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Pregnancy: Massage & Acupressure for Birth

November 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Basic massage techniques, acupressure points, relaxation and positioning, as well as multi-cultural touch techniques to help ease the pain of labor and possibly assist in a faster, less complicated delivery. A quick review of labor & birth physiology, abundant hands-on practice with acupressure, belly rub, ways of calming anxiety, easing back pain, increasing contractions, use of rebozo, and more. You may bring a pregnant volunteer to practice with. Followed by a video on the use of nurturing touch during birth. Work in various positions and labor-like situations, loose or stretchy clothing recommended. Open to LMT’s, birth professionals and birth companions. Part of OSM’s Maternity Massage Certification. $125. OSM Portland Campus, 9500 SW Barbur Blvd, #100, Portland. Kyle, 503-244-3420. KAM@OregonSchoolOfMassage.com, OregonSchoolOfMassage.com


November 12
9:00 am - 1:30 pm