Massage Therapy
UltraSports

(813) 482-7200

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Licensed Massage Therapist FL MA24089


Pete Pfannerstill, Ph.D.


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Upcoming Schedule

Upcoming events

    • Sat, October 08, 2016
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sun, October 09, 2016
    • 5:30 PM
    • St. Anthony's Wellness Center, 900 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg 33716

    Kinesio Taping® KT1 & KT2 Courses $519/$569
     

    KT1 Fundamental Concepts, Screening/Muscle Test & Muscle Applications

    The KT1 course is designed to introduce practitioners to the Kinesio Taping® Method. Over the course of this 8 hour class, the instructor will discuss the fundamental concepts of the Kinesio® Taping Method and the unique properties and use of Kinesio® Tex Tape. During lab sessions, attendees will have ample time to practice screening and muscle testing created for the enhancement of your KT skills and muscle applications for both the upper and lower body. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to discuss and apply the Kinesio® Taping Method to relax overuse syndromes, stimulate weak muscles, and decrease pain and swelling. In addition to instruction provided by a Certified Kinesio Taping Instructor (CKTI), the attendee will receive 2 full-color Kinesio Taping® Workbooks (KT1 Workbook 1) to augment their training. Each attendee also receives 60 day membership to the Kinesio Taping® Association which includes access to a reference data base.

    KT2 Advanced Concepts & Corrective Technique
    (Prerequisite: KT1 course)

    The KT2 course builds on material learned in KT1. During this 8 hour class, the instructor will introduce the six Corrective Techniques (Mechanical, Functional, Space, Fascia, Ligament/Tendon, and Lymphatic) and discuss their application in a variety of clinical conditions. During lab sessions, attendees will have ample time to practice applying these techniques to a variety of upper and lower body conditions. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to discuss and apply the KT Method to orthopedic & neurological conditions. Attendees will receive Workbook 2 (KT Correctional Techniques and Clinical Applications) to augment their training.

    KT1 & KT2 Course Objectives:

    • Describe the concepts of Kinesio Taping
    • Review muscular anatomy as it is related to Kinesio Taping
    • Explain and apply the concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method
    • Describe the unique qualities of the Kinesio Tex Tape
    • Recognize the principles of Kinesio Tex Tape application
    • Utilize and demonstrate application skills in guided laboratory sessions
    • Demonstrate application skills during lab sessions
    • Practice the various cutting techniques and their clinical application
    • Apply the Kinesio Taping Method to relax and stimulate muscles
    • Apply the Kinesio Taping Method for pain, swelling, joint mobility, and stability
    • Apply various taping techniques for treatment of the spine, and upper/lower extremity dysfunction
    • Apply various taping techniques for treatment of unique conditions using the concepts and principals of the Kinesio Taping Method

    Course Requirements:

    In order to attend a Kinesio Taping® seminar, each attendee must meet all of the following criteria: 

    1. Must have completed 80 course hours of anatomy & physiology

    2. Must have a working knowledge of the musculoskeletal system

    3. Must be able to do assessments by evaluating and/or diagnosing injuries and conditions

    4. Must have achieved or is a student in their junior or senior year (transcripts must be provided) working towards one or more of the following credentials: ARNP, ATC, CAT(C), CCSP, CDP, CHT, CLT, CMBT, CMT, CNMT, COMT, COTA, COTA/L, CPO, CPT, CPTA, CRN, CST, CT, DC, DO, DOM, DPT, Lac, LAT, LLCC, LMBT, LMP, LMT, LOT, LOTA, LPT, LPTA, MD, MDT, MLD, MOT, MOTR/L, MPT, MT, MTC, NCMT, NCTMB, NDT, NMD, NMT, NP, NRC, OCS, ODT, OMD, OPA, OT, OTA, OTC, OTR, OTR/L, PT, PT-C, PTA, PA, RMT, RN, RPT, RPTA, SCS, SLP.

    Refund Policy: One month prior to class, full refund minus 10%. Within one month from class 50% refund. Within one week NO REFUND.

