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DeNatura Wellness
 

Continuing Education

Advanced training for healthcare professionals

NATIONAL RECOGNITION

We are nationally recognized NCBTMB-approved instructors and providers with decades of clinical and teaching experience, a passion for education and a plethora of researched and time-tested learning techniques, fine-tuned to meet the evolving needs of the profession.  We automatically report to CE Broker.

PERSONALIZED COACHING IN CLASS

Our classes are kept small on purpose: we believe in the benefit of learning in comfortable groups with no more than 18 students, where our instructors can be readily available to offer 1-2-1 coaching to all participants, answer questions comfortably, and establish a personal rapport.

MULTILINGUAL INSTRUCTORS

We teach in English and/or Spanish by native speakers, depending on location and schedule. Advanced hands-on bodywork education received in the therapist’s native language enhances the safety, skill and quality of our profession, making the therapeutic benefits of our work available to all.

AUG 31, 2021 DEADLINE for FLORIDA MASSAGE LICENSE RENEWAL

The Florida Board of Massage requires LMTs to renew their massage therapy license by August 31, 2021. Complete the mandatory classes for your renewal with us: Ethics (2 CE) Law (2 CE) Prevention of Errors (2 CE) Human Trafficking (1 CE).

CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASSES

Foot Reflexology with Essential Oils & Tool

(18 CE LIVE SEMINAR) Master Foot Reflexology – Thai style, with acu-pressure point stimulation and the use of therapeutic essential oils, while learning to save your thumbs from overuse and stress using a special 2-3 prong massage tool. Price includes wooden tool and manual.

Ethics, Law, Preventing Medical Errors & Human Trafficking

Ethics (2CE), Florida Law (2 CE), Prevention of Medical Errors (2 CE) Human Trafficking (1 CE).  Mandatory subjects are reviewed in this live discussion Zoom webinar specifically designed by massage therapy pioneers and taught with relevant and current case studies and samples.

Facial Massage & Rejuvenation

(6 or 12 CE ) Develop skill and proficiency in therapeutic and deeply relaxing techniques for  face, neck, and head. Learn effective acu-pressure, myofascial, facial cupping and gua sha scrapping techniques to help with TMJ, migraines, eye strain, and the appearance of wrinkles.

Stretching & PNFs for Full Body

(12 CE) A highly interactive class focusing on how to tame the golgi-tendon organ effectively,  and get proficient at using PNF’s, Stretches and Strain/Counter-Strain techniques to improve your client’s range of motion. Master effective and safe body mechanics for 20+ stretches in prone, supine and side-lying positions.

Cupping & Gua Sha

(12 CE) This 2 day class is taught by our Licensed Acupuncture Physician. Learn the history, indications, contraindications, benefits and practical applications with static and movable orthopedic cupping as well as the myofascial scraping “Gua Sha” techniques.  This hands-on class also includes cleaning and sanitizing techniques, storage, available cupping formats, treatment duration, and plenty of practical trades and 1-2-1 coaching.

Daybreak Geriatric Massage Certification

(18 or 32 CE) This is the #1 recommended and nationally recognized training program in geriatric massage with a curriculum, taught since 1982 and recognized by NCBTMB and AFMTE.

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The Certification is made up of two nationally recognized certification levels each 18 CE credit duration focused on therapeutic massage for Seniors encountering normal health decline due to aging, including Diabetes, Hypertension, Parkinsons, Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer, Alzheimer’s and more.

Level 1 (18 CE): Focuses on indications, contraindications, timing, positioning, bolstering, body mechanics and massage practice and mastery of this meaningful work with the robust senior on a massage table in the prone, supine and side-lying position. This level INCLUDES ONE LIVE CLINIC where hands-on practice will be supervised with robust Seniors at a residential retirement home. This level also includes a Marketing module to help Therapists create a niche practice and learnt o target and approach this demographic effectively.This level is mandatory pre-requisite to complete Level 2 (below) for National Certification.

Level 2 (18 CE): This Level is the 2nd and final level to achieve nationally recognized certification. It Further develops indications, contraindications, timing, positioning, bolstering, body mechanics and the skills to work with wheelchair and physically disabled seniors, as well as those facing cognitive decline and in memory care. This level INCLUDES TWO LIVE CLINICS with hands-on supervised practice on-site at a nursing facility with a memory care unit. This level also includes a Marketing module aimed at cementing the necessary tools to approach Nursing Facilities to offer these services and create a thriving practice.

 

Geriatric 1: $395 Early Bird Price if paid 20 days prior to course start. $450 thereafter.

Geriatric 2 Certification: $395 Early Bird Price if paid 20 days prior to course start. $450 thereafter.

