Carpal Tunnel Workshop
Kevin Graef, MTI
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a medical condition due to compression of the median nerve as it travels through the wrist at the carpal tunnel.
Two-day workshop including assessment, body mobilization techniques, anatomy, kinesiology, and hands-on techniques for pain relief. Upon successful completion of the workshop, LMTs can reduce and reverse painful symptoms caused by this “repetitive stress injury” (RSI).
Jason Bratcher, MTI
Lomi Lomi is an ancient bodywork modality that was created by the Kahuna Healers of Hawaii. The dance-like movements and techniques that are applied create an interconnected flow giving a feeling of being totally supported and cared for while receiving.
DeepFeet Ashiatsu Basics Workshop
Shara Cox, MTI
In Ashiatsu, the practitioner uses their feet to deliver treatment. The name comes from the Japanese, ashi for foot and atsu for pressure
The workshop methodology is western focused and includes cross-fiber friction, effleurage, petrissage, compression as well as some trigger point and myofascial techniques. Emphasis on body mechanics, barefoot application, contraindications, certification, and bar construction. Therapists will gain enough knowledge and technique to offer a full body Ashiatsu treatment.
500 Hour LMT Program
The Lauterstein-Conway School & Clinic
Kevin Graef, MTI
Jason Hammond, MTI
The 500-hour massage therapy training at The Lauterstein-Conway Massage School gives you the skills to be a successful massage therapist. Approximately 450 hours of didactic instruction; 50 hours hands-on clinical training. The following topics are covered over the 6 month program: Swedish Massage, Sports Massage, Deep Tissue, Deep Massage: The Lauterstein Method, Clinical Massage Therapy, Anatomy, Physiology, Kinesiology, Pathology, Hydrotherapy, Health & Hygiene, Business Practices & Ethics, Chair Massage, Pregnancy Massage.
Phlebotomy Technician Program
Austin Community College
ACC’s Phlebotomy Technician Institutional Certificate is one of only two nationally accredited programs in the state. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible for the American Society of Clinical Pathology’s (ASCP) Phlebotomist Certification exam (PBT). Areas of study includes: anatomy, physiology, metabolic rates, emergency protocol, medical laboratory standards, and handling of bio-hazardous materials. 8 weeks of cognitive study and in-class practice of phlebotomy skills; 160 hours of on-site clinical time.
RELEVANT COURSEWORK (3.75 GPA):
HUMAN GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT)
Intensive program to prepare students for the National Registry Emergency Medical Technician computer adaptive/cognitive test and psychomotor exams. EMTs provide out of hospital emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical services (EMS) system. EMTs have the basic knowledge and skills necessary to stabilize and safely transport patients ranging from non-emergency and routine medical transports to life threatening emergencies.
LAMP Honors Certficate
Undergraduate degree in Sociology, BA (2003-2007)
Minors: Communication & Culture; Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Dutch
I am proud of the experiences and lessons I absorbed during my time at Indiana University. I spent 4 years working two jobs, going to school full-time, and chaired the Liberal Arts and Management Program’s Student Advisory Board (SAB).