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Griffin Hospital Offers Soft Touch Therapy Workshop June 10
Story Number is : 051517100
Griffin Hospital

Griffin Hospital is offering training for basic level Soft Touch therapy on June 10.
Griffin Hospital will offer a basic level Soft Touch workshop on Sat., June 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the hospital, 130 Division St., Derby.

Soft Touch is a therapeutic, relaxing and gentle massage that can be given to an individual's hands, feet, or back. Griffin Hospital offers variations of this therapy to patients and their caregivers as a way to reduce their anxiety, pain and stress.
The workshop is led by Licensed Massage Therapist Joanne Halstead, R.N., BSN, and Physical Therapist Nancy Corvigno, MSPT, PRPC. This basic-level training includes a demonstration of various Soft Touch techniques as well as opportunity for hands-on practice.

The cost is $30. There are no prerequisites to attend the workshop and it is open to the public.

Space is limited and sign-ups are due by June 1.
Contact Laura Murphy, Planetree Services supervisor, at 203-732-7466 to enroll.

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