There are 6 exciting specialist myofascial release workshops including Myofascial Movement Facilitation (Myofascial Unwinding), The Fascial Facial and 4 special series workshops, TMJ, Spine and Sacrum, Scar Tissue and Adhesions and Breast Health.

We welcome therapists wishing to attend the special series workshops (MFR for spine and sacrum, TMJ area, abdominal scarring and breast health) who have prior MFR training out with MFR UK of at least 2 days in length of the sustained approach to MFR. These therapists must be proficient with cross hand release techniques, longitudinal plane release (arm and leg pulls), transverse plane release, compression techniques and must also be aware of the emotional and physical responses to MFR. Please call or e-mail for further details or visit our online booking page.

The pre-requisite for Myofascial Movement Facilitation (Myofascial Unwinding) is MFR UK level 1.structiral series.

Myofascial Release for Scar Tissue and Adhesions

Prerequisite: iMFT level 1 or a minimum of 2-day post graduate CPD workshop in myofascial release via another training organisation, see above. 1 day. Cost £150

As soon as the body is injured, it scars. Scarring and their adhesions can produce a myriad of uncomfortable postural and functional symptoms as well as affecting general health and wellbeing.

This 1-day myofascial release workshop brings fascinating myofascial techniques which address both recent and old scar sites from both surgery and injury. It also discusses the implications of fascial adhesions, how they affect function and form and how they can be assessed and treated using myofascial techniques.

Objectives:

The participant will:

  • examine the development of scar tissue and adhesions and how they affect the entire fascial system
  • learn how to assess and palpate adhesions in the body
  • learn appropriate myofascial release techniques in order to provide relief from fascial tension and restriction
  • learn how to use appropriate myofascial release techniques for scars such as abdominal and lumbar surgery
  • explore the importance of emotion/feelings in relation to scars and adhesions
  • obtain a certificate of attendance that can be used for CPD application where applicable. Please contact your own organisation for further details.

Diploma students will require to complete the necessary assignments which will include the practical applications and theory of this workshop.

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Myofascial Release for the Spine and Sacrum

Prerequisite: iMFT level 1 or a minimum of 2-day post graduate CPD workshop in myofascial release via another training organisation, see above. 1 day. Cost £150.

This 1-day workshop will look at the anatomy and function of the spine and sacrum. This workshop offers diagnostic skills and easy to use myofascial release techniques in order to regain correct movement, balance and function promoting general health and wellbeing.

Objectives:

The participants will:

  • learn how to assess the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
  • explore the relationship between the sacrum and lumbar spine
  • explore how vertebral restrictions can affect the entire structure
  • learn appropriate myofascial release techniques for the quadratus lumborum and erector spinae
  • learn appropriate myofascial release techniques to unlock jammed vertebrae and promote freedom of movement
  • obtain a certificate of attendance that can be used for CPD application where applicable. Please contact your own organisation for further details.

Diploma students will require to complete the necessary assignments which will include the practical applications and theory of this workshop.

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Myofascial Release for Breast Health

Prerequisite: iMFT level 1 or a minimum of 2-day post graduate CPD workshop in MFR via another training organisation, see above. 1 day. Cost £150.

Both men and women are affected by treatment and scarring of the breast area. This 1-day workshop will provide the student with a greater understanding of how cancer treatments affect the breast area as well as how tissue is changed by breast augmentation, reconstruction, mastectomy and general scarring. This workshop offers the student appropriate myofascial release techniques to work effectively in this area with consideration to the sensitivity of the patient/client by using practical draping. Permission forms will require to be completed and returned to MFR UK prior to the workshop. Please note that both male and female therapists will be accepted for this workshop.

Objectives:

The participant will:

  • learn how to assess fascial restrictions in the breast and axilla
  • explore fascial scarring and adhesion treatment options with regards to breast augmentation, mastectomy and reconstruction
  • learn myofascial release techniques to restore range of movement and function in the shoulder, neck and thoracic area
  • explore the importance of emotion/feelings in relation to scars and adhesions
  • learn self care techniques to share with clients
  • obtain a certificate of attendance that can be used for CPD application where applicable. Please contact your own organisation for further details.

