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Advanced MLD - Management of Post Plastic Surgery Procedures Mesa-May 2024

This course will assist therapists in developing treatment sequences and protocols specific to post surgery of Liposuction, Breast Surgeries, Tummy Tucks, and Brazilian Butt Lifts. This will include and discuss the techniques, contraindications, risk factors, and protocols related to these surgeries.

Class Topics

  • Plastic Surgery – Cosmetic versus Reconstructive
  • Liposuction – types, risks, complications
  • Tummy Tucks – lipectomy, types and techniques, complications
  • Brazilian Buttock Lift – risks, precautions and restrictions, protocols
  • Breast Anatomy
  • Breast surgery, types, and indications
  • Sequences of MLD treatment for all surgeries listed above
  • Compression benefits for s/p surgeries
  • Evaluation, intake forms

Pre-requisites

This Advanced MLD course is open to manual lymph drainage certified therapists, (certified through ACOLS or equivalent) and certified lymphedema therapists.

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

 

Instructor:
Date/Time: May 16th - May 19th 2024 , 8am - 5pm
Location: ASIS/ACOLS Learning Center, 259 W. 1st Avenue Mesa, AZ 85210
Tuition: $1,100
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
Prerequisite:
Registration Contact: https://www.acols.com/courses/detail.php?id=2245664000077496926
Continuing Education Credits: 28 CE Hours
To register for this workshop contact the email address listed in the description

Upcoming Workshops

2024:

June:

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Shoulder Mesa-June 2024 - Mesa

    June 29th 2024, 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. 

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

July:

  • Developmental Psychology and our Chakra System Flagstaff-July 2024 - Flagstaff

    July 6th - July 7th 2024 , 10am-5pm, with a lunch break midday

    In this transformational class, you will walk away with the understanding of how your Chakra System is
    an energetic structure in which you can organize your life force.

    CE Hours: 13         Cost $270       

  • The Trauma-Informed Massage Therapist Mesa - July 2024 - Mesa

    July 11th 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    This class will begin with a thorough definition of trauma, including the three types. Next, we will explore the neuroscience involved and what it tells us about the impact of trauma. Last, we will explore the stages of trauma treatment and how massage therapy can be a part of the therapeutic process.

    CE Hours: 6         Cost $120        **Webinar Option Available**

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Arm Mesa-July 2024 - Mesa

    July 12th 2024, 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. 

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Hip Mesa-July 2024 - Mesa

    July 27th 2024, 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. 

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

August:

  • Understanding ADHD and how it is treated Tucson-August 2024 - Tucson

    August 1st 2024, 10am-1pm

    This class will take a look at how ADHD and treatments for AHD affects the body and massage considerations to support clients. 

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Understanding your clients who have Autism Spectrum Disorder Tucson-August 2024 - Tucson

    August 1st 2024, 2pm-5pm

    This class will take a look at how Autism Spectrum Disorder affects the body and massage considerations to support clients. 

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Mesa-August 2024 - Mesa

    August 7th - August 11th 2024 , 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. 

    CE Hours: 40         Cost $1,250  **Hybrid Option Available**

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Trunk Mesa-August 2024 - Mesa

    August 16th 2024, 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.  

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Integrating Thai Massage in your massage sessions Flagstaff-August 2024 - Flagstaff

    August 17th 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    An introduction Thai techniques class, for both prone and supine stretches, that can be used to integrate
    Thai techniques on the massage table.

    CE Hours: 6         Cost $130       

  • The Trauma-Informed Massage Therapist Flagstaff-August 2024 - Flagstaff

    August 18th 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    This class will begin with a thorough definition of trauma, including the three types. Next, we will explore the neuroscience involved and what it tells us about the impact of trauma. Last, we will explore the stages of trauma treatment and how massage therapy can be a part of the therapeutic process.

    CE Hours: 6         Cost $120        **Webinar Option Available**

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Neck, Head and Face Mesa-August 2024 - Mesa

    August 24th 2024, 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.  

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Reiki Level 2 Mesa - August 2024 - Mesa

    August 29th 2024, 10am-2pm

    Reiki Level 2 attunement, sacred symbols, and distant Reiki. Hands on practice of Reiki using
    symbols and distant sending.

    CE Hours: 6          Cost: $150

September:

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Lower Leg Mesa-September 2024 - Mesa

    September 6th 2024, 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.  

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Integrating Thai Massage in your massage sessions Tucson-September 2024 - Tucson

    September 9th 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    An introduction Thai techniques class, for both prone and supine stretches, that can be used to integrate
    Thai techniques on the massage table.

    CE Hours: 6         Cost $130       

  • Massage for Injury Rehab: Head and Neck Flagstaff-September 2024 - Flagstaff

    September 13th 2024, 9am-4pm

    This class will take an in depth look at injuries and massage techniques to support recovery of the head and neck. 

    CE Hours: 6      Cost: $150

  • Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Tucson-September 2024 - Tucson

    September 18th - September 22nd 2024 , 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. 

    CE Hours: 40         Cost $1,250  **Hybrid Option Available**

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Arm Mesa-September 2024 - Mesa

    September 21st 2024, 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. 

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Using Massage During the Stages of Grief Flagstaff-September 2024 - Flagstaff

    September 21st 2024, 10am-1pm

    This class will take a look at how grief affects the body and massage considerations to support grieving clients. 

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Yoga for Grief Flagstaff-September 2024 - Flagstaff

    September 21st 2024, 2pm-6pm

    This self-care course provides a comprehensive working knowledge of how to use yoga for mood regulation. 

