Mastering the Art of Touch: A Comprehensive Reflex Therapies Massage Course

Have you ever gotten out a bodywork session with a sense of WOW or surprise – completely transformed and aware of a new feeling? This is a very specific and meaningful experience. Manual therapy and mental health are deeply linked on a neurological level. Our tendons and muscle (tendons in particular) communicate motor feedback through…

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Incorporating the Breasts and Chest into Your Massage

Learning to Massage the Breasts When I teach Incorporating the Breast and Chest, I feel blessed by the experience, and delighted by students’ positive response. Upon experiencing the work for the first time, students often comment that it “feels so good”, “natural”, even “uplifting,” and are often surprised to report that there is nothing “sexual”…

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Elevate Your Massage Practice with the Art and Science of Cupping

At the Lauterstein-Conway Massage School and Clinic, we are excited to introduce our latest Continuing Education Massage Therapy Course on Cupping. Designed for both massage students and Licensed Massage Therapists (LMTs) who are new to the practice of cupping therapy, this 7-hour course offers a deep dive into the history, core concepts, contraindications, and indications…

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Deep Massage for the Neck – a Workshop with David Lauterstein

“Deep Massage” is a modality that is uniquely incorporated into the curriculum and continuing education at Lauterstein-Conway Massage School.  What makes it different and tremendously useful? Here’s a little info on what Deep Massage is and its origins. In 1979 I studied at the Chicago School of Massage Therapy and became a teacher there in…

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Unlocking the Secrets of Shoulder Health

Assessment and Treatment of the Shoulder: A Deep Dive into Ben Benjamin’s Workshop at The Lauterstein-Conway Massage School and Clinic In the dynamic realm of massage therapy, continuous evolution is key to integrating cutting-edge knowledge and techniques. For massage therapists in Austin, Texas, an exceptional opportunity awaits at The Lauterstein-Conway Massage School and Clinic—a two-day Continuing…

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Hawaiian Temple Bodywork (Lomilomi)

For 10 years Jason Bratcher has been facilitating and teaching Hawaiian Temple Bodywork (Lomilomi) in Texas. In those years, he has created an extraordinary 3-day intensive workshop that takes students on a journey of Lomilomi bodywork. Students get the benefits of learning to use their forearms as a primary tool of application and to be…

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Dealing with Trauma Release in Massage Therapy Sessions

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What pops into your brain when you think of the word – trauma? Trauma takes many forms and will show up in massage therapy. Clients come to massage appointments looking for relief, oftentimes this can be directly related to physical pain. Massage therapists are extensively trained to help use techniques to provide release, which is…

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How to Become a Licensed Massage Therapist in Texas

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Interested in becoming a Massage Therapist? Here is a step-by-step guide on how to become a Licensed Massage Therapist in Texas. The state agency that regulates massage therapy is the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation(TDLR) TDLR defines Massage Therapy as the manipulation of soft tissue by hand or through a mechanical or electrical apparatus…

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Meet TLC Massage Therapy Instructor: Natalie Meyersick

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The Lauterstein-Conway Massage School Alumni and Massage Therapy Instructor, Natalie Meyersick LMT, MTI, CCT, CMLDT, shares her enthusiasm for educating and inspiring the next group of future LMTs. When she’s not in the classroom, Natalie, runs her own private practice, Kinetic Temple Massage Therapy. She is also very passionate about and committed to lifelong learning.…

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