Class Offerings

Fairhaven Massage

BACK BODY BONUS

with William Prelle in Bellingham, Washington
Class Time 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, 7 CE Hours
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Cost:  $135
To Register: Send $50 deposit or full tuition to William Prelle at 1315 Mill Avenue, Bellingham, WA  98225
Information:  William Prelle at (360) 733-2368 or willcher@q.com
Bring: Set of sheets, face cradle cover, bolster,
lotion in a squeeze bottle; wear loose clothing.

We will spend this day practicing engaging, effective, and enjoyable hand techniques that will integrate the fundamentals of Neuromuscular Therapy, Sports Massage, and Myofascial Release. William will help you to be more lively, creative, and healthy with your massage work. Learn to apply these and other massage techniques to all the muscles of the entire back torso in ways that are user friendly in force and rhythm. We will employ a wide variety of strokes firmly and gradually, and you will be able to use them right away with your clients. William teaches excellent ergonomic use of your hands and body. This class will relieve muscle tensions in your back attained from all the hours of bending over a massage table. You will enjoy and benefit from receiving these techniques as well as doing them. William’s students have said they are so happy to learn they can keep doing massage with less risk of pain and injury to their hands.

NECKSTASY, A DYNAMIC COMBO OF NMT, MFR, MET, AIS…

with William Prelle in Bellingham, Washington
Class Time 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, 8 CE Hours
2017 Date and Location to Be Announced 

Cost:  $145
To Register send $50 deposit or full tuition to William Prelle at
1315 Mill Avenue, Bellingham, WA  98225
Information:  William Prelle at (360) 733-2368 or willcher@q.com
Bring: Set of sheets, face cradle cover, bolster, and lotion in a squeeze bottle; wear loose clothing.

This class will explore the core principles of Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT), Myofascial Release (MFR), Muscle Energy Technique (MET), and Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) as you learn to talk to your muscles on a first-name-basis using highly effective and user-friendly methods.  Come and explore smooth moves to improve your experience, understanding, and massage treatment of the neck, shoulders, and spine to better serve your own body and your clients.  Your won self-care will be at the heart of this day’s workshop.  William’s massage teaching techniques are active and playful while very specific, and the result is deep and penetrating, yet sensitive to each person’s neck.

INSTRUCTOR: William Prelle, B.Sci, LMT combines the life sciences into a valuable and enjoyable healing art. He offers “depth without distress,” and “talks to the muscles on a first name basis.” With his touch he specializes in clinical/medical treatments and client’s awareness and self-care. William has been co-owner and a therapist at Fairhaven Massage and Therapy Center since 1985. He has taught classes and workshops at Fairhaven School of Massage, Spectrum School of Massage and at AMTA-WA Conventions. He is a certified B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Instructor, teaching at Yoga Northwest in Bellingham (1994–to present). The clarity and enthusiasm of his teaching will inspire you. For more information about William, visit him at www.fairhavenmassage.com and www.yoganorthwest.com. (Lic # MA 00000423)

The following classes are available
upon request:

  • Basic Massage
  • Jin Shin Do® Acupressure
  • Sports Massage
  • Couples Massage
  • Stress Relief and Postural Dynamics
  • Classes at the Workplace
  • Yoga for Individuals and Groups