Additional Courses

Course Name:

Dr. Vodder, MLD, basic course

Additional Course
Instructor: 
Linda (Koby) Blanchfield, RMT, CLT-LANA
Location & Date/Time
Location: 
OVCMT, Vernon, B.C.
Date/Time: 
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Credits & Price: 
CEC 14 PE; Cost: Early reg. $1044.75, pay before May 26; Normal $1,181.00, taxes included.
Register: 
kobymld@telus.net; 604-376-4736
More Info: 
$100.00 to hold your spot. Payment with a cheque, cash or e-transfer. No credit cards.

Dr. Vodders Basic Manual Lymph Drainage

Additional Course
Instructor: 
Denise Drisdelle, RMT, MLD
Location & Date/Time
Location: 
Prince George, Conference and Civic Centre
Date/Time: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Credits & Price: 
14 PE credits; Early $995.00 + tax before Aug. 14, Reg. $1125.00 + tax after
Register: 
604-617-9034
More Info: 
This is an intensive course involving extensive hands-on work. The basic strokes and their application to each body part are taught. The theory covers anatomy and physiology of the lymph vessel system, connective tissue, effects of MLD and contraindications. Lymphedemas are described with an emphasis on how Manual Lymph Drainage can affect them.

Rehabilitation & conditioning, Level 1

Additional Course
Instructor: 
Len Krekic, RMT
Location & Date/Time
Location: 
Kelowna, B.C.
Date/Time: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Credits & Price: 
14 PE | Early $400, Regular $450, Non-member $475; combined with Kettlebell, Level 1, Early $575, Regular $650; Non-member Early $600 Regular $675.
Register: 
len@rmtrehab.com or 604-230-0221

Visceral Manipulation Introduction (VMIntro)

Additional Course
Instructor: 
Grace Dedinsky-Rutherford, BSc, RMT
Location & Date/Time
Location: 
Nelson, B.C. The Academy of Classical Oriental Sciences (5 spots left)
Date/Time: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
2nd Location & Date/Time
Location 2: 
Vernon (5 spots left)
Date/Time: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
3rd Location & Date/Time
Location 3: 
Courtney, BC, Kingfisher Oceanside Spa and Resort (2 spots left)
Date/Time: 
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
4th Location & Date/Time
Location 4: 
New Westminster, WCCMT (Class full, wait list)
Date/Time: 
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Credits & Price: 
12 PE/A2; Early $350.00 (60 days prior), Regular $400.00
Register: 
Grace Dedinsky-Rutherford, gracermt@gmail.com
More Info: 
The Barral Institute has created this 2-day Introduction to Visceral Manipulation, to give Therapists an idea of what is involved practically and didactically. Students will learn the Principles of Visceral Manipulation developed by French Osteopath Jean-Pierre Barral as well as some treatments. Completing this 2-day introductory course will give attendees a discount of $125 USD off the tuition when registering for a regular Barral Institute VM1 level course.

Rehabilitation with kettlebells: Level 1

Additional Course
Instructor: 
Len Krekic, RMT
Location & Date/Time
Location: 
Kelowna, B.C.
Date/Time: 
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Credits & Price: 
7 PE | Early sign-up $225; Regular $250; Non-member $275
Register: 
len@rmtrehab.com or 604-230-0221
More Info: 
This course focuses on physiology, medical imaging, research, progressions/regressions and technique.

RMT rehabilitation & conditioning: Level 1

Additional Course
Instructor: 
Len Krekic, RMT
Location & Date/Time
Location: 
New Westminster - WCCMT, 613 Columbia Street
Date/Time: 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Credits & Price: 
14 PE | Early $400, Regular $450, Non-member $475
Register: 
len@rmtrehab.com or 604-230-0221
More Info: 
This course focuses on assessment, symptom-relieving & corrective exercises, integration of manual therapy & corrective exercise.

Chronic pain management for RMTs

Additional Course
Instructor: 
Eric Purves, B.Sc., RMT
Location & Date/Time
Location: 
West Coast College of Massage Therapy (WCCMT) Victoria
Date/Time: 
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Credits & Price: 
7 PD/A2; Early Member - $190, Regular Member - $210, Early Non-Member - $220, Regular Non-Member - $240
More Info: 
RMTs interested in developing or enhancing sound clinical skills in the assessment and treatment of clients living with complex and persistent pain. Eric Purves has been a Registered Massage Therapist since 2006 and is the co-owner of Achieve Health, a multidisciplinary healthcare clinic in Victoria, BC. His area of therapeutic and research interest is in the treatment and management of persistent pain. He currently sits on the executive of the Registered Massage Therapists Association of British Columbia’s (RMTBC’s) professional practice group in pain management

Northwest Washington Rolfing Structural Integration Certificate Training

Additional Course
Instructor: 
Russell Stolzoff, Certified Advanced Rolfer™, Sara Bayer, Certified Advanced Rolfer™
Location & Date/Time
Location: 
Phase l: Embodiment of Rolfing Structural Integration and Rolf Movement Integration.
Date/Time: 
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
2nd Location & Date/Time
Location 2: 
Phase II: Embodiment of Rolfing Structural Integration & Rolf Movement Integration
Date/Time: 
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
3rd Location & Date/Time
Location 3: 
Phase III: Clinical Application of Rolfing Theory
Date/Time: 
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Credits & Price: 
$17,557 (USD)
Register: 
More Info: 
Completion of a minimum 250-hour bodywork program. Students must submit an official transcript that shows at least 47 hours of Anatomy, 21 hours of Physiology, 45 hours of Massage or other approved touch training, and 15 hours of Therapeutic Relationship. 50 documented hours of post-graduate massage practice experience or comparable clinical experience.