Breast Health Classes     All classes must be paid for in full one month prior to the class

Foundation In Breast Massage (5 CEU Hours) 

The class is designed to help individuals / massage therapists be able to incorporate breast massage into their life / practice. The class will cover the ethical concerns with touching breast tissue. Individuals/therapists will review the Rules and Regulations required by North Carolina Rules and Regulations. The class will go into the basic knowledge of the lymphatic system and the techniques to prepare the individual/therapists/clients lymphatic system prior to beginning breast massage. The class will cover the importance of hydration and its relationship to a healthy body and proper lymphatic flow. An introduction to thermography, mammography, ultra sound and MRI will be included. The risk factors for breast disease and how to better prevent breast disease will be introduced. The class will help the individual/therapist better understand how overall improved health impacts the breast health. The class will teach the individual/therapist how to do Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) at the clavicular and axillary areas and massage techniques for the breast while fully draped.

Classes Friday 8:30 – 1:30, 5 CEUs, $130.00

January 5, 2018                          August 3, 2018

February 16, 2018                       September 14, 2018

March 30, 2018                           October 26, 2018

May 11, 2018                                December 7, 2018

June 22, 2018                              Call for additional Dates

 

Breast Health (16 CEU Hours)  (Advanced)

Breast Exam, Lymphatic Drainage and Massage

Course Description

The class is designed to help individuals / massage therapists be able to incorporate breast massage into their life / practice. The class will cover the ethical concerns with touching breast tissue. Individuals/therapists will review the Rules and Regulations required by North Carolina Rules and Regulations. The class will go into the basic knowledge of the lymphatic system and the techniques to prepare the individual/therapists/clients lymphatic system prior to beginning breast massage. The class will cover the importance of hydration and its relationship to a healthy body and proper lymphatic flow. An introduction to thermography, mammography, ultra sound and MRI will be included. The risk factors for breast disease and how to better prevent breast disease will be introduced. The class will help the individual/therapist better understand how overall improved health impacts the breast health. The class will teach the individual/therapist how to do Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) at the clavicular and axillary areas and massage techniques for the breast while fully draped.

Classes:  Saturday and Sunday 8:30 – 5:30, 16 CEUs,  $370.00

January 6 and 7, 2018                           August 4 and 5, 2018

February 17 and 18, 2018                      September 15 and 16, 2018

March 31 and April 1, 2018                    October 27 and 28, 2018

May 12 and 13, 2018                              December 8 and 9, 2018

June 23 and 24, 2018                            Call for Additional Dates

 

Ethics: Breast Massage (3 CEU Hours)

Course Description

The class is designed to review the ethical concerns while working with breast tissue. The class will review the history of massage. It will explore all areas of touch: the definition of touch, the various meaning of different touch, the significance of touch and the many types of touch. The class will explore the differences of touch from various countries and the need for certain considerations. It will distinguish the difference between intention and goals with your touch. The class will review the Rules and Regulations for the State of North Carolina, the Code of Ethics from NCBTMB and the Policies of the Association of Massage Therapist (AMT). The class will encourage the students to discuss and role-play ethical issues that they may face in their daily practice when working with breast tissue.

Classes Friday 2:00 – 5:00, 3 CEUs, $65.00

January 5, 2018                          August 3, 2018

February 16, 2018                       September 14, 2018

March 30, 2018                           October 26, 2018

May 11, 2018                                December 7, 2018

June 22, 2018                              Call for additional Dates

 

 

Breast Health Lectures
Upcoming Lectures
Carolina Breast Friends, Lymphatic Drainage for Breast Health
Third Thursday of each Month, 3:00pm to 4:30pm
cbf@carolinabreastfriends.org
1607 East Morehead Street
Charlotte, NC 28207
RSVP 704-370-7773
  

Previous Lectures

Thermogram and Lymphatic Presentations at:
Dr Cammy Benton, MD
The Journey Group in Matthews NC
Carolina Breast Friends
Woman’s International Event, Charlotte NC
Novant Health Buddy Kemp Center, Triple Negative Cancer Support
Integra Wellness, Indian Land SC
Dr Kristin Boyle, , Fort Mill, SC
Dr Jonathan Stevens, Chiropractor, Charlotte NC
Dr. Mike Smith ND, Charlotte
CMC Hospital, Waxhaw, NC
Haylo Healing Arts, Charlotte NC
Christian Book Lovers Meeting (Closed)
Please contact: Effie J. Spurlin     704-724-1020,    
                               espurl@gmail.com  to schedule
                               www.effiespurlin.com