DIPLOMA IN BODY REALIGNMENT
Open to therapists with Anatomy, Physiology and Massage qualifications (min. Level 3). Therapists should have at least one year of full-time, hands-on practice behind them before joining this advanced training course. If not, then subject to interview and by decision of the tutor, it may be possible to attend on completion of an agreed number of signed bodywork case studies.
Required: Foundation course (Fascial Unwinding & Energy Awareness 4-day course). Also, 4 signed case studies of 2-hour duration (including full assessments and written client feedback dated approx. two weeks after treatment), must be completed using only the skills learned in the Foundation course, and submitted by the start of Module 1.
If the ScarWork course has not yet been completed, the student should arrange to attend either before or in the early stages of the Diploma course.
To attend a module, the student must have completed the preceding modules. N.B. Full qualification is attained only on completion of all modules and case studies.
Times: 9.45 for prompt start at 10.00am. Finish at 6.00pm daily, 1 hour lunch. Finish at 5pm on final day of module.
Venue: Neville Hall, Waltham St Lawrence, Berkshire http://www.nevillehall.co.uk
Fees: £120 per day for all modules. 1st module (only) paid 8 weeks in advance = 10% discount.
Full diploma, i.e. all 5 modules paid for 8 weeks in advance of Module 1 start date = 10% discount.
Extra costs: student registration with the APNT (£20), student insurance where applicable (if your own insurers do not cover you in student training, this can be arranged via the APNT), examination costs payable 8 weeks prior to exam.
MODULE 1 – THE 4-DIMENSIONAL BEING
Theory Day 1: Introduction
History of the modality
How it works and what conditions can be treated
Protocol of a Body Realignment treatment
Progression and expected outcomes of treatment
Post-treatment information sheet
Theory Day 2:
Chakras (part I)
Expanding the awareness – the 4-dimensional client assessment
Written test on theory from Foundation course (Fascial Unwinding & Energy Awareness)
Theory Day 3:
The power of intention
Cellular/ energetic/ fascial memory – current theories
The power of light touch
The Inner Smile meditation
Practical: The practical element of days 1-3 of this module will be the introduction to Core Technique, working on each other and developing sufficient skills to be able to practise between modules on friends and family (non-paying).
MODULE 2 – FORM AND FUNCTION
Theory Day 1:
A closer look at the body’s connective tissue
What are we doing when we work on the body?
Fascia as an organ of communication
Theory Day 2:
The Biotensegrity concept
Theory Day 3:
Written test on Module
Revision of days 1 and 2 for comprehension
Practical over the 3 days:
MODULE 3 – FROM THE FEET UP
Theory Day 1: The Feet
The foot – function and dysfunction*; effect on body posture. Foot mobilisation exercises
Kidney channels, kidney energy vs adrenalized energy, strengthening and clearing kidney energy, the importance of grounding.
Treating the body via the feet
Practical: BR treatment working from the feet
Theory Day 2: The Pelvis & Spine
The pelvis – function and dysfunction
Intrusive spinal procedures – dealing with the residue
Practical: side-lying treatments
Theory Day 3: The Coccyx and Spine
The spine – function and dysfunction
Realigning the coccyx
The seated client (and practice)
Written test on Module 2
Practical: Full BR treatment
* The ‘function and dysfunction’ element of Modules 3 and 4 covers: common dysfunctional conditions and the possible causes, common operations and their scar sites.
MODULE 4 – FROM THE HEAD DOWN
Day 1: Head and Neck
Head and neck – function and dysfunction
The TMJ – function and dysfunction
(Practical) Resistance release – neck
(Practical) TMJ release
Practical: BR working from the head
Theory Day 2: Shoulders
The Shoulders – function and dysfunction
Whiplash – effects and treatment
Theory Day 3: The Abdomen
Working with pregnancy and SPD
Abdominal release techniques
Written test on common operations, the resulting scar sites and possible complications
Practical: BR working from the abdomen
MODULE 5 – ENERGY
Vibrational medicine as an adjunct to Body Realignment – using essences
Dowsing the Chakras
Opening the meridians to work
Everything is energy – a look at money, life plans; manifesting your vision
Clinic session – a practical afternoon run in clinic format, working on members of the public with Body Realignment.
There is ongoing evaluation throughout this diploma consisting of written tests, set coursework, meditation practice and dowsing practice.
During the class, students will work on each other – this ensures they feel the value and benefit from the results of a course of Body Realignment. To gain the Diploma in Body Realignment certificate, 6 case studies (6 full treatments per study) must be completed as coursework. Body in Harmony Training is an APNT (Association of Physical and Natural Therapists) accredited and BCMA affiliated school with external moderation by the APNT.