Berkeley, California (EastBayDaily) — Bay Area Massage Therapy Certification school, The Acupressure Institute in Berkeley is offering free classes and a decrease in tuition for 2012. Depending on the program, these tuition decreases provide savings of up to 11.5% off of the regular fees (can be up to $800 in savings per program). These Decreased tuition rates are available now through January 31, 2012.
Three introductory classes will also be offered for free this December and January: December 8th 6-10 pm, December 30th 10am –2pm and January 5th 2012 6-10 pm. These classes will demonstrate and teach Acupressure for Self Care, for Share Care and for Professional Care. Self Care Acupressure focuses on the use of Acupressure to relieve ones own aches, pains, and other discomforts along with promoting greater health and vitality. Acupressure used as Shared Care focuses on the sharing of skills and healing energies with family, friends, elders, pets, and others in need, such as volunteering to share acupressure with people living with chronic or life threatening diseases. With advanced study and dedication, Acupressure can also be shared as Professional Care, where one’s skills are used to earn income attending to and teaching others. At the Acupressure Institute they teach and support students in learning and sharing hands on healing skills in ways that work well for themselves and the people they care for.
Each of the three free classes are limited to 24 students and will be taught by Joseph Carter, Licensed Acupuncturist and Director of the Acupressure Institute. Joseph has practiced Acupressure since 1978, and taught Acupressure since 1984.
“We all hope for health and happiness in the New Year! At the Acupressure Institute, our classes help people awaken the healing in their hands, this helps you keep yourself healthier, sharing hands on healing makes you happier, and given good training you can craft work that you love and that helps pay the bills!” says Tiffany Millerbiss of Acupressure Institute.
For more information on the Acupressure Institute, call (510) 845-1059 or visit them online at http://www.acupressureinstitute.com. Acupressure Institute is located at 1533 Shattuck Avenue Berkeley, CA 94709.
About the Acupressure Institute
Since 1976, the Acupressure Institute has offered comprehensive Acupressure training in traditional Asian Bodywork Therapies such as Chinese Meridian Massage (Tui Na) and Shiatsu massage. They also teach a subtle touch form of energy healing techniques called Ren Shen or “Compassion Spirit”. The Acupressure Institute has already trained thousands of students from all over the world. Their trainings provide high-quality education supporting a student’s educational goals, in a setting that encourages communication, respect, confidentiality and safety for all. Students are encouraged to visit the school in Berkeley and meet with a counselor to tailor a training program to their individual needs and interests. The Acupressure Institute is also recognized as a Bay Area Nursing Continuing Education provider.