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Grand Rapids, Michigan

2 Weekends:
January 15 & 16 and 29 & 30, 2022

10:00 am - 5:30 pm EST


Our professional development courses are experiential, working holistically with mind, body and spirit.

This experiential, professional-level class focuses on the anterior part of Abdominal Therapy as presented by the Abdominal Therapy Collective, Inc. (ATC), and works holistically with body, mind, and spirit. This training is open to all professional therapists who hold a qualification in anatomy and physiology and are able to perform massage on clients within the legal requirements of their state or country.

This four-day class will enable you to share the anterior element of the work created by Dr. Rosita Arvigo, DN. The class will be taught via practical demonstration, a sharing of treatments with other students, and an in-depth exploration of anatomy and physiology as it relates to our work. 

On completion of this class, you will be fully qualified to work with clients and to teach individuals the Abdominal Therapy Collective's unique 'Your Abdominal Massage' (YAM) for their continuing health improvement.


Upon completion, you will receive:

  • Certificate of Attendance.

  • One-year membership in the Abdominal Therapy Collective (for new members only).

  • Access to our extensive educational resources.

  • Ongoing professional support.

  • Access to our clinical advisory board.

  • Listing on our website.

  • Access to attend Part 2 of the professional training for posterior treatments.

  • Massage therapists in the United States receive up to 28 CE's through NCBTMB for this workshop.

This class is limited to 8 students. A $250 deposit is required to hold your space and is due by December 17, 2021, with payment-in-full or arrangements to be completed by January 7, 2022. Scholarships are available for Black or Central American providers as part of the Abdominal Therapy Collective's equity efforts.


Beth Ann Townsend is a Licensed Massage Therapist and an Educator for The abdominal Therapy Collective, Inc. She has trained extensively with Dr. Rosita Arvigo as well as in Craniosacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation, Manual Therapy, and Energy Therapies. Supporting women and their families with Abdominal Therapy is the focus of her private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Call with questions:  (616) 340-9388

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