Myofascial Chains and Myofascial Release Techniques
2-Day CPD Course for Professional Equine Therapists
Thursday 7th and Friday 8th November 2019
Quenda Glade Equine, Gidgegannup
This course is ideal for qualified therapists from all disciplines wishing to revise techniques or explore new ones to add to their toolbox. It is a mix of theory, practical demonstrations and small group hands on practical sessions. It also provides the opportunity to network, share information and discuss interesting or challenging cases with other practitioners in a relaxed and supportive environment.
During this course Gillian will examine the importance of muscle and myofascial chains, fascial connections, compensation patterns and demonstrate advanced soft tissue techniques to include:
Anatomy of myofascial chains
Developing and refining solft tissue palpation skills
The role of skin movement
Myofascial release techniques.
Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques
The Muscular System: Biomechanics, Energy Saving Mechanisms and Contractions
Developing Intuitive & Anatomical Palpation Skills
Developing Anatomical Palpation Skills – Practical Session
All participants must provide proof of equine therapy qualification and current professional indemnity insurance.
An understanding of the role of the muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments and muscle chains together with an appreciation of the different types of muscle contractions is useful for this course.
How Your Horse Moves: A unique visual guide to improving performance by Gillian Higgins with Stephanie Martin
Posture and Performance by Gillian Higgins with Stephanie Martin.
Both can be purchased online here: http://equinetherapies.net.au/product-category/books-and-resources/
Tea, coffee, home-made cakes and a light lunch is included.
Certificates of Participation will be issued
Early Bird Fee $550 if booked and deposit paid prior to 1st March.
Places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.