Lymphatic Drainage - Treating Lymphatic Toxification & Lymphedema: March 23 & 24, 2019
This workshop is part one of three of our Medical Massage Fundamentals Pro Track.
More information on the other two modules of the Medical Massage Fundamentals can be found on the Pro Tracks Page, as well as information about saving 25% when you purchase the Pro Tracks Package.
Understanding the role of lymphatic drainage for massage is an integral knowledge base for massage therapists in their practice. In this class, participants will learn the sequence of applications that are necessary for effective lymphatic drainage to occur. This hands-on class will allow participants time to practice the techniques and understand the effectiveness that lymphatic drainage can have for client health and well-being.
You must have a professional license and insurance to take this course.
More course information is at the bottom of this page.
What to Bring:
Wear comfortable loose fitting clothes.
Feel free to wear a sports bra and shorts for routines.
Bring linens for both days, face cradle covers, and a couple towels
Bring materials for taking notes.
Saturday, March 23 9am - 5pm (1 hour lunch)
Sunday, March 24 9am - 5pm (1 hour lunch)
Techniques will include consideration for post-surgical removal of lymph nodes, soft tissue injuries, lymphedema and other pathologies associated with the lymph system. The anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system will be reviewed.
Expected Benefits of Attendees:
- Gain knowledge of the lymphatic system
- Understand how to give a lymphatic massage to the general public
- Aid clients by increasing their immune function
- Decrease inflammation and pain
About Pro Tracks:
Professional massage therapists know there is always more knowledge to acquire and that to be competitive and fulfilled in this industry, professional growth is paramount. HAC's Pro Track training programs allow participants to develop greater massage therapy skills to better help and serve a broader spectrum of clients.
Pro Tracks are designed to fit easily into your schedule - a series of three workshop modules - spread out over several months.
About The Instructor: Terrie Yardley-Nohr
Terrie is the author of Ethics for Massage Therapists, a book for students in massage school and has also authored a number of articles in the field of massage. She has served at the state and national level in positions for the American Massage Therapy Association and currently serves on the National Board of the Alliance of Massage Therapy Educators.
Terrie realized early in her career the need for further education and skills to help treat clients with injuries. She has had the privilege of working and training with many of the top educators in the country and feels that is important for students today to add valuable skills to their practice to help their clients.
“Students today are presented with a vast variety of conditions and injuries and it is important to have to tools to help our clients by apply a variety of modalities to enhance the treatment protocol.”