Events

Aug
7
Wed
Foundations of Manual Lymph Drainage: Lymph Tour USA | Lisa DiFalco | 8 CE | Waxhaw, NC | (Part of Certification Series) @ Jackson Volunteer Fire Department
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Registration Closed For:

  1. Boca Lymphlift of the Face | 7 CE | August 8
  2. Advanced European Manual Lymph Drainage Bandaging | 7 CE | August 11

You may still register for the three remaining classes until they are full…only a few spots remaining

 

Manual Lymph Drainage Certification Series ($1300 Value)

Total Cost for Four Certification Classes:
AMTA Member rate: $435
Non-AMTA Member rate: $725
Presenter: ​ ​Lisa ​DiFalco: ​ ​NCBTMB ​#450512-07

(NOTE:  You many take one single class without taking others but to receive Certification, you must take All 4 classes)

  1. Foundations of Manual Lymph Drainage: Lymph Tour USA | 8 CE | August 7
  2. Boca Lymphlift of the Face | 7 CE | August 8
  3. Mommy & Me Manual Lymph Drainage | 7 CE | August 9
  4. Manual Lymph Drainage: Sports Clinical Practicum | 7 CE | August 10

 

Advanced Manual Lymph Drainage Class

(NOTE Prerequisite: Must take all above 4 MLD Certification Series CE Classes to take this class)

  1. Advanced European Manual Lymph Drainage Bandaging | 7 CE | August 11

 

Foundations of Manual Lymph Drainage: Lymph Tour USA | 8 CE | August 7

REGISTRATION:      8:30 am

CLASS TIME:             9:00 am – 5:30 pm

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

HISTORY
A comprehensive must have course for professionals introducing them to the history of MLD and its Founder, Dr. Emil Vodder and subsequent spread to the United States through Dr. Robert Lerner and his LTS Clinics. A&P

INTERACTIVE
The Tour continues with an introduction to the Anatomy & Physiology of the Lymph System in a fun and interactive format.

HANDS ON LAB
The hands-on lab instructs on how to perform a 50 minute full body basic protocol, which is the number one most requested protocol by referring physicians in the U.S today.

RESEARCH & DIDACTICS
Next, the class will have an overview of pathophysiology, research, indications & contraindications complete with photos of case studies from the LTS Clinic.

HANDS ON LAB (Assessments, Compression & Lymphosize)
We Will conclude the tour with assessment tools and follow-up care introducing the latest in lymph compression wear and lymphosize exercises made popular by professional athletes.

 

YOU WILL NEED TO BRING:

Massage Table
1 set of sheets
1 small towel

 

REGISTRATION FEE:

AMTA Member:  $120

Non AMTA Member:  $200

 

Presenter:   Lisa DiFalco: NCBTMB #450512-07

Click Here to Register

 

 

 

Aug
8
Thu
Boca Lymphlift of the Face | Lisa DiFalco | 7 CE | Waxhaw, NC | (Part of Certification Series) @ Jackson Volunteer Fire Department
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Registration Closed For:

  1. Boca Lymphlift of the Face | 7 CE | August 8
  2. Advanced European Manual Lymph Drainage Bandaging | 7 CE | August 11

You may still register for the three remaining classes until they are full…only a few spots remaining

 

Manual Lymph Drainage Certification Series ($1300 Value)

Total Cost for Four Certification Classes:
AMTA Member rate: $435
Non-AMTA Member rate: $725
Presenter: ​ ​Lisa ​DiFalco: ​ ​NCBTMB ​#450512-07

(NOTE:  You many take one single class without taking others but to receive Certification, you must take All 4 classes)

  1. Foundations of Manual Lymph Drainage: Lymph Tour USA | 8 CE | August 7
  2. Boca Lymphlift of the Face | 7 CE | August 8
  3. Mommy & Me Manual Lymph Drainage | 7 CE | August 9
  4. Manual Lymph Drainage: Sports Clinical Practicum | 7 CE | August 10

 

Advanced Manual Lymph Drainage Class

(NOTE Prerequisite: Must take all above 4 MLD Certification Series CE Classes to take this class)

  1. Advanced European Manual Lymph Drainage Bandaging | 7 CE | August 11

 

BOCA LYMPHLIFT OF THE FACE | 7 CE | AUGUST 8

REGISTRATION:     8:30 am
CLASS TIME:            9:00 am – 4:30 pm

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

Learn how to release the Fountain of youth within by tapping into the body’s natural healing reservoir through the gentle strokes of MLD for the ultimate in anti-aging.

