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Ashiatsu Massage Training: Where to Attend Intermediate Ashiatsu Classes

Are you a barefoot massage therapist looking for more advanced ashiatsu training beyond your basic barefoot massage training? NC Ashiatsu Barefoot Training is the Durham campus for the Center for Barefoot Massage. We provide barefoot massage continuing education classes for massage therapists specializing in chronic pain and myofascial techniques.

We are located in Durham, NC, nicknamed the "Bull City" and also known as the "City of Medicine". Home of Duke University (and its famed basketball team the Blue Devils), Central University, and world-class Duke University Hospital. It's incredibly convenient to travel to our barefoot training studio in central Carolina; we are only 20 minutes away from the Raleigh-Durham International( RDU) airport.

There are three major hotel chains within 5 minutes of the studio, not to mention several Air B&B options for those on a limited budget; Courtyard by Marriott, Holiday Inn Express, and the Hampton Inn. If you want to splurge and pamper yourself while you're getting your ashiatsu massage training, you could check out several bed and breakfast options. The Arrow Head Inn is only 10 minutes from the studio, north of Durham, for a relaxing quiet experience where you feel like you're in the country or stay at Morehead Manor to be closer to downtown Durham attractions and restaurants. Visit our Class and Location page for more info and a google map of our favorite coffee places, restaurants, and things to do in Durham.

NC Ashiatsu barefoot massage training is physically located inside of Bull City Soles, a barefoot massage and bodywork studio. The owner and instructor, Julie Marciniak, is a certified Advanced Rolfer® with 28 years of bodywork knowledge. Read more here about her training and experience.

If you've had Fundamentals or an introductory barefoot massage training with another provider you need to check out our Intermediate class to learn more clinical, myofascial, and trigger point theory barefoot massage. It's amazing bodywork and clients love to receive it! You will learn how to address the posterior and lateral cervical muscles, the psoas, hip flexors, as well as Quadratus Lumborum and adductors.  Sidelying bodywork is a great alternative for those with acute and chronic pain that could be aggravated by lying face down or even limited to the ability to lie on their back. We'll teach you proper bolstering and draping techniques.

If you are a barefoot massage therapist wanting to specialize in treating chronic pain with clinical barefoot massage, register now at NC Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage Training for your next level of barefoot massage training. Check out our blog, connect with us on social media via Instagram or Facebook for future class info.



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