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Community Trainings

The Theraputic Application of Lotion. This is a 4 hour class in San Francisco facilitated by Irene Smith. The following topics for working with fragile clients will be presented: practitioner body mechanics; using pillows and other props to for ease and comfort for the client; and the therapeutic application of lotion with Everflowing stroking technique. Maximum enrollment is 4. See the Schedule Page. This class is appropriate for volunteers, and professional & non-professional health care providers. Nursing CEU’s provided.

Dates: May 7, June 10, August 5, November 4, 2017

Time: 1 - 5 PM

Tuition: $75.00

I am a professional massage therapist as well as a hospice volunteer, and have attended all of Irene’s classes. The Therapeutic Application of Lotion gave me a lot of new information that I can use with my hospice massage clients as well as in my hospice volunteer practice. — Sheryl Leaf CMP RYT


Mindful Caregiver Training; Touch Awareness In Caregiving

Date: February 12, 2017

Time: 11 AM

To register for the full course contact http://www.zenhospice.org/education-training/programs/upcoming-education


Massage In Hospice Care; Positioning In A Bed and Massage Technique

Content and structure; Irene Smith will share her Massage Modification Model for providing massage in end of life care with Q and A followed by a demonstration of client positioning for clients in beds and Everflowing stroking and holding techniques for client comfort and relaxation. The demonstration will be followed by supervised hands on practice and Q and A

Where: Flammia Enterprises 1767 Alcatraz Ave; Berkeley, CA

Date: March 22, 2017

Time: 1 PM- 5 PM

Tuition: $75.00

What To Bring: Massage table; sheets; lotion[ no oil ] Sacred Earth Botanical lotion will be available for purchase] 2 bed pillows with cases; 3 hand towels; 1 bath towel

To Register: Call Irene (415) 564-1750.


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An Introduction to Hospice Massage at World Massage Festival; Conference Table.

Touch Awareness Training, Sutter Care At Home in San Jose, CA