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I provide continuing education (CE) courses to massage therapists.  Home study courses are NCBTMB, AL & FL approved (SOME are MS approved).  All in-class workshops are NCBTMB and MS, AL, and FL state approved.  Classes are held mainly in the Memphis area; however, if you would like to schedule a workshop in your area please contact me at 901-413-2616 or by email at cesforlmts@gmail.com



Please browse the website and click the links on the right for a more detailed description of the courses I currently offer.  Discounts apply when enrolling in more than one workshop during the same calendar year.


MARCH-MAY 2015:

MARCH 2015 - MEMPHIS, TN
@ Goulds Academy 1203 Ridgeway #201



BETTER BODY MECHANICS = BETTER BODYWORK (4 CEs) - $95
Sat 3/14/15 from 12:00-4:30 (1/2 hour break)

ACU-LYMPH FACE TONING MASSAGE (4 CEs) - $135
Sun 3/15/15 from 10:00-5:00

MARCH 2015 - COLLIERVILLE, TN
@ The Hampton Inn, 1280 W Poplar Ave Room 120


CPR-ADULT CPR AED & FIRST AID - $50
Fri 3/13/15 from 12:00-4:30
(Class limited to 9 people)

ACUPRESSURE FOR WRIST AND ARM PAIN (4 CEs) - $95
Mon 3/16/15 from 10:00-2:30 (1/2 hour break)

MARCH 2015  - SOUTHAVEN, MS
@ HealthSource Chiropractic, 5740 Getwell #B (near Snowden Grove)


DETOX FOOT BATH & ACU-POINT FOOT MASSAGE (4 CEs) - $95
Fri 3/27/15 from 12:00-4:30

CUPPING MAGNETS & MASSAGE (2-Days; 12 CEs) - $310
(Price includes cupping sets)
Sat 3/28/14 from 12:00-7:00 & Sun 3/29/15 from 10:00-5:00
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APRIL 2015 - TUPELO, MS
@ The Renasant Center, 398 E Main St (Upstairs in Conference Room)


SHIATSU JIN SHIN & CO-IN ACUPRESSURE (3-Days; 18 CEs) - $310
Fri 4/10/15 from 12:00-7:00 & Sat 4/11/15 from 10:00-5:00 & Sun 4/12/15 from10:00-5:00

APRIL 2015 - MURFREESBORO, TN
@ The Clarion, 2227 Old Fort Pkwy - Meeting Room

CUPPING MAGNETS & MASSAGE (2-Days; 12 CEs) - $310 (includes cupping equipment)
Sat 4/18/15 from 12:00-7:00 & Sun 4/19/15 from 10:00-5:00

TN LAW (2 CEs) - $50
Mon 4/20/15 from 10:00-12:00

ETHICS-ROLES AND BOUNDARIES (2 CEs) - $50
Mon 4/20/15 from 12:30-2:30

MAY 2015 - COLLIERVILLE, TN
@ The Hampton Inn, 1280 W Poplar Ave Room 120


ACU-THERA SCALP SINUS REJUVENATION (6 CEs) - $135
Thurs 5/14/15 from 12:00-7:00

DETOX FOOT BATH & ACU-POINT FOOT MASSAGE (4 CEs) - $95
Fri 5/15/15 from 10:00-2:30 (1/2 hour break)




 

Register for any class by filling out the Workshop Enrollment Form, then follow the payment prompts to pay by Mastercard, Visa or Paypal.  A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your space in any class.  Balance is due on or before the date of class.  Deposits/Payments may be applied to other classes and/or home study course with 3-days cancellation notice. 

















