Our current program

Didde Thorsted, DO

NEW! Osteopathic work with infants
The BIG FIVE of pediatrics: Infant colic, plagiocephaly, reflux, otitis and torticollis

Didde Thorsed will teach very specifically about the most efficient techniques, that we need to master, whenever we work with babies. There is large variety of dysfunctions in the pediatric field. However some of them are found very often. Rene calls them THE BIG FIVE OF PEDIATRICS.

The course…

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Date

  12.01.2024 - 14.01.2024
Munich


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Peter Schwind, Dr. phil. HP

Inner Spaces of the System of Fascia and Membranes
new concepts, new treatments

There are several different approaches to the myofascial system. Most of them see tension transmitted along lines and planes. This model follows the traditional anatomical view of force transmission within the muscular system, that is meaningful whenever flexion and extension happen during…

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Date

  06.10.2023 - 08.10.2023
Munich

Thomas Sonnleitner, Osteopath BAO

Visceral Manipulation – Advanced Approach

Originally Barrals method of Visceral Manipulation had its main emphasis on the treatment of the ligaments and the sliding surfaces of the organs. Meanwhile this kind of treatment is worldwide known and has influenced several methods aside of osteopathy.

However, Barral has extended the work…

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Date

  23.06.2023 - 25.06.2023
Munich

David Lachaize, D.O.

NEW! Manipulation Structurelle Tissulaire - Extremities

The 3 days course is about the practical application of “Manipulation Structurelle Tissulaire“ for the upper and lower extremities. This is the fourth course, that David teaches for us, and also this course focuses on the innovative, specific modality of his work: The subtle sensing of the…

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Date

  02.03.2023 - 04.03.2023
Munich

René Zweedijk, D.O. BSc (Hon) Ost Med.

NEW! Advanced approach to the fluids of the organism - An osteopathic approach

In this course we start with the center of the fluids: the heart. We look at the different aspect of the heart. We work from superficial into the deep, arterial and venous parts are treated.
The different cavities in the body are investigated and  we will see how they influence circulation. We…

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Date

  01.12.2022 - 03.12.2022
Munich

Peter Schwind, Dr. phil. HP

Fascia- and Membrantechniques - Function and Dysfunction of the Temporomandibular Joint
New ways for the treatment of the craniomandibular junctions

This course is about the various manifestations of temporomandibular dysfunction. We will study the anatomical foundations of the tensional patterns that act from the shoulder, the neck and the cranium onto the temporomandibular joint. After that we will have a look at the transmission of…

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Date

  14.10.2022 - 16.10.2022
Munich

David Lachaize, D.O.

NEW! Manipulation Structurelle Tissulaire - The Spine - Part 2 of 2
Part 1 and part 2 are one unit and only bookable as a package

This 6 days course (two parts of 3 days each) is about the practical application of the „Manipulation  Structurelle Tissulaire“ on dysfunctions of the spinal column. This method guides the work into a direction, that is different from techniques like the “lumbar roll” and different from…

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Date

  14.07.2022 - 16.07.2022
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

  20.05.2022 - 22.05.2022
Munich

David Lachaize, D.O.

NEW! Manipulation Structurelle Tissulaire - The Spine - Part 1 of 2
Part 1 and part 2 are one unit and only bookable as a package

This 6 days course (two parts of 3 days each) is about the practical application of the „Manipulation  Structurelle Tissulaire“ on dysfunctions of the spinal column. This method guides the work into a direction, that is different from techniques like the “lumbar roll” and different from…

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Date

  05.05.2022 - 07.05.2022
Munich

David Lachaize, D.O.

NEW! The Thrust - Manipulation Structurelle Tissulaire

In this 3 days course David Lachaize will give a practical introduction into the modality of work, that he calls “Manipulation Structerelle Tissulaire”. Step by step, he will clarify the basic concepts of this work. And he will explain, why this work is not based on using force and that it is…

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Date

  04.11.2021 - 06.11.2021
Munich

Peter Schwind, Dr. phil. HP

NEW! The Psoas and its related visceral structures.
Manual diagnostic and treatment

In this three days workshop we will learn how to evaluate and treat the function of the Psoas muscle. As we know from anatomy the psoas moves our legs and not our backs. However the psoas also contributes  to the inner dynamics  of inner spaces in front of the back. By that it has influence on…

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Date

  17.09.2021 - 19.09.2021
Munich

Thomas Sonnleitner, Osteopath BAO

Visceral manipulation – Organs of the thorax
postponed from March 2020 to October 22nd - 25th, 2020 !!!