Developed by Dr. Vodder and used for treating sinusitis and other inflammatory disorders, MLD was discovered to hold beauty benefits covering everything from acne to rosacea. Board Approved Plastic Surgeons also recommend this anti-aging tool in conjunction with other non-invasive procedures.

Today, research has revealed the lymph system is an underlying player in diseases of the central nervous system; such as M.S., Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s & Concussions.

Ground breaking research has put MLD on the A-list of celebrities, models and pro-athletes suffering post-concussion syndrome we treat utilizing these protocols

This course covers:
*History of MLD
*Indications of MLD for Beauty
*Indications of MLD for CNS related conditions
*15 minute add on service currently used in many of America’s top Spa’s
*50-minute protocol for alopecia, bell’s palsy, skin conditions and much more.
*Interactive A&P of the Head, Neck & Face
*The lymph-skin connection
*Ground breaking research & resources for marketing

What to Bring?
Table, Face Cradle, Linens, loose fitting clothes, hand sanitizer, towel, sweater, shorts, tank top, small bottle of bubbles

 

REGISTRATION FEE:

AMTA Member:  $105

Non AMTA Member:  $175

 

Presenter: Lisa DiFalco: NCBTMB #450512-07

 

 

 

 

 

Aug
9
Fri
Mommy & Me Manual Lymph Drainage | Lisa DiFalco | 7 CE | Waxhaw, NC | (Part of Certification Series) @ Jackson Volunteer Fire Department
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Registration Closed For:

  1. Boca Lymphlift of the Face | 7 CE | August 8
  2. Advanced European Manual Lymph Drainage Bandaging | 7 CE | August 11

You may still register for the three remaining classes until they are full…only a few spots remaining

 

Manual Lymph Drainage Certification Series ($1300 Value)

Total Cost for Four Certification Classes:
AMTA Member rate: $435
Non-AMTA Member rate: $725
Presenter: ​ ​Lisa ​DiFalco: ​ ​NCBTMB ​#450512-07

(NOTE:  You many take one single class without taking others but to receive Certification, you must take All 4 classes)

  1. Foundations of Manual Lymph Drainage: Lymph Tour USA | 8 CE | August 7
  2. Boca Lymphlift of the Face | 7 CE | August 8
  3. Mommy & Me Manual Lymph Drainage | 7 CE | August 9
  4. Manual Lymph Drainage: Sports Clinical Practicum | 7 CE | August 10

 

Advanced Manual Lymph Drainage Class

(NOTE Prerequisite: Must take all above 4 MLD Certification Series CE Classes to take this class)

  1. Advanced European Manual Lymph Drainage Bandaging | 7 CE | August 11

 

MOMMY & ME MANUAL LYMPH DRAINAGE | 7 CE | AUGUST 9

REGISTRATION:      8:30 am
CLASS TIME:             9:00 am – 4:30 pm

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

This course begins with exploration of the deep lymph system and the effects of pregnancy. You will learn, understand and receive answers to common questions:

1. Why do legs and feet swell during pregnancy?
2. Does edema have any impact on the veins?
3. What does the lymph system have to do with stretch marks?
4. Why do I have a “kangaroo pouch” about my C-section scar?
5. Why do children heal more quickly than adults?
6. What can I do to ensure my child is lymphatically healthy?

Learn how MLD can benefit mother-to-be:

*Early family planning stages
*Maintain her health through the pregnancy
*Post-delivery benefits to both mother and child.

Proper positioning for delivery of the hands-on protocol taught in lab is not only useful for pregnancy but for clients with special needs, recent surgeries or are extremely fragile.

After delivery, the focus is on early childhood development of the lymph system and the foundational building blocks for a life of good health. Discover what lymphangiomotorical challenges there are for today’s children and how lymphatic research is creating a societal shift toward wellness and what we hope will be a “new normal.”