    CE Hours: 4         Cost $80 

  • Working with PTSD as a Bodyworker Flagstaff-September 2024 - Flagstaff

    September 22nd 2024, 10am-1pm

    This class will take a look at how stress affects the body and massage considerations to support clients. 

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Understanding Anxiety and Depression as a Massage Therapist Flagstaff-September 2024 - Flagstaff

    September 22nd 2024, 2pm-6pm

    This class will take a look at how anxiety and/or depression affects the body and massage considerations to support clients. 

    CE Hours: 4         Cost $80   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Cranial-Sacral Part II Mesa-September 2024 - Mesa

    September 26th 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    This introductory class provides a working knowledge and techniques for Cranial-Sacral therpy. 

    CE Hours: 6         Cost $130

October:

  • Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Mesa-October 2024 - Mesa

    October 2nd - October 6th 2024 , 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. 

    CE Hours: 40         Cost $1,250   **Hybrid Option Available**

  • Reiki Level 1 Flagstaff - October 2024 - Flagstaff

    October 5th 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    This class provides a working knowledge and techniques for Reiki Level I therapy. 

    CE Hours: 6         Cost $130

  • Essentials of Cranial-Sacral Flagstaff - October 2024 - Flagstaff

    October 6th 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    This introductory class provides a working knowledge and techniques for Cranial-Sacral therpy. 

    CE Hours: 6         Cost $130

  • Working with PTSD as a Bodyworker Tucson - October 2024 - Tucson

    October 7th 2024, 3pm-6pm

    This class will take a look at how stress affects the body and massage considerations to support clients. 

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Shoulder Mesa-October 2024 - Mesa

    October 11th 2024, 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. 

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Trunk Mesa-October 2024 - Mesa

    October 19th 2024, 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.  

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Massage for Injury Rehab: Head and Neck Tucson-October 2024 - Tucson

    October 25th 2024, 9am-4pm

    This class will take an in depth look at injuries and massage techniques to support recovery of the head and neck. 

    CE Hours: 6      Cost: $150

  • Reiki Level 1 Mesa - October 2024 - Mesa

    October 25th 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    This class provides a working knowledge and techniques for Reiki Level I therapy. 

    CE Hours: 6         Cost $130

  • The Trauma-Informed Massage Therapist Mesa- October 2024 - Mesa

    October 26th 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    This class will begin with a thorough definition of trauma, including the three types. Next, we will explore the neuroscience involved and what it tells us about the impact of trauma. Last, we will explore the stages of trauma treatment and how massage therapy can be a part of the therapeutic process.

    CE Hours: 6         Cost $120        **Webinar Option Available**

November:

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Hip Mesa-November 2024 - Mesa

    November 1st 2024, 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. 

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Working with PTSD as a Bodyworker Mesa - November 2024 - Mesa

    November 1st 2024, 10am-1pm

    This class will take a look at how stress affects the body and massage considerations to support clients. 

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Understanding ADHD and how it is treated Mesa- November 2024 - Mesa

    November 1st 2024, 2pm-5pm

    This class will take a look at how ADHD and treatments for AHD affects the body and massage considerations to support clients. 

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

  • Essentials of Cranial-Sacral Mesa - November 2024 - Mesa

    November 2nd 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    This introductory class provides a working knowledge and techniques for Cranial-Sacral therpy. 

    CE Hours: 6         Cost $130

  • Cranial-Sacral Part II Mesa-November 2024 - Mesa

    November 3rd 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    This introductory class provides a working knowledge and techniques for Cranial-Sacral therpy. 

    CE Hours: 6         Cost $130

  • Massage for Injury Rehab: Head and Neck Mesa-November 2024 - Mesa

    November 8th 2024, 9am-4pm

    This class will take an in depth look at injuries and massage techniques to support recovery of the head and neck. 

    CE Hours: 6      Cost: $150

  • The Trauma-Informed Massage Therapist Tucson - November 2024 - Tucson

    November 11th 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    This class will begin with a thorough definition of trauma, including the three types. Next, we will explore the neuroscience involved and what it tells us about the impact of trauma. Last, we will explore the stages of trauma treatment and how massage therapy can be a part of the therapeutic process.

    CE Hours: 6         Cost $120        **Webinar Option Available**

  • Elevating assessment skills using kinesiology and palpation: Lower Leg Mesa-November 2024 - Mesa

    November 16th 2024, 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.  

    CE Hours: 3         Cost $60   **Webinar Option Available**  

December:

  • Reiki Level 1 Mesa - December 2024 - Mesa

    December 6th 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    This class provides a working knowledge and techniques for Reiki Level I therapy. 

    CE Hours: 6         Cost $130

  • Reiki Level 2 Mesa - December 2024 - Mesa

    December 7th 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    Reiki Level 2 attunement, sacred symbols, and distant Reiki. Hands on practice of Reiki using
    symbols and distant sending.

    CE Hours: 6          Cost: $150

  • The Trauma-Informed Massage Therapist Mesa - December 2024 - Mesa

    December 8th 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    This class will begin with a thorough definition of trauma, including the three types. Next, we will explore the neuroscience involved and what it tells us about the impact of trauma. Last, we will explore the stages of trauma treatment and how massage therapy can be a part of the therapeutic process.

    CE Hours: 6         Cost $120        **Webinar Option Available**

  • Essentials of Cranial-Sacral Tucson - December 2024 - Tucson

    December 16th 2024, 10am-4:30pm, with a lunch break midday

    This introductory class provides a working knowledge and techniques for Cranial-Sacral therpy. 

    CE Hours: 6         Cost $130




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