MFR UK Workshops – Eligibility and CPD from Ruth Duncan on Vimeo.

The Myofascial Release UK workshops are open to manual therapy hands-on healthcare professionals including, but not limited to the following disciplines:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Chiropractic and Osteopathy
  • Neuromuscular Therapy
  • Sports and/or Remedial Massage Therapy, minimum of level 3 ITEC, VTCT, BTEC or similar
  • Sports Therapy
  • Therapeutic/Holistic/Swedish Massage Therapy, minimum of level 3 ITEC, VTCT, BTEC or similar
  • Bowen, Shiatsu and Thai massage
  • Craniosacral therapy
  • All students must be competent and confident with body palpation, musculoskeletal identification and palpation for function and dysfunction.

The above-listed practitioners are eligible to attend all the following workshops either as CPD or as part of the Advanced Clinical Diploma in Integrated Myofascial Therapy:

Please see each individual workshop for the order of attendance

  • Structural series workshops parts 1-3
  • Myofascial assessment and integration
  • The advanced workshops, upper and lower body
  • Myofascial rehabilitation
  • Myofascial unwinding
  • The axial skeleton

Minimum Requirement-

A level 3 (or equivalent) qualification in anatomy and physiology and training as mentioned above is required. Students currently attending a healthcare course may also apply. We reserve the right to reject applications due to student unsuitability for insurance reasons.

We regretfully advise that we are not able to accept those who only have training in Indian Head Massage, Herbal Medicin, Nutrition, Reiki and other healing modalities, Infant Massage, Beauty Therapy or Reflexology on our manual therapy workshops mentioned above.


All students who are affiliated to professional bodies, Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, Association of Physical and Natural Therapists, Federation of Holistic Therapists, Institute of Sport and Remedial Massage etc, may use our certificates of attendance to gain CPD. CPD points will be offered in accordance with each individual organisations guidelines and may involve completing a reflective assignment of the workshop. Please contact your own organisation for further details.

MFR UK is an approved training provider for the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT), who accredit our workshops.

By offering an accreditation scheme, the FHT aims to improve and maintain the highest standards as a professional association and rationalise the current system of course approval.

Advanced Clinical Diploma in Integrated Myofascial Therapy

In order to maintain high standards of training and to encourage therapists to increase their skill, MFR UK’s Advanced Diploma in Integrated Myofascial Therapy includes components from-:

  • Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) – Unit title, Soft Tissue Manipulations. Unit code – F1BF 35. SCQF level 8
  • EDEXCEL Unit 37: Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation. Unit code – T/601/1882. QCF level 5
  • VTCT. Planning, applying and evaluating complex massage and soft tissue methods. Unit – UV53089. Code – Y/601/4192. QCF level 5

MFR UK has its own trademark for integrated myofascial therapy through the Intellectual Properties Bureau and actively looks to improve standards of its therapy education.

For further details, please contact MFR UK direct.