TypeOnsite Course
DateJun 26, 2021 - Jun 26, 2021
PlaceAcademy of Massage Therapy and Bodyworks, 141 East High Street, Pottstown, PA 19464
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Essentials of Sports Stretching

Sports Stretching for Athletes: Active Isolated Stretching

Instructor: Jim Earley, LMT

8 CEs; $195

This class will cover the following aspects of Sports Stretching: 

  • Types of Stretching 
  • Athletes and Stretching 
  • Stretching for clients and self-care 
  • PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation ), which is Contract/Relax stretching  
  • AIS  (Active Isolated Stretching), (Dr. Aaron Mattes), a dynamic, short hold, muscle lengthening way of stretching. 
  • When to Stretch 
  • Athletes and Stretching 
  • Stretching for Clients and for Self Care 
  • Hands-on Stretching with Partners and Individually PNF and AIS 
  • Upper Body and Lower Body 

Each student receives a stretching strap.  

The class is very hands-on, interactive, and educational. The class is designed to learn stretches to add to the therapist’s skill set and to  be comfortable performing the stretches. 

Supplies: Students bring sheets (and a face cradle cover), a large towel, and wear comfortable clothing.

Parking: Please be mindful of parking on High Street; there is a limit on how long you can park in front of the businesses.  There is a parking lot on Hanover Street that is a paid lot.

There is a minimum of four students for this class; any less may warrant a change in class date.