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Practitioner Intensive 2018-2019: NOW ENROLLING! It’s that time again! We are so excited to begin the process of enrolling practitioners for our Practitioner Intensive training program in Structural integration. This class will begin in September of 2018, one weekend a month for ten months. Cost is $6000 for 175 hours of intensive training in Structural Integration. Dates for this 2018-2019 class include September 8-9, October 6-7, November 3-4, December 1-2, (2018), January 5-6, February 2-3, March 2-3, April 6-7, May 4-5, and June 1-2, 2019. Saturday and Sunday from 9:00-5:30. The location will be at our new, beautiful teaching space in the Richmond District in SE Portland close to the Willamette River: 4160 SE Division St. Portland Oregon 97202.
*Closed* Structural Bodywork Weekend Seminar. Summer, 2018. The perfect first training or refresher course for integrating myofascial release into your bodywork practice. Incorporating the underlying principles and techniques used in Structural Integration, this Structural Bodywork Seminar is a hands-on training that teaches the basics of structural assessment and myofascial release. Three-weekend seminar located in Southwest Portland in our spacious teaching studio at 5331 SW Macadam Ave Ste 385, Portland, OR 97239 near the Willamette River. Class dates will be posted soon! Interested in attending? Please contact the instructor: Larry Kaufman. Cost: $750. Hours are 9:00-5:00 on Saturday and Sunday. Students who complete the Bodywork Seminar are given a $500 discount towards the Intensive Practitioner Training.
*Closed* The Practitioner Intensive for September, 2017-June, 2018 is FULL and registration is closed. Dates for this class include September 9-10, October 7-8, November 4-5, December 2-3, (2017h, January 6-7, February 3-4, March 3-4, April 7-8, May 5-6, and June 2-3, 2018. Saturday and Sunday from 9:00-5:30. Location will be at our new, beautiful teaching space in the Johns Landing Water Tower building in SW Portland close to the Willamette River: 5331 SW Macadam Ave, Suite 385, Portland Oregon 97239.
*Closed* The Intensive Practitioner Training in Portland Oregon that began in January, 2018 is FULL and registration is closed. Class dates include January 20-21, February 10-11, March 17-18, April 14-15, May 19-20, June 9-10, July 28-29, August 25-26, September 22-23, and October 20-21, 2018. One weekend per month for ten months offers the perfect training schedule for the working professional. The Cost is $6000 for 180 hours of in-class training as well as supervision and mentorship between classes.
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I recommend Larry Kaufman as a teacher and practitioner of the highest caliber. His practitioner’s skills are nothing short of astounding.Dr. Steven Sandberg Lewis
I see and feel my client’s bodies differently after taking Larry’s Structural Bodywork workshop. Larry is wholeheartedly the best bodywork teacher I’ve ever had and I’ve learned more in his workshop than any other workshop I’ve taken. Because of this, my practice has flourished and I now have a full practice. I am looking forward to taking the SI Intensive Practitioner course this coming fall and I highly recommend studying SI with Larry, to any and all bodywork practitioners.Jolene Kelly
Larry is one of the most skilled body-centered therapists I have ever seen. He has a warm heart and a clear mind and is a good example of the kind of healer that we need on this planet.Gay Hendricks, PhD
Larry’s courses in structural integration have significantly changed the way I work with patients and the results that they achieve. In most of the general medicine cases I see, I now have a clear picture as to how to work with my patient’s body to help them release areas of restriction. By simply changing the flow and “ungluing” the soft tissues, I am finding that I prescribe fewer dietary supplements because so much changes with the return of blood flow. People feel like themselves again and from there it is easier to work on nutrition and lifestyle changes. My patients leave feeling much better with each visit and it gives us a chance to meet regularly while we are working with other pieces of the puzzle.Dr. Ami Opal
My experience training with Larry Kaufman at the Northwest Center for Structural Integration not only changed the way I work as a body worker, but how I am as a healer, a guide, and a person. I learned that SI is not solely about bringing people into biomechanical and postural balance, though this is a result. When we guide our clients through the process of becoming more physically aligned we are also guiding them through the process of becoming more centered and grounded. Larry is not only amazing at being this guide for his clients, but for his students as they grow in the class and learn to become guides themselves. Even after completing the course I have a strong support system at NCSI. I would highly recommend this course to anybody looking to enhance their work as a healer.Sam Dart, LMT