FSTM WORKSHOPS

For information on our upcoming workshops, call:

FLINT: (810) 767-1000

If there is not a date and time posted you can call and do individual sessions.

On June 25, 2009 the Flint School of Therapeutic Massage became an approved provider for Continuing Education through the National Certification for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. Our Approved Provider number is: 451082-09


*Prices are subject to change.
(Ask about group discounts)

Pre-registration and Pre-payment

Pre-registration and Pre-payment for all workshops with payments made in cash if possible (check accepted only if authorized by instructor). Cost may vary or change and workshops are open to everyone (not just FSTM Students or Massage Therapists).

Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam Study- 2 hours

This class will help Massage Therapists study for the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBlex. To attend this class it is required that you purchase the text book BEFORE class:
Review for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Exams Third Edition
The ISBN number is: 978-1-60547-712-1
You can find this book on Amazon.com
Cost for the class: $65.00*
Instructor: Kristina Balish

Hot Stone Massage I - 5 Hours

A wonderfully warm and relaxing massage treatment. In this workshop, you will learn special techniques using warm, basalt lava stones. We emphasize the experiential and practical relationship of hot stone with Swedish massage movements.
Cost: $130*
Instructors: Kristina Balish

Kbella FaceLift Massage - 4 Hours

A natural approach to rejuvenating the skin & toning the muscles of the face through specific massage techniques & lymphatic drain movements. In this workshop you will learn the art of facial shiatsu (acupressure), facial muscle toning and thermo-aromatherapy. This process increases circulation, removes toxins, brings nutrients and hydration to the skin while relaxing facial muscles, relieving stress, resulting in a fresh, happy face.
Cost: $100*
Instructor: Kristina Balish

Aquamarine Face Massage - 4 Hours

A face massage treatment using cool aquamarine stones and warm basalt stones to relax and tone the muscles of the face and neck and decolletage.
Cost: $100*
Instructor: Kristina Balish

Spa Massage I - 4 Hours

Seaweed Detox Body Wrap Massage - A unique intro to combining massage with marine wrap procedures. Includes dry brush body massage and lymphatic drain techniques in conjunction with application of sea weed gel and thermo-wrap. A useful technique for students interested in a spa career.
Cost: $100*
Instructor: Kristina Balish

Spa Massage II - 3 Hours

Cellulite Massage - An effective method for reducing the appearance of cellulite. Students will utilize a combination of modalities to address connective tissue distortion & lymphatic drain function.
Cost: $100*
Instructor: Kristina Balish

Spa Massage III - 4 Hours

Body Scrub/Polish Massage Techniques - Application of various exfoliation mediums in combination with massage to promote lymph (toxin) removal and rejuvenation of the epidermis. Students will have an opportunity to experience and practice an invigorating massage using sea salt and sugar scrubs.
Cost: $100*
Instructor: Kristina Balish

Ear Candling - 3 Hours

For thousands of years this technique provided healing benefits for the respiratory system, sinuses, lymph drainage, allergies, hearing and deep relaxation. A natural, effective way of removing ear wax build-up, fungus and impaction from within the ear canal. This workshop is presented as introduction to the history, practice, and benefits of Ear Candling therapy.
Cost: $70*
Instructor: Kristina Balish

Lymphatic Drainage Massage - 3 Hours

An intro to the principles of LDM. Students will learn the anatomy & physiology of the lymph system in detail & specific techniques to improve health through lymph drainage massage.
Cost: $85*
Instructor: Kristina Balish

Aromatherapy Massage - 3 Hours

Learn the therapeutic effects and use of scent in massage. You will receive valuable information on essential oils and how to utilize their healing properties in your massage. Students will have the opportunity to create an aromatherapy product of their own.
Cost: $85*
Instructor: Kristina Balish

Psychology of the Body- 2 Hours

Students will learn the psychological effects of touch as well as identify & understand the phenomena of emotional release during massage and bodywork, and how they can respond to them appropriately. Ethics & professional guidance on specific issues & ethical/personal dilemmas of massage therapy will be discussed. Discover ways for choosing methods & techniques that are both physically & psychologically suited for each client, as well as examine factors that may indicate a referral is necessary.
Cost: $60*
Instructor: Kristina Balish

Adult CPR - 4 Hours

American Red Cross Adult CPR will be offered by an authorized provider. It is a 4 hour class. CPR Certification is mandatory for graduation.
Cost: $65* (TWO YEAR certification)
*Instructor will vary.

Reiki Level I, II, & III - 4 Hours each

Reiki is a technique that aids the body in releasing stress and tension by creating deep relaxation. Reiki promotes healing and health. The Reiki System of healing is a technique for transmitting this subtle energy through the hands and intentions of the practitioner to enhance the human energy systems. This is a NCBTMB approved course.
Reiki I Cost: $150-*
Reiki II Cost: $150-*
Reiki III Master/Teacher: $200-*
Instructor: Patty Backus, Independent Reiki Master

Neuromuscular Stripping Therapy - 3 Hours

Overuse of muscles creates adhesions and scar tissue within the muscle fibers. An efficient method to remove them is a technique called Neuromuscular Stripping. Clients will experience greater range of motion and less pain when this technique is applied.
Cost: $80*
Instructor: Kristina Balish

PERSONAL ENRICHMENT CLASSES

*Prices are subject to change.
(Ask about group discounts)

Reflexology: An In-Depth Workshop - 3 Hours

Go beyond the basics of reflexology taught in the beginning 600 course. Learn to use tools and strokes geared towards specific ailments using reflexology. Hands, feet, and face reflexology taught during this workshop.
Cost: $65*

Couples Massage- 2 Hours

If your significant other complains of an achy neck or sore feet, or perhaps they just want some attention, here is your chance to learn how to do basic massage on your soul mate. Come in for a romantic night away from the hustle of the day and other distractions, and let our instructors at Flint School of Therapeutic Massage teach you simple stress relievers for the two of you.
Cost: $50*

MT Yoga

A fun class introducing the basic yoga postures & sun salutation to help increase flexibility, tone, & relaxation. Great for massage therapists to gain balance & breath. Work at your own ability level with guidance & assistance.
Cost: $50 / 5 Week Class*
Instructor: Kristina Balish

Raindrop Technique - 3 Hours

When the essential oils are properly applied to the neck, back and feet, this technique can bring about electrical alignment and help relieve a variety of discomforts caused by imbalances in the body, especially those found in the spine. Let Raindrop Therapy rejuvenate your mind and balance your body. *This class is limited to 5 students*
Cost: $175* - Pre-paid Only

Healing Oils of the Bible

Oils of therapeutic grade will be discussed in reference to the importance of the Bible. Come enjoy a relaxed environment where oils and information will be shared. Great for all stages of the spiritual journey. Please bring a Bible and one small drinking glass or ceramic mug (no plastics or styrofoam please).
Cost: $45* - Pre-paid Only