Research from the Touch Research Institute and documentation utilized at LTS Clinic Ft. Lauderdale are covered for practice building within the medical community.

What to Bring:
Table, Face Cradle, Linens, loose fitting clothes, hand sanitizer, towel, sweater, shorts, tank top, long pillow

 

REGISTRATION FEE:

AMTA Member:  $105

Non AMTA Member:  $175

 

Presenter: Lisa DiFalco: NCBTMB #450512-07

Click Here to Register

 

 

 

 

Aug
10
Sat
Manual Lymph Drainage: Sports Clinical Practicum | Lisa DiFalco | 7 CE | Waxhaw, NC | (Part of Certification Series) @ Jackson Volunteer Fire Department
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Registration Closed For:

  1. Boca Lymphlift of the Face | 7 CE | August 8
  2. Advanced European Manual Lymph Drainage Bandaging | 7 CE | August 11

You may still register for the three remaining classes until they are full…only a few spots remaining

 

Manual Lymph Drainage Certification Series ($1300 Value)

Total Cost for Four Certification Classes:
AMTA Member rate: $435
Non-AMTA Member rate: $725
Presenter: ​ ​Lisa ​DiFalco: ​ ​NCBTMB ​#450512-07

(NOTE:  You many take one single class without taking others but to receive Certification, you must take All 4 classes)

  1. Foundations of Manual Lymph Drainage: Lymph Tour USA | 8 CE | August 7
  2. Boca Lymphlift of the Face | 7 CE | August 8
  3. Mommy & Me Manual Lymph Drainage | 7 CE | August 9
  4. Manual Lymph Drainage: Sports Clinical Practicum | 7 CE | August 10

 

Advanced Manual Lymph Drainage Class

(NOTE Prerequisite: Must take all above 4 MLD Certification Series CE Classes to take this class)

  1. Advanced European Manual Lymph Drainage Bandaging | 7 CE | August 11

 

MANUAL LYMPH DRAINAGE: SPORTS CLINICAL PRACTICUM | 7 CE | AUGUST 10

REGISTRATION:     8:30 am
CLASS TIME:            9:00 am – 4:30 pm

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

The University of Virginia’s discovery of lymph in the brain (June 2015) has led to significant research having a major impact on professional sports injuries and concussion protocols.

You will hear testimonial from our Advisory Board member and former NFL Player utilizing MLD Institute Int’l’s protocol at the clinic he and his wife own performing MLD for pro sports athletic recovery.

This course focuses on the “practical” application of MLD allowing participants to experience the LTS Clinic setting right on the campus. MLD for athletes involves:

*Rigorous documentation,
*Standardized measuring protocols used for research taught in this course.
*Manual lymph drainage on a timed schedule
*Self-care with “medical grade” compression wear

–To deliver a complete package, you will become the complete package.

*There will also be a review for the practical and written test.

What to Bring?
Table, Face Cradle, Linens, loose fitting clothes, hand sanitizer, towel, sweater, shorts, tank top, bathing suit, measuring table in centimeters (tailor’s style) can find these at Walmart in the sewing section.

 

REGISTRATION FEE:

AMTA Member:  $105

Non AMTA Member:  $175

 

Presenter: Lisa DiFalco: NCBTMB #450512-07

Click Here to Register

 

 

 

 

 

Aug
11
Sun
Advanced European Manual Lymph Drainage Bandaging | Lisa DiFalco | 7 CE | Waxhaw, NC @ Jackson Volunteer Fire Department
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Registration Closed For:

  1. Boca Lymphlift of the Face | 7 CE | August 8
  2. Advanced European Manual Lymph Drainage Bandaging | 7 CE | August 11

You may still register for the three remaining classes until they are full…only a few spots remaining

 

Manual Lymph Drainage Certification Series ($1300 Value)

Total Cost for Four Certification Classes:
AMTA Member rate: $435
Non-AMTA Member rate: $725
Presenter: ​ ​Lisa ​DiFalco: ​ ​NCBTMB ​#450512-07

(NOTE:  You many take one single class without taking others but to receive Certification, you must take All 4 classes)

