Stage 1 – Theory – Assessment of Posture and Musculoskeletal Balance Course. 6 CE Contact Hours/Science

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Stage 1: Theory, Present Moment Program: Assessment of Posture and Musculoskeletal Balance. 6 CE Contact Hours/Science

About the Instructor and Author.

About Stage 1: Theory Course.

Learning Outcomes for Stage 1: Theory Course

Learning Outcomes for Lesson 1.

Learning Outcomes for Lesson 2:

Learning Outcomes for Lesson 3:

Learning Outcomes for Lesson 4:

Overview of the Entire Course.

Project Landmark Dates

Continuing Education Hours.

CE Category.

Concepts.

By the Numbers.

Acknowledgements and Thanks.

How to take this course.

About the Instructor and Author.

Steve J. Davis, RYT, LMT, BCTMB
Founder and Owner, Healing Light Yoga and Massage
By Appointment Only. 
Phone (503) 724-2755, Fax (503) 200-1276
Located in the heart of Hollywood, at 4036 NE Sandy Blvd., Suite 204, Portland, OR 97212

  • Creator: Present Moment Program, Assessment of Posture and Musculoskeletal Balance Course, Ethics for the Professional Massage Therapist and Bodyworker.
  • Registered Yoga Teacher, Licensed Massage Therapist.
  • Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
  • 40+ years experience.

healinglight.info
steve.davis@healinglight.info

YA #29243, OBMT #13099, BCTMB #512195-6, NPI #1124359088, NCBTMB Approved Provider #1122.

“Steve Davis is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider and is also sponsored by NCBTMB to teach New York LMTs continuing education that is accepted by the state of New York for license renewal.”

Copyright 2015-2017 by Steve Davis
All Rights Reserved

History of this course, and How to take this course!
VIDEO: 6;16 minutes, seconds.

About Stage 1: Theory Course.

A Multiple Choice Exam is given for each lesson. 80% passing score is required. The Certificate of Completion is available after successful completion of the course. You can find and download your Certificate of Completion at My Courses page. > Completed Courses. You can see Active Courses, and Completed Courses. Click on Completed Courses, and then Your Results to see your grade per lesson and overall grade for the course.

If you do not pass the exam for each lesson, just reset it, and try again.

Namaste!

This course is Stage 1, Theory, only, with full access to the Library. 

The Library has over 38 hours of video content, over 163,000 written words, and many useful resources.

Password to open all videos, all PDF files, and the Library:

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Library Lesson

The Library page is considered a Lesson. Please remember to select the green Complete Lesson button at the bottom of the Library page (just above the attachments) to complete the Library Lesson and receive your Certificate of Completion.

Stage 1, Theory.  [Certificate Issued upon completion. 6 CE Contact Hours.]

Includes all lessons in Stage 1:

Lesson 1. [1 CE Contact Hour.]

Lesson 2. [1 CE Contact Hours.]

Lesson 3. [2 CE Contact Hours.]

Lesson 4. [2 CE Contact Hours.]

CE Category of this course: Science.

Asynchronous Online, Live Webinar/Interactive Distance Learning (CONTACT HOURS) or Home Study (NON-CONTACT HOURS). Instructor Steve Davis, RYT, LMT, BCTMB available for interaction. Students will learn the following Learning Outcomes. Extensive videos with full transcription, Lessons written with illustrations and text, PowerPoint presentations in PDF., PowerPoint videos. Multiple choice quizzes given for each lesson. 15 lessons. Each Lesson is a separate course. No prerequisite.

There are 14 Learning Objectives for the full Course, listed below. In addition, there are many Learning Outcomes, unique to each Lesson.

  1. Accurate observation of the client or patient.
  2. Assessment of posture.
  3. Plumb line photos. How to set them up, take them, and also the analysis of the plumb line photos.
  4. Musculoskeletal balance assessment.
  5. Gait analysis, also with video, which I recommend, for both you and the client to study.
  6. Movement analysis, also with video for the same reasons.
  7. Develop a treatment plan, and how to modify it, as you are going along with your sessions.
  8. Physics relating to movement, posture, and musculoskeletal balance.
  9. Clinical practice overview.
  10. In-depth study of methods.
  11. Pathology.
  12. Healing Light Kata, a movement form of exercises that I have developed. It is a fusion of Supreme Ultimate Fist, Yoga, and Posture Exercises designed to bring the body into neutral posture and musculoskeletal balance, focus the mind for accurate perception and accurate memory, flowing into the correct path.
  13. Focused Massage Therapy, a fusion of ten modalities that I use in my practice.
  14. Conclusion with Case Studies and Outcomes.

Learning Outcomes for Stage 1: Theory Course

Learning Outcomes for Lesson 1.

  • Be able to list the 14 Learning Outcomes of this course.

