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Massage Continuing Ed Classes 
Classes are held at our Pilot Mtn location: 223 East Main Street, Pilot Mtn, NC 27041
 (register online, call 336-705-1499, or email
* If you would like the option of paying a $50 deposit at the time of registration, make sure and pay remaining balance at least 14 days prior to class* CANCELLATION POLICY- Refunds will not be given less than 14 days prior to a class for any reason *

Visit Pilot Mountain and Very Surry for local dining, attractions and accomodations!

The LifeLine Ignite is the first 3 steps of the amazing LifeLine Technique™. This is an innovative and integrated whole health system. This workshop is based upon the Dr. Darren Weissman’s books, The Power of Infinite Love and Gratitude, and Awakening to The Secret Code of Your Mind, and the Heart of the Matter. The LifeLine Ignite Workshop will teach you: • The art of MRT (muscle reflex testing) • Self healing by upgrading your energy field • Using the frequency of love to harmonize yourself and others • The Manifestation System, how to manifest an intention,creating a portal to access the subconscious mind • Learn the true meaning of symptoms and stress, and how to transform them into infinite possibilities, fully processing emotions using See, Feel, Hear. 

Sharon W. Faw is a Certified LifeLine Practitioner, a licensed Massage & Bodywork Therapist, and a facilitator of Chromotherapy for Chakra stimulus. For the last 13 years she has worked as a therapist and teacher. In 2013, she and Cathy Johnston, also a Certified LifeLine Practitioner, established Hearts & Sol Wellness, Inc., in Oak Island, NC, where they offer numerous alternative therapies, weekly meditation, and exciting and informative classes and seminars.. 

Lifeline Ignite!

Get an anatomical review of fascia, and it's role as connective tissue. Explore the web-like structure and gelatinous qualities of this myofascial structure and dig deep into getting "stuck" both physically and emotionally. Using the Fascia Blaster(tm) on clients and on ourselves, we'll learn how to release patterns of holding which keep muscles over shortened, over lengthened and atrophied. Using deep active myofascial stretches, we can reset these patterns on ourselves and learn a toolbox of myofascial stretches to show clients. 

Items needed for class: an item of significance to represent you in our centerpiece, a pen, yoga mat, massage table, sheets, oil, clothes comfortable for deep stretching of the hips, shoulders, legs, and spine.
Fascia: Anatomy & The Art of Getting Unstuck

Work standing at your table without getting up on it, and do the same whole-body Thai treatment as on the floor. This is the complete Level one certification.

Robert’s Style of Thai is less forceful, more efficient, and deeply effective. He brings out the dance, energy work, and meditative qualities in Thai.  

See “Principles of Thai Bodywork” on his website, or email him for more information, 

Please bring a massage table and a set of sheets.

Robert Wootton PhD, LMBT has practiced Thai over 25 years and taught workshops over 15. He lived in Thailand for 6 years, speaks the language, knows the culture and religion, and was one of the first Americans to study with Thai masters of Nuat Boran. NCBTMB Provider 288581-00, NC license 3731
Thai Table Massage

Embrace your inner wisdom and explore the strength of your stillness as we spend the day in deep stretches of the connective tissues. Yin is about coming to an edge, and learning to stay. The flexibility and patience we cultivate on the mat extend and integrate beautifully off of the mat into Real life. In the wise words of Pema Chodron, we will “learn to get unstuck”. No experience needed. This class can meet you where you are.

Items needed for class: an item of significance to represent you in our centerpiece, a pen, yoga mat, clothes comfortable for deep stretching of the hips, shoulders, legs, and spine, sunscreen, shoes for walking outside.

Explore 5 variations of meditation including Metta, Mindfulness, Yoga Nidra, Effortless Mantra-based meditation and Guided Imagery. Appropriate for beginners and for those experienced in meditation. Items needed for class: an item of significance to represent you in our centerpiece, a pen, yoga mat, comfortable clothes, sunscreen, shoes for walking outside.
Deep Stretch and Let it Go
Lifeline Ignite! with Sharon Faw

March 3rd (Sat) 9-6 & March 4th (Sun) 9-1
12 CE Hours - $250 

 Fascia: Anatomy and The Art of Getting Unstuck w/ Sally Raspberry (includes an additional 6 take home hours of free ethics)

April 20th & 21st (Fri-Sat) 9am-4pm 
12 CE Hours - $190
Thai Table w/ Robert Wootton

June 9th-11th (Sat-Mon) 9:30-6
21 CE Hours - $350 early bird rate or $380 after May 19th
Deep Stretch and Let it Go w/ Sally Raspberry
(includes an additional 6 take home hours of free ethics)

August 24th (Fri) 9-4 
6 CE Hours - $95

Indian Head Massage known as “ Champa ” has been practiced for many centuries as part of the family health care. Ayurvedic doctors practiced it for skin rejuvenation and as part of an anti-aging technique. Indian mothers would massage their babies’ hair, head neck and shoulders to stimulate HOLISTIC growth and relaxation.

