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The Theraputic Application of Lotion

Everflowing Classes in San Francisco This is a 4 hour class is facilitated by Irene Smith and 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: January 13, February 17, April 8, 2018

Time: 1 - 6 PM

Tuition: $125.00

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


Touching Moments

This day includes lecture: interactive exercises in Touch Awareness, positioning strategies in a be and a therapeutic model for applying lotion to the skin. Participants will practice positioning and the therapeutic applicaition of lotion with each other. Written materials will be provided via e-mail. This 1-day class includes: "Touch Awareness in Caregiving" and "The Theraputic Application of Lotion" in a 1-day format. For professional and family healthcare providers. CEUs are available.

Date: March 4, 2018

Time: 10 - 6

Fee: $150


Touch Awareness in Care Giving: Mindful Caregiver Training

Zen Hospice Project

Touch Awareness is a section in a larger training. The full training is open to the public.

Dates for Trainings are: December 15, 2017. 2018 dates available after in December.

For information about these courses and registration, contact http://www.zenhospice.org/education-training/programs/upcoming-education


Massage In Hospice Care

San Anselmo, CA; Diamond Light School of Massage and Healing Arts

Dates: November 18-19, 2017

13 CE hours

For information: call Irene Smith (415) 564-1750.


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: San Francisco Everflowing Classroom

Date: February 10 & March 3, 2018

Time: 1 - 6 PM

Tuition: $125.00

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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