     

    Location:

     

    *CE credits are approved for these professions:

       

    Occupational Therapists - AOTA (Provider #4489 - 16 CE hours);  State of Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 16 CE hours), State of Alabama Board of Occupational Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 16 CE hours)

    Licensed Massage Therapists - State of Florida Board of Massage Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 16 CE hours); State of Georgia Board of Massage Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 16 CE hours); NCBTMB (Provider #386613-00 - 16 CE hours)

    Certified Athletic Trainers - State of Florida Board of Athletic Training (Provider #50-2081 - 16 CE hours)

    Physical Therapists - State of Florida Physical Therapy Association (20 CE hours #Available on request).  Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply that the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors. 

    PLEASE NOTE - D.C. Continuing Education credit is not available.

    • Tue, October 11, 2016
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sun, October 16, 2016
    • 2:00 PM
    • 4002 W State St, Suite 200, Tampa FL 33609

    Please note that because of low enrollment, this class has been postponed until March 14-19, 2017.  Sorry for the inconvenience. 


    Sports Massage Certification Program (37 CE) $699 Advanced Registration

     

    This program consists of three separate courses:

    • Pre & Post Event Sports Massage 5 CE Course # 20-255408
    • Advanced Sports Massage 16 CE Course # 20-255419
    • Myofascial Sports Massage 16 CE Course # 20-255436

    These courses are followed by a written exam and practical.  Participants will have the opportunity to work at one or two sporting events.  For an information packet which contains all the details and requirements of the SMCP, click here.

     

    The week begins on Tuesday at 9:00.  Hours Wednesday through Friday are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Hours on Saturday are 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Finishing time on Sunday is generally 2:00 p.m. at the latest. 

    Exact hours are subject to change without notice.  Please contact Pete prior to making flight plans. 

     

    Refund Policy: One month prior to class, full refund minus 10%. Within one month from class, 50% refund.  Within one week from class, NO REFUND.

     

    Approved for States of Florida & Georgia Boards of Massage Therapy, (CE Provider #50-2081) 37 CE hours, NCBTMB (Provider #386613-00) 37 CE hours.

    • Tue, October 11, 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 4002 W State St, Suite 200, Tampa FL 33609

    Please note that because of low enrollment, this class has been postponed until March 14, 2017.  Sorry for the inconvenience. 


    Pre & Post Event Sports Massage 5 CE $89 Adv. Reg.

    Course # 20-255408

     

    Students learn the benefits, intent, cautions and timing of sports massage treatments, learn and demonstrate commonly used sports massage strokes, learn a foundation for an event sports massage routine, learn how to set up and the list of necessary massage equipment for a successful on-site sports massage event, learn how to recognize the severity of sports related injuries and learn how to identify symptoms of hypothermia & hyperthermia.  This workshop will qualify attendees to participate on a sports massage team.  Students demonstrate the sports massage strokes by performing pre and post event routines on their classmates.

     

    Bring table, linens, cream and you must wear or bring loose-fitting shorts and sport shoes.  No jeans, sandals or flip flops allowed. 50% hands on / 50% lecture

     

    This course is part of the full Sports Massage Certification Program (SMCP).  It may be taken separately from the other two courses.  Attendees may have an opportunity to work at a sporting event.  For an information packet which contains all the details and requirements of the SMCP, click here.

     

    Refund Policy: One month prior to class, full refund minus 10%. Within one month from class 50% refund.  Within one week, NO refund.

     

    Approved for States of Florida & Georgia Boards of Massage Therapy, (CE Provider #50-2081) 5 CE hours, NCBTMB (Provider #386613-00) 5 CE hours.

       

     

    • Wed, October 12, 2016
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sat, October 15, 2016
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4002 W State St, Suite 200, Tampa FL 33609


    Please note that because of low enrollment, this class has been postponed until March 15, 18, 2017.  Sorry for the inconvenience. 


    Advanced Sports Massage 16 CE $299 Adv. Reg.

