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Active Isolated Stretching: The Mattes Method centers on physiological principles of specific muscle lengthening, increased circulation and oxygen to the tissues, lengthening ofthe superficial and deep fascia.  The semiar involves exact details of how to safely lengthen muscles and fascia simutaneously maintaining a physiologically based agonist-antagonist relationship.

The seminar is 30% lectures, 70% hands-on work.  Detailed approaches to each muscle surrounding a joint, various indications and contraindications related to diseases, injuries, joint replacements, osteoporosis and aging factors.  Carpal tunnel, thoracic outlet, tendonitis, arthritis, fibromyalgia, back problems, neuropathy and various sports medicine considerations are discussed and demonstrated during the seminar.  The Mattes Method is incorporated into the 4 day seminar.

The cost of attending the seminars vary according to location.  In most cases the fees include educational material and a rope.  Client evaluations and treatments are available with an additional charge and strudents may usually observe.  Seminars are usually 32 hours in length, 4 days.  (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday).  Some special cases such as organizational meetings/fund raisers or conventions, venues can be much shorter.  Those circumstances are usually advertised as such.

Event DetailsMore About January 25-28, 2018. Basic Active Isolated Stretching and Strengthening Seminar By Aaron L. Mattes

The cost of the Seminar is $625.00 

Thurs, Friday, Saturday. January 25. (Thurs) registration and set up is 8-9 am.  Class starting at 9 am and ending at 6 pm.  Friday and Saturday classes start at 8 am and end at 6 pm with lunch at 12 pm. 
On Sunday class will start at 8 AM and end at 3 PM.  Those having to leave early please do so.

SRQ airport is 5 miles away with taxi service in baggage claim.  Tampa TPA and Fort Myers would be an hour and a half drive.

For those flying, if your flight leaves early, feel free to leave class when you need to.  Take your belongings, certificate and remember to sign out.

To make hotel reservations please call: (941) 360-2626   
Room rate is $159.   Mention you are attending Aaron Mattes Seminar for group rate.  Special rate expires 1/3/18.


Books, handouts and a rope will be supplied to you when you arrive on that Thursday morning.

There is no video taping or recording allowed at the seminar.  Not exceptions

To register for the seminar please call (941) 922-1939.  Note: Your spot is NOT reserved until you call Judy Mattes and register by Phone with all your contact information, credit card with exp. date and security code. 


If you are a Florida Massage Therapist, please give Judy your MA licence number.  Also be specific on how you wish to have your name listed on the certificate.

You are NOT expected to bring a table.  Tables will be supplied.

Please wear Comfortable Clothes- Bring sweat shirt if you tend to get cold. Seminar room is kept around 70 degrees.


CE Provider for: NCBTMB (National Massage) 042731.00, Florida Massage 50-14, ACE CP 162708, AFAA 10,037, NASM 3,058, NSCA E1011,  RKT