Classes & Events

Ortho-Bionomy Australia Ltd (OBA) facilitates and overseas the training, assessment and registration of Ortho-Bionomy practitioners and instructors. Our registered instructors and their coordinators are responsible for all aspects of conducting their classes. To find out more about individual classes, study groups and other training offerings contact the coordinator or instructor listed with each class or event. OBA offers free webinars, a biennial conference and other opportunities for our members - if you're not yet a member, click on Join/Renew to learn more.

Feb
11
Date: Saturday 11th Feb 2023  9:00 AM - Sunday 12th Feb 2023  5:30 PM
Location: East Gosford
Details: Foundations of Ortho-Bionomy; Phase 4 Gaining Skills in Applying Foundation Release Techniques of Ortho-Bionomy  Read More...
Feb
15
Date: Wednesday 15th Feb 2023  4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Details: Meet the OBA Instructors, and hear a little about the topics they plan to offer in this year's member webinars.  Read More...
Feb
25
Date: Saturday 25th Feb 2023  9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: Hervey Bay
Details: This foundation class covers the history, philosophy and concepts of Ortho-Bionomy and provides an overview and practice of the basic Ortho-Bionomy release techniques and anatomy for each major joint in the body. Students can begin to effectively apply Ortho-Bionomy methods after this class.  Read More...
Mar
12
Date: Sunday 12th Mar 2023  9:00 AM - Monday 13th Mar 2023  5:30 PM
Location: Port Macquarie
Details: #Nb This is a Sunday/Monday class Foundations of Ortho-Bionomy; Phase 4 Gaining Skills in Applying Foundation Release Techniques of Ortho-Bionomy  Read More...
Mar
15
Date: Wednesday 15th Mar 2023  4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Details: What we can learn from neuroscience about what we do in Ortho-Bionomy Neuroscience is a fast-expanding area of research that can contribute to our understanding of why Ortho-Bionomy works and help us fine-tune to become even more effective during session.  Read More...
Mar
18
Date: Saturday 18th Mar 2023  9:00 AM - Sunday 19th Mar 2023  5:00 PM
Location: Townsville
Details: (3) hour Study Groups are a vital part of the Ortho-Bionomy Training Program. They allow students, with the support of an Instructor, to explore physical, mental and emotional aspects, in a more expanded way. As part of the Practitioner training program (2) study groups are required to become an Associate Practitioner and (6) study groups are required to qualify as a Practitioner.  Read More...
Apr
15
Date: Saturday 15th Apr 2023  4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Details: To Be Announced  Read More...
Apr
22
Date: Saturday 22nd Apr 2023  9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: Hervey Bay
Details: In this 8 hour class we will revise, through demonstration, what we have learnt in the Fundamentals class; and then build on those skills by learning and practicing a variety of other Phase 4 positional release Ortho-Bionomy techniques.  Read More...
May
18
Date: Thursday 18th May 2023  4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Details:  ‘Less is More’ Practical Tips for Session Cohesion' Comprehensive training in Ortho-Bionomy provides a significant ‘toolkit’ of techniques and exercises. How do we, as effective practitioners, select and optimise this for our clients, and always relate our sessions back to structure?  Read More...
Jun
15
Date: Thursday 15th Jun 2023  4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Details: There are times, in an Ortho-Bionomy session, when there simply appears to be no change in the client's presenting issue(s). What then? This "no change" may be an observation made by the practitioner, but more importantly, the client. It will have significant impact with how we might work with the client. In this webinar well discuss what that might mean, how that might present, what the reasons may be, and ideas about how we can work with "no change."  Read More...
Jul
15
Date: Saturday 15th Jul 2023  4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Details: How to explain pain to your clients to improve long-term outcomes. Improve your effectiveness in Ortho-Bionomy sessions by talking with your clients about what pain is - and what it isn’t - to help them engage in the process of change.  Read More...
Aug
15
Date: Tuesday 15th Aug 2023  4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Details: Visualisations and Ortho-Bionomy Enhancing our practice by incorporating visualisations By incorporating visualisation exercises we can add another element to our practice of Ortho-Bionomy and deepen our understanding of how the body ‘works’.  Read More...
Sep
15
Date: Friday 15th Sep 2023  4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Details: Question and answer opportunity to discuss all things Ortho-Bionomy This is a perfect opportunity to review the different techniques, philosophies, or phases to create better clarity of or deepen our relationship and understandings with these principles and applications.  Read More...
Oct
15
Date: Sunday 15th Oct 2023  4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Details: Why Ortho-Bionomy is a Leading Somatic Therapy We’re living in a time when there is an incredible awareness of and information about somatic therapies, whether it’s about treating trauma, addressing chronic pain, or activating neuroplasticity. As Ortho-Bionomy practitioners we have been at the forefront of the somatic therapy field from the beginning.  Read More...
Nov
15
Date: Wednesday 15th Nov 2023  4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Details: The Reciprocity of Ortho-Bionomy and Presence How is it that Ortho-Bionomy and presence are engaged in a symbiotic relationship with the most minute amount of prompting. The simple action of placing a finger on a point brings attention to this union. The focus can be immediately directed to that finger and the presence is there and so are you, observing the sensations, rebound, recoil, pulsations, heat etc. The reciprocal response is the body’s process of reorganising and releasing.  Read More...
Upcoming Events
Gosford, Central Coast, NSW Phase 4 with Associate Advanced Instructor Frank Heslin Gosford, Central Coast, NSW Phase 4 with Associate Advanced Instructor Frank Heslin

