AOHM Ethical Wisdom

AOHM Ethical Wisdom

AOHM Ethical Wisdom: Drawing from Masters in Study of Human Interaction Webinar

Relate the field of ethical behavior with several well-known and popular teachers’ timeless guidelines relevant today. Stimulate your thought process about your application of ethics in your personal and professional life.

2 CE’s NCBTMB & FL MT’s  

Upon Registration you will receive a DropBox link to download and print class materials.

You will also receive a Zoom link for attending the class.

October 14, 2020 7 PM – 9 PM

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Art of Holistic Massage (AOHM) Weekend

Art of Holistic Massage (AOHM) Weekend

Art of Holistic Massage (AOHMassage) is ideal for the recent massage therapy graduate as it sets a foundation for a lifelong career and is a refreshing class to spice up your current practice using this original protocol.

Bodywork veteran Alvina Quatrano uses principles from Zero Balancing, Process Acupressure, Swedish, Shiatsu, Reflexology, Reiki, and movement in a complete hands-on weekend.

Prerequisite to this class is  AOHM Foundation 1-3 or Online Series Parts 1-6 AND A massage with Alvina or approved therapist sometime before class.

Location: Naples, FL
The Class includes Review of the concepts covered in the online work:

  • ”Interface Touch” of Zero Balancing, developed by Dr Fritz Smith (an Osteopath, Acupuncturist & Rolfer).
  • Chakra Tai Chi developed by Aminah Raheem, PhD. helps to develop practitioner body mechanics and care during and after massages given.
  • Several instructional meditations help to ground the information into the psyches of the students in a pleasant way.
  • Students learn about the organ meridians (multi-dimensional energy pathways) of the body through an “Meridian Massage” exercise which is beneficial to the practitioner to clear, strengthen, and organize the body’s energy.
  • Energy and Physical Anatomy aligned with Massage Techniques.
  • Five Element Concepts related to symptoms & food & life
  • Guest speakers bring a variety of self-help and occupational suggestions

This weekend is all hands-on practice, giving and receiving AOHMassage Meridian Massage
Subsequent Study Groups and Teacher Training Available

CEU: 21 CEU’s
Cost: $350
May 31, 2019, 6-10 PM June 1-2, 2019 9-6

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AOHM Ethical Wisdom

Part 1: Intro to Art of Holistic Massage (AOHMassage) – Online

In this section you will be introduced to Alvina Quatrano, LMT the developer of Art of Holistic Massage (AOHMassage) and the influences behind her work – it’s lineage.

Learning Objectives for Part One Introduction:

  1. The learner will be able to describe the coarse goals of Art of Holistic Massage (AOHMassage) Meridian Massage program.
  2. The learner will agree not to teach Meridian Massage.
  3. The learner will be able to identify key points of the history and lineage of Art of Holistic Massage Foundation.
  4. The learner will be familiar with additional books to support their continued study.
  5. The learner will be able to choose music that complements their sessions.
  6. The learner will reflect on her motivation and learning goals via the personal questionnaire.

1 CE will be awarded upon completion.

* This class is a prerequisite to Part 2 of The AOHM Course Series. The complete series of 6 parts is a prerequisite to attending the full Art of Holistic Massage live training program.

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Part 4: Principles of Touch – AOHMassage Online

This section will discuss the intentional point of view, energetic connection and body mechanics needed as a therapist. We will talk about “fields” and how best to work with another person’s field.

We will experience “Interface” and the respectful attention to boundaries and getting back to attention if energy gets clouded or fuzzy.

You will view the “Energy Effect” as described by Judith Sullivan in her video and thus what it is to “take out the looseness” and have a meaningful conversation.

You will be introduced to the first and last movements of the massage — The Leg Pull and why it is important.

You will learn how to do a Neck Release using your Tai Chi Body even when sitting.

There are videos demonstrating. Calibrations of touch include scanning and palming.

As a partner in healing considering ways of creating homeostasis is the goal of Art of Holistic Massage (AOHMassage). You will be introduced to the concept of The Spectrum of Touch most of which is available to you and the understanding that you will be working at “Interface” in AOHMassage. Thanks to Dr. Frederick Fritz Smith we have a Criteria for Touch by which we can gauge all of our actions. We describe what possibly can happen during and after treatments and how to advise clients about changes being felt. Touch styles are defined.

Learning Objectives:

  1. The learner will be able to align himself with his own and his client’s intention.
  2. The learner will become aware of and support energetic boundaries utilizing the concept of “Interface”.
  3. The learner will be able to demonstrate the Donkey Donkey exercise with a partner.
  4. The learner will experience the sensation of energy between his hands, as demonstrated in the Reiki Hands video.
  5. The learner will describe the important concepts in Dr. Smith’s Particle and Wave video.
  6. The Learner will be able to demonstrate the Scarf Exercise with a partner.
  7. The Learner will identify the Energy Effect of “taking out the looseness” and “interface”, as demonstrated by Judith Sullivan.
  8. The learner will perform and practice a Leg Pull for opening and closing a session.
  9. The learner will perform a neck release, remembering to use his Tai Chi Body and to maintain verticality while in the sitting position.
  10. The learner will practice scanning and palming over the body, referring to illustrations and/or video.
  11. The learner will identify important concepts in Dr. Smith’s interview The Vocabulary of Touch.
  12. The learner will be able to define different types of touch.
  13. The learner will identify the differences between Interface, Blending, Streaming, Channeling types of touch.

1.5 CE will be awarded upon completion.

Prerequisite to AOHMassage Online #5, 6, &/or AOHMassage 1 Live Class

“Touch connects us at many levels.”    Lauterstein

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Part 5: Reflexology – AOHMassage Online


You will learn what Reflexology is, what it does, where it comes from and how to use it in your massage.

You will practice the protocol several times with friends and family and collect an evaluation from each one for submission.

The results will be part of your conference with Alvina at the end of the class. The more you practice this protocol which is choreographed — one move leads to the next — the easier it becomes and very natural.

Learning Objectives
  1. The learner will identify key definitions and points in the history of Reflexology.
  2. The learner will demonstrate the step-by-step Reflexology moves while using Presentation 2 notes and the class video.
  3. The learner will perform 3 reflexology sessions.
  4. The learner will evaluate his performance of Reflexology in his 3 sessions.

4.5 CE”s will be awarded upon completion.


Prerequisite to AOHMassage Live Class and AOHMassage online Part 6