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Galleries 1054 in Canal Square 1054 31st St., NW Washington, DC 20007
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Basic Massage Techniques Class
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4.5 average rating
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7 stars
attended Jan 19 2010

This was a great intro class to basic massage techniques. We got to practice on each other (which felt great) while the instructor guided us. It was beneficial for us.

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34 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 11 2011

This is an excellent lesson in combining body mind and spirit.I had a ball! The icebreaker was an excellent idea. I look at this class as a lecture,and a lab,both very helpful and informative.

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attended Oct 11 2011

Joseph Reo did a fabulous job of teaching and reinforcing basic massage techniques for shoulders and arms, hands, and scalp. Excellent class to take with or without a partner to learn how to provide a better massage to anyone.

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How many times have you wished that you could snap your fingers and your own private masseuse would appear out of nowhere to magically get that kink out of your neck or reduce your stress headache? If you attend tonight’s seminar, you’ll be on your way to enjoying the benefits of massage, either by giving one or receiving one .. hopefully more of the latter. Massage is a nice present to share with anyone who you think is deserving, whether it be a work colleague, your dry cleaner or someone you would like to know better.

Massage is the ancient technique of manipulating the muscles and soft tissues of the body for pain relief and relaxation. You will actually learn and practice basic massage techniques on the neck, shoulders, hands and scalp. You will also receive an overview of the role of massage in modern health care for reducing stress and easing chronic pain conditions. No oils or creams are necessary — wear loose, comfortable clothing.

About the instructor: Our instructor has a Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University and is a graduate of the Baltimore School Of Massage. He is a nationally certified massage therapist and has maintained a private practice in Washington for over 15 years. He lectures and teaches massage courses and seminars at a variety of locations in the greater Washington area, including George Washington University, Carroll Community College, The Baltimore School of Massage, and other local businesses and educational institutions.

About the Ticket Supplier: Professionals in the City

Professionals in the City is a socializing and networking organization that offers professionals in major cities an opportunity to unwind, have fun, and meet people who share their interests outside of the workplace.