Visceral Manipulation 1: Abdomen 1 (VM1)

Visceral Manipulation 1: Abdomen 1 (VM1)

Date: October 26-29 2017   Time: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Venue: TBA Nelson

Date: March 8-11 2018   Time: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Venue: Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre, Albany, Auckland

Date: June 16-19 2018 Time: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Venue: Addington Haven, Addington, Christchurch

CPD/CPE: 24hrs

Full Fee: $845. Early Bird $795 applies until 6 weeks prior to the commencement of the course. Discount for full time students – NZ$400 (for VM1 only with proof from education provider)

Instructor: Rosie Greene


Course Description (This course Corresponds to former VM1A)

In this four day course practitioners will study the models and theories of functional biomechanics as viewed from Barral’s innovative approach.

Course Outcomes

  • Learn manual skills to locate, evaluate and normalize primary areas of dysfunction within the abdominal cavity.
  • Explore the dynamics of motion and suspension in relation to organs, membranes and ligaments.
  • Examine the relationship of organs and structural or neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction.
  • Assess the quality of functional activity and somatic structures as they relate to an overall pattern.

Prerequisite: Professional healthcare practitioner, student in healthcare program or graduate awaiting license/accreditation with experience in manual therapy

Required Reading

Suggested Reading

  • Atlas of Human Anatomy by Frank Netter, MD, and/or
  • A Regional Atlas of the Human Body by Carmine Clemente