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2019 Saturday Continuing Education Seminar Schedule


  • All seminars are 6 CEs unless otherwise noted.
  • All seminars run from 9:00am to 4:00pm unless otherwise noted.
  • The fee for all seminars will be found below the course descriptions.
  • You must register 14 days in advance of the seminar date.
  • All seminars will be held at the Blue Heron Academy, Grand Rapids unless otherwise noted.
  • Please call for physical address location or help with directions: 888-375-7245.
  • Seminars are subject to cancellation if minimum attendance requirements are not met by registration deadline.

Download a PDF Version of the American Health Source full seminar schedule for 2019.

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Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.




SPECIAL LIMITED ENROLLMENT:  Self Defense Seminar Series - Instructor Certification Program - Instructors, Dr. Gregory T. Lawton and Christopher Holmes (Ongoing seminar series)

This series of training classes is recommended for personal trainers, fitness instructors, mixed martial art instructors, and coaches looking for training and experience in working with junior youth and youth, individual and group classes, and in teaching the martial arts, self-defense skills, character building and virtues.

This training program is offered on Saturday morningsPlease inquire at the Blue Heron Academy for a calendar of dates and fees.      Phone: 616-285-9999     www.BlueHeronAcademy.com     Enrollment is limited.
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

 

 

March 2nd, 2019 (Saturday) : Instructor - Jody Berman, L.M.T.
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
General Therapeutic Massage Therapy
In this seminar you will learn Swedish and Therapeutic and other general massage techniques and treatment protocols along with a review of the methods and procedures approved for licensed Michigan massage therapists. Please bring 2 sets of linens.
Members: $175    Non-Members: $275  (use appropriate payment link below)
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

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March 9th, 2019 (Saturday): Instructor - Chris Holmes, D.N., L.M.T., C.P.T.
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
Sports Massage, Kinesio, and Dynamic Taping
In this seminar you will learn Swedish, Therapeutic and Sports Massage techniques and treatment protocols along with the latest methods of therapeutic and clinical taping Please bring 2 sets of linens.
Members: $175    Non-Members: $275  (use appropriate payment link below)
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

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SCANDINAVIAN MOBILIZATION THERAPY - Women's Health Issues
The Scandinavian Mobilization Therapy (SMT) program is the most manual therapy program offered through the Blue Heron Academy and is perhaps one of the most advanced manual medicine programs offered in the world. Over 40 years of clinical experience have gone into the development of this training program.

Each section of this course is NCBTMB Approved for 12 continuing education hours for massage therapy license renewal. 6 hours of continuing education are completed in the hands-on class and another 6 hours are completed in the distance education workbook.

April 20th, 2019 (Saturday) (Limited Enrollment): Instructors, Christopher Holmes, D.N., Gregory T. Lawton, D.N., D.C., D.Ac..
     This course is NCBTMB Approved  (12 Hours of Continuing Education)
Masters Course: Pelvic and Abdominal Medical Manual Therapy for Female Pelvic and Abdominal Conditions, Diseases and Disorders
This seminar will cover the most advanced treatment techniques for the treatment of pelvic and abdominal conditions, diseases, and disorders. Learn how to treat chronic constipation, IBS-C, IBS-D, and female reproductive disorders including benign and malignant tumors.  Please bring 3 sets of linens and a pair of athletic shorts.
Members: $275    Non-Members: $375  (use appropriate payment link below)
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YOUR 2019 PREMIUM SEMINAR SERIES
Completion of all three parts in this seminar series leads to a certification in Corrective and Restorative Therapeutic Exercise.
Purchase all three seminars now using the PayPal link below - or Purchase seminars separately using the $145 or $245 payment links. Separate certificates are issued for each seminar attended, as well as, a final certificate if you attend all three (3) seminars on the Saturday dates in May, June and August. Please join us!

