Body Mechanics:

Body mechanics makes a big difference in the quality of the care you give, in the long term health of your body and the longevity of your career. If you have developed habits that make your back, thumbs, forearms or overall body hurt after a few massages, it is time to get a TouchAbilities Body Mechanics tune-up! This course will help you review your positioning, correct bad habits and learn effective self care techniques. A must-do course for any bodyworker who wants to have a lifelong and injury-free career. No matter what modality you employ,how you use your body will make a big difference in the quality of the care you give, in the long term health of you body and longevity of your career.Sign up today to support your successful practice forever.

Good body mechanics will:

  • Provide longevity and stamina on a daily basis and for the life of your career
  • Promote your sensitivity and responsiveness to you client’s condition
  • Support the effective and precise application of your skills
  • Allow for greater subtlety and control in the delivery of your techniques
  • Prevent strain and potential injury for both you and your client
  • Leave you with more energy at the end of the day to enjoy the rest of your life

Iris and Sandy have supported hundreds of therapists over the years to develop and/or reclaim efficient body use habits for more effectiveness in their work. Add your name to the list!

August 12-13, 2017
16 CEUs

Instructors: Iris Burman & Sandy Friedland, LMTs
Hours:  9:00am – 6:00 pm (Sat-Sun)
Discounted Price: $295 (within 4 weeks of class start)
Regular Price: $345 thereafter
Deposit: $100 minimum non-refundable deposit

About Iris Burman, LMT

Iris is a co-founder of Educating Hands and has been practicing Massage Therapy since 1976. She has attained certifications in Swedish Massage, Sports Massage, Milton’s psycho-physical Integration (Trager), Neuromuscular Therapy and has studied numerous other Modalities. Iris’s background includes Gestalt Therapy and Psychology.


About Sandy Friedland, LMT

Sandy obtained her B.S. in Cultural Anthropology at the University of Miami (1962). Her Approach is spiritual, holistic and eclectic with a special focus on energetic flow, vibratory frequency and dynamic balancing. She ‘plays’ using sound, light, oil, color, crystals, essences, magnets, intention, movement, verbalization and visualization. Her work and teachings explore the mystery of the ‘body’ and reflect her background in anthropology, philosophy, psychology, Craniosacral Therapy, Polarity, Reflexology, and more.  She is co-author of TouchAbilities®, our core massage text.