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Doctors and Hospitals Getting in Touch with Massage’s Health Benefits

17 Nov 2011

Massage has long been considered part of complementary and alternative medicine. It has typically been available in spas, hotels, health clubs, etc. But that’s changing! Doctors, chiropractors, and hospitals are increasingly offering massage and bodywork therapy. It's part of the current medical solution to injuries, illnesses, and physical pain. Today, massages are being offered in health clinics, physical rehabilitation centers, and hospitals. Part of the reason  is massage is increasingly being touted as an additional method to be used with standard treatments for medical conditions and situations. Research results in study after study continually are showing remarked improvement when people ...

Reduce Sinus Congestion, Cellulite, and Minor Swelling and Chronic Edema With Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)

17 Nov 2011

This massage therapy consists of gentle, slow, delicate, repetitive movements that improve congestive conditions. Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) stimulates the lymphatic system by gently palpating and moving the skin. Dr. Emil Vodder, a Danish massage therapist and his wife Estrid, developed it in the 1930’s. This type of massage can be used for a variety of conditions. It helps: Reduce swelling, bruising Speeds up healing Minimizes scarring Relieves sinus congestion Eases arthritic pain Reduces water retention and cellulite Useful for minor burns, knocks and abrasion The lymphatic system goes around the body and picks up the debris and waste materials ...

Centerpoint Offers Flexibility, Three Diploma Programs, and Elective Courses Call Today!

19 Oct 2011

CenterPoint provides flexibility by providing full and part time nationally certified programs and courses tailored to your interests. CenterPoint’s unique vision of therapeutic bodywork education unites Asian styles with Western massage therapy. CenterPoint preserves and integrates these diverse therapies. We believe that combining knowledge and skill from massage therapy and Japanese shiatsu provides the foundation for a truly therapeutic and holistic approach. We’ll work to meet your vision that might be to: Work in a therapeutic or medical setting, Work for yourself in private practice, Help people improve their health, Travel on cruise ships, work in luxury resorts Move to ...

Massage Therapy Recommended Following Plastic Surgery for Men: American Society of Plastic Surgeons 2011 report.

17 Aug 2011

Plastic Surgeons provide another source of referrals for massage therapists! Massage therapy opportunities increase due to men having plastic surgery An increased number of men are having plastic surgery these days. One of the follow up treatments their plastic surgeons are suggesting is to receive massage therapy after their plastic surgery. Gentle bodywork or massage therapy helps with effective lymph flow and stress relief. The increase in plastic surgery for men provides another revenue source for massage therapists to build their business. “Overall cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in men were up 2 percent in 2010 compared to 2009. Also, many ...

Free hand and arm massage class Tuesday August 16!

10 Aug 2011

Free hand and arm massage class Tuesday August 16 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. To register call 952-562-5220 or email admissions@centerpointmn.com ...

Lymph Drainage Massage Training: Learn to Balance and Restore the Lymphatic System—Sept 7-Dec 14

10 Jun 2011

The lymphatic system is a vital part of the body’s immune system; a series of vessels with its own circulation This type of massage is done to stimulate the flow of fluid in the lymphatic system, which is one of the main components of the immune system. Lymph Drainage Massage uses light-touch massage strokes to areas of the body including where the lymph nodes are clustered: the groin, the armpits, and the neck. The goal of LDM is to relieve or prevent the build up of lymph fluid in an area. Lymph Drainage Massage moves excess lymphatic fluid (edema) out ...

Menu of CenterPoint Courses | Minneapolis and St Paul MN

04 Mar 2011

In addition to its diploma programs, CenterPoint offers a variety of A La Carte courses. Take a look at the menu: Course #3204 Craniosacral Techniques (2 credit hours/45 clock hours) Craniosacral therapy is a gentle, non-invasive, hands-on method for correcting problems in the Craniosacral system. Describe here what this system does……In this technique, the massage therapist assesses and releases restrictions in the craniosacral and fascial systems, which exist throughout the body. Course #3205 Lymph Drainage Massage (2 credit hours/45 clock hours) Lymph drainage massage is a technique that uses light-touch massage strokes to move fluid out of the body’s tissues ...

Watch us on KARE 11 Wednesday, March 2 at 11:00 AM

28 Feb 2011

Our founders, Cari Johnson Pelava, and Jackson Petersburg will appear on the KARE 11 Today Show on Wednesday, March 2nd at 11:00 AM with a personal invitation for you to attend our Open House on Sunday, March 6th from 1 - 4 PM! The Open House is to celebrate 25 years of teaching massage and shiatsu and 10 years as CenterPoint. It's also to show off our new location at 5300 West 35th Street, St. Louis Park, MN! Featured at the Open House will be FREE Chair Massage and Shiatsu as well as demonstrations of Thai Massage, Craniosacral, Spa Services, ...

Promote Relaxation and Stress Reduction with Lymph Drainage Massage

19 Oct 2010

Are you looking for a light-touch massage technique to offer your stressed clients?  Lymph Drainage Massage might just be the modality you're looking for.   The benefits of lymph drainage massage are well documented scientifically, and this technique is one of the most gentle and effective bodywork methods practiced today.  Clinics and hospitals across Europe offer lymph drainage massge, and it is becoming more popular in the United States.  It has even been approved in Florida for Medicare compensation.   It's just one of the wide range of bodywork techniques we offer as part of our Minneapolis massage school classes.  Excess water  fluid can build up ...