 
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SCRUBS, WRAPS & CELLULITE TECHNIQUES:
18-CE Hours (3-Days)  - $310

MEMPHIS/COLLIERVILLE, TN
@ The Hampton Inn, 1280 W Poplar Ave #120 Collierville, TN
Tuesday 11/3/15 from 12:00-7:00 and Wednesday 11/3/15 from 10:00-5:00 and Thursday 11/4/15 from 10:00-5:00


Participants bring EACH DAY to class:
  • 4 flat sheets
  • 2 blankets
  • 2 large bath towels
  • 10 hand towels
  • Pen or pencil
  • Table warmer (optional)
Learning Objectives:  After Taking This Course Participants Will Know How To:
  • Identify indications, contraindications and protocols for dry brushing, body wraps, body scrubs, and cellulite techniques;
  • Demonstrate dry brushing for blood circulation and lymphatic flow;
  • Demonstrate body scrubs and wraps for improved skin and detoxification; and
  • Demonstrate various techniques that help improve the appearance of cellulite.

 
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DETOX FOOT BATH & ACU-POINT FOOT MASSAGE:
4 CEs - $100
This is a 4-CE hour class with a 1/2 hour break




COLLIERVILLE, TN
@ The Hampton Inn 1280 W Poplar Ave Room 120
Friday 5/15/15 from 10:00-2:30

MEMPHIS, TN
@ Goulds Academy of Massage 1203 Ridgeway #201 Memphis TN
Saturday 12/12/15 from 12:00-4:30 (1/hour break)

Participants bring a set of sheets, 6 hand towels (to use as hot compresses), an anti-bacterial disinfectant (i.e. dishwashing liquid) and pen or pencil

Learning Objectives: After Taking This Course You Will Be Able To:
Identify and stimulate acu-points on the feet that open the pores;
Identify indications and contraindications for acu-point foot massage and the detox foot bath
Administer the detox foot bath to self and clients



 
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BETTER BODY MECHANICS = BETTER BODYWORK:
4 CEs - $100

OXFORD, MS
@ Halons Day Spa, 609 S 16th St
Sunday 5/17/15 from 12:00-4:30 (1/2 hour break)

COLLIERVILLE, TN
@ The Hampton Inn, 1280 W Poplar Ave Room 120
Friday 7/24/15 from 12:00-4:30 (1/2 hour break)
and
Sunday 9/13/15 from 2:00-7:00 (1/2 hour break)

Participants bring 2 sets of sheets, massage oil/lotion and an exercise/stability ball (if you do not have an exercise/stability ball you may partner with someone who has one or purchase one in class for $35). 

Learning Objectives - After Taking This Course You Will Be Able To:
     - Demonstrate safe postures to protect muscles/joints from injury while giving bodywork;
     - Explain safe postures and breathing techniques to clients to benefit them on a daily basis and between sessions; and
     - Identify ways that using proper alignment and safe postures during bodywork improves the quality of bodywork to
       clients.


 
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PRE-NATAL MASSAGE:
12 CEs (2-Days) - $225
Textbook "Massage During Pregnancy" by Bette Waters is available for $30


MEMPHIS, TN
@ Goulds Academy, 1203 Ridgeway, Memphis TN (upstairs across from Corporate Offices)
Saturday 2/21/15 from 12:00-7:00 & Sunday 2/22/15 from 10:00-5:00

Learn the physical and psychological changes that take place during pregnancy as well as table side positioning for the mother-to-be to insure her safety and comfort.  Class covers care for moms-to-be during pregnancy (does not include care in labor and delivery room or infant massage). Participants bring 2 sets of sheets, 6-8 firm pillows, massage lotion or oil (containing no Vitamin A) and pen or pencil both days for class.   


 
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HOT STONE BASICS:
12 CEs (2-Days) - $225

MEMPHIS, TN
@ Goulds Academy 1203 Ridgeway (upstairs in the Massage School across from the cosmetology school and corporate offices)
Saturday 11/19/2015 from 12:00-7:00 & Sunday 11/20/2015 from 10:00-5:00

Discover the benefits of hot stone therapy and how warm stones effect the body.  Learn a full-body hot stone therapy technique using relaxing as well as some deep-tissue techniques with the stones.    Participants bring 2 sets of sheets, a blanket, 2 large bath towels, 2 wash cloths, 4 pillow cases, anti-bacterial dish-washing liquid, massage oil (no lotion), and pen or pencil BOTH DAYS.

