Prenatal Massage

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Instructor: Meade Steadman, LMT

Meade graduated from the Myotherapy College of Utah in 1996 and has been working full time as a practicing LMT ever since.  Having owned a small business for many years before his massage practice, he started teaching Practice Building courses at the Myotherapy College of Utah in 1997 and branched out to teaching several other classes including Swedish Massage, Sports Massage, Acutherapy and Ethics. Along with MCU, Meade has been teaching home study students at the Myotherapy Institute of Massage with additional classes including Prenatal Massage, Tai Chi and Reflexology.  Meade lectured at the University of Utah’s Stress Management class on the benefits of Massage Therapy.  In 2003 Meade began working with Aesthetic Video Source as the featured expert for Swedish Massage and to date has completed over 14 massage videos which have won several Telly Awards.  Ruth Werner’s “A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology” 4th edition included Meade as an expert contributor in Swedish Massage.  Massage and Bodywork Magazine July/August 2011 published and article: “Applications of Hand Reflexology; Benefits and Protocol” In which Meade was a featured contributor.  In 2011 and 2013, Meade taught a 6 hour Ethics course at the AMTA Utah Chapter convention.  In 2015, also at the AMTA Utah Chapter convention, Meade taught an 8 hour class on Chair Massage.

Summary of what the video training will include:

This class is designed to introduce the student to massage for women who are pregnant and who have just delivered. Specific bodywork techniques and body positioning using body cushions will be taught, massage demonstrated and practiced. Benefits, contraindications, and special considerations will also be taught. Course leaves the student with the ability to work with healthy women. Time permitting students may learn labor massage techniques. Prerequisites: Anatomy & Physiology and Swedish Massage