May 11th, June 8th, and August 3rd, 2019 (All Saturdays): Instructor - Chris Holmes, L.M.T., D.N., C.P.T.
     This course is NCBTMB Approved for 6 hours of CE for Massage Therapist License Renewal
    This course is approved by the National Association for Therapeutic Exercise (NATE) for Personal Trainers

Corrective and Restorative Exercise, Three Part Series on dates displayed above.
Learn and practice stretching and conditioning exercises for treating chronic pain and other musculoskeletal disorders, as well as treating patient obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Completion of all three parts in this seminar series leads to a certification in Therapeutic Exercise. Wear loose comfortable clothing suitable for exercise.
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

Pay For All Three Seminars Now
Members: $375    Non-Members: $575  (use appropriate payment link below)

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Pay For May 11th Seminar Only - Corrective and Restorative Exercise
Members: $145    Non-Members: $245  (use appropriate payment link below)
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

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Pay For June 8th Seminar Only - Corrective and Restorative Exercise
Members: $145    Non-Members: $245  (use appropriate payment link below)
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

$145
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$245
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Pay For August 3rd Seminar Only - Corrective and Restorative Exercise
Members: $145    Non-Members: $245  (use appropriate payment link below)
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

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May 18th, 2019 (Saturday) - Instructor - Carol Jo Baggerly, D.N.
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
"Back to Basics" Refresher Course
This seminar was our most popular seminar for 2018 and we are bringing it back in 2019 due to membership demand. Have you forgotten table stretches for lateral rotators of the femur? How about proper folding for the SCM? If so, now is the time to get back to the basics with this excellent seminar to refresh basic techniques and protocols, modality usage, and stretching. This seminar offers you the opportunity to ask the questions you need answered and to practice what you learn. Please bring two sets of linens.
Members: $175    Non-Members: $275  (use appropriate payment link below)
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

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ACUPRESSURE and MASSAGE (2 Part Seminar)
     NCBTMB Approved for 24 CE Hours (Seminar and Distance Education)
Acupressure and Massage Therapy Certification Program, Parts 1 and 2 (August 17th and September 28th, 2019). The 2 seminar classes will provide 12 NCBTMB approved continuing education hours for licensure renewal, an additional 12 CE hours are available via distance education for an additional fee.

This acupressure and massage seminar series is a bodywork and therapy certification program. Complete the classes to become proficient in Asian bodywork, acupressure and massage. In addition to the hands-on seminar, a distance education program is available leading to up to 24 total hours of NCBTMB approved continuing education.

August 17th, 2019 (Saturday) Part 1 of 2 - Instructor - Paige Martin L.M.T., P.Ac., P.T., H.H.P.
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
"Introduction to Acupressure, Chinese Massage (Tuina) and Cupping, Part 1 of 2 Part Series
Acupressure and Chinese Massage (Tuina) have been shown to be effective in the treatment of many musculoskeletal disorders and problems. This class will cover many common acupressure treatment points and the techniques of Chinese massage (Tuina). Please bring 2 sets of linens.
Members: $175    Non-Members: $275  (use appropriate payment link below)
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September 28th, 2019 (Saturday) Part 2 of 2 - Instructor - Paige Martin L.M.T., P.Ac., P.T., H.H.P.
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
Introduction to Acupressure, Chinese Massage (Tuina) and Cupping, Part 2 of 2 Part Series
Learn acupressure, tuina, moxa, and cupping techniques and protocols for the management of stress related health problems. Please bring 2 sets of linens.
Members: $175    Non-Members: $275  (use appropriate payment link below)
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

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June 15th, 2019 (Saturday) - Instructors - Chris Holmes, D.N., L.M.T., C.P.T. and Gregory T. Lawton, D.N., D.C., D.Ac.
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
This course is an American Manual Medicine Association Masters Course
Treating Spinal Scoliosis and Other Spinal Pathologies - Cerebellum Resting Tone and Spinal Curves

The Blue Heron Academy is recognized as having one of the most advanced and effective treatment programs for scoliosis treatment in the US. This advanced seminar reviews the anatomy and physiology of vertebral column, spinal curvature assessment and evaluation and covers pathological conditions of the spine such as spinal scoliosis, kyphosis, and lordosis. You will learn how to assess and treat abnormal spinal curvature conditions. Please bring 2 sets of linens.
Members: $225    Non-Members: $325  (use appropriate payment link below)
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

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June 22nd, 2019 (Saturday) (Limited Enrollment) - Instructor - Chris Holmes, D.N.
     This course is NCBTMB Approved (12 Hours of Continuing Education)

