About Premier Continuing EducationProfessionalism, Competency, Excellence
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We thank you for visiting Premier Continuing Education.
Our passion is education and the constant pursuit of knowledge. We strive to continue to research and learn about how the human body functions and performs optimally with natural healthcare.
Our goal is to be an Industry Leader in the Health and Wellness Continuing Education field by providing the very latest and best Continuing Education Programs. Our Team works very hard to ensure that every class offered is professional, enjoyable and fun!
Our commitment is to ensure that each student learns the material presented and upon completion of our courses is competent in the application of the techniques and skills that we teach.
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Our InstructorsProfessional Educators with Real-World Experience
Dr. Jeffrey M. Cullers, DC, BS, LMT, BCTMB
Director of Education
Dr. Cullers is a Nationally Board Certified and Florida Licensed Doctor of Chiropractic, as well as, a Florida Licensed Massage Therapist. Dr. Cullers established his successful massage practice in 2001 and continued to develop his clinical skills as an Orthopedic Massage Therapist. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2009, and in 2015 became the first physician Certified by the Science of Massage Institute. Dr. Cullers is the only physician in the United States who has been granted permission to teach 100% scientific based Medical Massage on behalf of the Science of Massage Institute. Currently, Dr. Cullers is pursuing a 135 hour educational program to achieve Certification as a Lymphedema Therapist (CLT).
Dr. Cullers is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider (NCBTMB #20), is sponsored by NCBTMB to teach New York LMT’s continuing education that is accepted by the State of New York for license renewal, and is a State of Texas Approved continuing education provider (CE #1709).
Dr. Cullers has had the honor and privilege to have presented his classes to thousands of Health Care Providers throughout the Nation. He feels that his past and present work related and educational experiences as a Chiropractor, Medical Massage Therapist, Educator, and a Certified Personal Fitness Trainer have enabled him to use the osseous and soft tissue manipulation methods he has learned to help hundreds of people to improve their quality of life through health and fitness.
Debra Bernath, LMT, ARCB, BCTMB
Debra has a thriving practice in NJ where she offers intuitive, client-centered sessions through Reflexology, Qigong Meridian Therapy, Therapeutic Integrated Massage and Perinatal Massage. She has acquired over 500 hours of training with foot, hand, ear, and face reflexology and is Nationally Certified in both foot and hand reflexology through the American Reflexology Certification Board.
She enjoys teaching reflexology at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and teaches 110 hours of continuing education in Fairfield and in Maplewood, NJ, enabling students to apply for certification with the ARCB. She has been a Qigong practitioner and Qigong Meridian Therapist since 1995.
Gina Burke AA, LMT, BCTMB
Gina has owned her own massage therapy business which focused on chronic pain and injury since 2005. Gina also owned her own school, The Aubrey Center in PA. She has written 4 massage school curricula from 600-960 hours. Gina has also been a continuing education provider for 5 years. Gina has a passion for advancing the skills of therapists so they are confident and skilled to address the pain and biomechanical dysfunction people suffer from every day.
Dr. Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA, BCTMB
Dr. Halland acquired Board Certification in Acupuncture and has written articles for the publications ChiroEco.com and Dynamic Chiropractic. Her teaching appointments have included the study of Anatomy & Physiology I and II at Aurora University and the with human cadaver labs at the College of DuPage, Illinois.
Dr. Halland also teaches Holistic Healthcare (Overview of Alternative Medicine) at Harper College and continues teaching online continuing education classes regarding the topics of Vitamin D, Lyme Disease, and Acupuncture. She is a member of the Council on Chiropractic Acupuncture and Illinois Chiropractic Society.
Paula Kaprocki, AsB, LMT, BS, BCTMB, CPC, BCTMB
Since the later part of the 90’s, Paula has obtained National and Board Certification through NCBTMB. She holds a B.S. Degree in Holistic Nutrition, an Associates Specialized degree in Computer Information Systems, and is a Certified Infinite Possibilities Instructor and Life Coach. Her practice is located in York, PA but she maintains a client base in Debary, Florida. Her passion is teaching others about their bodies and how things work to cause their aches and pains.