 
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RESTORATIVE SPORTS MASSAGE & STRETCHING:
12 CEs - $225

COLLIERVILLE, TN
@ The Hampton Inn, 1280 W Poplar Ave Room 120

Friday 8/28/15 from 12:00-7:00 and Saturday 8/29/15 from 10:00-5:00


Each day participants bring 2 sets of sheets, massage oil/lotion and shorts (to wear when stretching); optional to bring favorite muscle rub cream such as biofreeze or sombra. 

Learning Objectives - After Taking This Course You Will Be Able To:

  1. Define restorative sports massage and its purpose;
  2. Identify benefits, indications and contraindications of restorative sports massage and stretching techniques;
  3. Identify muscle groups affected by specific sports activities listed in the handouts;
  4. Demonstrate a variety of techniques and stretches that are used during restorative sports massage;
  5. Create routines that are specific to a particular sport and individual client's needs; and
  6. Perform a full-body restorative sports massage technique on others.     

 
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REFLEXOLOGY BASICS:
12 CEs (2-Days) - $225
Textbook "The Reflexology Manual" by Pauline Wills is available for $30


MEMPHIS/COLLIERVILLE, TN
@ Hampton Inn 1280 W Poplar Ave Rm 120
Sunday 6/28/15 from 12:00-7:00 & Saturday 6/29/15 from 10:00-5:00

Participants bring the following supplies each day: 2 sets of sheets, a blanket, 2 firm pillows, lotion (no oils)

Learning Objectives:  After Taking This Course You Will Be Able To:

  • Identify and stimulate reflexes on the bottom, top and sides of feet; and
  • Perform a 1-hour reflexology session on the feets and hands



 
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CUPPING MAGNETS & MASSAGE:
12-CEs (includes cupping set) - $310

MURFREESBORO, TN
@ Clarion Inn, 2227 Old Fort Pkwy -  Meeting Room
Saturday 4/18/2015 from 12:00-7:00 & Sunday 4/19/2015 from 10:00-5:00
REGISTRATION AND $75 DEADLINE IS 4/15/2015

COLLIERVILLE, TN (NEAR MEMPHIS)
@ The Hampton Inn, 1280 W Poplar Ave #120 
Wednesday 7/8/15 from 12:00-7:00 and Thursday 7/9/15 from 10:00-5:00
REGISTRATION AND $75 DEPOSIT DUE BY 6/26/15

AND

Wednesday 12/9/15 from 12:00-7:00 and Thursday 12/10/15 from 10:00-5:00
REGISTRATION AND $75 DEPOSIT DUE BY 11/27/15

Each day participants bring the following supplies:
  • 2 sets of sheets
  • 1 blanket,
  • 2 wash cloths,
  • 2 hand towels
  • Massage oil ONLY (no lotion or cream)
  • Anti-bacterial disinfectant (i.e. dishwashing liquid to sanitize cups)
Learning Objectives:  (After Taking This Class Participants Will Know How To:
  • Identify indications, contraindications and protocols for cupping therapy
  • Demonstrate massage cupping techniques using rubber acu-cups;
  • Demonstrate massage cupping techniques using medi-cups and pump;
  • Identify protocols for magnet therapy; and
  • Demonstrate magnetic therapy with cupping



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:
18-CEs (3-Days) - $310
Includes Booklet "Introduction to Acupressure" by Michael Reed Gach




TUPELO, MS
@ The Renasant Center, 398 E Main St (upstairs in the conference room)
4/10/15 from 12:00-7:00 and 4/11/15 from 10:00-5:00 and 4/12/15 from 10:00-5:00

COLLIERVILLE, TN
@ The Hampton Inn, 1280 W Poplar Ave Rm 120
Tues 6/2/15 from 12:00-7:00 and Wed 6/3/15 from 10:00-5:00 and Thurs 6/4/15 from 10:00-5:00

Participants bring each day to class:
  • 1 set of sheets for each day (3 sets total)
  • 1 blanket
  • 2 pillows
  • Yoga/exercise mat (optional)
  • Pen or Pencil