Jean-Pierre Barral had started almost 30 years ago to teach his course about Visceral Manipulation of the thorax for the munich group. Based on his teachings we offer the traditional tests and treatment techniques for the thorax.
We will start to invetigate the motion of breathing, especially…

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Date

  22.10.2020 - 25.10.2020
Munich

Peter Schwind, Dr. phil. HP

NEW! Fascia and Emotion - New Perspectives - New Practise

Since the first FASCIA RESEARCH CONFERENCE in 2007 many assumptions about the plasticity of fascia have been questioned. There are numerous new insights and even more speculations about the processes that we stimulate while doing manual treatment. More than ten years ago, Peter Schwind had the…

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Date

  16.10.2020 - 18.10.2020
Munich

Jean-Pierre Barral, D.O.

NEW! A Manual Approach To The Brain – Part 2

This course requires the participation in the course „A Manual Approach To The Brain – Part 1“.

The second part of the course about the brain focuses especially on functional aspects. There will be detailed practical instruction for techniques that relate to the senses and their connections…

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Date

  09.09.2020 - 11.09.2020
Munich

Jean-Pierre Barral, D.O.

NEW! A Manual Approach To The Brain - Part 1
Registration only possible on waitlist - Number of participants limited

The brain will always be fascinating fort he world of medicine and science. And despite all the research it will be mysterious.
The modern methods of imaging have made exceptional progress. Nowadays it is possible to explore not only structural but also functional problems by using functional…

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Date

  06.01.2020 - 08.01.2020
Munich

Thomas Sonnleitner, Osteopath BAO

Visceral Manipulation – Organs of the abdomen- Part 2
Colon, pancreas, spleen, kidney

This second part of the course about abdominal structures of the organs deals with the colon, the pancreas, the spleen and the kidney. This second part follows the same emphasis of the first part: the traditional modes of working with the organs will be combined with the new perspectives and…

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Date

  22.11.2019 - 24.11.2019
Munich

Peter Schwind, Dr. phil. HP

NEW! Fascial- and Membrane Techniques: Scoliosis
A new manual approach for its various manifestations during childhood and during the life of the adult

In this course we will study the manual diagnostics and treatment of scoliosis present in different age groups. We will focus on specific techniques for teenagers and for adult people. Our main goal is to understand that the scoliotic pattern is present within all the elements of the human…

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Date

  11.10.2019 - 13.10.2019
Munich

René Zweedijk, D.O. BSc (Hon) Ost Med.

NEW! Learning - Behavioral and emotional problems in children
an osteopathic approach

Learning difficulties are frequently seen problems in the osteopathic practice. Artificially they can be divided into primary and secondary problems. In primary problems the cause can be found in the central nervous system.  

These problems are hard to influence, and the child must learn to…

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Date

  27.06.2019 - 29.06.2019
Munich

Peter Schwind, Dr. phil. HP

NEW! Fascial- and Membrane Techniques: Dysfunctions of the Extremities
and their Relations to the Joints of the Shoulder girdle, of the Pelvis and the Vertebral Spine. „Classical“ and new Techniques for Treatment of the Fascial and Membrane System

In this course we will focus on dysfunctions of the upper extremity epicondylitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, dysfunctions of the thumb and arthrosis around the hand and the fingers. And we work with the lower extremity (dysfunctions of the hip, the knee and the ankle).

In this new version of…

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Date

  24.05.2019 - 26.05.2019
Munich

Thomas Sonnleitner, Osteopath BAO

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

  05.04.2019 - 07.04.2019
Munich

Geert Achterkamp, D.O.-MRO

NEW! The Viscero- and the Neurocranium

The Neurocranium - manual evaluation and treatment for different age groups.

In this cranial course we’ ll refine the techniques we’ve seen in the viscerocranium and continue to the neurocranium.
We learn how to test the bones and how to correct them in regard of their sutural connections, at…

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Date

  22.02.2019 - 24.02.2019
Munich

Jean-Pierre Barral, D.O.

NEW! Advanced Trauma

Trauma has immediate and long term influence on structure and function of the body.
This class will focus on both these effects.
In the thorax we will differentiate manually the effects on the ribcage:
the costo-vertebral joints, cartilages, the sternum and the ribs themselves; especially the…

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Date

  07.01.2019 - 09.01.2019
Munich

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

  05.01.2019 - 06.01.2019
Munich

René Zweedijk, D.O. BSc (Hon) Ost Med.

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

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

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

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 disc…

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Date

  22.06.2018 - 24.06.2018
Munich

Geert Achterkamp, D.O.-MRO

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 bones…

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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

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

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. BSc (Hon) Ost Med.

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. BSc (Hon) Ost Med.

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 and…

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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…

Read more...

Date

  07.01.2017 - 08.01.2017
Munich