Foundations of Ortho-Bionomy; Phase 4 Gaining Skills in Applying Foundation Release Techniques of Ortho-Bionomy

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11 February 2023 - 12 February 2023
FEBRUARY 2023 WEBINAR - 'A sneak peak at this year's Member webinar' FEBRUARY 2023 WEBINAR - 'A sneak peak at this year's Member webinar'

Meet the OBA Instructors, and hear a little about the topics they plan to offer in this year's member webinars.

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15 February 2023
 The Fundamentals of Ortho-Bionomy, with Instructor Karen Sonter The Fundamentals of Ortho-Bionomy, with Instructor Karen Sonter

This foundation class covers the history, philosophy and concepts of Ortho-Bionomy and provides an overview and practice of the basic Ortho-Bionomy release techniques and anatomy for each major joint in the body. Students can begin to effectively apply Ortho-Bionomy methods after this class.

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25 February 2023
Port Maquarie, NSW: Phase 4 with Associate Advanced Instructor Frank Heslin: Sun/Mon 12-13 March Port Maquarie, NSW: Phase 4 with Associate Advanced Instructor Frank Heslin: Sun/Mon 12-13 March

#Nb This is a Sunday/Monday class Foundations of Ortho-Bionomy; Phase 4 Gaining Skills in Applying Foundation Release Techniques of Ortho-Bionomy

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12 March 2023 - 13 March 2023
MARCH 2023 WEBINAR Instructor Rob Rich MARCH 2023 WEBINAR Instructor Rob Rich

What we can learn from neuroscience about what we do in Ortho-Bionomy Neuroscience is a fast-expanding area of research that can contribute to our understanding of why Ortho-Bionomy works and help us fine-tune to become even more effective during session.

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15 March 2023
A weekend of Study Groups with Instructor Karen Sonter A weekend of Study Groups with Instructor Karen Sonter

(3) hour Study Groups are a vital part of the Ortho-Bionomy Training Program. They allow students, with the support of an Instructor, to explore physical, mental and emotional aspects, in a more expanded way. As part of the Practitioner training program (2) study groups are required to become an Associate Practitioner and (6) study groups are required to qualify as a Practitioner.

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18 March 2023 - 19 March 2023
APRIL 2023 WEBINAR Instructor Lois Logan APRIL 2023 WEBINAR Instructor Lois Logan

To Be Announced

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15 April 2023
Revision and Expanding on Phase 4 Ortho-Bionomy Revision and Expanding on Phase 4 Ortho-Bionomy

In this 8 hour class we will revise, through demonstration, what we have learnt in the Fundamentals class; and then build on those skills by learning and practicing a variety of other Phase 4 positional release Ortho-Bionomy techniques.

See More
22 April 2023
MAY 2023 WEBINAR Associate Advanced Instructor Frank Heslin MAY 2023 WEBINAR Associate Advanced Instructor Frank Heslin

‘Less is More’ Practical Tips for Session Cohesion' Comprehensive training in Ortho-Bionomy provides a significant ‘toolkit’ of techniques and exercises. How do we, as effective practitioners, select and optimise this for our clients, and always relate our sessions back to structure?

See More
18 May 2023
JUNE 2023 WEBINAR Instructor Karen Sonter JUNE 2023 WEBINAR Instructor Karen Sonter

There are times, in an Ortho-Bionomy session, when there simply appears to be no change in the client's presenting issue(s). What then? This "no change" may be an observation made by the practitioner, but more importantly, the client. It will have significant impact with how we might work with the client. In this webinar well discuss what that might mean, how that might present, what the reasons may be, and ideas about how we can work with "no change."

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15 June 2023
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