April, 2022

18AprAll Day22RescheduledAbdominal Therapy for Professionals: Part 1 - Heidi Jost-NicollAt Stronghold Center in Oregon, Illinois, USA(All Day) CST View in my timeStronghold Center Event Organized By: Heidi Jost-Nicoll Event Type :ATP 1


April 18 (Monday) - 22 (Friday) CST View in my time

Event Details

Join Heidi Jost-Nicoll as she presents ATP1, Abdominal Therapy For Professionals: Part 1, at Stronghold Center in Oregon, Illinois, USA.

This experiential, professional-level class focuses on the anterior portion 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, residential class will enable you to share the anterior element of the work created by Dr. Rosita Arvigo. 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.

On 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

The financial investment of the class is $850. A $300 deposit is required to hold your space. The remainder of the balance will be paid directly to Heidi no later than three weeks before class begins. This class will be limited to 16 participants. Scholarships are available as part of the Abdominal Therapy Collective’s equity efforts, email Heidi directly for more information: heidi@theessentialconnection.net

Course fee includes all course materials, one year of professional membership with the ATC, and access to Visible Body online anatomy resource. Room and board are not included in this course fee. 

Room and board is $550.00 and includes dinner on Sunday night and all 3 meals during the class Monday through Thursday. Deposit for room and board is $100 and is nonrefundable. Please email reservations@strongholdcenter.org or call Kitty at Stronghold Center (815) 732-6111 Ext. 613 to provide payment for room and board. We will be staying at the Heritage Lodge on the property.



Heidi Jost-NicollHeidi’s extensive background in the medical field, as well as traditional and innovative healing modalities, have given her exposure to the unique connected experiences of the heart, body, mind and spirit. She pursued her passion for advanced healing through the exploration of the essential connection of mind, heart and body. Heidi believes that most people can benefit from a more proactive, holistic approach to their own health and well-being by helping her clients develop a deeper awareness through self-care to harness the potential that exists within us all to promote our own healing and improve our quality of life.heidi@theessentialconnection.net

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Health Guidelines for this Event

Other Health Guidelines We will be following local Covid health guidelines in effect at the time of the class.
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