    Course # 20-255419

     

    Advanced Sports Massage 16CE
    Students perform pre and/or post event sports massage routines on competitive athletes at local sporting events.  The instructor videotapes the students during the event and later provides critical review during class.  Students will learn & demonstrate proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation and Active Isolated Stretching techniques.  Students learn about cryotherapy and thermal therapy, the injury response cycle, the acute inflammatory response and other physiological aspects of athletic training.  Bring table, linens, cream, and you must wear or bring loose-fitting shorts and sport shoes during classroom sessions.  No jeans, sandals or flip flops.  Wear professional clothing during the sporting events.  Prerequisite: Pre & Post Event Sports Massage 5 CE or equivalent course or experience.  50% hands on / 50% lecture

     

    Anticipated course times (subject to change):

    Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Saturday 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

     

    This course is part of the full Sports Massage Certification Program (SMCP).  It may be taken separately from the other two courses.  Attendees may have an opportunity to work at a sporting event.  For an information packet which contains all the details and requirements of the SMCP, click here.

     

    Refund Policy: One month prior to class, full refund minus 10%. Within one month from class 50% refund.  Within one week, NO refund.

     

    Approved for States of Florida & Georgia Boards of Massage Therapy, (CE Provider #50-2081) 16 CE hours, NCBTMB (Provider #386613-00) 16 CE hours.

     

    • Thu, October 13, 2016
    • 8:00 AM
    • Fri, October 14, 2016
    • 5:00 PM
    • 4002 W State St, Suite 200, Tampa FL 33609

    Please note that because of low enrollment, this class has been postponed until March 16-17, 2017.  Sorry for the inconvenience. 


    Myofascial Sports Massage 16 CE $299 Adv. Reg.


    Students learn the basic principles and theories of Myofascial Sports Massage (MSM), learn the standing structural awareness test and learn basic body reading as a way to evaluate clients.  The instructor demonstrates basic and advanced MSM spreading strokes.  With direction from the instructor, the students then perform these MSM strokes on their classmates.  The instructor combines these strokes into a full-body MSM routine and demonstrates how it can be completed in 30 minutes.  Students perform the full-body routine on their classmates.  Students learn about common sports-related injuries, such as neck, lumbar and thigh strain, rotator cuff dysfunction, piriformis iliotibial band syndromes, anterior & posterior compartment syndrome and plantar fasciitis and learn and subsequently perform MSM routines for treating them.


    Please note that the exact hours are subject to change.  Please call Pete prior to making flight or lodging plans. 

     

    Bring table, linens, drape towels.  Students must wear sports shoes and sports shorts (NO JEANS).  Women will be more comfortable in a sports bra and T-shirt.  80% hands on / 20% lecture

    Refund Policy: One month prior to class, full refund minus 10%. Within one month from class 50% refund. Within one week, NO refund.

    This course is part of the full Sports Massage Certification Program (SMCP).  It may be taken separately from the other two courses.  For an information packet which contains all the details and requirements of the SMCP, click here.

     

    Approved for States of Florida & Georgia Boards of Massage Therapy, (CE Provider #50-2081) 16 CE hours, NCBTMB (Provider #386613-00) 16 CE hours.

    • Sat, November 12, 2016
    • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    • St. Anthony's Carillon Wellness Center, 900 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg FL 33716

     

    Kinesio Taping® KT3 Course $249/$279

    KT3 Clinical Concepts and Advanced Whole Body Applications of the Kinesio Taping Method

    (Prerequisite: Approved KT1 & KT2 courses)

     

    The KT3 course combines the Kinesio Taping Method foundational concepts of KT1&KT2 with advanced clinical concepts. The course provides lab time for attendees to practice their skills on the new concepts through a variety of clinical applications. The KT3 course is designed to allow the Certified Kinesio Taping Instructor (CKTI) to cater specific clinical applications to address specific professions. Upon completion of this course and prerequisite KT1&KT2 seminar, attendees will be eligible to request and take the exam to become a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP). Note: Students can request to take the exam but will not be eligible to receive a CKTP certificate until they graduate.

