Master Class with Michael Alicia

Date: Oct 17, 2016
Time: 11:15 am - 1:15 pm

Bookings are closed for this event.

Eccentric Stretching for the Lower Extremity

Stretching is a tool LMTs, PTs and and Personal Trainers use to help loosen tight muscles. More and more eccentric stretching exercises are being used as an effective tool not only to rehabilitate injuries but as a part of training regimens and massage protocols. In this class we will explore Eccentric Stretches (Active and Active /Passive) for the lower extremity. Come dressed as for an exercise class including athletic rubber-soled shoes.



These classes do not award CEs.

What to Bring: Flat sheet and pillow case.

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Michael Alicia, LMT is the Founder and Director of CATA, NYC. He has been a licensed massage therapist since 1992 with a thriving practice in Manhattan.  Referrals come from long-time satisfied clients, New York’s Broadway and Ballet communities, as well as doctors and chiropractors who prescribe massage for acute injury, chronic pain, stress reduction and performance enhancement. His therapeutic sessions are crafted with an eye toward resolving chronic problems using a variety of techniques, including various forms of massage like Swedish, deep tissue, medical massage, shiatsu and Thai massage, while also including rehabilitative exercises in the form of stretching and strengthening exercises.

Michael has been a teacher of Swedish massage, shiatsu and Thai massage at the venerable Swedish Institute since 1994. He is also a visiting faculty member at the Therapeutic Massage Training Institute in Charlotte, North Carolina.

He is the author of The Massage Therapist’s Handbook and The Stretching Process DVD and Workshop.

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