical treatment (post caesarean, breast reconstruction, mastectomy, orthopaedic) and pain management.
Workshops by Paula will include -
Full Day Pre Conference: Post Caesarean Section Assessment and Treatment
Conference Half Day: Pregnancy Massage and Techniques for Low Back and Common Pelvic Pain
Conference Half Day: Breast Health During the Childbearing Year
Ian O'Dwyer - With over 20 years' experience and 600 workshops in the health and fitness sector, Ian is considered one of the 'Elders' of the industry. His unique perspectives, innovations and effective applications enhancing the human being, have seen him collaborate with and befriend many of the industry leaders.
Founder of OD on Movement, Co-Founder of SOMA, Movement Practitioner and Educator that aspires to lead and innovate the well-being industry.
Workshops by Ian will include -
Full Day Pre Conference: Massage to Motion; Integrated and Intelligent Movement Solutions
Full Day Conference: Massage to Motion; Fascia, Emotion and Injuries
Half Day Conference: Introduction to SOMA; Empowering Clients Decision Making
Half Day Conference: Massage to Motion; Everyday Patterns & SolutionsBrian Utting - Founder of the Brian Utting School of Massage (BUSM) in Seattle, WA in 1982 Brian was BUSM's Director, Director of Education, and a lead instructor there for 26 years. Brian developed and refined the curriculum at BUSM and taught many subjects, including anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, pathology, and a variety of massage techniques.
Brian has been teaching massage CE nationally and internationally since 1990. He designs his CE classes and programs so that the students really get the material and can take it home and apply it in their practice, rather than just being exposed to it. He teaches with a rare blend of knowledge, passion, precision, humour, common sense, and depth.
Workshops by Brian will include -
Full Day Pre Conference: Bindegewebs/CTM Massage
Half Day Conference: Muscle Specific Deep Tissue Techniques for Psoas and Diaphragm
Half Day Conference: Muscle Specific Deep Tissue Techniques for Back
Half Day Conference: Muscle Specific Deep Tissue Techniques for Posterior and Lateral Neck
Half Day Conference: Muscle Specific Deep Tissue Techniques for Anterior Neck
Great value for workshops and seminars provided by such awesome international and national speakers! Start thinking about which workshops appeal to you. There will be limited numbers for the above as they are hands on workshops. You will definitely take away skills you can use with your clients.
We will have a host of local speakers too including:
Pip Charlton - Lymphatic Drainage
Carolyn Palmer - Hand OT
Linley Leuthard - Kinesio Tape
Suds Sutherland - Hanna Somatic Movement
Wendy Sweet - Menopause Masterclass and more!
Registrations open in May.
Member Early Bird $180 (book before Friday 19th of July 2019)
Member Late Registration $210
Non Member Registration $250
Student Registration $150
Conference Fees - Saturday & Sunday
Member Early Bird $350 (book before Friday 19th of July 2019)
Member Late Registration $450
Non Member Registration $500
Student Registration $300
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