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Esalen ® Training in Québec 2011


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Esalen ® Training in Québec 2011

  1. 1. in Québec<br />By Sylvie Charbonneau and Alain Moreau Esalen® Massage Therapists<br />
  2. 2. Presentation Content<br />Introduction<br />Producers<br />Esalen Institute<br />Training<br />Description<br />Teachers Curriculum<br />190 hours Program (95 CEUsrecognized by CMTO/OMTA)<br />Whowillbeinterested in this training ?<br />Cost<br />
  3. 3. Introduction<br />Esalen Institute is a renown international center: Esalen Massage is taught worldwide by Esalen Institute (Germany, Scotland, Japan, Bali, Argentina, Canada (British-Colombia and Québec), etc.)<br />It is exciting for Eastern Canada to benefit from Esalen Massage, a unique approach based on Presence and Breath, “empowering each individual to regain a sense of harmony, reverence, and balance, and to awaken inner resources for healing”<br />An agreement between the producers, Centre EauVie, and Esalen Institute has been established to offer Esalen Massage Training in Eastern Canada (Québec) in summer 2011<br />* Quote from Brita Ostrom, Esalen Institute Massage School<br />
  4. 4. Producers<br />Centre EauVie<br />Schoolfounded by Alain et Sylvie in 2010<br />IncomeTaxReceipts<br />Sylvie Charbonneau<br />Certified as RMT in Québec since 2005 <br />Certified in Esalen Massage TherapyfromEsalen Institute and EMBA membersince 2009<br />Advanced Esalen Massage in 2010/2011<br />Words as a Massage Therapistsince 2006 <br />Alain Moreau<br />Certified in PolarityTherapy in 2005<br />Certified in Esalen Massage fromEsalen Institute and EMBA membersince 2009<br />Advanced Esalen Massage in 2010/2011<br />Works as a Massage Therapistsince 2005 <br />
  5. 5. Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California<br />Healing Site used by the Natives for the last 10 000 years<br />Institution founded in the 1960’s by Michael Murphy, still involved in the organisation, and late Richard Price, deceased in 1985, and developed around the hot springs<br />Therapeutic hot springs and massage therapy center overlooking the sea<br />Recognized as First NGO in the world<br />Cooperates with the local natives (Esselen people), and two other monk communities<br />
  6. 6. Esalen Institute (cont’d)<br />Welcomesworldwiderenownphilosophers and therapistssinceitsverybeginning (Ida Rolf, Milton Trager, Moshe Feldenkrais, Gabrielle Roth, Aldous Huxley, etc.)<br />Welcomeseachyear about 10 000 students, workers and teachers/speakers in many disciplines (bodyworkbased on movement, spirituality, psychology, sustainablegrowth, to name a few) <br />Over 600 trainings yearly<br />Holistic Massage developedfromSwedish Massage, integratingTrager, Rolfing , PolarityTherapy, Reiki, etc. This massage isstillevolvingatEsalen.<br />
  7. 7. Esalen Institute in Québec<br />2 renown teachers from Esalen Institute <br />One of them speaks French and Spanish<br />Training in Esalen® Massage<br />Course Curriculum established by InstitutEsalen<br />Adapted to the Canadian Stardards<br />
  8. 8. Pictures of Esalen<br />
  9. 9. THE TRAINING<br />
  10. 10. Description<br />From July 24 to August 21, 2011<br />In the Québec Laurentians<br />TeachersfromEsalen Institute: Jessica Fagan and Char Pias<br />Total of 190 hours<br />Alain and Sylvie are CertifiedEsalen Massage Practionners and willbeassisting the teachersduringthis training<br />
  11. 11. Description (cont’d)<br />Esalen Institute has high training standards:<br />2 teachersteaching and evaluating the students (2 diffent points of view)<br />2 practical exams at the end of the training<br />30 documents massages to do after the training<br />Esalen Institute has 50 years background in Massage Therapy<br />Char Pias has 30 years of experience in Esalen® Massage<br />
  12. 12. Teachers Curriculum<br />Jessica Fagan<br />Is a member of the Esalen massage crew<br />Lived and teaches in many countries<br />AlsoteachesVinyasayoga and has exploreddifferentstyles of danse<br />Jessica speaksmanylanguages, amongthemSpanish and French (English isher main language)<br />Char Pias<br />Is a member of the Esalen massage crewsince1980<br />Teacheseverywhere in the world<br />Is a Reiki Master/Teacher, a Circle of Life facilitator/coach, and a licensedgraduate of The Center for Spiritual Healing<br />
  13. 13. 190 hours Program<br />This training isnot onlycomprised of physical technique, but willbepresented as a form of somaticlearning and a meditation for bothgiver and receiver. <br />Experientiallearning classes will focus on supportingstudents to develop a balance between technique, intuition, and creativity, and willinclude lectures and demonstration in fundamental massage skills and embodiedanatomy, detailed structural work, lengtheningintegrativestrokes, sensoryawareness, pathology, ethics, etc. <br />The curriculum includessupervised massage practice sessions, supportive table movements, alternative client positions, and current trends in Esalen Massage and somaticbodywork.<br />In addition to this, yoga and movement classes, and Gestalt and other exercice sessions willcomplete the 190 hours program.<br />Followingthe satisfactory of this program, studentswishing to complete the certification program will have 6 months to document 30 massage sessions.  Uponpayment of administration fees, an Esalen ® Massage Certification willbeissued.<br />
  14. 14. Who will be interested in this training?<br />New students interested in Massage Therapy<br />Certified RMTs wanting to enrich their practice with this unique technique<br />People interested in a personal growth experience<br />Foreign Students<br />
  15. 15. Cost<br />Registration on or before April 30, 2011:     4 380$CAN<br />Registration on or after May 1, 2011:      4 760$CAN<br />Includinglodging and mealsduring the wholestay<br />Studentswill have to get the book Anatomy for Movement 1, from Blandine Calais-Germain, 1999 edition or later; about 40$ <br />Upon registration, a 500$ depositisrequired, refundable (minus 100$ for management fees) if cancellationoccursbefore April 30, 2011. The balance is due 5 daysprior to the beginning of the training (allow 7 days for processing a cheque). <br /> for details<br />
  16. 16. Thankyou !<br />