12 CE Hour Manual Lymphatic Drainage Extremities Basics (Live In-Person Class in Miami)

CE Institute


Due to extremely low registration for in-person training, we have cancelled our remaining in-person classes.  Most of our students have instead requested that we prerecord self-paced training which can be taken in the comfort of your own home at your own convenience.  We will be continuing our live interactive webinar program, and most of our webinar subjects will be specially prerecorded for discounted self-paced homestudy training. We are sorry that we are unable to hold safe, in-person training at this time due to a lack of enrollment, and will resume in-person training likely after the threat of COVID-19 is over, and once the Florida Board of Massage requires live in-person CE training for license renewal.  All of our live hands-on webinars and prerecorded self-paced hands-on homestudy training is approved for "relevant to massage" hands-on CE credit (the credit normally reserved for in-person training) for the Florida Board of Massage for the August 31, 2023 massage therapist license renewal. 

To take this class as self-paced prerecorded homestudy training, please click HERE

To take this class as live interactive webinar training, please click HERE.


      12 CE Hour Manual Lymphatic Drainage Extremities Basics Includes: 

      • Two different protocols for arms and legs MLD treatment (one for chronic swelling i.e. lymphedema, a 2nd protocol for acute swelling i.e. sports injury)
      • Lymphedema Education and How Lymphatic Drainage is Used with Cancer and Cancer Treatments
      • Lymphatic Drainage History
      • Lymphatic Cells, Tissues & Organs
      • Lymphatic Diseases & Disorders
      • Lymphatic Drainage Contraindications
      • Lymphatic Drainage Definition & Benefits
      • Lymphatic Complications with Oncology
      • Countless medical and scientific research studies to promote MLD application and efficacy as an evidence-based and evidence-informed practice
      • Students activities to learn how to mimic MLD hands-on techniques prior to application
      • Multiple instructor demonstrations of Manual Lymphatic Drainage Techniques and Sequences for the Extremities (Arms & Legs) for both chronic and acute swelling
      • Student Practice Along Time of Manual Lymphatic Drainage for the Extremities (Arms & Legs) for both chronic and acute swelling
      • This basics 12 hour training does not include post-surgical work. Please visit our 18 or 24 CE MLD training if you are seeking post-surgical training by clicking HERE.

      CE Broker Course Tracking #: 20-859437


      This manual lymphatic drainage class was written and is taught by CE Institute LLC Founder, Selena Belisle.  Selena initially studied Vodder-style Lymphatic Drainage in 1995 at the Massage Institute of New England in Cambridge, Massachusetts – the same city where other schools such as MIT and Harvard University are located.

      She has attended and studied in numerous lymphatic online and live classes (including initial lymphatic re-mapping research and studies in 2003).  Selena found her studies of lymphatic drainage to be “frustrating”, given the amount of conflicting and misinformation amongst instructors.  As such, Selena spent hundreds of additional hours sorting through research and published studies to create this evidence-based course where the efficacy of our teachings are 100% backed by scientific data.  You can view a more complete list of Selena’s accolades including her publications, training and experience by clicking HERE.

      In addition to practicing lymphatic drainage for 25 years, Selena managed/owned an alternative health care practice for 10 years that serviced thousands, and employed over 40 massage therapists, 4 chiropractors and 4 acupuncturists in Quincy & Braintree, Massachusetts, until she sold in 2005.  Lymphatic Drainage was one of the many modalities offered in this large group practice.  The lymphatic drainage practiced within this clinic provided much relief for her clients, and was a wonderful healing alternative for customers who were contraindicated for regular massage.  Selena’s long history, experience, studies, practice and instruction of manual lymphatic drainage makes her one of the foremost leading instructors of the modality today.

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