Calendar

Sep
23
Sun
Ethics and Mandatory Reporting @ Hampton Inn
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
INSTRUCTOR: Nancy Porambo
DESCRIPTION: These two classes meet the requirements for license renewal in Pennsylvania.
NUMBER OF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS: 4 hours

 

You may register for either or both of these classes, but you must register in order to attend.  Be aware that each of the Mandatory Reporting Training classes must have at least 10 attendees.
SCHEDULE:
8:30am-9:00am                   Registration
9:00am-1:00pm                   Professional Ethics
1:00pm-2:00pm                   Lunch on your own
2:00pm-5:00pm                   Mandated Reporting Training

To Register Click Here

ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTORS:
Nancy Porambo is a gem in our own state!! JOIN US for her class. SIGN UP TODAY !
● In recognition of her years of service to lead our profession to state licensing, Nancy holds Pennsylvania Massage License # 00001.
● Past President of PA AMTA and Past President of National AMTA.
● Business owner – The Therapy Option Inc. offers a range of massage therapy services in Jim Thorpe, PA.
● Trustee for the Massage Therapy Foundation.
● The education side of The Therapy Option business, Nancy spends significant time traveling nationwide as a feature lecturer at conferences and workshops. She was a featured speaker at the 2016 AMTA National Conference, sharing the stage with Dr Oz.
● Certified Neuromuscular Therapist, worked on the teaching staff of Paul St. John.
● Teacher of the Year -Psychology, at Lehigh/Carbon Community College.
● Author – Professional Practice Concepts
Nov
3
Sat
Lymph Drainage for the Intact Lymphatic System @ Best Western Country Cupboard Inn
Nov 3 – Nov 4 all-day
INSTRUCTOR:  M Julia Schandelmeier

CLASS DESCRIPTION:

Core understanding of the lymphatic system, indications, contraindications, and hands-on application of manual lymph drainage.
NUMBER OF CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS:  16 hours
SCHEDULE:
   Registration                            8:30 a.m.
   For both days:
          Class                                  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
          Lunch                               12:00 p.m. –   1:00 p.m.
          Class                                  1:00 p.m. –   6:00 p.m.
Lunch will be served on Saturday only. Attendees must provide their own lunch on Sunday. 
WHAT TO BRING:
Massage Table, Sheets, Lotion, Pillow or Bolster.
REGISTRATION PRICE:     $160 Members        $225 Non-Members
 
*** Registration is limited to the first 50 people and we are expecting to be full, so register early! ***
Please Call Hotel directly for Reservation  1-570-524-5500
     A block of rooms has been set aside at a discounted rate, first come first served. Breakfast provided in the morning for those staying at the hotel.
 

ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR: 

Julia has been a massage therapist for over 17 years. Specialties include Neuromuscular therapy, manual lymphatic drainage, and postoperative massage. She trained at Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy and is certified as a lymphatic therapist through Norton School of Lymphedema.  She worked as a massage therapist in Pittsburgh for Dance Alloy, for a plastic surgeon for 9 years, taught neuromuscular and ethics for Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy, and taught sports and Swedish massage at the University of Pittsburgh. She has worked with Wholistic Acupuncture Yoga for over 8 years as well as her own private practice.  She created this workshop on MLD to help massage therapists gain a clear understanding of the lymphatic system and it is approved by the NCBTMB.
Dec
15
Sat
Clinical Aromatherapy Utilizing Massage
Dec 15 all-day
Clinical Aromatherapy Utilizing Massage @ Comfort Suites
Dec 15 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

We  are  excited  to  announce  our  education  offering  of  “Clinical  Aromatherapy  Utilizing  Massage”.    Come  network  with  your  colleagues!