  1. Foundations of Manual Lymph Drainage: Lymph Tour USA | 8 CE | August 7
  2. Boca Lymphlift of the Face | 7 CE | August 8
  3. Mommy & Me Manual Lymph Drainage | 7 CE | August 9
  4. Manual Lymph Drainage: Sports Clinical Practicum | 7 CE | August 10

 

Advanced Manual Lymph Drainage Class

(NOTE Prerequisite: Must take all above 4 MLD Certification Series CE Classes to take this class)

  1. Advanced European Manual Lymph Drainage Bandaging | 7 CE | August 11

 

ADVANCED EUROPEAN MANUAL LYMPH DRAINAGE BANDAGING | 7 CE | AUGUST 11

REGISTRATION:      8:30 am
CLASS TIME:             9:00 am – 4:30 pm

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

From European Clinics of Lymphology, MLD therapists master their technique with bandages & foams specifically designed to soften viscous lymph. MLD improves lymph flow, but what’s a therapist to do when the lymph vessels are blocked by solidified lymph? The answer: attend this Master Level MLD Course to learn what tools to use and when. Learn the research behind each protocol and be able to handle the cases that challenge most therapists.

What you will learn:

*Facial edema wrapping & options
*Cost effective neck wear
*Upper Extremity Bandaging w/hand options
*Lower Extremity Bandaging w/foot options
*Easy self care bandaging for clients/patients
*Night time alternatives to bandaging
*Post Surgical Bandaging options
*Hip wraps
*Post C-Section wrapping
*Breast Cancer shoulder edema, under arm & mastectomy scar solutions
*Swell spots
*Custom S.P. bags
*Scar minimization package

 

REGISTRATION FEE:

AMTA Member:  $105

Non AMTA Member:  $175

 

Presenter: Lisa DiFalco: NCBTMB #450512-07

 

 

 

 

AMTA NC Board Meeting
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This is a face to face meeting of the AMTA NC board members.

Aug
15
Thu
NC BMBT Meeting @ Wells Fargo Capitol Center 13th Floor
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am

Board meetings are held in downtown Raleigh, one block south of the State Capital. Click the Board Contact link for specific directions to the meeting location. Meetings typically begin at 10:00am and are open to the public, pursuant to the North Carolina Open Meetings Law.

There is generally a 15-minute public comment period* at each meeting, at the Board’s discretion.

Any individual or group who wishes to address the Board shall make a request to the Board office to be placed on the agenda.  Such request shall be made in writing and must be received at least 14 days prior to a regular meeting of the Board.  The chair will determine whether the item will be placed on the agenda.  The individual or group shall be notified at least three working days in advance of the meeting whether the item will be on the agenda.

All Meetings are held on Thursday, unless otherwise noted.

Sep
7
Sat
Massage for the Modern Woman | Ashley Dwyer | 8 CE | Durham, NC @ Collective Wellness
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Date: September 7, 2019

Time:                 9:00am – 6:00pm (w/ 1 hour for lunch)
CE:                     8
Instructor:       Ashley Dwyer
Location:          Collective Wellness; 3326 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd; Bldg A Suite 230; Durham NC 27707

 

Registration Costs:

AMTA Member: $64
Non-AMTA Member: $128

Description:

In this class we will cover prenatal massage, massage for menstrual cramps,
menopause and prolapse.

Participants will need to bring:

Massage table
Set of linens
Massage lotion
Three pillows
Large towel
Pen/paper

 

Click Here to Register

Sep
8
Sun
Ethics: From the Massage Forums | Ashley Dwyer | 3 CE | Durham, NC @ Collective Wellness
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Date: September 8, 2019

Time:                 10:00am – 1:00pm
CE:                     3
Instructor:       Ashley Dwyer
Location:          Collective Wellness; 3326 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd; Bldg A Suite 230; Durham NC 27707

 

Registration Costs:

AMTA Member: $24
Non-AMTA Member: $48

 

Description:

In this class we will cover ethical issues in the profession as taken from popular
massage forums.

 

Participants will need to bring:

Pen/paper

 

Click Here to Register

AMTA NC Board Conference Call
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This is a Face to Face AMTA-NC BOD meeting