Geriatric 1 +2 Bundle: $745 Early Bird if paid 20 days prior to Geriatric 1 start. (SAVE $50)

The Therapist who is called to work with Seniors will find this to be the ideal training and certification.  They will emerge on the path to a rewarding massage career centered on the aging population, that is emotionally satisfying without being physically draining.

SMR Body Rolling for Self care 1

(6 CE) With the use of balls and rollers, we will review the body anatomy, facial lines and learn to release deep-seated pain and tension on ourselves and how to apply this to our client body treatments. The 6 CE intro class includes a rolling kit with balls, foot spheres and pump.

Anatomy Review Series

(3 CE) These bite-size online review classes allow you to refresh the anatomy of the key structures of the body and understand fascial lines, origins and insertions and why and how to treat pain in different areas of the body to where it typically manifests. Understanding kinesiology and how the body moves through these anatomy review classes will step-change how you see, assess and treat your clients.

Swedish Meets Thai on the Table

(18 CE) Seamlessly blend Thai massage stretches and acupressure with Swedish massage. Explore at length and master safe and effective draping, bolstering, body mechanics, and Table-Thai adaptations for a table massage using oil/cream.

Nurturing the Mother® Prenatal

(16 or 24 CE) The premier nationally recognized certification, taught since 1988, in pregnancy massage, labor massage and support, postpartum massage and newborn/infant massage with a live, hands-on clinic.

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Designed by prenatal pioneer, ClaireMarie Miller, this 24-CE hour certification is an in-depth course on the techniques, indications, contraindications, marketing and couple services you can offer to clients who are expecting. The 24 CE class includes a beautiful and touching live clinic with pregnant volunteers on the second day of the course to enhance your learning and ensure you can put to practice your new skills with a real model.  At the end of this course you will feel confident, prepared and skilled. You will complete a certification examination at the end of class. Upon passing the examination you will receive a Nurturing the Mother® Massage Therapist Certification and be on your way to start your practice. (Please note that due to COVID-19, the current class offered is the 16 CE hour SPA Training in prenatal and postpartum techniques which does not include the live clinic, but does include all the demo, practice and certificate necessary to launch your practice).

Hot & Cold Stone Therapy

(16 CE) Learn the ritual of chakra energy balancing through the use hot and cold stones and the anointment of therapeutic essential oils.  Influenced by the Hawaiian/Polynesian style of geo-thermal massage, the course lays out a foundation for a ritualistic and deeply therapeutic and nurturing healing journey.

Thai Massage Certification

(64 CE) Master traditional northern-style “Nuad Boran”: Thai massage on the Mat. Emerge proficient and skilled in the effective body mechanics and therapeutic treatments for a 60,  90,  and 120 minute treatment in supine, prone, side-lying and sitting positions. Gain expertise in sen-line energy work, acu-pressure, stretching, yoga and guided breathing. Course includes a live, hands-on practice clinic.

Top 10 Deep Tissue & Myofascial Techniques in Side-Lying Position

(12 CE) Master deep tissue and myofascial techniques in the side-lying position. The course focuses on safe and effective side-lying draping and bolstering, body mechanics, and 3-dimensional bodywork to release myo-fascial adhesions.

Herbal Ball with Aromatherapy Massage

(12 CE) Create, safely apply and use steamed herbal poultices a.k.a. “herbal balls” as part of a unique and relaxing massage ritual to release tense muscles. The course also teaches you how to create your own herbal poultices. Price includes 2 herbal balls and DIY kit.

Myofascial Techniques for the “Untouchables”

(18 CE ) Develop skill and proficiency in therapeutic myofascial techniques for muscles often avoided or skipped because they are considered difficult to get to.  Led by our structural integration trained teacher, this class will help you feel knowledgeable and comfortable locating the muscles, muscle testing, explaining to the client why you are working on them and doing and excellent job of it!

Human Trafficking

(1 CE ) This required class provides an overview of the crimes of sex and labor human trafficking, focusing on the United States as it pertains to the massage therapy industry. Understand how illicit establishments operate, how to identify red flags, prevent them from soliciting or recruiting YOU for employment, staying safe as a practitioner of massage therapy, and how to report suspicions to law enforcement. Live webinar with Q&A session or self-study options.

Myofascial Techniques for the Pelvis

(12 CE ) Develop skill and proficiency in therapeutic myofascial techniques for treating pelvic pain.  Led by our structural integration trained teacher, Gilad, this class will help you feel knowledgeable and comfortable locating the muscles, muscle testing, and releasing deep-seated pain with proven techniques.

Myofascial techniques for Shoulder & Elbow

(8 CE ) Hone-in on the structures of the shoulder girdle, rotator cuff and the elbow in this 1 day class. This class, led by our structural integration trained specialist, Gilad, will help you feel knowledgeable and comfortable locating the muscles, muscle testing, and releasing deep-seated pain with ease, where you may have previously felt difficulty.

