Fascia, Movement, Breath and Form – CLASS IS CANCELLED!

“Fascia, Movement, Breath and Form”
(Releasing the Biological Fabric)

Saturday-Sunday, August 22-23, 2020
Saturday – 9:00-6:00
Sunday – 10:00-2:00

12 CE hours – $220
Early registration special is $220

After August 15th – Registration rate is $235

Instructor:  Jeffrey Shoaf
E-RYT-500, LMBT #14847, C-IAYT,

Course Details:
Part 1 (Systems Intertwined) This four hour segment will educate students, bodyworkers, and teachers alike in the anatomy of this “biological fabric” that houses all of our bodies’ systems from the microcosm to macrocosm. Beginning with powerpoint images and discussion, we will spend the first portion of this program learning about the myofascial system as it affects shape, posture, and form. The next segment will be experiential, as we apply what we’ve learned with detailed practice of exploring seemingly simple movements, and allowing them to grow more complex, working to bring the body into patterns and shapes in unpredictable sequences, as a way of training the body/mind, opening new neuro-fascial connections with this whole body reg-ulatory system.

Part 2 “Bones and Fascia/Movement and Breath”. As many of our client’s issues of healthy functionality in the body center around correct breathing patterns, this four hour portion of the program will lead us into a detailed view of the actual anatomy and physiology of breathing, as we understand the matri of fascial connections that the spine utilizes to connect major structures and patterning of the structures of breathing.
We will apply this knowledge in a practical clinical sense, with demonstrations and practice of myofascial release techniques ( “table time”!) for releasing fascial restrictions to access a fuller range motion around breathing as it applies to posture and gait.

Part 3 Fascia in the Expression of Form * (Body Reading) This segment will introduce the therapist to the idea of proprioception, or where the body is in space. as we learn visual as-sessment for structural compensation. Considering the body’s skeletal journeys in three planes with four types of movements, tilt, bend, shift, and rotation we come to understand the role of soft tissue in changing posture, gait, and physical expression of movement. We can then apply this knowledge as observers of self and others with postural assessment, recommendations, and adjustments. Students will then pair up and practice their observation skills, identifying areas of restricted movement and postures, then design and demontrate a therapeutic solution for better functionality in both movement and form. 4 CE’s

What to bring: Massage table sheets and face cradle cover and massage oil or lotion.

We are a fully furnished massage school facility and provide Oakworks massage tables, class tables, and computer/projector for overhead presentations.

NCBTMB Continuing Education Approved Provider #1098


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