Learning Objectives:  After taking this course you will be able to:
Perform 5 qi gong self-care exercices;
Identify 30 acupressure points for health, well-being and pain-relief
Establish protocols for and perform a 1-hour zen shiatsu relaxation technique;
Perform a jin shin final balancing technique
Identify the importance of and perform acupressure self-care techniques

 
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ACU-LYMPH FACE TONING MASSAGE:
6 CEs - $135
Includes Booklet "The Acu-Face Lift" by Michael Reed Gach


MEMPHIS, TN
@ Goulds Academy of Massage, 1203 Ridgeway #201, Memphis, TN 38119
(Upstairs above the salon across from the cosmetology school and corporate offices)
Saturday 3/14/15 from 12:00-4:30


COLLIERVILLE, TN

@ The Hampton Inn, 1280 W Poplar Ave Room 120

Friday 8/7/15 from 12:00-7:00 (1-hour break)


Participants bring two sets of sheets and 4 hand towels.

Learning Objectives:  After Taking This Course You Will Be Able To:
     -  Locate facial muscles of expression;
     -  Identify meridians and respective abbrevations;
     -  Identify and explain indications, contraindications, and benefits of the Acu-Lymph Face Toning Massage;
     -  Establish protocols for face-toning;
     -  Demonstrate hydrotherapy, acupressure, lymphatic drainage and cupping techniques on the face;
     -  Perform a 1-hour Acu-Lymph Face Toning Massage with client supine


 
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ACU-THERA SCALP SINUS REJUVENATION:
6-CE hours - $135


COLLIERVILLE, TN
@ The Hampton Inn 1280 W Poplar Ave Room 120
Thurs 5/14/15 from 12:00-7:00

Participants bring 2 sets of sheets, 2 large bath towels and 8-10 hand towels (to use as compresses), and pen or pencil

Learning Objectives:  After taking this course you will be able to:
Perform basic lymphatic drainage techniques on the face that help drain the sinuses;
Identify acupressure points on the face that help relieve sinus discomfort and headaches;
Establish protocols for using hot and/or cold compresses on the face; and
Identify and use essential oils that help improve breathing and relieve sinus congestion


 
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ACUPRESSURE FOR NECK/BACK/SCIATICA:
6-CEs - $135
Textbook "Acupressure's Potent Points" by Michael Reed Gach is available for $20

COLLIERVILLE, TN
@ The Hampton Inn 1280 W Poplar Ave Rm 120
Sunday 7/12/15 from 2:00-9:00

Participants bring 2 sets of sheets, a blanket, and pen or pencil

Learning Objectives: After Taking This Course You Will Be Able To:
Identify and stimulate acupressure points that relieve pain in the neck, shoulders, low back and sciatica areas;
Establish protocols, indications and contraindication for acupressure bodywork; and
Perform a 1-hour acupressure technique stimulating points and using kneading, squeezing, compression, tapotement and stretching


 
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ACUPRESSURE FOR WRIST/ARM PAIN:
4 CEs - $100



MEMPHIS/COLLIERVILLE, TN
@ The Hampton Inn, 1280 W Poplar Ave Room 120
Saturday 8/8/15 from 10:00-2:30 (1/2 hour break)
and

MEMHIS, TN

@ Goulds Academy of Massage, 1203 Ridgeway #201, Memphis TN 38119
Sunday 12/13/15 from 10:00-2:30 (1/2 hour break)

Participants bring a set of sheets, massage lotion and pen or pencil.

Learning Objectives:
After taking this course participant will be able to:
  •  Demonstrate self-acupressure techniques that relieve pain and tension in the wrists and arms;
  • Identify indications and contraindications of wrist and arm acupressure work;
  • Identify protocols for acupressure work on the wrists and arms; and
  • Demonstrate acupressure techniques for relieving pan and tension in the wrist and arms to use on clients

 
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ACUPRESSURE FOR STRESS RELIEF:

6 CEs - $135
Textbook "Acupressure for Emotional Healing" by Michael Reed Gach available for $20


MEMPHIS/COLLIERVILLE, TN
@ Hampton Inn, 1280 W Poplar Room #120
Monday 12/8/14 from 12:00-7:00

MEMPHIS, TN
@ Goulds Academy 1203 Ridgeway #201
Sunday 2/1/15 from 10:00-5:00



This course is for the practitioner interested in learning acupressure points that help relieve emotional stress and anxiety.  Self acupressure techniques are taught as well as a technique to use on others.  Participants bring a set of sheets, blanket and pen or pencil.  Dress comfortably, lots of hands-on work is done in class.   


