Add-on Classes- more information

Friday, September 27th

Lectures- NWSAM Presentation Hall

 

1:00 to 2:30 pm

The Business of Equine Lymphedema

Learn the market conditions, challenges, and opportunities surrounding equine lymphedema. Theresa will present data from horse owners and equine massage practitioners, and well as an overview of the condition and it's treatment.

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HEAL Equine

Theresa Mueller

5:00 to 5:45 pm

Q&A Panel

Join our experts for a question and answer panel. Interested in shelter massage, marketing, referral relationship, or other topics? Ask your questions here.

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Various Experts

3:00-4:30 pm

Bone Energy

Get a different perspective on bone tissue, with a simple way of accessing the bones and their energy, complimenting the current style of bodywork or energywork you already do.

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Megan Ayrault

4:30 to 5:00 pm

Key Note Address with

Joan Ranquet

Animal Communicator Joan Ranquet helps us wrap up the first day with her key note address.

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Animal Communicator, Author, Speaker

Joan Ranquet

Classes and Panels- Classroom

 

8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Dogsafe First Aid and CPR

(Added Fee: $149)

Note that this certification class is not included in the conference price. Conference registration is not reqired for attendance. Please sign up here.

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Trish Houser

1:00 to 4:00 pm

Aromatic Applications for Animals (Formerly called Essential Oil Selection Methods)

[Currently closed. Please email kimbauer@nbcaam.org to be placed on the waiting list.]Joan Sorita reviews how to choose appropriate essential oils, herbs, and hydrosols for all animals.

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Joan Sorita

Saturday, September 28th

Lectures- NWSAM Presentation Hall

8:30 to 10:00 am

Canine Aquatic Massage

Jonathan Rudinger, of PetMassage and IAAMB/ACWT, will present the latest on Canine Aquatic Massage.

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Jonathan Rudinger

3:00 to 4:30 pm

Being Well While Doing Good: Wellness and Resilience Resourcing for Professional Caregivers

In this interactive session, we will explore concepts such as compassion stress, compassion satisfaction, and burnout, as well as strategies and resources to build wellbeing and resilience for individuals and organizations alike.

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Dr. Carolyn La Jeunesse DVM

LaJeune Consulting

10:30 am to noon

CBD and Animals

Dr. Jill Todd and Joan Ranquet give us the latest on using CBD with animals.

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Dr. Jill Todd, DVM

1:00 to 2:30 pm

Animal Communication

Join Polly Klein for a discussion on Animal Communication.

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Polly Klein

 

Classes- request access

9 am to Noon- Classroom

Canine Passive Range of Motion Clinic

[Currently closed. Please email kimbauer@nbcaam.org to be placed on the waiting list.] Touch up your technique at our canine PROM clinic with Lisa Ruthig of Bancroft School of Massage Therapy. Practice safe single-joint maneuvers, and for more advanced students, multi-joint PROM, and standing PROM. Discuss the common causes of restrictions to joint mobility, and what we can do about them, as massage practitioners.

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Bancroft School of Massage Therapy and TEAM

Lisa Ruthig

9:00 am to 12:00 pm- Axiom Outdoor Venue

Tui-na, Chinese Medical Massage

Join Barbara Breckenfeld for a class on Equine Tui-na.

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Barbara Breckenfeld

1:00 to 4:00 pm- Classroom

Osteolymphatics

[Currently closed. Please email kimbauer@nbcaam.org to be placed on the waiting list.] Join Patrica Kortekaas for a class on Canine Osteolymphatics. The first half of the class will be on "An Introduction To Veterinary Osteopathy: Treating The Whole Body Through Animal Normalization Techniques (Manual Therapy), followed by "Lymphatics: Surfing the Silent Waves?" which will cover the concepts of the lymph system and apply these in the manual therapy world.

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Full Spectrum Canine Therapy

Patricia Kortekaas

1:00 to 4:00 pm- Axiom Outdoor Venue

Equine Therapeutic Grooming

The layman’s grooming technique stimulates the equine lymphatic system by tracing the lymphatic system and  anatomical design in the horse. This aids in facilitating the movement of lymph to the main drains in the horse and is useful dealing with swelling, and pre- and post- event.

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HEAL Equine

Theresa Mueller

 
 

Sunday, September 29th

Lectures- NWSAM Presentation Hall

Equi-librium Institute

April Johnston

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Fascial Meridians

8:30 to 10:00 am

Explore the connections between fascial anatomy and TCM's energy meridians, with April Johnston, of Equi-librium Institute, a fascial therapy and acupressure practitioner, and licensed acupuncturist.

Elemental Acupressure

Sue Tenney

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Sports Success Strategies

10:30 to 12:00 am

Successful strategies for offering bodywork services to the Sport Horse including timing your sessions for maximum performance, methods for injury prevention, rider support and participation, off season foundation building, as well as specific techniques for horses of all sports...

Equi-librium Institute

Dr. Kelleyerin Clabaugh

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Equine Nutrition

1:00 to 2:30 pm

Dr. Kelleyerin Clabaugh of Equi-librium Institute will discuss equine nutrition.

 

Classes- Classroom and Axiom Outdoor Venue

10:30 to 11:30 am

Panel: New Practitioner Q&A

Just joined the profession? Come ask your questions? Are you a veteran with a question you always wanted to ask? Join us and help welcome new people to animal bodywork.

1:00 pm

Vendor Raffles

Visit the vendor room to see if you won!

Classes- request access

A M.A.P for Geriatric Animals

8:30 am to 10:30 am- Lecture in Classroom

10:30am to noon- Hands-on with Canines in Classroom

[Currently closed. Please email kimbauer@nbcaam.org to be placed on the waiting list.] In this Massage and Acupressure Protocols (M.A.P.) class, you will learn a combination of massage and acupressure techniques and Tui-Na to address specific concerns that arise for our canine and equine senior citizens.  Kim and Lola combine decades of experience in animal bodywork and acupressure to bring this course to you in a fun and informative format.

Canine practitioners- stay in the classroom for hands-on practice. Equine practitioners, go to the Axiom Outdoor Venue after lecture.

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Lola Michelin & Kim Bauer

A M.A.P. for Geriatric Horses Hands-on

10:30 am to noon- Axiom Outdoor Venue

[Currently closed. Please email kimbauer@nbcaam.org to be placed on the waiting list.] In this Massage and Acupressure Protocols (M.A.P.) class, you will learn a combination of massage and acupressure techniques and Tui-Na to address specific concerns that arise for our canine and equine senior citizens.  Kim and Lola combine decades of experience in animal bodywork and acupressure to bring this course to you in a fun and informative format.

 

Please attend the lecture at 8:30 in the classroom, then join us for equine hands-on practice. 

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NWSAM

Lola Michelin & Kim Bauer