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Reiki Level I
Learn about Reiki energy and how it helps you to relax, reduce stress, and helps you to clear your emotional and physical anxiety throughout your day. Anyone can learn Reiki meditation and Reiki hand positions. You will learn how Reiki was founded and came to the United States and spread throughout the world, the five precepts and ethics, hand positions and the color and locations of the seven chakras. Adding Reiki to your massage therapy offers your client more than just relaxation;
it helps balance the energy vortexes (chakras) in the body and mind. Please bring a sack lunch and a twin sheet set to class. Textbook provided. This course has been approved for 7 CE hours by the NCBTMB. Prior to the workshop participants MUST undergo at least one full Reiki Session. Please call 815-252-1656 to set up an appointment and for additional information. Instructor Tina Dittle is a Reiki Master Teacher of Usui and Karuna Reiki. She is certified in Reiki-ssage and Reiki-reflex
and an affiliated member of the International Center for Reiki Teaching.
Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mar 23 1 Session
Kristina Dittle G-202B, IVCC CPD-3101-03 $139

Your Massage Toolbox: Individual Techniques for the Cervical Spine
Attendees will be introduced to approximately 40 individual massage techniques for the cervical spine. Each technique will be accompanied by a brief explanation as to how, when, and why each is utilized in a cervical treatment; what are the indications and contraindications for each technique; whether each technique is appropriate in a clinical based and/or wellness based session; and what are the anticipated effects of each technique. A demonstration of each technique and hands-on practice time will be incorporated into this “Tool Box” class for the cervical spine. Finally, there will be a brief review of the cervical anatomy. Lunch is on your own, students may bring a sack lunch if preferred. Please bring a twin sheet to class. Massage Therapists will receive 7 contact hours for continuing education credit through the state of Illinois.
Sun 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mar 10 1 session
Michael Hovi G-202B, IVCC CPD-3137-03 $139

Mike Hovi
Mike Hovi has been practicing Clinical Massage Therapy since 1991 in Woodstock, IL. He has been teaching general massage classes since 1998, CE's in Clinical Massage Techniques and Sports Massage since 2002, and has taught a CAM class to medical students at the University of Illinois-Chicago since 2003. Additionally,
Mike has worked as a sports massage therapist at the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City and the Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.

The Massage classroom and lab has been moved from Building 11
to its new location in Building G/Gym in the upper level. Lab classes
will be held in G-202D and classroom will be in G-202B.