Masters Course: Disorders of the Coccyx (Chronic Coccyx Pain and the Hip (Degeneration).
This seminar will cover male and female abdominal pathologies that refer to the coccyx and direct injury (fracture) of the coccyx and coccyx pain. Also covered will be direct treatment of the hip and hip degeneration. Please bring 3 sets of linens.
Members: $275    Non-Members: $375  (use appropriate payment link below)
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

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August 17th, 2019 (Saturday) - Instructor - Chris Holmes, D.N., L.M.T., C.P.T.
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
Adventure Fitness for Personal Trainers
This course is approved for 3 hours of continuing education for massage therapist license renewal.
Traveling at the Speed Lightness - 3 hours (NCBTMB)
This seminar is about your role as a personal trainer to lead an adventure fitness activity. Whether its trail riding or kayaking, hiking or rock climbing, having the knowledge of how to plan and execute an activity is vital in designing a successful event that will keep people interested and safe. The day will consist of lecture in the morning and then a planned event at a park in the afternoon. Please wear clothes suitable for hiking through the woods, water and a lunch and snacks.
Members: $125    Non-Members: $165  (use appropriate payment link below)
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September 21st, 2019 (Saturday) : Instructor - Chris Holmes, D.N., L.M.T., C.P.T., and Kenpo Black Belt
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
Introduction to Tai Chi Chuan, Chi Kung, Dao Yin, and Chinese Yoga
This seminar will introduce you to a short 12 movement tai chi chuan sequence along with basic chi kung, dao yin and Chinese yoga exercises. Wear loose comfortable clothing and be ready to practice these exercises. This is a good seminar for fitness and yoga instructors, personal trainers, and massage therapists interested in learning patient exercises and self-care. Please bring 2 sets of linens.
Members: $125    Non-Members: $165  (use appropriate payment link below)
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

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September 14th, 2019 (Saturday) : Instructor - Jody Berman, L.M.T.
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
Sports Massage, Kinesio, and Dynamic Taping
In this seminar you will learn Swedish, Therapeutic and Sports Massage techniques and treatment protocols along with the latest methods of therapeutic and clinical taping. Please bring 2 sets of linens.
Members: $175    Non-Members: $275  (use appropriate payment link below)
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

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October 19th, 2019 (Saturday) - Instructor: Carol Jo Baggerly, D.N., L.M.T.
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
Introduction to Massage Therapy Lymphedema Technician
This seminar will provide an introduction to the 24-hour Massage Therapy Lymphedema Technician certification program. The seminar provides 6 hours of NCBTMB approved continuing education and the opportunity for 18 more hours of NCBTMB approved CE training along with certification as a Homeosomatic Lymphedema Technician through the extended distance education program. There are additional fees for the extended distance education program. Please bring 2 sets of linens.
Members: $275    Non-Members: $375  (use appropriate payment link below)
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

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November 2nd, 2019 (Saturday) - Instructor: Carol Jo Baggerly, D.N., L.M.T.
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
General Rehabilitation for an Aging Population - Geriatric Massage
With the continual "greying" and aging of the American population medical massage therapists need to be well trained in geriatric massage technique, procedures, and protocols. This seminar will cover the pathologies and conditions presented by an aging population. Please bring 2 sets of linens.
Members: $175    Non-Members: $275  (use appropriate payment link below)
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

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November 9th, 2019 (Saturday): Instructor - Carol Jo Baggerly, D.N., L.M.T.
     This course is NCBTMB Approved
Treating TMJ with Medical Massage Therapy
Lecture and hands on treatment techniques for a very common and complex problem, TMJ or issues related to the mouth, jaw and head. TMJ can be related to stress, whiplash, head injury and/or dental trauma. Learn how to effectively treat TMJ in your practice and the secondary disorders like jaw pain and chronic headaches commonly seen with TMJ. Please Bring 2 sets of linens.
Members: $175    Non-Members: $275  (use appropriate payment link below)
Refund Policy:  No refund will be given on seminars after purchase unless the seminar is cancelled due to low enrollment.

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Register Today:  Secure Payment links are located directly below each seminar detailed above.

Download a PDF Version of the American Health Source full seminar schedule for 2019.


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