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Structural Essentials: Tensegrity Spine (formerly FRSB)

Speaker: Fiona Palmer
Date: 17/18 March 2018
Venue: Clare Football Pavillion
City: Clare
Country: UK
Price: Early bird £330 before 1.1.2018, £380 thereafter
Contact: Fiona Palmer 07767 384983

Clare Football Pavillion

This course examines the spine as a tensegrity truss – how the bones float within the myofascial balance. An integral part of structure we all know the agonising effects of incorrect mechanics when it doesn’t work and often fail to appreciate the wonderfully adaptive job it does when the vertebrae are allowed to float.

We look at the actions available at each of the sections (lumbar, thorax and cervical) of the spine and how they may lead to certain dysfunctional patterns. By putting the spine into context with the surrounding structures we can better understand the reasons for its limitations and its wondrous abilities. Once we explain the logic pattern the soft-tissue patterns that surround the spine then through the assessment and learning our techniques for freeing and balancing them you will be able to address:

  • Anterior and posterior curvatures – lordosis and kyphosis,
  • Side bends,
  • Rotations (and counter rotations)
  • Guy-wires on both the front and back of the spine, and
  • Balancing the trunk spinal work into the cervical spine and sacrum

Course Description:

The Fascial Release for Structural Balance (FRSB) workshops are a set of intensive soft-tissue technique courses – based on the book of the same name – divided into functional regions. Each course thoroughly conveys 15-20 technique ‘templates’, designed for versatile application for the different patterns your clients bring to you.

Each class includes:

  • Relevant anatomy for the area – short intensive and integrated presentations assemble the best figures from multiple sources, including brand new learning tools such as video of fascial dissections and palpation of the relevant structures to convey the information in an inspiring and understandable fashion,
  • BodyReading (visual assessment) – the common postural and movement implications – how to see and ‘read’ them in the intricacy of individual patterns
  • Fascial Release Techniques – each technique is fully laid out for intent and ‘feel’, with plenty of time for practice, ensuring that your can apply these methods immediately in your practice.

Deposit – 50% – full payment due 4 weeks before course date. Cancellation more than 4 weeks before – full refund less an admin fee of £50. Cancellation 4 weeks before – No refund. Can transfer to another Fiona Palmer workshop minus £50 administration fee.

Note:- Please do not make any non-refundable travel arrangements until you have received final confirmation that the workshop is running

Please Note: To attend FRSB workshops you must have completed  Anatomy Trains in Structure & Function or ATI & ATII 

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