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Ortho-Bionomy® Immersions
Integrating Techniques for the Way You Work

 
     
 
Continuing Education: NCBTMB-Approved. Approved for Illinois and
most state license renewals for Massage Therapists.
 
 

Associate and Practitioner Certification Available
These three Immersions fulfill coursework requirements for Registration as an Associate Practitioner of Ortho-Bionomy. Hands-on feedback with the instructor is required for approval. This is one-third to one-half of the coursework required to become a Practitioner with the Society of Ortho-Bionomy International.

 
 

Each Immersion integrates the philosophy, principles and creative application of techniques in an easy-to-grasp way. In this way, the student is able to internalize her/his understandings of the work, how the Phases evolve and shift one into the next, and how the other elements of Ortho-Bionomy flow together seamlessly for a thoroughly enjoyable and profoundly beneficial session. This eases and quickens the learning process so that the student comes away empowered to integrate new skills and techniques with current modalities or as a stand-alone session.

A free TeleStudy Group is offered by the instructor to support continued learning, exploration and skill development after each Immersion. Timing will be set in class to fit everyone’s schedules as best we can.

Three Immersions Total 118 units; +9 free, optional TeleStudy Group units.

 
 

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Easy-to-print pages: CLICK for a brief Description of Classses.pdf.
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EXTREMITIES Integrated Immersion: Alignment for The Extremities
- Integrating
Positioning and Movement with Standing, Walking, Gait and Postural Re-Education
- Includes unique, ground-breaking postural re-education movement exercises for scoliosis.

Includes how to achieve pain-free pain relief by resolving the underlying cause of muscular and structural imbalances for the upper and lower extremities: shoulders, arms, elbows, wrists and hands, hips, knees, ankles and every bone in the foot (oooh). Benefits conditions that are resolved when structure and function are restored. Training includes how to structure a session and integrate principles and new techniques with your current modalities. Put new skills to work the very next day with clients.

Pre-requisite: None. For students new to Ortho-Bionomy, Introduction & Essential Elements Home Study Course will be emailed to participants. It may be completed at home on your own time before the workshop.

NOTE: For Ortho-Bionomy students in Associate and Practitioner Programs: Live course material units include 16 Extremities Phase 4 (positioning), 8 Movement Patterns, 8 Postural Re-Education & Post, 3 Study Group (Focus: Scoliosis) or 4 additional Postural Re-Education. If TeleStudy group is completed, that's an additional 3 units. (New students add 4 units Phase 4 for the Introduction & Essential Elements Home Study Course.)

Check back for update. FULL DESCRIPTION.pdf to come.

September 24-28, 2017 - Chicago, IL - The Sun Center - Max 8 students
- 9am-6pm on day 1, 2, 4 and 5. Day 3, 9:30am-1:30pm.
- 40 CE Hours / 40 units Ortho-Bionomy - STUDENTS NEW to Ortho-Bionomy
- 36 CE Hours / 36 units Ortho-Bionomy (without Introduction & Essential Elements Home Study Course).
- Plus 3 units Ortho-Bionomy Study Group if the free optional TeleStudy Group is completed after the Immersion.


- $810 STUDENTS NEW to Ortho-Bionomy. $760 early (4 weeks) paid in full or with $200 deposit, balance due 2 weeks before class to get discount.
- $770. $720 if registered early as above. 36 CE Hours / 36 units.
- Double deal: Register for TWO IMMERSIONS with a minimum $200 depoosit for each and get an additional $100 discount on the second immersion.

- Paypal offers a 0 fee, 0% interest credit line for 6 months.

CLICK for REGISTRATION.

CLICK for LOCATION and very inexpensive lodging opportunities. Students who wish to share lodging will be put in touch via email with others who'd like to do the same to discuss it.


 
 

 

 
 

ENERGY Immersion: Hands-on, Hands-off Energy Work
- Integrating Ortho-Bionomy "Phases" or Dimensions of Physical, Energetic and Energy Field/Auria Balancing

Includes how to achieve pain-free pain relief by resolving the underlying cause of muscular and structural imbalances for the whole body on different dimensions or levels of awareness, known as "phases".

Assessments, release and integration techniques are included, as well as demonstrations of how the prinipcles of self-healing operate at each level or "phase" of tension release and re-balancing. By integrating the phases in this Immersion training, students gain an understanding of when each phase may be most appropriate and develop ease in moving between the phases to achieve maximum benefit for the client. Positioning for structural alignment is integrated with more subtle body unwinding, energetic reflexes for alignment, and chakra and aura or biofield balancing.

Pre-requisite: None. NEW Students who have not taken a 2-day Phase 4 (1-4) workshop, can complete Introduction & Essential Elements as a Home Study Course, which will be emailed to you. Order below.
Highly Recommended but not required: One previous 16-hour Phase 4 (includes 1-4)

NOTE: For Ortho-Bionomy Associate and Practitioner Program, this Immersion includes:
8 Phase 4 (positioning), 16 Phase 5, 16 Phase 6.
If TeleStudy group is completed, that's an additional 3 units Study Group.
(NEW students add 4 units Phase 4 for the Introduction & Essential Elements Home Study Course.)

