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Rooted Movement Trunk explores the tissues and habits that contribute to or detract from “core stability” in pelvis, spine, and ribcage, with a focus on working with Iliopsoas and Rib Restrictions to balance their relationships with the base of support: feet.

Learning Objectives:

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

2.Students will learn techniques to release shoulder girdle restrictions as they relate to foot preferences.

3.Students will learn techniques to release costal-vertebral rib restrictions relative to foot preferences.

4.Students will learn techniques to release Iliopsoas restrictions relative to foot preferences.

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

6. Students will learn a self care posture for strengthening and lengthening Psoas bilaterally.

7. Students will learn a self care stretch to release Psoas unilaterally.

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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, #450969-09, 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.