Foundations in Myofascial Release Seminar:
The Upper Body

Birmingham, Alabama
August 18-20, 2017

20 contact hours
Alabama Physical Therapy CEU approval based on the conditions stated at the Alabama.gov website. Alabama Occupational Therapy CEU approval based on the conditions stated at the Alabama.gov website and existing approval by the Florida OT Board/CE Broker (expires 01/17/18). NCBTMB approved, which includes Alabama massage therapists, for 20 CE Hours. Other disciplines and states, including New York State MTs are/may be approved, please inquire via email.

Dates and Hours
 Friday, 08/18/17: 9:00am-6:00pm (8:30am registration)
Saturday, 08/19/17: 9:00am-6:00pm
Sunday, 08/20/17: 8:00am – 12:00 noon
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Seminar Host/Location
Embody Practice Center
3918 Montclair Road, Suite 100
Birmingham, AL 35213
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Registration may be made by mail or via PayPal. To register by mail, please click this link to download the form.


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Seminar Fees:
$545 after 07/28/17

PLEASE NOTE

– Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this class
– Course materials are distributed electronically, so we ask that you provide a valid email address which is regularly checked, as well as your preferred phone contact.
– No massage lotions/oils are needed, in fact, we ask that you not apply any lotions or oils to your torso, upper body, neck, or face during any day of the class, as myofascial release is a dry modality. Also, we ask that you bring along appropriate lab clothing each day, which would be a loose fitting T-shirt or tank top.

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Foundations in Myofascial Release Seminar:
The Upper Body

The Foundations in Myofascial Release Seminars: The Upper Body begins at the core, teaching you a simple but very effective means of connecting your findings with your client’s pain or dysfunction. Using a well-defined Feedback Loop, the Foundations Approach makes treatment quite simple. Therapists who have taken seminars through the Foundations Seminars Approach have reported that they learned effective interventions quickly and easily and are able to integrate the newly learned concepts immediately. Even those therapists with previous experience in myofascial release (MFR) trainings find value in the Foundations Approach, not only to learn different approaches/techniques, but through learning ways to use this effective modality. After learning a core understanding of nervous system and soft tissue change, the application of treatment flows smoothly. Autonomic nervous system engagement, cutaneous nerve/skin-based approaches, as well as the more traditional “fascial approaches” to pain relief will all be addressed in an easy to understand fashion. Having a deeper model of understanding of the explanations behind this work makes for a much more effective therapist.

The Upper Body Seminar includes valuable evaluative and treatment perspectives on the arms, shoulders, thorax, neck, and head regions. But more than just a collection of techniques, you will learn how to apply these concepts anywhere in the body, with nuanced variations in stretch direction and style that allows you to further engage your patient in the process and alleviate their pain or symptoms.

In all Foundations Seminars we address moving toward specialization in your practice and how narrowing your range of clients can actually increase your business. Practice problems and suggestions are discussed throughout the class and you will be given the necessary backing to move toward specificity in your practice, which will help it to grow.

Foundations in Myofascial Release Seminars are designed for both beginner and experienced therapists. Massage therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech language pathologists will all find value in these fast paced and enjoyable hands-on classes. Using an easy to follow approach, Foundations Seminars will build the confidence of a beginner to start using this valuable modality from the first day. Those who have taken other myofascial release seminars will find fresh a fresh approach to evaluation and treatment. Integrating a nervous system based approach creates entirely new openings for the therapist to follow. Pain which was previously explained in a nebulous manner, taking into account the supposed far-reaching effects of the fascial system can now be explained in a plausible fashion using simple neuroanatomy and neuroscience. While many therapists may prefer to continue on the fringe of acceptance, many more are reaching for credibility. Foundations Seminars supports you!

The Upper Body Seminar is 20 hours/2.5-days, requires no prerequisites and is approved by NCBTMB for 20 CE Hours. Approval for SLP’s, PT’s, PTA’s, OTR’s, and COTA’s varies on a state-by-state basis. Please inquire for specific approval for these and other professions, as many will have been previously approved.

Cancellation/Registration/Refund Policy

Enrollment at all seminars is limited. Fee includes the course syllabus, which is distributed electronically approximately 1-2 weeks prior to the class date, seminar instruction, hands-on workshop training, and seminar certificate. You have the option to download the syllabus to an electronic reader, laptop, ipad, etc, or print it out for use in the seminar. You will not be provided a hard copy at the time of the class unless you notify us in advance of the class.

Confirmation will be sent via email after payment is received to our office. You may cancel your registration up to 14 days before the seminar. Your registration fee will be refunded less a $50 processing fee. If you need to cancel less than 14 days prior to the seminar you may transfer your registration to another seminar of your choice, otherwise you will forfeit the full registration fee.

We reserve the right to cancel any seminar based upon minimum class enrollment requirements, in which case the tuition fee will be returned in full. Foundations in Myofascial Release Seminars is not responsible for any guaranteed/prepaid airline/hotel reservation.

Any grievances or concerns regarding Foundations in Myofascial Release Seminars should be made to:
Foundations in Myofascial Release Seminars
980 Westfall Rd
Suite 105
Rochester, NY 14618
585-244-6180

We strive to make your learning experience the best and will do our best to make you happy.

Cancellation/Registration/Refund Policy

Enrollment at all seminars is limited. Fee includes the course syllabus, which is distributed electronically approximately 1-2 weeks prior to the class date, seminar instruction, hands-on workshop training, and seminar certificate. You have the option to download the syllabus to an electronic reader, laptop, ipad, etc, or print it out for use in the seminar. You will not be provided a hard copy at the time of the class unless you notify us in advance of the class.

Confirmation will be sent via email after payment is received to our office. You may cancel your registration up to 14 days before the seminar. Your registration fee will be refunded less a $50 processing fee. If you need to cancel less than 14 days prior to the seminar you may transfer your registration to another seminar of your choice, otherwise you will forfeit the full registration fee.

We reserve the right to cancel any seminar based upon minimum class enrollment requirements, in which case the tuition fee will be returned in full. Foundations in Myofascial Release Seminars is not responsible for any guaranteed/prepaid airline/hotel reservation.

Any grievances or concerns regarding Foundations in Myofascial Release Seminars should be made to:
Foundations in Myofascial Release Seminars
980 Westfall Rd
Suite 105
Rochester, NY 14618
585-244-6180

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