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Event Info

Manual Lymphatic Drainage for Your Everyday Clinical Practice: Level One (Edmonton, AB)

October 10, 2020 to October 11, 2020

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Workshop Description

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is a highly specialized technique that can be used to treat many injuries and pathologies. MLD provides many benefits for your clients, particularly with assisting the body to detoxify, speed healing times, and provide well-being through excellent cellular and tissue health. It can be performed as a preventative technique that bolsters our bodies' ability to rejuvenate and resist all types of stress.

This unique training course covers the many dimensions of manual lymphatic drainage:

  • All areas of the body will be reviewed, and students will be provided with an understanding of the lymphatic system and the implications and complications that are associated with MLD.
  • Illustration for students from a clinical perspective on how to achieve complete evacuation of lymph nodes and thus achieve complete drainage to specific areas.
  • Review of current research on the efficacy of MLD.
  • Demonstration of exact area-specific sequences, including amount of pressure applied and examination of "0 pressure" points.

By the end of this two day certification course, students will possess the ability to understand and perform a full lymphatic drainage with confidence and skill.

Date:    October 10 to 11, 2020

Time:    9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Cost:     $495 plus GST (for 2 days)

Venue:  Hotel Varscona8208 106 Street, Edmonton, AB 

About the Presenter 

Director of Rhythm Massage Development, Michelle Vassallo, completed her Diploma of Remedial Massage at Victoria University, graduating as valedictorian of her year. She currently lectures at Victoria University in a variety of remedial subjects,  specializing in Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD).

Michelle also delivers seminars as a guest lecturer and workshop presenter for various national massage associations in Australia and Canada. With many years of practice in her own clinic, Michelle has refined her MLD technique, making it both user-friendly for the therapist and effective for clients.

Items to Bring 

  • Massage table 
  • 2 large towels or sheets
  • 3 hand towels 
  • 1 bolster and 1 or 2 pillows
  • Cornflour or arrowroot powder in a shaker
  • Notepad and pen

Continued Competency Program Credit

10 credits