This is the first in a series of workshops that are designed to extract money from massage therapists. The workshops are sponsored by the Society to Enrich Massage Schools Owners (SEMSO).
The workshop is sponsored by the Massage School Business Association (MSBA)
Requirements: Any massage therapist who can afford to pay the $400.00 tuition is eligible to register.
The workshop is designed to provide a broad and comprehensive introduction to rhinology, rhinomassology, and an in-depth, hands-on training in rhinomassage therapy.
The workshop will be held in Hortense Effinger Hall, Conference Room 304 at the Bringham School of Rhinomassage Therapy in Archpot, Michigan.
Massage Therapists who attend all sessions and pass the Practicum will receive six credits in Continuing Education from the American Association of Rhinomassage Therapists (AART).
AART has approved this workshop as preparation for the National Certification Examination for Rhinomassage Therapy (NCERT). This examination is administered by the National Board for the Certification of Secular Massage Specialties (NBCSMS).
Contraindications for nose massage
NCERT has been adopted by the Board of Professional Occupations in the 42 states which regulate Rhinomassage Therapy.
8:30-9:00. Late registration
What is a nose? Five definitions
You and you nose - get to know your nose
Introduction to Rhinomassology
Etymological origin of the English word "nose"The psychology and sociology of the nose Words used to designate "nose" in 47 languages The importance of the nose in 28 different cultures
Thumbing your nose. An example of disrespect The importance of the nose in breathing Using the nose in nonverbal communicationThe rhinology of the rhinoceros
Why some people are nosey
A comparison of the noses of 12 presidents of the United States.
Why pimples grow on noses
Differences in the noses of democrats and republicans.
The nose of the Mona Lisa
Seasonal changes in size of the nose
The Holistic Nose. Its proper place in body, mind, and spirit
The bones, muscles, nerves, and vascular system of the holistic nose
The holistic noses of famous Greek statues
The eccentric holistic nose
Differences in adult male and female holistic noses
Pathology of the nose
The embryological origin and evolutionary development of the nose
The ectoplasmic noses of famous holistic ghosts
The physiology of breathing, smelling, and sneezing
The anatomical location of the nose in man and other primates
Noses of animals in 30,000-year-old cave art in Southern Spain
Yoga for the holistic nose
Some civil engineering aspects of the bridge of the nos e
Nose reflexology for the Aquarian Age
Professional and Ethical Rhinomassology
The noses of 50 famous people
How to massage a nose with a deviated septum
Nose massage in Babylonia and in the fifth dynasty of Upper Egypt
Nasal meditation to relax the nose
Uncommon and rare diseases of the nose Washing the nose in a hot shower
Is Eskimo kissing nose massage?Is the nose a portal of entry for the AIDS virus?
A comparison of the noses of Robin Hood, King Arthur, and Christopher Columbus
Distinctive features of the noses of Egyptian and Peruvian mummies
Proper use of the nose in sniffing snuff
Demonstrations on Workshop Participants
Contraindications for nose massage
Oiling the nose
Effleurage of the bridge of the noseTapotement of the nose using the index fingers onlyPetrissaging the soft tissues surrounding the nose
Nerve-stroking the nose - where to begin and where to end
Rhinomassaging clients in chairs
Rhinomassaging clogged-up noses
Doing rhinomassage blindfolded
Rhinomassaging noses with blackheadsDoes rhinomassage alleviate nose stress?
Sunday 4:00 - 5:00
Massaging the Artificial Nose
A color slide/video lecture and demonstration of Nose Reflexology with live patients who have artificial noses by Prof. Throckmorton T. Littlingden, III, Ph.D., MD., Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Biglobie University Graduate School of Medicine, Fellow of the Institute of Plastic Surgery, and Diplomate of the International Academy for Prosthetic Nose Research.
Sunday 7:00 - 9:00
Practicum in Rhinomassology
Participants will get supervised hands-on practice in massaging their own noses and the noses of other participants. Please bring your noses to the Practicum.
An edited 4-video cassette album of this workshop may be purchased for $200 from Rhinomassology Educators, Inc., P.O. Box 4508, Healthcliff Heights, CA 90753.