-Indian head massage goes beyond the purely aesthetic and superficial
-Stimulates nerve function, 
-Improves relaxation , creating calmness and emotional well-being.
-Concentration and alertness are optimized. 
-Other benefits include: tension headaches, eye-strain, ear problems, neck and shoulder stiffness, Bell’s Palsy, sinusitis, scalp tension and mental fatigue

How to incorporate massage, oils and pressure point technique in a 35 – 45 min treatment of HEAD, NECK SHOULDERS AND FEET on the table or in a chair!
Explanation of the Ayurvedic understanding of the life force Prana, meditation and the philosophy behind Ayurvedic massage
How to evaluate, analyze and treat the client as an individual
The three different types of massage suited for each individual
An explanation of functions of and locations of the marmas (pressure points )
Location and explanation of the nadi ( meridian system)
Discussion of the choice of appropriate essential oils , herbs and their energetic qualities for each individual client
How to apply the three principal strokes , satvic, rajastic and tamasic
How to do a vigorous, but relaxing foot and leg massage 

This is mainly a hands-on course. We will practice the three principal strokes and techniques ( Sattva, Raja, Tamas) , apply oils and get a great revitalizing and relaxing treatment.
Bring a hand towel, table, and  suggested oils ( Rosemary, Sandalwood, Lavender, 
Peppermint, Frankincense, Patchouli and blends, etc ) and an open mind! IF YOU DON’T OWN ANY OILS, YOU CAN STILL PARTICIPATE!

Indian Head, Face & Foot Massage Workshop With Ayurvedic Oils with Wolfgang Luckmann

July 27th (Friday) 8:30-5:30
8 CE Hours - $140
Indian Head, Foot, & Face Massage

Lomi Lomi means …. “ To break up into small pieces “,”The Dance of Massage”, Loving Hands Massage “ 


This is a 1500 year old technique that aims at releasing all PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL congestion in the body, with a full body massage.
It is known in Hawaii as the “ Dance Of Massage” because of its long flowing style and continuous rhythm and beat accompanied by selected tribal music. The therapist and client will become entranced in a spiritual state. You will learn how to transform a loving touch into techniques for healing. The basis for Lomi Lomi is an integration of Mind – Body - Soul in a ritual of transformation and inspiration. The inspiration is from the Huna or “Pathway of life “ . Unlike a N.M.T. clinical massage, it calls for intuition, rhythm and flow, culminating in a therapeutic dance! Did you know that Trager Therapy is linked to Hawaiian Lomi Lomi ?

-Some 12 strokes for a FULL BODY massage addressing long hardened, bulky muscles and cellulite
-Breathing techniques and meditation to conserve your energy and build stamina
-Circular , Spiraling and forearm techniques as well as kneading thumb techniques.
-How to address the diaphragm, the seat of our emotions
-Stretch techniques for upper and lower limbs
-The use of Aromatherapy essential oils on ear points and the body to really enhance your massage subtly and lpermanently l
-Stretch and strengthening exercises for the massage therapist
-Self care for the massage therapist and client.

Lomi Lomi - Temple Style - Hawaiian Therapeutic Massage Workshop with Aromatherapy with Wolfgang Luckmann

July 28th (Sat) 8:30-5:30 and July 29th (Sun) 9-6
18 CE Hours - $270
Lomi Lomi Massage with Aromatherapy
Meditation for Bodyworkers w/ Sally Raspberry
(includes an additional 6 take home hours of free ethics)

August 25th (Sat) 9-4 
6 CE Hours - $95
Meditation for Bodyworkers
Reflexology with Sally Raspberry
September 8th and 9th 
12 CE Hours - More info to come soon!
Understanding Lymphedema: Working with the Lymphatic System after Cancer Treatment with Juul Bruin

October 5th (Fri)- October 7th (Sun) 9:30-5:30
21 CE Hours - $450

This is a continuation of Lymph Massage for Minor Pathologies, although it is open to all practitioners whether you have taken the first class or not. In this class, you will learn what happens when pathways of the lymphatic system have been interrupted and how lymphedema develops.

You will learn how to distinguish primary lymphedema from secondary lymphedema. We will discuss how to work with a compromised system after breast, ovarian, prostate and other cancers and how to navigate different pathways to relieve patients of edematous tissues. For massage therapists, this will deepen your knowledge of how to work with cancer or lymphedema patients with a compromised lymphatic system. You will leave this class with a comprehensive understanding of how to work with the pathways of the lymph system.

The class will also provide an introduction to the use of bandages and compression wear for clients. Please bring a massage table and s set of sheets. 

Juul Bruin has a unique blend of experience in the healthcare field, spanning four decades. A native of the Netherlands, she began her career as a psychiatric and hospice nurse. Upon relocating to the United States, Juul attended the Body Therapy Institute, and became a NC Licensed Massage Bodywork Therapist (#630). She later trained at the renowned Dr. Vodder School in Austria, becoming a LANA Certified Lymphedema Therapist in 2001. Juul is credentialed in the First Line Therapy modality of wellness and recovery, and has a Masters degree in Holistic Health. She currently teaches massage therapy in Wilmington, NC, and presents continuing education seminars across the US. She looks forward to sharing her 35-year journey in health promotion, and is excited to help her fellow massage therapists guide others to a healthier, happier lifestyle. You can visit Juul’s website at
Understanding Lymphedema