Hawaiian Massage for Pregnancy

March 25-26 2017

No prior massage training required.

This class is open to Massage Therapists, Doulas Prenatal Yoga instructors and other Birth and Health Care professionals who want to acquire the skills to help provide comfort to pregnant women.

A gentle but effective massage for the mother to be, nurturing the whole body and targeting the areas most effected by pregnancy. In this workshop students will learn massage techniques appropriate for all stages of pregnancy as well as contraindications.

Day 1 : You will learn massage techniques on mats, chairs and birth balls so that the techniques can be adapted to the needs of the client in any setting. Acupressure points for use in stimulating and augmenting labor, self care and exercises to help prepare the body for birth will also be covered. Contraindications for massage during pregnancy, anatomy and common complaints of pregnancy are covered in this class.

Day 2 : You will learn techniques on massage tables completing a basic full body side-lying massage routine.

Instructor has practiced pregnancy massage for over 18 years and is a DONA certified birth doula with experience in both home and hospital births. She has successfully offered natural labor induction through massage and acupressure for women who otherwise would have been artificially induced.

$195 if you register with a non refundable $50 deposit by January 31 2017 $245 after.  Approved for 12 hours of continuing education for massage therapists with the NCBTMB and doulas with DONA.  

Birth doulas have the option of attending either Day 1 only for 6 DONA CEU's or both days for 12 CEUs.  The price for day 1 only is $125 before January 31 or $150 after.

Massage therapists must attend both days to Earn NCBTMB CEU's.

Space is limited to 12 students for the full weekend there will be only 4 additional spots available to take only day 1.

Register below with a non-refundable $50 deposit.



Carrie Rowell
Hamoea Healing Arts LLC