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AMTA INDIANA FALL EDUCATION OCT 20-21, 2018
Doug Nelson and Ruth Werner Presenting at
Potawatomi Inn, Angola, IN

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Join your AMTA Indiana chapter for fall 2018 education classes!
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When: 
Fri, Oct 19, 2018, 6:00 PM 
Sun, Oct 21, 2018, 5:30 PM
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Where:
Potawatomi Inn
6 Lane 100 A Lake James
Angola, IN 46703
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Classes:
10/19/18
Mystery of Pain Seminar - 6pm to 9pm
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Education with Ruth Werner (Saturday & Sunday 10/20-21)
Massage Therapy and Pathology: Herpes and Hep and Flu, oh my! (4CEUs)
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Massage Therapy and Pathology: Fibromyalgia and the invisible diseases (4CEUs)
Saturday - 1:30pm-5:30pm (Lunch Included)
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Touching the mind: mental and mood disorders for Massage Therapists (4CEUs)
Sunday 8am-Noon (Lunch Included)
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The ethics of client communication: talking to clients about their health (4CEUs)
Sunday 1:30pm to 5:30pm (Lunch Included)
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Education with Doug Nelson (Saturday & Sunday 10/20-21)
Precision Kinematics (8CEUs)
Saturday 8am to 5:30pm (Lunch Included)
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PNMT and the Golf Swing (8CEUs)
Sunday 8am to 5:30pm (Lunch Included)
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4 days ago

Get your legs up the wall! Yes, you, every day! Do I do it daily, no, but I should, and I will make a better effort to do so now that I have put this out into cyberspace.
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Here are the benefits of having your legs up the wall (a version of Vipareeta Karani asana [inverted pose] for all of you yoginis and yogis):
•elicits the relaxation response which can lower anxiety and stress as well as help insomnia and depression
•increases circulation and facilitates venous (oxygen-poor blood in the veins)drainage
•help to soothe swollen or cramped feet and mild backaches
•stenches the hamstrings, lower back, neck, and front torso
•can help improve eye and ear problems
•may improve digestion
•may relieve swollen ankles and varicose veins
•help to alleviate menstrual cramps
•relaxes the pelvic floor
•may alleviate headaches

Do not lock your knees or try to put your hips in a full 90-degree angle; this can impede the circulation in the hips. You can keep your glutes a few inches away from the wall or elevate your hips with a cushion or pillow if need be. BE COMFORTABLE!
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Contraindications for the full pose as I demonstrated include glaucoma, hypertension, and hernias. Modify this pose as if you were pregnant (wedge/pillow under the head and neck; support your upper body) or contact your physician if you have questions about your health in this pose. Any elevation of your feet above your heart and relaxation time for YOU is beneficial!
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Feel free to rub your belly, ears, or practice the breathing technique I showed you a few weeks about while you are here!
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If you have trouble getting onto or off of the floor, use a chair, another human, something stable to help you do so. If you are not comfortable being on the floor, use a bed, couch, or anything that you can get in and out of easily, has a steady wall to put your legs up, and supports your head, neck, and back well. If you have any surgeries, injuries, or conditions that may prohibit this move; ask a physician or do not do it!
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If you do not like your legs being straight, bend them or use a chair, anything to elevate them about the heart. I can share photos of the wedges I use in the treatment room for pregnant women and those that cannot lie flat or need support, just let me know. You can also use several pillows to make this work.
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Enjoy this! Share it, love it, and have a fantastic weekend! #amtaindiana #massage #massagetherpist
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Yoga is excellent self-care. love it!!

3 days ago
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Love your videos 💕

3 days ago
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I talk about this stuff all the time with my crossfitters. I do it as well. When my son is in the tub Im just outside the door doing my stretches as he play. He thinks it funny

3 days ago   ·  1

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Careful, only takes a second.

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