For seminar information or to invite Dr. Zogg to speak at your event, please contact her at Dr. Zogg offers online and in-person certification classes in the Thompson Technique.

Thompson Technique Certification Series 2022

Beth Zogg DC
President of the J Clay Thompson technique Foundation
Granddaughter of the late dr. Thompson
Open to DCs and Chiropractic students!

January 8 & 9, 2022
February 26 & 27, 2022
April 2 & 3, 2022

Class schedule:
Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm (lunch provided)
Sunday 9:00 am- 1:00pm

Environmental learning center classroom
3300 cedar street
Muscatine, IA 52761 (30 miles from Palmer college)

Map & Directions can be found at:

All three weekends for certification – $1200
Single class – $500

CE Credit:
12 hours available for self- reporting states
(Iowa, Illinois, Montana, Nebraska- a verification letter will be sent out on the completion of hours. It is the responsibility of the DC to know the rules and regulations of his or her state with regards to qualified courses).

Refund policy:
There are no refunds for classes, however, credit will be given for future classes taught by Dr. Zogg.

To become certified in the Thompson technique recognized by the j clay Thompson technique foundation, students must complete 36 class hours, pass a written exam 80% or higher and pass a practical exam 80% or higher. This certification does not qualify you as a “certified instructor.” If you are interested in becoming a certified instructor, please contact the foundation at for details.

What to bring:
You are welcome to bring a portable table for the hands-on portion of the class. Coffee, water and snacks will be provided in the classroom, but feel free to bring food if you would like. Lunch will be brought in on Saturday. No food or drink is allowed in the exhibit area of the building. The environmental learning center features aquariums, natural history exhibits, live snakes and turtles, an outdoor raptor enclosure, walking trails and a pond. No pets are allowed in the building. There is ample parking in front of the building.

Places to stay in muscatine:
The Merrill hotel is our nicest hotel. It is a aaa 4-star hotel ranked “number 20 hotel in iowa.” The Merrill sits on the Mississippi river and is close to restaurants and bars downtown.

The Hampton inn is the next nicest and is located just off hwy 61 as you enter town from the quad cities.
(563) 264-3003

Places to stay in davenport near Palmer:
The current Iowa
Radisson quad city (563) 322-2200
Hotel Blackhawk (563) 322-5000