CLASS  DESCRIPTION:
This  is  a  very  hands-on  class.  You  will  experience  41  essential  oils  and  learn  how  to  use  these  oils  to  improve  your  outcomes.  The  emphasis  is  on not only what  these  oils  can  do,  but  how  to  use  them  to  achieve  the  desired  results.  Discussion  will  include  how  to  assist  with  Fibromyalgia,  Restless  Leg  Syndrome,  Insomnia,  Lower  Back  Pain,  Arthritis,  Sinusitis,  Headaches  including  Migraines,  Psoriasis,  Eczema,  Depression,  and  much  more.  Humor  is  used  to  keep  the  class  light,  but  the  main  emphasis  is  to  help  you  help  your  clients  better.
Includes  8  CE’s  from  NCBTMB

NUMBER  OF  CONTINUING  EDUCATION  CREDITS:  8

SCHEDULE:
8:30am-9:00am
Registration  /  Check-in
9:00am-12:00pm
Morning  Class
12:00pm-1:00pm
Lunch  on  your  own
1:00pm-5:00pm
Afternoon  Class

REGISTRATION  PRICE:
The  Clinical  Aromatherapy  Utilizing  Massage  registration  fee  is:
–  $80    Members
–  $130  Non-Members

You  MUST  register  to  attend.  To  reserve  your  spot,  please  register  online  (2  weeks  prior  to  the  class):

Follow this link to register

INSTRUCTOR  BIO:    George  Cox
George  has  been  teaching  aromatherapy  for  22  years.  His  classes  are  accredited  by  NCBTMB  and  as  such,  he  is  an  approved  provider  of  continuing  education  for  licensed  massage  therapists.  He  teaches  or  has  taught  at  25  Massage  Schools  in  7  states  and  has  presented  to  several  state  AMTA  conferences.  He  is  the  Director  for  the  state  of  Ohio  for  the  National  Association  of  Holistic  Aromatherapy.  Natural  Options  Aromatherapy  was  founded  in  2003  and  is  an  approved  educator  for  N.A.H.A  to  teach  Aromatherapy  Level  1  Professional  Certification  Classes  (30  hours)  and  Aromatherapy  Level  2  Certification  Classes  (200  hours).  Natural  Options  School  of  Aromatherapy  is  the  aromatherapy  affiliate  for  the  Planetree  Organization.

He  developed  the  curriculum  and  taught  a  three  credit  hour  class  on  Aromatherapy  at  Cincinnati  State  College  that  encompasses  18  hours  of  lecture  &  18  hours  of  laboratory  from  2004-2013.

His  clinical  approach  to  aromatherapy  has  lead  the  way  for  him  to  develop  professional  relationships  with  MD’s,  hospitals,  skilled  nursing  facilities,  the  Ohio  AIDS  Coalition,  and  numerous  hospital  support  groups.  He  is  currently  working  with  over  70  hospitals  including  the  Cleveland  Clinic  Healing  Services  Department  at  the  main  campus  as  well  as  Medina,  Euclid,  Lima  Memorial,  UPMC,  Medina,  Hillcrest,  Fairview,  University  Hospitals  of  San  Antonio,  Beaver  Dam  in  WI,  Mt.  Sinai  in  NYC,  Long  Island  Jewish  Medical  Center,  Cohen  Children’s  Hospital  in  NY,  Penn  Medicine,  and  Lakewood  Hospitals.  Natural  Options  Aromatherapy  also  works  with  many  hospices  and  skilled  nursing  facilities.

Prior  to  finding  aromatherapy,  he  has  been  in  field  management  for  Revlon,  Inc.,  been  the  VP  of  Marketing  and  Sales  for  Fashion  Two  Twenty  Cosmetics,  owned  and  managed  a  cosmetic  company,  and  held  the  position  of  Senior  Director  Business  Development  for  a  chain  of  Skilled  Nursing  Facilities.

CANCELLATION  POLICY:
Cancellations  received  at  least  30  days  prior  to  the  class:  Full  refund.  Due  to  the  costs  of  rentals,  supplies,  and  speaker  fees,  if  cancellations  are  received  within  less  than  30  days  prior  to  the  class,  there  will  be  no  refund.  Cancellations  must  be  either  written  or  via  email.  The  Board  reserves  the  right  to  amend  or  waive  this  policy  in  documented  emergency  situations.

Look  forward  to  seeing  you  all  there!