To Register: Call Effie Spurlin, 704-724-102 or email her at

Foundation in Breast Massage (5hr) is Prerequisite to Breast Health – Advanced 16hr class

Course Description

The class is designed to help Massage Therapist, Nurse Practitioners/Physicians Assistants/Lactation Consultants, Doulas, etc. understand and appreciate how to facilitate better breast health. The class expands on lymphatic techniques for breast health, a self-breast exam, Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD), massage techniques for breast health and how cupping is used as a treatment. The therapists will understand the importance of the lymphatic system and how to do manual lymphatic drainage. The class will provide instructions on how to identify and palpate lymphatic congestion in the breast tissue. The Massage will provide a method to treat and reduce lymphatic congestion. Therapists will know how to educate their clients, to understand and appreciate the lymphatic system and how to take better care of theirs and their client’s breast tissue. We will discuss and demonstrate on each therapist how cupping assist in breast health. There will be an introduction to Breast Thermography and how it assists in monitoring breast health.

Because of the nature of the class, the classes will be all female or all male. Mixed classes can be arranged with appropriate permissions. Therapist must be comfortable working on their own bare breast and the bare breast of the other therapist in a group setting.

Classes:  Saturday and Sunday 8:30 – 5:30, 16 CE’s, $390.00

August 10 and 11, 2019

October 12 and 13, 2019

February 8 and 9, 2020

April 4 and 5, 2020

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