Diploma students will require to complete the necessary assignments which will include the practical applications and theory of this workshop.

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Myofascial Release for the Temporomandibular area (TMJ)

Prerequisite: iMFT level 1 or a minimum of 2 day post graduate CPD workshop in MFR via another training organisation, see above. 1 day. Cost £150.

This 1 day workshop will discuss the anatomy and function of the temporomandibular area and the importance of its relationship to the rest of the body with regards to stability, posture and musculoskeletal function. The student will learn valuable myofascial release techniques for the 4 main muscles of mastication, including intra-oral work, as well as general techniques for the restoration of health and wellbeing.

Objectives:

The participant will:

  • explore the anatomy of the TMJ joint
  • explore the relationship of the jaw, pelvis and cranial bones with regards to balance
  • explore the symptoms related to Bruxism, jaw clenching and joint popping
  • explore the importance of the TMJ area with regards to posture
  • learn how to assess fascial restrictions surrounding the TMJ area
  • learn effective myofascial release techniques for the muscles of mastication
  • obtain a certificate of attendance that can be used for CPD application where applicable. Please contact your own organisation for further details.

Diploma students will require to complete the necessary assignments which will include the practical applications and theory of this workshop.

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Myofascial Release, The Fascial Facial

Pre-Requisite: Hands-on qualification including beauty therapy, massage, Bowen, Shiatsu, indian head massage, physiotherapy etc. 1 day. Cost £150.

All manual therapies increase blood supply to the tissue to nourish and detox it, myofascial release is no different. The Fascial Facial offers effective skills and valuable techniques to increase relaxation and wellness to the face and neck area leaving the skin softer and more radiant. Many therapists are incorporating this work into their existing hands-on therapy, whilst others are offering this treatment as a treatment in its own right.

The Fascial Facial is a 1 day workshop and is not part of the Advanced Diploma in Integrated Myofascial Therapy.

This workshop is designed for therapists to use MFR as part of a relaxation or beauty treatment to promote wellbeing and relaxation.

Objectives:

The participant will:

  • learn how to use focused techniques to offer valuable results on the face
  • learn how to use myofascial release to promote relaxation and wellness
  • learn about fascial drag and how it affects facial tissue
  • explore the effects of surgery with regards to adhesions and scarring in the jaw and face area
  • adapt hand positions to maximise results
  • obtain a certificate of attendance that can be used for CPD application where applicable. Please contact your own organisation for further details.

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Myofascial Movement Facilitation and Myofascial Unwinding

Prerequisite: MFR UK – iMFT level 1. 2 day workshop. Cost £295 purchasing 6 weeks in advance, thereafter £320.

Myofascial Movement Facilitation, or Myofascial Unwinding, is the spontaneous movement of the body as a response to receiving MFR in a treatment session.

This movement is the body’s self correcting mechanism. It is a natural, safe and effective way to release deep restrictions due to unconscious, habitual, holding and bracing patterns both physical and emotional. This movement also takes the hard work out of understanding postural evaluation and protocol techniques. It allows the therapist to see, feel and access the glitches in the patient’s unique fascial system, follow and soften through them and thereby restoring function and range.

Objectives

The participant will learn –

  • the science and theory behind this movement approach
  • the importance of fascial history with regards to emotion and movement
  • therapeutic dialoguing
  • safe and effective ways to facilitate this movement
  • standing, seated and lying unwinding
  • local and full body unwinding
  • the difference between unwinding and calculated movements
  • how to read the physical unwinding language
  • how to move through unwinding patterns and facilitate change
  • how to work with the emotional component
  • how to explain this approach confidently to the client.

Diploma students will require to complete the necessary assignments which will include the practical applications and theory of this workshop.

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