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Classes

Upcoming Trainings:

We are happy to announce trainings for The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy® 

UPCOMING 2022 DATES:

ARVIGO® Professional Care Training (36.5CEs): August 16-21, 2022, Concord Area, NH, Instructor: Laurie Frazier August Professional Care Registration

ARVIGO® Professional Care Training (36.5CEs): September 17-23, 2022, Cross River, BC Canada, Instructor: Laurie Frazier & Cathy Lipsky September Professional Care Registration

ARVIGO® Certification: November 6-11, 2022, Greenfield, NH, Instructors: Cathy Lipsky & Laurie Frazier  Certification Registration

CERTIFICATION this FALL!!  Become a Certified Arvigo® Therapist!! This 5.5-day workshop takes practitioners on a journey to deepen and expand their skills in beautiful, rural New Hampshire.

Practitioners will hone their current PCT skills with the updated protocol, designed to support clients in more effective ways. Practitioners will be introduced to the Arvigo® advanced bodywork techniques to support digestion and pelvic balance & health. The effects of trauma, emotionally and physically, will be explored as well as techniques to support our clients. In addition, practitioners will be given the opportunity to discuss client outcomes, most successful & most challenging.

This will be a time to gather together, to learn from one another's experiences, to ask questions, to hone skills, and to enhance our knowledge as well as learning advanced Arvigo® techniques to support those who come to us for healing, health and wellness. Please consider joining myself and our most senior, advanced instructor, Cathy Lipsky, on this journey. 37.5 CEs, pending.  Certification Registration

 

Before registering, contact Laurie https://aha.massagetherapy.com/contact for class details as space is limited.

 

 

About Self Care Training, Level 1: This 2.5 day workshop takes you on a personal journey within, while optimizing the health of your organs. Over the course of this weekend, we will be learning about the history and lineage of The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy® (ATMAT), the inner dynamics of female & male anatomy, the importance of proper digestion, and the five systems of flow within you. We will be discovering how the body stores emotion, creates holding patterns and, in turn, protective armoring. We will learn how displaced organs can affect our physical and emotional wellbeing as well, and, more importantly, how to bring these organs back into balance and optimum position. Throughout the weekend, we will be immersed in gaining new knowledge & understanding of ATMAT. We will be spending quality time practicing on ourselves using the empowering self-care techniques which ARVIGO® is known for~ In a nurturing, safe, supportive environment. OPEN to ALL PEOPLE.  NCBTMB approved 17 CEs.

About Professional Care Training, Level 2: This 5.5 day training takes you on the journey of learning how to apply The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy® in a professional setting.  A majority of this class consists of hands-on training with review of anatomy & physiology that was covered in Level 1, Self Care Training. This training is designed to help you gain proficiency and confidence in applying these techniques in your professional practice. NCBTMB approved 36.5CEs. Pre-Requisite: Self Care Training. Open to Professionals Only.

 

About Arvigo® Certification, Level 3: This 5.5-day workshop takes practitioners on a journey to deepen and expand their skills in Arvigo® Therapy. Practitioners will hone their current PCT skills with the updated protocol, designed to support clients in more effective ways. Practitioners will be introduced to the Arvigo® advanced bodywork techniques to support digestion and pelvic balance & health. The effects of trauma, emotionally and physically, will be explored as well as techniques to support our clients. In addition, practitioners will be given the opportunity to discuss client outcomes, most successful & most challenging.

This will be a time to gather together, to learn from one another's experiences, to ask questions, to hone skills, and to enhance our knowledge as well as learning advanced Arvigo® techniques to support those who come to us for healing, health and wellness.

For more Arvigo® trainings go to:http://www.arvigotherapy.com

 

 

BELLY-LOVE: Transform Your Relationship with Your Sacred Center: Summer 2022

Intro to Bach Flower Remedies: Spring 2022

 

 

 

The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy®

A Brief History

More than 40 years ago,  Dr. Rosita Arvigo relocated from Chicago to Belize to deepen her studies of medicinal plants in the dense rainforest she would call home.  On a chance visit to her small clinic, Maya shaman Don Elijio Panti visited her to learn about plants. This meeting resulted in a ten year apprenticeship with him until his passing in 1996 at the age of 103. Based on her years of living and studying in Mexico and Belize, Dr Arvigo was honored to meet and study with other traditional healers such as Miss Hortence Robinson, a well known herbal midwife who shared her knowledge of caring for women during pregnancy. The techniques she learned from these  traditional healers were given with permission to use and share as long as they were honored and remembered.  Her experiences can be enjoyed in reading  "Sastun, My Apprenticeship with a Mayan Healer."

Arvigo Therapy® is founded on the techniques learned from these traditional healers along with the integration of  anatomy, physiology and naprapathy (study of muscles, ligaments, connective tissues). From 2000 to 2020 the Arvigo Institute was based in New Hampshire collectively working with practitioners and teachers around the world to continue the legacy of Don Elijio. Together, they developed an integrative program of study accessible to all professionals as well as the lay person seeking to improve health and wellness for themselves and clients. 

Since its inception, The Arvigo® Institute has trained healthcare professionals and teachers worldwide. In 2020, The Arvigo Institute was transitioned to a new owner to carry it forward into the future; Samar Ciprian of New Zealand who comes from an indigenous background herself.  Due to the transfer of ownership,  Rosita Arvigo was then free to become independent and is now able to enjoy her elder years outside of the Arvigo® Institute.  

Today, the Arvigo® Institute offers traditional healing combined with 21st century science. Continuing in the Institute's commitment to supporting traditional healing, a percent of each workshop goes directly to support numerous projects. Visit www.arvigotherapy.com for details on these projects. .  

Samar holds in high esteem the elders and healers that have gone before her, recognizing that tithing is an important part of carrying this work forward for future generations. . 


 

A note from your teacher: Since 2011 I have been involved with the Arvigo® Institute, becoming a Certified Practitioner in 2014 and a Self Care Instructor in 2015.  In 2019, I had the fortune of becoming an Advanced Level Instructor.  For many of these years, I served as New England Regional Coordinator for the institute.  It is with great honor that I bring this sacred work to those who seek healing and to those who wish to learn how to share it with their clients & patients. For those who receive this work, it takes great courage to venture into this uncharted territory: the belly, the womb, the pelvic bowl, the dan tien, the spirit gate, etc.  It is with gratitude and appreciation that I am able to share this healing work with you. 

 

Laurie & Rosita Arvigo, Belize 2019

 

Please contact Laurie if you are interested in taking a class or hosting one at your area.  

 

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