Options for Structural Integration Training at the NW Center for Structural Integration

Whatever your need, our classes will enrich your bodywork practice and professional development. All of our Structural Integration classes are approved by the International Association for Structural Integration (IASI) and count towards the national certification board exam (http://www.siexam.org/). Classes count for CEU’s for massage therapists in Oregon and Washington. It is noted that we are not a stand-alone program as a pathway to licensure. However, all hours accrued at the NW Center are endorsed by the IASI and count towards sitting for their certification exam. 

The Structural Bodywork Seminar (45 hours) consists of three weekend classes that introduce students to the underlying principles and techniques used in Structural Integration and Structural Bodywork.  This is a hands-on training, teaching structural assessment and myofascial release. This is an excellent class for students currently in clinical rotations and practitioners who wish to utilize structural bodywork and myofascial release in their daily practice.

Class outline includes postural and structural assessment of the upper and lower body, soft tissue release and myofascial techniques, structural protocols for the shoulders and arms, structural protocols for the pelvic girdle and legs, structural protocols for the head and cranial base, intrinsic organization and myofascial linkage, and clinical application. Cost: $750.

The Intensive Practitioner Training (160 hours) is offered in format ideal for working professionals and practitioners who aren’t able to leave family or work for a long period of time, The IPT series is a 10 weekend format spanning 10 months. This training is for students and practitioners who wish to receive an in-depth training in Dr. Rolf’s 10-session protocols. A blend of lecture, demonstration and extensive supervised practice, students will observe, receive and practice each of the 10 different sessions, as well as work with class models. You will learn the organization and  logic of the “recipe” as well as separate guidelines for each session. You will be taught to systematically mobilize and rebalance the body’s physical components around a vertical line. Additionally you will learn to perceive movement obstruction and structural organization within and through both the extrinsic and intrinsic layers of muscle and connective tissue. Please see current registration page for more details and upcoming dates. 

Prerequisites:    Participants in the Practitioner Intensive must be licensed practitioners or concurrently enrolled in an accredited program of Naturopathic, Chiropractic, Physical Therapy and/or Traditional Chinese medicine. It is highly recommended that participants complete the Structural Bodywork seminar, have experienced SI personally, be at least 20 years old & have the consent of the instructor. Cost: $6500. Discount available for students who have completed the SI Bodywork Seminar.