Patrick Lerouge, LMT, BCTMB
In 2006, Patrick established his own practice in Westfield, NJ where the goal is to teach people how to live easier pain free lives, physically, mentally, and emotionally, while restoring the human body to a younger, more vibrant self. This is achieved by teaching clients the tools they need to learn how to take care of themselves in order to make pain free living a sustainable action. His practice is thriving and Patrick feels honored to have created a system that allows clients to live life easier and pain free.
Bridgit Martin, LMT, WHE, BCTMB
Her foundational training began with the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics with additional education from the Baltimore School of Massage, the New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts and the Academy of Massage Therapy.
Ms. Martin provides health education classes as well as on-site massage services to businesses in her area. Her innate sense of intuition enables her to create exciting learning experiences for any massage student or life-long learner.
Sterling Richards LMT, MS, BCMT, CSCS, BCTMB
Dr. Robert Silverberg AP, BCTMB
As I learned more about this ancient medicine, my passion for it grew and I soon realized it was something I could share with others and pursue as my chosen field. After more than ten years, I decided to leave my music biz career and never looked back! I relocated to Austin, TX and attended the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine. Studying with top practitioners from Chengdu, China, it was there that I developed my expertise not only in acupuncture and herbal medicine, but also other natural healing modalities including moxibustion, cupping, gua sha, tui na massage, qi gong, and tai chi.
As an acupuncture physician, I have treated patients in different healthcare settings all over the world including private practices, hospitals, community clinics, and even on cruise ships based in Australia! I love that I can do acupuncture almost anywhere! I am now practicing this medicine in Florida to be closer to my parents and sister who relocated to Winter Park. I currently retain licenses in both Texas and Florida.
And while I have the utmost respect for western medicine, as my own father is a retired physician, I believe there are too many individuals today who have unnecessary surgeries and/or are overmedicated. It is my passion to introduce as many people as possible to the more natural and holistic ways of healing that Chinese medicine provides. It is my sincere belief that everyone has the ability heal given proper treatment, guidance, and lifestyle. I am excited to help you get there!
Dr. Raymond Tolmos, DC, DABCI, BS, BCTMB
Along the way to his education, Dr. Tolmos was a personal trainer at the Florida State gym, L.A. Fitness, and Gold’s Gym as well. Besides one on one training and nutritional advice, Dr. Tolmos also taught group exercise classes. He feels that all of these experiences to this point have helped him become a better Doctor of Chiropractic. Growing up he was an avid participant in many kinds of sports. Baseball and Football being his favorite and also the ultimate cause of him becoming a Chiropractor.
In 2016, Dr. Tolmos received his diplomate as a DABCI. What is a DABCI? Diplomate in Diagnosis and Internal Disorders (DABCI). DABCI physicians are trained in modern medical diagnosis, functional medicine, and natural therapeutics. Chiropractic physicians with a DABCI post doctoral certification utilize conventional medical diagnostics, specialized functional testing, and holistic medicine diagnostic evaluations.
Natacha Vidal LMT, BCTMB
Natacha’s strong scientific and medical base background, as well as her well-traveled past, gives her a broad and objective look on massage modalities. Originally French and Zambian, Natacha lived in 6 different countries and visited many others. With her focus and background, coupled with her own experience in sports, all translates into a cutting edge sports massage practice and classes. Natacha is a runner, yoga regular and MMA aficionado.
Elizabeth Erbrecht LMT, BCTMB
She has been dedicated to the pursuit of holistic, nature-based healing modalities for over 17 years.
As a multi-faceted practitioner, Elizabeth has accumulated the training and experience required for teaching mastery. She brings insight and experience to those focused on helping individuals attain the highest levels of health and well-being. She encourages discussion regarding alternative healing therapies and how they may assist in the easing of chronic or acute pain.
This level of commitment has lead her to build and implement massage therapy programs at 3 different hospice companies. The core of these programs is teaching the staff and families the importance of physical touch to support connection of body and mind as people move through the stages of dying.