Ashiatsu classes in Cincinnati:
All levels of barefoot bar Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy classes are held on a regular basis in Cincinnati. For Barefoot Basics, you will receive 25 CEUs (3 days of class) that can be applied to AMTA, NCBTMB, ABMP and most state licensing. Tuition is $595. Anterior/Side-lying is now offered after Barefoot Basics classes and may be taken immediately after the first course. Please click here for the Bamboo-fusion schedule and rates.
Ashi-Thai barefoot massage classes in Cincinnati:
This course offers 16 CEUs during it's two day class. The cost is $399. The therapist learns to do a variation of traditional Thai massage using her/his bodyweight and leg strength, and the client lies fully clothed on a massage table. If your clients are weekend warriors, this style of massage that will really help stretch them out! Be prepared to experience a massage that is a great add in to an ashiatsu session and for a stand alone massage. The Ashi-Thai therapist uses her feet and legs to do the stretches during this barefoot bar massage class. Ashi-Thai dates are at the bottom of the schedule.
Ashiatsu and Ashi-Thai classes at your location:
Oftentimes, spas and massage centers find it saves their groups of therapists time by hosting class at their location. There is a minimum requirement of 6-8 students in order to have a class at your location. Minimum depends on travel distance from Cincinnati. For Ashiatsu, tuition is $700 per student, and travel fees may apply. Please contact Mary-Claire for more information regarding this at 513-238-0970 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All classes run from 9-6 each day. Classes on Sundays are usually 8-5.
Cut off dates for registering for class is 2 weeks prior to class. Please call me to see if you can schedule your spot with less time than that at 513-238-0970.
Private classes available. Email for details: email@example.com
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2015 Classes in Cincinnati (unless otherwise noted)
January 22-25 (Th-Sat) Barefoot Basics
January 26 (Sun) Anterior/Side-lying
February 26-28 (Th-Sat) Barefoot Basics Memphis, TN
March 1 (Sun) Anterior/Side-lying Memphis, TN
March 19-21 (Th-Sat) Barefoot Basics
March 22 (Sun) Anterior/Side-lying
May 14-16 (Th-Sat) Barefoot Basics
May 16 (Sun) Anterior/Side-lying
June 12-14 (Fri-Sun) Advanced (must be certified BB grad)
July 7-8 (Tues-Weds) Ashi-Thai
Mary-Claire also offers classes that are "on-site" at your location. The photo above shows 5 sets of portable bars at a spa training session. Wondering about the Ashiatsu portable bar dimensions? Weighing in about 75 pounds, they are 7'11" high, 6' long and 68" wide (a little over 5 1/2 feet). They set up in about 20 minutes and can be taken down in about 10 minutes. The portable bars are great for sporting events, poolside massage, health fairs, massage training sessions at your location, etc. The portable ashiatsu bars are available to graduates of the class and can be purchased from from the founder.