Check back for update. FULL DESCRIPTION to come.


April 24-29, 2018 - in the heart of Chicago, IL - at The Sun Center - MAX 8 students
- 9am-6pm on day 1, 2, 4 and 5. Days 3 and 6, 9:30am-1:30pm.
- 40 CE Hours / 40 units Ortho-Bionomy.
- NEW Students add 4 CE 4 units.
- 3 units Ortho-Bionomy Study Group if the free optional TeleStudy Group is completed (normally $73).

- $200 deposit holds your place.
- $795, 6 weeks EARLY paid in full or with $200 deposit to hold your place (non-refundable if cancelled less than 6 weeks prior). Balance due 3 weeks prior for early fee; balances paid later will forfeit early discount. NEW students add $40.
- $845 regular registration.
- NEW students add $40 for Home Study Course and receive 4 CEs / units.

Register early to hold your spot. Limit 8 students.
Registration indicates agreement with early savings and refund policies given here.


- Register with a check - Make payable to, and mail to The Sun Center, 1818 North Wells Street, 3rd floor, Chicago, IL 60614

- Register with Paypal Credit - link - Paypal offers a $0 fee, 0% interest if balance is paid in full within 6 months.

- Register online

NEW students order your Introduction & Essential Elements Home Study Course which will be emailed to you for completion before the live hands-on Immersion.
$40. 4 CE hours, 4 units Ortho-Bionomy.

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Pay $200 deposit.
By March 13 for early discount.

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$845 if by March 27.
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CLICK for LOCATION and lodging info. There is very inexpensive lodging due north of the center and Airbnb.com has also worked well for out-of-town participants. Let us know if you're looking for a roommate to share lodging. We'll put you in touch via email with others who'd like to do the same.

Contact: The Sun Center at 312-280-1070 or email suncenter@wholisticlifecenter.com with WORKSHOP in subject line.

 
     
 

SPINE Integrated Immersion: Alignment for The Spine, Pelvis & Ribcage
Integrating Positioning, Movement and Post Techniques

In this immersion students learn how to achieve pain-free pain relief by resolving the underlying cause of muscular, fascial and structural imbalances that disrupt function. Included are techniques for mobilizing every vertebra in the spine, for the psoas, low back pain, sciatica and other pelvic issues; neck pain, whiplash, headaches, ribs and other conditions that are resolved when structure and function are restored for the spine, pelvis and ribcage. Training includes how to structure a session and integrate principles and new techniques with your current modalities. Apply new learning for great results the very next day at work with clients.

Pre-requisite: For students new to Ortho-Bionomy, a Home Study Course, Introduction & Essential Elements will be emailed to you. It may be completed at home on your own time before the workshop.

For Chicago CLICK for easy-to-print SPINE Immersion description.pdf.

April 30-May 4, 2017 - Chicago, IL - The Sun Center - 312-280-1070
- 9am-6pm on day 1, 2, 4 and 5. Day 3, 9am-1pm.
- 40 CE Hours / 40 units Ortho-Bionomy - STUDENTS NEW to Ortho-Bionomy
- 36 CE Hours / 36 units Ortho-Bionomy (without Introduction & Essential Elements Home Study Course).
- Plus 3 units Ortho-Bionomy Study Group if the free optional TeleStudy Group is completed (normally $73).


- $810 STUDENTS NEW to Ortho-Bionomy. $760 early (4 weeks) paid in full or with $200 deposit, balance due 2 weeks before class to get discount.
- $770. $720 if registered early as above.
- Double deal: Register for TWO IMMERSIONS with a minimum $200 depoosit for each and get an additional $100 discount on the second immersion.


CLICK to REGISTER.

CLICK for LOCATION and very inexpensive lodging opportunities. Students who wish to share lodging will be put in touch via email with others who'd like to do the same to discuss it.

For Virginia Beach CLICK for easy-to-print SPINE Immersion description.pdf.

May 16-20, 2017
- Virginia Beach, VA - A. R. E.'s Cayce/Reilly School of Massage
- 9am-6pm on day 1, 2, 4 and 5. Day 3, 9am-1pm.
- 40 CE Hours / units Ortho-Bionomy
- Plus 3 units Ortho-Bionomy Study Group if the free optional TeleStudy Group is completed.
- $845. $795 if paid in full 30 days in advance.

CLICK for LOCATION and CLICK for REGISTRATION throughh the school in VIrginia Beach.
If you have questions about registration, email: workshops@caycereilly.edu.

 
     
 

1818 North Wells Street, 3rd floor. In an "antique" building above a flower shop, in the heart of Lincoln Park's charming Old Town Neighborhood, above one of Chicago's best flower shops.

Register with a $200 deposit to reserve your spot, and get early discount (with balance paid 3 weeks prior) by clicking on the registration page. OR set up a payment plan or paypal credit through paypal (link above). Your registration includes agreement with registration and cancellation policies. Thank you

 
     
 

Questions? E-mail SUNCENTER@wholisticlifecenter.com. Please write WORKSHOP or APPOINTMENT in subject line. Or call 312-280-1070.