Our current program

Peter Schwind, Dr. phil. HP

Fascial- and Membrane Techniques: Cranium-Mandible-Neck
Special emphasis: craniomandibular dysfunction (CMD)

This three days course will give an overview about the connective tissue relationships between cranium, mandible and neck.  We will start with an evaluation of the external fascial layers around the TMJ.  After we will have a look on the bilaminary zone and her role for the function of the...

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Date

  22.06.2018 - 24.06.2018
Munich

Peter Schwind, Dr. phil. HP

Fascia training für the organs
for self help

We all know from practice that the results of Visceral Manipulation have a lasting effect. We could demonstrate in some cases, that a single mobilisation of the kidneys shows the result even four years after the treatment. However many clients ask: „ Is there something that I can do myself?“...

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Date

  07.07.2018 - 08.07.2018
Munich

Jean-Pierre Barral, D.O.

Osteo-articular manipulations

Some joints of the human body are closely linked to visceral organs. Therefore, when confronted with visceral dysfunctions we might easily be mislead to take them for a joint issue, which at first sight is of solely biomechanical nature/quality. However physical reality and her inner...

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Date

  05.09.2018 - 07.09.2018
Aimargues

René Zweedijk, D.O. (NL)

Osteopathic approach of the autonomic nervous system

For AT Still the Autonomic Nervous System was one of the most import systems in the development of disease. For AT Still, in a time where the knowledge of physiology was poor, the anatomy was very important. The relationship between the spine, the organs and the ANS was so clear that it was...

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Date

  24.10.2018 - 26.10.2018
Munich

Christoph Sommer, HP

Neural Manipulation - Neuromeningeal Manipulation An Osteopathic Approach to Trauma and whiplash

Based on the book by Jean-Pierre Barral (D.O.) and Alain Croibier (D.O.), Christoph Sommer will teach the analysis of trauma from two perspectives. The rst perspective includes new techniques for evaluation and treatment of the spinal dura mater and the cranial membranes. The cranium is also...

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Date

  07.12.2018 - 09.12.2018
Munich


Dates in the past

René Zweedijk, D.O. (NL)

The viscerocranium

In the course of the viscera cranium we study the development of the face during life. Which are the forces that form our face and how can dysfunctions influence our face.

We study the different bones, we look at their anatomy and sutural connections.

We learn how to test the different...

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Date

  03.05.2018 - 05.05.2018
Munich

Thomas Sonnleitner, Osteopath BAO

Visceral Manipulation – Organs of the Thorax - Part 3
Cervical Spine, Lung, Heart

This part of the visceral series deals with the visceral components of the inner structure of the thorax.We will start with the breathing motion of the thoracic organs. Some local and global diagnostic items will be introduced, to arrive at a detailed diagnostic picture of the inside of the...

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Date

  12.04.2018 - 15.04.2018
Munich

Peter Schwind, Dr. phil. HP

Fascia and Emotion

Since the research of the American Neuroscientist Gellhorn the relationship between tensional patterns of the organism and emotion has been a challenging theme of science. After the results of recent research about fascia Gellhorns early findings have found new interest. And this is not only...

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Date

  09.03.2018 - 11.03.2018
München

Christoph Sommer, HP

Neu! Visceral Level 2- special diagnostics and manipulation
The stabilization and mobility of the visceral column

After having completed the basic  visceral curriculum this class will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of the visceral cylinders and their stabilizing function for the thoracic and cervical spine.

We will emphasize the thoracic viscera, the heart, lungs and bronchi . We pay attention to...

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Date

  02.03.2018 - 04.03.2018
Munich

Jean-Pierre Barral, D.O.

Visceral Manipulation - Neuroendocrine Effects

The focus of this class will mainly be on techniques which have proven to produce long-term effects that can be observe 4-6 weeks after visceral manipulation.

As we know, organs respond to:
-  Direct manipulations
-  Indirect manipulations
-  Neural manipulations
-  Vascular manipulations
Due to...

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Date

  08.01.2018 - 10.01.2018
Munich

Christoph Sommer, HP

Manipulation of cranial nerves and the main cranial vessels

Independent from the traditional craniosacral approach Jean Pierre Barral (D.O.) and Alain Croibier (D.O.) have developed their own diagnostic and treatment concept for the cranium. On the contrary to the traditional cranial approach focusing on the bony and membranous dysfunctions, their...