    KT3 Course Objectives:

    • Review the basic concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method
    • Explain and apply advanced concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method
    • Review epidermis, dermis, and fascial anatomy as it is related to Kinesio Taping
    • Utilize and demonstrate application skills in guided laboratory sessions
    • Apply the Kinesio Taping Method to stimulate epidermis, dermis, and fascial response
    • Apply advanced clinical taping techniques for treatment of the spine, neurological conditions, and upper/lower extremity dysfunction

     Course Requirements:

    In addition to having attended an approved Kinesio Taping® KT1 & KT2 seminar, each attendee must meet all of the following criteria: 

    1. Must have completed 80 course hours of anatomy & physiology

    2. Must have a working knowledge of the musculoskeletal system

    3. Must be able to do assessments by evaluating and/or diagnosing injuries and conditions

    4. Must have achieved or is a student in their junior or senior year (transcripts must be provided) working towards one or more of the following credentials: ARNP, ATC, CAT(C), CCSP, CDP, CHT, CLT, CMBT, CMT, CNMT, COMT, COTA, COTA/L, CPO, CPT, CPTA, CRN, CST, CT, DC, DO, DOM, DPT, Lac, LAT, LLCC, LMBT, LMP, LMT, LOT, LOTA, LPT, LPTA, MD, MDT, MLD, MOT, MOTR/L, MPT, MT, MTC, NCMT, NCTMB, NDT, NMD, NMT, NP, NRC, OCS, ODT, OMD, OPA, OT, OTA, OTC, OTR, OTR/L, PT, PT-C, PTA, PA, RMT, RN, RPT, RPTA, SCS, SLP.

    Refund Policy: One month prior to class, full refund minus 10%. Within one month from class 50% refund. Within one week NO REFUND.

     

    Location:

     

    *CE credits are approved for these professions:

       

    Occupational Therapists - AOTA (Provider #4489 - 8 CE hours);  State of Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 8 CE hours), State of Alabama Board of Occupational Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 8 CE hours)

    Licensed Massage Therapists - State of Florida Board of Massage Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 8 CE hours); State of Georgia Board of Massage Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 8 CE hours); NCBTMB (Provider #386613-00 - 8 CE hours)

    Certified Athletic Trainers - State of Florida Board of Athletic Training (Provider #50-2081 - 8 CE hours)

    Physical Therapists - State of Florida Physical Therapy Association (9 CE hours #Available on request).  Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply that the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.   

    PLEASE NOTE - D.C. Continuing Education credit is not available.

     

    • Tue, March 14, 2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sun, March 19, 2017
    • 2:00 PM
    • 4002 W State St, Suite 200, Tampa FL 33609

    Sports Massage Certification Program (37 CE) $699 Advanced Registration

     

    This program consists of three separate courses:

    • Pre & Post Event Sports Massage 5 CE Course # 20-255408
    • Advanced Sports Massage 16 CE Course # 20-255419
    • Myofascial Sports Massage 16 CE Course # 20-255436

    These courses are followed by a written exam and practical.  Participants will have the opportunity to work at one or two sporting events.  For an information packet which contains all the details and requirements of the SMCP, click here.

     

    The week begins on Tuesday at 9:00.  Hours Wednesday through Friday are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Hours on Saturday are 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Finishing time on Sunday is generally 2:00 p.m. at the latest. 

    Exact hours are subject to change without notice.  Please contact Pete prior to making flight plans. 

     

    Refund Policy: One month prior to class, full refund minus 10%. Within one month from class, 50% refund.  Within one week from class, NO REFUND.

     

    Approved for States of Florida & Georgia Boards of Massage Therapy, (CE Provider #50-2081) 37 CE hours, NCBTMB (Provider #386613-00) 37 CE hours.

