Yurashi Gentle Touch Therapy – with Koji Matsunaga @ The Teal Center
Jun 9 @ 8:30 AM – Jun 11 @ 6:00 PM

Yurashi Gentle Touch Therapy  – with Koji Matsunaga

Date: Friday, June 9 – Sunday, June 11
Time: 8:30am – 6:00 pm
Tuition: $300

Yurashi (Gentle Touch) Therapy, which was developed by Mr. Koji Matsunaga, is a very popular manipulation therapy in Japan. This method considers that the constriction of muscular tissue and pain are closely related.

It alleviates pain by releasing the tension of muscular tissue, which often causes drastic change of the level of pain and discomfort.
In this class, students will learn basic manipulation methods, fundamental forms of Yurashi Therapy, and mobilization methods for each body parts, etc. which will be greatly helpful to ease different kinds of pain in our body.
You can find more information about Yurashi (Gentle Touch) Therapy at

Spinal Reflex Therapy – Basic Training @ Northern Virginia Community College
Jun 10 @ 9:00 AM – Jun 14 @ 5:00 PM
Spinal Reflex Therapy, SRT, Jennifer Sovine
Add income to your practice with easier techniques. Let cuttting edge technology show you exactly where to work with less time and effort. Spinal Reflex Therapy being offered in Woodbridge VA.

Not only is SRT the fastest growing assessment and treatment program in the world, it grossly reduces the pain and physical labor of deep tissue therapy for both you and your clients. And when properly trained and certified according to Spinal Reflex Institute, International’s standards, SRT is guaranteed to boost your client outcomes

SRT was developed by the world’s leading expert in the effects of the “spondylogenic reflex syndrome” on pain and dysfunction and its value in accelerated tissue healing. Dr. Frank Jarrell built SRT into a fast, efficient and highly effective protocol unlike any other in the profession. Predicated upon 85 years of formal research, current scientific concepts in physiology and neurology and 25 years of clinical and therapeutic application; SRT’s fundamental concepts are rock solid in its history, research and evidence based standards.

Also known as “Spondylogenic Reflex Therapy”, SRT for Massage is available to both Massage Therapists and Nurses.


Promoting Health with Massage: A Seasonal Approach – with Beth Kelsey @ Teal Center
Jun 24 @ 8:00 AM – Jun 25 @ 6:00 PM

Promoting Health with Massage: A Seasonal Approach is a course designed to freshen your thinking about combining styles of massage with adjunct therapies for optimal effectiveness in keeping your clients healthy. Your instructor will combine western massage techniques with techniques rooted in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The course will offer review of acupressure meridians, anatomical structures associated with the meridians, hands on work with fellow students both days of the workshop, and use of adjunct therapies as is appropriate for the season you are studying such as warm stones, cryotherapies, and use of essential oils. The classes are well paced, good natured and lively and will be accessible to the beginner and the seasoned professional. These courses stand alone from each other. You can take them in any order and there are no prerequisites.

SUMMER: PROMOTING HEALTH WITH MASSAGE: A SEASONAL APPROACH. In this course we will explore techniques to help the Heart, Small Intestines, and other organs associated with the season of summer according to TCM. We will utilize cooling therapies to counteract summer’s heat and the element of fire.

To reserve your seat, call 540-239-1346

CEs:  14

traditional chinese medicine, TCM, TCM CEUs
Beth Kelsey

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Beth Kelsey is a LMT and BCMT from Blacksburg VA. She holds a BA from Virginia

Tech, and graduated Summa cum laude from the Blue Ridge School of Massage and Yoga in Blacksburg VA. Beth has maintained a lively and varied private practice in her home town for 14 years and going. She instructs at a massage program in Roanoke part time, and travels around the mid-Atlantic and South teaching continuing education courses on the weekends. Beth’s courses are inclusive, supportive, good-natured, and packed with information. She loves massage therapy and she loves teaching.