*** SOLD OUT *** Intro to Thumbs-Free Foot Massage, with Kay Rynerson

  • 06/01/2020
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Due to the disruption that COVID-19 has had on the lives and livelihoods of massage therapists, the 14 owners of Seattle-area Massage Envy franchises are sponsoring online classes—open to ALL massage therapists, FREE of charge—in an effort to support the growth and development of all therapists during this stressful time. Each class is limited to 100 participants, and registrations are required to guarantee your space.

Intro to Thumbs-Free Foot Massage

with Kay Rynerson, LMT, RTT (Registered Thai Therapist) (MA00003963)
on Monday, June 1, 2020 from Noon to 1:00 pm PST
online via ZOOM (link will be emailed to all registrants in advance)


As tools, thumbs are just too small for the jobs to which we traditionally assign them. This class will give you the techniques you need to give a safe, effective, and thorough foot massage—all without ever using your thumbs.

If you have someone with whom you are sheltering at home, they are in luck! The instructor will be demonstrating this class with a partner so you can watch and follow her lead in real time.

If you are alone, don’t worry! You can still follow along with your handout, which will include notes and photos for you to use on clients once the quarantine ends.

For those of you with a practice partner, please also have ready:

– Lotion or oil
– A towel or pillowcase
– If possible, a massage table… although the living room couch or a bed will work too.

REGISTRATION CLOSES 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE—AT *NOON* ON SUNDAY, MAY 31—to give us time to prepare the roster, schedule the class, and send the Zoom invite.

Learn more about Kay here:

How This Class Works:

    • This is a free online class, using the free “Zoom” video conferencing platform.*
    • Registration is required, with a limit of 100 participants: if your plans change and you can not participate, please log in and cancel your registration, so another therapist can fill the space.
    • A confirmation email will be sent from info@ascendce.com to the email address you provide upon registration; if you do not add info@ascendce.com to your address book/contacts, you may miss this email when it gets routed into your spam filter.
    • The instructor will email you the night before (or possibly sooner if the class sells out) with a Zoom link to join the class.
    • PLEASE CHECK YOUR SPAM FILTER / JUNK FOLDER / Gmail’s “PROMOTIONS” tab for misrouted emails BEFORE emailing us about the class link.
    • We recommend setting your computer up with Zoom 5-10 minutes before class.
    • When you click the link in the email from the instructor, it will give you step-by-step instructions, including a download link if the Zoom app is not already installed on your device.
    • You can choose your level of privacy: simply listen in with a phone, or choose to view the instructor (“Video on”); you can likewise choose whether you are visible to other attendees.
    • Each class is 1 CEU in duration; the instructor will email your certificate to you upon completion of class.

*How Zoom Works:

This online class is presented through the “Zoom” video conferencing platform. You can use your desktop computer, a laptop computer, a tablet, or a smart phone to take this class. If you haven’t used Zoom before, this video provides a nice overview of what to expect and how to get started (if you wish, you can skip her preamble and start watching the steps at the 1:12 minute mark):


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