31 Aug 2018 - 02 Sep 2018    
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bookings closed
Reflexology Institute
68 Wessels Rd, Rivonia, Johannesburg
Ruth Duncan
Short Description
This highly practical hands-on workshop offers a wealth of fascial applications drawing on current research providing treatment results both measurable and functional as well as helping you develop your kinaesthetic touch and skill.
CPD Points
21 attendance ceus and 6 free optional ethics home study ceus
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Advanced Myofascial Release Course; Reflexology Institute, 68 Wessels road, Rivonia, Jo’burg; 31 August – 2 September 2018

Course times; Registration 12:30 pm; course starts 1pm to 7pm on Day 1; 9am – 5pm on days  2 and 3.


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This highly practical hands-on workshop offers a wealth of fascial applications drawing on current research providing treatment results which are both measurable and functional.

Learning the art of myofascial release provides a new way of working. Myofascial release approaches offer potential for career longevity as results are evident with less effort.

This workshop will help you develop your kinaesthetic touch and teaches the skilful.

integration of a variety of fascial approaches all of which can be immediately implemented in to your existiog practice.

Techniques taught will provide lasting relief for shoulder, neck, TMJ, hip and low back dysfunction as well as techniques which can be refined to use globally.

Myofascial Release has gained immense popularity in recent years due to on-gong fascial research. It has been heralded as ‘the missing link’ in manual therapy and is used extensively in North America and Europe. This is a rare opportunity to develop and refine the art of kinaesthetic touch and provide lasting relief from pain and discomfort for your clients.

About Ruth Duncan

Dip Sports Therapy, Dip Sports and Remedial Massage, Dip Clinical Hypnotherapist and Myofascial Release Specialist

Ruth was the winner of the Camexpo Outstanding Achievement Award for the Industry in 2014 and is the author of ‘A Hands On Guide to Myofascial Release’ published by Human Kinetics the same year.

Ruth specialises in myofascial release and has been in clinical practice for 16 years as well as teaching myofascial release for over 12 years.

Her own myofascial training includes the work of John F. Barnes, Thomas Myers and Erik Dalton. She has also studied functional rehabilitation approaches as a major component of her Sports Therapy diploma as well as through Functional Movement Systems training (FMS) with Gray Cook. Through her training and extensive experience, Ruth has developed an integration of valuable fascial and connective tissue approaches and functional fascial rehabilitation and self care modalities. She has also expanded her knowledge and understanding of anatomy and biomechanics by attending many human dissection workshops with Julian baker and Gil Hedley.

Ruth is also trained in neuromuscular approaches (trigger point therapy, muscle energy techniques and positional release) as well as spinal manipulation, medical acupuncture, sports massage and sports taping and integrates these approaches into her treatments when necessary.

Ruth is a committee member for The British Fascia Symposium and delivered the introductory lecture on fascia at the first symposium in 2014. She also presented a poster on a myofascial clinical trial she undertook at the 4th International Fascia Research Congress in Washington in 2015.  Ruth has a regular stand at the national Camexpo trade show at Olympia London where she also delivers workshops and lectures. She has also delivered lectures and workshops at the Holistic Health show, the FHT annual training conference and the Massage Training Institute (MTI) annual conference.

Over the past 12 years she has written numerous articles for the Massage World magazine, International Therapist (FHT), Sportex, the magazine for the Scottish Massage Therapy Organisation and for Choice Health and Wellbeing.

Learning outcomes

After completing this workshop, the participant will be able to:

• Describe the fascial system and its role and responsibilities in the human body

• Explain fascial dysfunction including hysteresis and viscoelasticity and how that dysfunction manifests

• Evaluate the variety of fascial techniques and treatment models available providing appropriate client focused treatment
• Demonstrate a variety of fascial manual applications for the treatment of chronic pain and dysfunction
• Demonstrate fascial application for leg length discrepancy, pelvic obliquity and low back dysfunction
• Apply fascial applications for the temporomandibular area including intra oral techniques
• Measure treatment outcomes and apply appropriate home myofascial self-care programmes
• Obtain a certificate of attendance.

A Club Physio Myofascial Courses registration includes:

• All supplies needed for the course
• Coloured and illustrated course manual
• Tea, Coffee and Lunch on each day
• Certificate of attendance in a digital form
• One free premium listing of your practice on our website


How to book for this course?

How To Book This Course:

• Step 1: Create an account; register your details here or click on the ‘Members Area’ button on the top menu: we need your details in order to reserve your seat and email you the preliminary materials for the course – ps; please note that registering your details does not book you onto the course – you need to follow step 2 below.

• Step 2: Book your place; Once you have registered your details, come back to this course webpage to submit your booking below and choose your payment method; to book, click on the Submit button below.

• Step 3: Choose and make your payment method below; Payment by Bank Transfer: If you wish to pay via a bank transfer, simply follow the payment details on the proforma invoice that has been emailed to you now that you have made your booking. Payment by PayPal or Credit Card: Click the “Buy Now” Paypal button above to pay via PayPal or Credit Card. You are now booked and will receive a confirmation email shortly!


Course Times

View the course times: Course times; Registration 12:30 am; course starts 1pm to 7pm on Day 1; 9am – 5pm on days  2 and 3.



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