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Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (VODDER TECHNIQUE) (MLD)

This course will assist therapists in developing treatment sequences for the management of edema of various geneses including post-traumatic and post-surgical edema; as well as several pathologies such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, migraines, chronic pain reduction, and others. During this course, the participants will learn to perform techniques that will assist patients and clients in general relaxation, health support, and detoxification.

PLEASE NOTE: This course does NOT train therapists to treat patients with Lymphedema. Participants are educated on the applications of Manual Lymph Drainage pertaining to the pathologies listed below. For courses specific to Lymphedema, please see our Lymphedema Management Seminar (31 hours) or Complete Lymphedema Certification (135 hours).

This course is 5 days in length (40 contact hours). The classroom hours are 8:00am – 5:00pm daily. There will be approximately one hour for lunch every day.

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/23/2022

*NOTE: Call ACOLS for the course and alumni discounts BEFORE selecting PayPal.

About the Instructor: Claire completed massage training at the Arizona School of Integrative Studies (ASIS Massage Education) in Prescott, AZ in 2012. Prior to that, she studied at University of Hawai'i at Mānoa and completed her bachelors in Public Administration at Northern Arizona University. She is trained in a variety of therapeutic techniques including MLD, connective tissue and myofascial work, stretching techniques, IASTM, and cupping. She has worked in clinical, rehabilitative settings throughout her career. She has conducted movement evaluation and education and how it relates to dysfunctional patterns in the body, with experience with both FMS (Functional Movement Systems) and DNS (Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization). Facilitating healing and promoting restoration, vitality, grace, and a sense of well-being is her goal. CMLDT, Certified Manual Lymph Drainage Therapist (Klose Training, 2020), MLD-C, Certified Manual Lymph Drainage Therapist (ACOLS, 2021)
Myofascial Therapist and Dynamic Myofascial Decompression (Cupping) VRTcs, Vibration Release Techniques- Targeted Vibration Therapy and IASTM (FAKTR)

Instructor: Claire Hofstetter, LMT
Date/Time: December 3rd - December 7th 2022 , 8am - 5pm
Location: Mesa Campus, 209 W. Main St. Mesa, AZ 85201
Tuition: $$995
Payment Info: NOTE: Call ACOLS for the course and alumni discounts BEFORE selecting PayPal. (772) 589-3355 Discounts are: 10% for Alumni and anyone who has taken a previous ACOLS course and 50% discount for current ASIS students  and 15% discount for ASIS staff 
Prerequisite:
Registration Contact: https://www.acols.com/courses/registration.php?id=2245664000068992031
Continuing Education Credits: 40CE's
To register for this workshop contact the email address listed in the description

Upcoming Workshops

2022:

July:

  • Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (VODDER TECHNIQUE) (MLD) - Mesa

    July 9th - July 13th 2022 , 8am - 5pm

    Presented by the Academy of Lymphatic Studies - This course will assist therapists in developing treatment sequences for the management of edema of various geneses including post-traumatic and post-surgical edema; as well as several pathologies such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, migraines, chronic pain reduction, and others.

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Trunk muscles 3 CEs - Mesa

    July 23rd 2022, 9am-12pm

    Kinesiology is the study of the mechanics of movement. In this class, we will build on participants’ kinesiology knowledge to explore how understanding how our muscles move can enhance our treatment planning and massage sessions. We will review joint movements, muscle attachments, and movements and strategies to palpate these muscles efficiently. We will use these tools to explore how we can incorporate this knowledge into treatment planning, providing our clients an effective massage session. This course is a series of 6, 3-hour classes broken down into different regions of the body. Participants may choose any number of classes in the series to attend in any order.  3CE's

August:

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Hip muscles 3 CEs - Mesa

    August 12th 2022, 9am-12pm

    Kinesiology is the study of the mechanics of movement. In this class, we will build on participants’ kinesiology knowledge to explore how understanding how our muscles move can enhance our treatment planning and massage sessions. We will review joint movements, muscle attachments, and movements and strategies to palpate these muscles efficiently. We will use these tools to explore how we can incorporate this knowledge into treatment planning, providing our clients an effective massage session. This course is a series of 6, 3-hour classes broken down into different regions of the body. Participants may choose any number of classes in the series to attend in any order. 3CEs

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Neck, head, face muscles 3 CEs - Mesa

