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Techniques for Natural Foot & Leg Health.

7CE NCBTMB Approved Seminar, Scroll Down for Registration.  Next Seminar: April 13th, 2024, in Vancouver, WA

Rooted Movement Roots explores foot, ankle, knee, and hip tissues and habits that contribute to or detract from a comfortable, reliable connection with the ground and our base of support for other movements or postures.

Learning Objectives:

1.Students will learn to identify client’s dominant support foot vs. task foot.

2.Students will learn how toe alignment may affect medial arch movement and control.

3.Students will learn about common shoe features that may affect foot, knee, and hip movements and alignments involved in common pathologies such as Plantar Fasciitis and Sciatica.

4.Students will learn techniques to release foot, ankle, knee and hip restrictions affecting the client’s ability to relax into their base of support.

5.Students will learn use of verbal cues to support and facilitate release while utilizing the techniques.

6. Students will learn a self care exercise for mobilizing foot and ankle through differentiated movement.

7. Students will learn a self care stretch to relieve Plantar Fasciitis pain.

Register using these steps with the scheduler below:

1. Click the date next to “Next opening is”,  2. Click the start time shown on that date,  3. Fill out the form and click “Proceed to Payment”,  4. Complete the PaymentRegistration, Cancellation and Refund Policies


Aaron Gustafson is Approved by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider .  #450969-09

Aaron Gustafson LMT, CAMT II, Oregon LMT #7401, has 23+ years experience in bodywork and the healing arts.  He has been an NCBTMB approved continuing education provider since 2008. He taught at East West College of the Healing Arts from 2012 to 2019; curriculums included: Assessment and Treatment of the Lower Body, Assessment and Treatment of the Upper Body, Survey of Western Modalities, Western Massage & Bodywork, Structural Bodywork, Treatment Planning, Massage for Common Conditions, and Intro to Clinic.  He has been a teaching assistant for both Til Luchau and Bob McAtee. He is a Past President of the Oregon Chapter of the AMTA.