Learning Outcomes for Lesson 2:

  • Be able to list the Learning Outcomes listed below:
  • Be able to describe the Learning Outcomes listed below:
  • Accurate Observation of the Client or Patient.
  • Four methods of observing phenomena in Zen Shiatsu. 
  • Assessment of Posture.
  • Planes and Axes of Movement.
  • Vertical linegravity line, vertical axis, longitudinal axis.
  • Center of Gravity.
  • Newton’s Universal Law of Gravity, and Newton’s Laws of Motion.

Learning Outcomes for Lesson 3:

  • Be able to list the Learning Outcomes listed below:
  • Be able to describe and understand the Learning Outcomes listed below:
  • Be able to answer questions accurately about the Learning Outcomes listed below:
  • Cardinal Planes and Axes of Movement.
  • Anatomical motions.
  • Muscle terms.
  • Overview of the system.
  • Gravity is transmitted through the bones.
  • Plumb line.
  • Healing Light Kata.
  • Three Principles of the System.

Learning Outcomes for Lesson 4:

  • Be able to list the Learning Outcomes listed below:
  • Be able to describe the Learning Outcomes listed below:
  • Be able to answer questions accurately about the Learning Outcomes listed below:
  • Be able to demonstrate understanding of the Learning Outcomes listed below:
  • Discussion of concepts in physics, biomechanics, kinematics with examples.
  • A review of Newton’s Universal Law of Gravity, and Newton’s Laws of Motion.
  • Concepts: Awareness, Alignment, Balance, Movement, leading to Power of Performance, Supreme Wellness.
  • Before taking the first step, the entire path must be seen. Step, path, and goal are one.
  • Be in the present. This is important for this course.It’s important for learning anything.
  • Many other concepts, illustrated in the Lesson text, Lesson videos, Lesson illustrations. See Lesson for more detail.

Overview of the Entire Course.

NamePresent Moment Program: Assessment of Posture and Musculoskeletal Balance Course, Mod. 1.

Project Landmark Dates.

1952; my life began. 1959 I met and studied with Master Violinist Viljo Hillend, Western Classical Music on the violin. 1971; I met and studied with Wen Chi Huang, Ta’i Chi Ch’uan and Shaolin Master from China. Pre-Med Studies started in 1977. June 1978; I met and studied with Sri Dadaji, Amiya Roy Chowdhury, Yoga Master from India. Jan. 1993; I traveled to India to study Indian Classical Music, Voice and Bansuri with master teachers, including Pandit Malhar Kulkarni. The idea for the Present Moment Program became clear on this trip. Started working intensively on this project in Dec. 2014. Filming began in Jan. 2015.Purpose.

This course is under the umbrella of my Present Moment Program. Being in the present moment will improve perception and memory skills.

This is a Continuing Education Course for Licensed Massage Therapists, Bodyworkers, and other Health Care Professionals.

Continuing Education Hours.

Continuing Education Hours will be awarded to Health Care Professionals who need these CE Hours to renew their Licenses. Health Care Professionals include: Medical Doctors, Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Nurses, Physical Therapists, Physios, LMTs, Bodyworkers, Yoga Teachers, and others. Certificates of Completion with CE hours will be issued for each Lesson, Stage, and for the entire Course.

CE Category.

CE Category of this Course: Science.

Concepts.

Awareness, Alignment, Balance, and Movement, leading to Power of Performance, Supreme Wellness. Perception from accurate observation leads to accurate memory, applying lessons to improve posture and musculoskeletal balance, efficiency of movement of the body, and to successfully maintain this state.

By the Numbers.

Entire Course: 60 CE Hours3 Stages15 lessons, and the Library, ranging from one hour each to 6.5 hours each. Approximately 280,000+ written words, 52+ hours of video, 421 multiple choice questions, 80% score required to pass each lesson, 14 Learning Objectivesmany Learning Outcomes, unique to each lesson. All videos and all lessons are fully transcribed. People working on the course since December 2014: myself, with one camera operator/transcriber, and six models. Total: 8.

Acknowledgements and Thanks.

Special Acknowledgment and Thanks to Star Camera Operator and Transcriber Sandra Mills, and to all of our models.

How to take this course.

Important: Study of included files, videos and video transcripts is required for all lessons. There is a quiz after each lesson. You are required to have a 80% or higher passing score to pass each quiz. You can take the quiz as many times as you want to, just reset it to take it again. Estimated time to complete each lesson is shown.

A description of the structure of each lesson is shown at the top of the lesson page; then Lesson Media links for downloading files; next is the quiz button, and next are the streaming videos. The Lesson Media and Quiz button are also shown at the bottom of the lesson page.

All of the information you need is in the lesson text, the figures, the videos, and downloadable files are provided to assist you on your learning journey.

A Certificate of Completion will be issued upon successful completion of each Lesson, each Stage, and the entire Course. Each Lesson and each Stage can be purchased separately as a separate Course, with a Certificate of Completion issued upon successful completion of each Lesson and Stage.

Copyright 2015-2017 by Steve Davis
All Rights Reserved

Modules

Stage 1. Theory.

Lesson                    CE Hours 1                                1 2                               1 3                               2 4                               2 Library                    0 ------------------------------- TOTAL                    6

Lessons