Abdomen 2 (VM2)

CPD/CPE: 24hrs

Course Accreditation - Click here for more informationATMS: Australian Traditional Medicines Society has approved this course for 24 CPE Points

Full Fee: $1200inc GST.

Early Saver price of $990, applies until the 23rd July 2022 - Sydney

Course Description

(Corresponds to former VM1B)

In this four day course, Visceral Manipulation: Abdomen 2, participants will expand on the functional anatomy, hand placements and techniques learned in Visceral Manipulation: Abdomen 1 to give them a deeper understanding of the abdominal cavity and its relationship to the cranial, thoracic and pelvic cavities.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, participants will have learned:

  • The deeper structures within the abdominal cavity, focusing on the kidneys, pancreas, spleen, greater omentum, peritoneum, and their connective or suspensory tissues;
  • The concept of restriction planes, mobility and motility;
  • How to begin to incorporate multiple long-lever techniques into clinical VM work;
  • Specific techniques for locating and evaluating each organ, along with the effects and contraindications, learned in a hands-on, lab environment.

Prerequisite: VM1

Required Reading

  • Hard copy version of the Visceral Manipulation II text book by Jean-Pierre Barral, RPT, DO and Pierre Mercier. Available for $90inc GST Plus $15 P/H. Email admin@barralinstitute.com.au or call 0411 488198 to order.

Suggested Reading

  • Atlas of Human Anatomy by Frank Netter, MD, and/or
  • A Regional Atlas of the Human Body by Carmine Clemente.
Abdomen 2 (VM2) Course Dates
Date Course (Click link below for Booking Form) Location
Aug 27-30
(2022)
Abdomen 2 - VM2 The Vibe Hotel Sydney
A.Mackenzie-2014Annabel Mackenzie is a Registered Shiatsu Therapist in the Province of British Columbia. She has had a private practice in Vancouver since 1990. Annabel's manual therapy approach includes Shiatsu, Visceral, CranioSacral, as well as Neural and Manual Articular techniques. Apart from a full clinical practice, Annabel is happy to teach several continuing education seminars in Canada and abroad. Annabel is a Certified Instructor for the following Barral Institute classes: VM1 & VM2 (abdomen) VM3 (pelvis) VM4 (thorax) LT (Listening techniques: an integrative approach to Evaluation) VM5 (Manual Thermal Evaluation and Introduction to VisceroEmotional relationships) NM1 (Neuromeningeal Manipulation: an integrative approach to Trauma).
Articles & Books Written
Annabel is a translator and editor of Visceral, Neural and Vascular textbooks authored by Jean Pierre Barral and Alain Croibier (French to English) ~ Manual Therapy for the Cranial Nerves ~ Visceral Vascular Manipulation ~ New Manual Therapy Approach: Upper Extremity ~ Manual Therapy for the Prostate

Annabel Mackenzie Course List
Date Course (Click link below for Booking Form) Location
Aug 27-30
(2022)
Abdomen 2 - VM2 The Vibe Hotel Sydney
Sep 3-5
(2022)
Listening Techniques 1: An Integrative Approach to Evaluation - LT1 The Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney

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Date/Time 14/11/2015 - 17/11/2015
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Location The Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney, 359 Crown St, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW, Australia


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