 
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TN LAW-MASSAGE STATUTES:
2-CEs - $50

COLLIERVILLE, TN (NEAR MEMPHIS)
@ The Hampton Inn 1280 W Poplar Ave #120 in Collierville
Monday 4/13/15 from 12:00-2:00
ETHICS LECTURE WILL ALSO BE TAUGHT FROM 2:30-4:30
and
Monday 7/13/15 from 10:00-12:00 noon
and
Tuesday 10/27/15 from 12:00 noon - 2:00

MURFREESBORO, TN
@ The Clarion Inn 2227 Old Fort Pkwy Meeting Room
Monday 4/20/15 from 10:00-12:00 noon
(ETHICS LECTURE WILL ALSO BE TAUGHT FROM 12:30-2:30)

TN LAW IS $50 - ETHICS LECTURE IS $50
ETHICS HOME STUDY COURSES ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR $30 (2-HOUR) OR $35 (3-HOUR)









A mandatory class for all TN LMTs - must be taken each CE cycle (currently 2013-2014). 
Ethics courses are available via home study/online; 2-CE hour ethics courses are $30 and 3-CE hour ethics courses are $35. 




 





 


 
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ETHICS-LECTURE (NOT MS APPROVED):
2-CE Hours - $50
(NOT MS APPROVED)



MEMPHIS, TN
@ Goulds Academy 1203 Ridgeway (upstairs in the Massage School, across from the cosmetology school and corporate offices)
Saturday 12/20/14 from 2:30-4:30
Monday 3/9/15 from 2:30-4:30

MEMPHIS/COLLIERVILLE, TN
@ Hampton Inn 1280 W Poplar, Rm 120
Monday 12/15/14 from 2:30-4:30

 
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CPR-ADULT CPR AED & FIRST AID:
Approved by the American Heart Association  $50
2-Year Certification
CLASS IS LIMITED TO 9 PEOPLE AND MUST BE PAID FOR IN ADVANCE
NO REFUNDS - PAYMENT MAY BE APPLIED TO OTHER CLASSES/COURSES WITH 3-DAYS CANCELLATION NOTICE
 

MEMPHIS/COLLIERVILLE, TN
@ The Hampton Inn 1280 W Poplar Ave Room 120


Thursday 4/30/15 from 12:00-4:30

Thursday 5/7/15 from 12:00-4:30

Saturday 7/25/15 from 10:00-2:30

Monday 9/14/15 from 10:00-2:30

Learn Adult CPR, AED & First Aid (mandatory for MS LMTs but does not count for CE credit)  Class is limited to 9 people; registration fee must be paid in full before class (no refunds) - This class is a 2-year certification approved by the American Heart Association




 
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CE WORKSHOP COST:

Costs of Workshops




If paying by check or check or money order, a minimum $50.00 nonrefundable deposit is due for each workshop in which you are enrolling.  Please send payment to: Vicki Sutherland, P.O. Box 381664, Germantown, TN  38183-1664. 

You may also pay with your PayPal account, debit card or credit card. 







Pay Pal and Credit Cards Accepted
This option is offered when you submit the enrollment form.  If selecting this payment option, you must pay for the entire cost of the workshop(s) in which you are enrolling.  Cost of workshops are calculated as follows:

4-CE Hours - $100

6-CE Hours - $135

8-CE Hours - $175

10-CE Hours - $210

12-CE Hours - $225

14-CE Hours - $275

16-CE Hours - $290

18-CE Hours - $310

20-CE Hours - $340

22-CE Hours - $375

24-CE Hours - $395


  • Any questions?  Please email me or contact me at 901-413-2616. 



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