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Date

  15.12.2017 - 17.12.2017
Munich

Maria Laura Gentilini, D.O.

Inner dimensions of the human pelvis and their connections with the musculoskeletal system

This course is a two days follow-up of Thomas Sonnleitner's course about visceral manipulation of the of the pelvic organs. Laura and Peter Schwind have worked together to update the course material with the latest findings in Visceral Manipulation. Barral`s concept sees the neck of the uterus...

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Date

  25.11.2017 - 26.11.2017
Munich

Thomas Sonnleitner, Osteopath BAO

Visceral Manipulation – Organs of the Pelvis

This course focuses on the restriction of the organ motion within the pelvis. We will be dealing with the kidneys for quite some time. The very special topographical position of these organs behind the peritoneum requires detailed study, that enables us to work with caution and precise...

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Date

  10.11.2017 - 12.11.2017
Munich

René Zweedijk, D.O. (NL)

The Endocrine System and Osteopathy

In this course we will discuss the endocrine glands in their function and dysfunction. The focus will be on the subclinical endocrine problems which are very frequently seen in our practices. We will learn how to test and how to treat the endocrine glands. The participants will be able to test...

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Date

  19.10.2017 - 21.10.2017
Munich

Peter Schwind, Dr. phil. HP

Fascial and membrane technique: Key Structures of Fascia and Membranes
Manual diagnostics and treatment

In this course Peter Schwind relates his practical experience of working with fascia to the latest news from the scientific field. He introduces diagnostic items for the manual evaluation of fascia and membranes for the widespread typology of tissues: We will explore in which ways the fascial...

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Date

  07.07.2017 - 09.07.2017
Munich

Bruno Donatini, Dr. med. D.O.

“Biofilm” – Relations between metabolic diseases. Practical applications for manual practitioners

This course is a continuation of the course last year. However this time there will be much more practice. The course is open for newcomers as well as for those, who did already a course with Bruno Donatini and want to know more about practice.

Gastro-duodenal emptying disturbances are very...

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Date

  24.06.2017 - 25.06.2017
Munich

René Zweedijk, D.O. (NL)

Essentials of cranial work

In this practical course we will explore the cranial field. We will start with the neurocranium and see all kind of techniques that are partly old but also some new techniques to treat the neurocranium. We will discuss some pathologies like tinnitus, dizziness, headache, migraine and others...

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Date

  27.04.2017 - 29.04.2017
Munich

Peter Schwind, Dr. phil. HP

Visceral Manipulation – Organs of the abdomen- Part 1
Liver, stomach, gall bladder, duodenum and related sphincters

This new format of our visceral courses focuses during the first part (three days) on liver, stomach, gall bladder, duodenum and small intestine. There will be clear instruction for anatomical topology, for detailed tests of mobility and motility of the organs, for their relations with vessels...

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Date

  10.02.2017 - 12.02.2017
Location unknown

Peter Schwind, Dr. phil. HP and
Martin Güthlin, Dr. med.

Barral`s Manual diagnostics - Manual Thermal diagnostics

This course will give a step by step introduction to the diagnostic system of Jean-Pierre Barral. During the many years of working with Barral we have observed why his treatments are in many cases exceptionally successful: He uses the single techniques in a very specific mode based on a...

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Date

  07.01.2017 - 08.01.2017
Munich

Christoph Sommer, HP

Manipulation of peripheral nerves – lower extremities

This course about nerves starts with the diagnosis and treatment of the Dura mater spinalis. Then we will explore the symptomatic fi eld of the lumbar and pelvic area, including the legs. The plexus lumbalis will be discussed followed by the practical treatment of the single nerve branches: N....

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Date

  02.12.2016 - 04.12.2016
Munich

Christoph Sommer, HP and
Thomas Sonnleitner, Osteopath BAO

Visceral manipulation – Organs of the thorax

This part of the visceral series deals with the visceral components of the inner structure of the thorax.

We will start with the breathing motion of the thoracic organs. Some local and global diagnostic items will be introduced, to arrive at a detailed diagnostic picture of the inside of the...

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Date

  17.11.2016 - 20.11.2016
Munich