    August 27th 2022, 9am-12pm

    Kinesiology is the study of the mechanics of movement. In this class, we will build on participants’ kinesiology knowledge to explore how understanding how our muscles move can enhance our treatment planning and massage sessions. We will review joint movements, muscle attachments and movements and strategies to palpate these muscles efficiently. We will use these tools to explore how we can incorporate this knowledge into treatment planning, providing our clients an effective massage session. This course is a series of 6, 3-hour classes broken down into different regions of the body. Participants may choose any number of classes in the series to attend in any order.  3CE's

September:

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Lower leg muscles 3 CEs - Mesa

    September 9th 2022, 9am-12pm

    Kinesiology is the study of the mechanics of movement. In this class, we will build on participants’ kinesiology knowledge to explore how understanding how our muscles move can enhance our treatment planning and massage sessions. We will review joint movements, muscle attachments, and movements and strategies to palpate these muscles efficiently. We will use these tools to explore how we can incorporate this knowledge into treatment planning, providing our clients an effective massage session. This course is a series of 6, 3-hour classes broken down into different regions of the body. Participants may choose any number of classes in the series to attend in any order.  3CE's

October:

  • Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (VODDER TECHNIQUE) (MLD) - Mesa

    October 1st - October 5th 2022 , 8am - 5pm

    Presented by the Academy of Lymphatic Studies - This course will assist therapists in developing treatment sequences for the management of edema of various geneses including post-traumatic and post-surgical edema; as well as several pathologies such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, migraines, chronic pain reduction, and others.

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Trunk muscles 3 CEs - Mesa

    October 14th 2022, 9am-12pm

    Kinesiology is the study of the mechanics of movement. In this class, we will build on participants’ kinesiology knowledge to explore how understanding how our muscles move can enhance our treatment planning and massage sessions. We will review joint movements, muscle attachments, and movements and strategies to palpate these muscles efficiently. We will use these tools to explore how we can incorporate this knowledge into treatment planning, providing our clients an effective massage session. This course is a series of 6, 3-hour classes broken down into different regions of the body. Participants may choose any number of classes in the series to attend in any order.  3CE's

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Shoulder muscles 3 CEs - Mesa

    October 22nd 2022, 9am-12pm

    Kinesiology is the study of the mechanics of movement. In this class, we will build on participants’ kinesiology knowledge to explore how understanding how our muscles move can enhance our treatment planning and massage sessions. We will review joint movements, muscle attachments, and movements and strategies to palpate these muscles efficiently. We will use these tools to explore how we can incorporate this knowledge into treatment planning, providing our clients an effective massage session. This course is a series of 6, 3-hour classes broken down into different regions of the body. Participants may choose any number of classes in the series to attend in any order.  3CE's

November:

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Neck, head, face muscles 3 CEs - Mesa

    November 11th 2022, 9am-12pm

    Kinesiology is the study of the mechanics of movement. In this class, we will build on participants’ kinesiology knowledge to explore how understanding how our muscles move can enhance our treatment planning and massage sessions. We will review joint movements, muscle attachments, and movements and strategies to palpate these muscles efficiently. We will use these tools to explore how we can incorporate this knowledge into treatment planning, providing our clients with an effective massage session. This course is a series of 6, 3-hour classes broken down into different regions of the body. Participants may choose any number of classes in the series to attend in any order.  3CE's

December:

  • Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (VODDER TECHNIQUE) (MLD) - Mesa

    December 3rd - December 7th 2022 , 8am - 5pm

    Presented by the Academy of Lymphatic Studies - This course will assist therapists in developing treatment sequences for the management of edema of various geneses including post-traumatic and post-surgical edema; as well as several pathologies such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, migraines, chronic pain reduction, and others.

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Arm muscles 3 CEs - Mesa

    December 9th 2022, 9am-12pm

    Kinesiology is the study of the mechanics of movement. In this class, we will build on participants’ kinesiology knowledge to explore how understanding how our muscles move can enhance our treatment planning and massage sessions. We will review joint movements, muscle attachments, and movements and strategies to palpate these muscles efficiently. We will use these tools to explore how we can incorporate this knowledge into treatment planning, providing our clients an effective massage session. This course is a series of 6, 3-hour classes broken down into different regions of the body. Participants may choose any number of classes in the series to attend in any order. 3CEs




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