    • Sat, April 08, 2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sun, April 09, 2017
    • 5:30 PM
    • Mind Body Institute, 2416 Music Valley Dr, #119, Nashville TN 37214

    Kinesio Taping® KT1 & KT2 Courses 

    Advanced Registration $519 1 month in advance

    Full Registration $569 Within one month


    KT1 Fundamental Concepts, Screening/Muscle Test & Muscle Applications


    The KT1 course is designed to introduce practitioners to the Kinesio Taping® Method. Over the course of this 8 hour class, the instructor will discuss the fundamental concepts of the Kinesio® Taping Method and the unique properties and use of Kinesio® Tex Tape. During lab sessions, attendees will have ample time to practice screening and muscle testing created for the enhancement of your KT skills and muscle applications for both the upper and lower body. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to discuss and apply the Kinesio® Taping Method to relax overuse syndromes, stimulate weak muscles, and decrease pain and swelling. In addition to instruction provided by a Certified Kinesio Taping Instructor (CKTI), the attendee will receive 2 full-color Kinesio Taping® Workbooks (KT1 Workbook 1) to augment their training. Each attendee also receives 60 day membership to the Kinesio Taping® Association which includes access to a reference data base.

    KT2 Advanced Concepts & Corrective Technique
    (Prerequisite: KT1 course)

    The KT2 course builds on material learned in KT1. During this 8 hour class, the instructor will introduce the six Corrective Techniques (Mechanical, Functional, Space, Fascia, Ligament/Tendon, and Lymphatic) and discuss their application in a variety of clinical conditions. During lab sessions, attendees will have ample time to practice applying these techniques to a variety of upper and lower body conditions. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to discuss and apply the KT Method to orthopedic & neurological conditions. Attendees will receive Workbook 2 (KT Correctional Techniques and Clinical Applications) to augment their training.

    KT1 & KT2 Course Objectives:

    • Describe the concepts of Kinesio Taping
    • Review muscular anatomy as it is related to Kinesio Taping
    • Explain and apply the concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method
    • Describe the unique qualities of the Kinesio Tex Tape
    • Recognize the principles of Kinesio Tex Tape application
    • Utilize and demonstrate application skills in guided laboratory sessions
    • Demonstrate application skills during lab sessions
    • Practice the various cutting techniques and their clinical application
    • Apply the Kinesio Taping Method to relax and stimulate muscles
    • Apply the Kinesio Taping Method for pain, swelling, joint mobility, and stability
    • Apply various taping techniques for treatment of the spine, and upper/lower extremity dysfunction
    • Apply various taping techniques for treatment of unique conditions using the concepts and principals of the Kinesio Taping Method

    Course Requirements:

    In order to attend a Kinesio Taping® seminar, each attendee must meet all of the following criteria: 

    1. Must have completed 80 course hours of anatomy & physiology

    2. Must have a working knowledge of the musculoskeletal system

    3. Must be able to do assessments by evaluating and/or diagnosing injuries and conditions

    4. Must have achieved or is a student in their junior or senior year (transcripts must be provided) working towards one or more of the following credentials: ARNP, ATC, CAT(C), CCSP, CDP, CHT, CLT, CMBT, CMT, CNMT, COMT, COTA, COTA/L, CPO, CPT, CPTA, CRN, CST, CT, DC, DO, DOM, DPT, Lac, LAT, LLCC, LMBT, LMP, LMT, LOT, LOTA, LPT, LPTA, MD, MDT, MLD, MOT, MOTR/L, MPT, MT, MTC, NCMT, NCTMB, NDT, NMD, NMT, NP, NRC, OCS, ODT, OMD, OPA, OT, OTA, OTC, OTR, OTR/L, PT, PT-C, PTA, PA, RMT, RN, RPT, RPTA, SCS, SLP.

    Refund Policy: One month prior to class, full refund minus 10%. Within one month from class 50% refund. Within one week NO REFUND.

     

    Location:

     

    *CE credits are approved for these professions:

       

    Occupational Therapists - AOTA (Provider #4489 - 16 CE hours);  State of Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 16 CE hours), State of Alabama Board of Occupational Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 16 CE hours)

    Licensed Massage Therapists - State of Florida Board of Massage Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 16 CE hours); State of Georgia Board of Massage Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 16 CE hours); NCBTMB (Provider #386613-00 - 16 CE hours)

    Certified Athletic Trainers - State of Florida Board of Athletic Training (Provider #50-2081 - 16 CE hours)

    Physical Therapists - State of Tennessee Physical Therapy Association (#Available on request).   

    PLEASE NOTE - D.C. Continuing Education credit is not available.

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