TESTIMONIALS

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ONLINE: ETHICS + LAW + ERRORS (6CE)

(6 CE) • Recorded class in ENGLISH or SPANISH • $45 • Registrations: 305-814-9818

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ONLINE: HUMAN TRAFFICKING (1 CE)

(1 CE) • Recorded class in ENGLISH or SPANISH • $15 • Registrations: 305-814-9818

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ONLINE: Anatomy review series (3 CE)

(3 CE) • Recorded class in ENGLISH • $45 • Registrations: 305-814-9818

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JUN 27-28: Cupping – Ventosas (12 CE)

(12 CE) •Live in SPANISH in Miami • $225 • Registrations: 305-814-9818

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JUL 11-12: TOP 10 Deep Tissue Techniques Side Lying (12 CE)

(12 CE) • Miami • $225 • Registrations: 305-814-9818

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JUL 19: The “WOW” Face Massage (6 CE)

(6 CE) • Miami • $99 • Registrations: 305-814-9818

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JUL 20 – 29: THAI on the Mat Level 1 Supine (18 CE)

(18 CE) • Miami • $325 • Registrations: 305-814-9818

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JUL 24-25: The “Untouchables”: Myofascial Techniques for difficult muscle groups (18 CE)

(18 CE) • Miami • $295 • Registrations: 305-814-9818

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JUL 26: Elbow & Shoulder: Myofascial Techniques (8 CE)

(8 CE) • Miami • $150 • Registrations: 305-814-9818

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AUG 1-2: Reflexologia Podal (18 CE)

(18 CE) • Live• $275 • Registrations: 305-814-9818

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AUG 7-8: Prenatal + Postpartum SPA Certification (16 CE)

(16 CE) • Live• $350 • Registrations: 305-814-9818

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AUG 9: SMR – Body rolling for self care 1 (6 CE)

(16 CE) • Live• $350 • Registrations: 305-814-9818

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AUG 29: Ethics + Law + Errors + Human Trafficking  (7CE)

(6 CE + 1CE) • Live Zoom Webinar • $45 + $15 • Registrations: 305-814-9818

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AUG 30 – 31: Geriatric Massage LEVEL 1 (18 CE)

(Total 36 CE) • Miami • $795 • Registrations: 305-814-9818

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Our Instructors

Teba Orueta, B.A., LMT, YA-200

Teba Orueta, B.A., LMT, is a Board-Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Yoga Instructor (YA-200), Wellness Consultant, and Certified Florida Continuing Education Provider.

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Teba teaches virtual and live classes in breathing, relaxation, self-massage and advanced technical training in skilled hands-on bodywork to healthcare professionals and SPAs in Florida, NYC, Georgia and the Caribbean, including The Westin Cayman Islands, The Well NYC, and is the Florida designated instructor for Nurturing the Mother® and Daybreak Geriatric Massage certifications.

Janette Janero, B.Sc.

Janette Janero, B.Sc. in Exercise Science,  is our certified fitness instructor, nutrition and health coach.

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Janette helps you strip your lifestyle and make room for total wellness with convenient virtual as well as live, in-home personal training that follows the latest scientific research and fitness guidelines,  to help you meet your goals in the privacy of your own home or condominium’s gym.

DR. MARISOL MCMANUS, A.P. DOM

Dr. Marisol McManus, A.P. is a Board Certified Acupuncture Physician and Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Herbalist, Injection Therapist and Medical Qi-Gong Instructor.

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She teaches Cupping, Gua Sha and Facial Rejuvenation courses to licensed therapists and acupuncture physicians who wish to expand their knowledge and understanding of traditional chinese medical practices and the theory of 5-elements.

IRIS BURMAN, LMT

Iris co-founded and directed Educating Hands for its first 37 years, named One of the Top 10 Massage Schools in North America.

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She is the coauthor of “TouchAbilities”, a pre-eminent method of teaching and learning massage. Iris has developed and taught every subject in the school curriculum, supporting thousands of therapists in developing a holistic approach to bodywork while establishing good body mechanics to extend the length and quality of their careers.

GILAD SCHAFMAN, LMT

Gilad is  former Educating Hands instructor and currently the Director of the Therapeutic Massage Department at Israel’s prestigious Reidman College.

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Founder & President for 7 years of the Association for Massage and Bodywork in Israel, Gilad was also Lead Developmental Specialist at Miami Beach Pediatrics Center for Integrative Medicine. Gilad is a Senior Teacher of the Neuro-Developmental Functional Approach (NDFAT), Structural Integration and Myofascial Techniques. His classes offer a unique and much appreciated visuo-spatial and kinesthetic approach to learning, with sense of humor, logic and plenty of practice.

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