Aquatic Integration II

October 18-22, 2017

AI II Sensory Integration expands on the framework of moves, philosophy and concepts learned in AI I, while deepening student’s skill for listening and translating the language of the body ~ posture, gesture, breathing, motility and expression. Students develop an understanding of the body as a physical/emotional landscape, viewing the body in a 180º, at the surface of the water.

This course includes 3+hrs of study group and supervision.

Aquatic Integration II ~ Sensory Integration

  • The Geometry of the Somatic Environment (Ethics 2 hr)
  • Indications & Contraindications
  • Emotional Implications & Interpretations
  • Application of Key Shiatsu Points
  • Advanced Session Protocol
  • Assessment & Progression of Treatment

Chronic Pain Recovery Center
25134 Oakhurst Drive
Spring, TX 77386

Cost -  

$750

Earned credits -  

35 contact hours or CCU’s through TPTA and TOTA

Instructor 

Cameron West CMT, SEP, APE is a pioneer in the field of therapeutic water education, ethics and practice. She currently serves as the Director of Aquatic Integration Programs at the AquaZen Center in Atascadero, California where she developed and directs Practitioner Programs with concentrations in Aquatic Integration™ and Watsu®. Additionally, Cameron provides legal and technical issues consultation for spas, colleges, rehabilitation centers and private providers on the installation of cost-effective water rehab centers in their facilities.

Cameron’s educational background includes extensive personal training with key water therapy masters, including Harold Dull, Mario Jahara and Shantam. She is the founder of Aquatic Integration, a form of water therapy, which combines eastern meridian and point work with myofascial release, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation and breath-work. Aquatic Integration has proven highly effective in a range of clinical settings from psychological and emotional release modalities to traditional rehabilitation of orthopedic trauma and spinal cord injury. Cameron specializes in the training of practitioners in Physical and Somatic Therapy practices in spas and health centers all over the world. Her Aquatic Integration and Watsu curriculum have been approved by National Certification Board For Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), as well as internationally through Worldwide Aquatic Bodywork Association (WABA).

Cameron served as Director of Aquatics at Tri County Easter Seals from 1984 to 1999 and as an Adaptive Physical Education teacher at Oxnard and Ventura Colleges from 1987 to 2003. She serves as a member on the Board of Directors of WABA and has participated on their Educational Standards Advisory Committee since 2003. Cameron has been a featured speaker at St. John’s Hospital, Ventura Polio Support Group, the California Aquatic Association, California Association for Postsecondary Education and Disability, and the YMCA.

Itinerary 

Day 1

8:30 – 12:30

  • Review, Refine & Define
  • AI I Foundational Frame

12:30 lunch

1:45-3pm

  • Listening to the Body’s Wisdom
  • Where/what feels safe?

3:15-6pm

  • Vertical & Horizontal Orientation
  • Body landscape ~ Axial balance
  • Closing Circle

Day 2

8:30 – 12:30

  • Hooking up Frame, Form and Function
  • What does pain look and feel like?

12:30 lunch

1:45-3pm

  • AI Assessment
  • Bodyreading

3:15-6pm

  • Push, Pull & Yield Exercise
  • Partner Sessions
  • Closing Circle

Day 3

8:30 – 12:30

  • Framework

12:30 lunch

1:45-3pm

  • Shiatsu and Yoga Postures
  • Somatic Dialogue

3:15-6pm

  • Framework
  • Complimentary exercise
  • Closing Circle

Day 4

8:30 – 12:30

  • Framework

12:30 lunch

1:45-3pm

  • Specific Conditions
  • Progression of Treatment

3:15-6pm

  • Client Sessions
  • Model Feedback
  • Closing Circle

Day 5

8:30 – 12:00

  • Progression of Treatment
  • Framework

Noon – lunch together

  • Anatomy of Choreography
  • AI Certification Process

1:30-4:00

  • Sessions
  • Closing Circle
Hotel 

Holiday Inn Express
24888 N. Freeway Service Rd.
Spring, TX 77386

Contact 

Angela Dumas
832-826-6311
courseregistration@texaschildrens.org