Core Body Therapy was developed by Chris O’Brien in 2003 and continues to deliver high quality courses in Myofascial Release to hundreds of practitioners including massage therapists, physiotherapists, pilates instructors, personal trainers and speech pathologists.
At Core Body Therapy we recognise the need for SMALL GROUPS to give the HIGHEST QUALITY TRAINING possible. Offering courses to suit all levels from 1 day specialty courses through to the Professional Certificate in Myofascial Release, we make sure you get plenty of one on one time for optimum learning with ongoing support as long as you require.
Chris’ comprehensive training in Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy and Deep Tissue massage coupled with his knowledge on movement and body connectivity and corrective exercise make Core Body Therapy one of the leading institutions for Myofascial Release training.
Our Education Philosophy
Core Body Therapy endeavours to teach a solid foundation in musculoskeletal and myofascial anatomy with a hands-on approach to learning through ample practical time to complete the cognitive and kinaesthetic approach.
Core Body Therapy courses foster an environment of curiosity and exploration to ensure active engagement by all participants. The focus of our courses is to offer high quality training that will not only improve clinical results but also deliver a profound understanding of the musculoskeletal and myofascial system and the development of the therapists tactile skills to the highest level.
2022/2023 COURSE SCHEDULE
Pre-recorded Treatment Strategies for the Foot & Ankle Complex
Pre-recorded Lower Back Pain – A Wholistic Approach
18-20 November 2022 Module 4 – Advanced Myofascial Release
2-5 February 2023 Module 5 – Cranium, Headaches & Advanced
26 February 2023 Treatment of Headaches
18-19 March 2023 Module 1 – Core Myofascial Release
2 April 2023 Postural Assessment
6 May 2023 Advanced Pelvis
2-4 June 2023 Module 2 – Applied Myofascial Release
12-13 August 2023 Myofascial Release of the Lower Limbs
15-17 September 2023 Module 3 – TMJ, Neck & Pelvis
17-19 November 2023 Module 4 – Advanced Myofascial Release
1-4 February 2024 Module 5 – Cranium, Headaches & Advanced TMJ
28 October 2022 Advanced Pelvis
29-30 October 2022 Myofascial Release of the Lower Limbs
4-5 March 2023 Module 1 – Core Myofascial Release
22-23 August 2023 Module 1 – Core Myofascial Release
17-18 June 2023 Module 1 – Core Myofascial Release
All Core Body Therapy courses require the participant to have completed a minimum
of any certificate level qualification that includes Anatomy & Physiology.
Module 1 – Core Myofascial Release No prerequisite
Module 2 – Applied Myofascial Release No prerequisite
Module 3 – TMJ, Neck & Pelvis Module 1 OR Module 2
Module 4 – Advanced Myofascial Release Module 2 OR Module 3
Module 5 – Cranium, Headaches & Advance TMJ Module 3 OR Module 4
Advanced Pelvis No prerequisite
Myofascial Release of the Lower Limbs No prerequisite
Treatment of Headaches No prerequisite
Postural Assessment No prerequisite
Myofascial Release for Hip Impingement Syndromes Any of Module 1, Module 2, MFR of the Lower Limbs OR Advanced Pelvis
Course Recognition & CPE
IICT – The international Institute for Complimentary Therapists. Core Body Therapy is a Platinum Training Provider with IICT. Once you have graduated with your Professional Certificate in Myofascial Release from Core Body Therapy, you are eligible to join IICT and receive professional membership and insurance.
ATMS – Australian Traditional Medicine Society – Endorsed Education Activity for CPE for all courses completed – 8 CPE per day
ANTA – Australian Natural Therapists Association – Endorsed Education Activity for CPE for all courses completed – 8 CPE per day
Massage & Myotherapy Australia – Endorsed Education Activity for CPE for all courses completed – 1 day courses 15 CPE, All other courses 30 CPE
Massage Association of Australia – Endorsed Education Activity for CPE for all courses completed – 8 CPE per day
Association of Massage Therapists – Approved for CPE for all courses completed – 35 CEU per day
Pilates Alliance Australasia – Endorsed Education Activity for PDP for all courses completed – 1 day courses 8 PDP, 2+ day courses 10 PDP. (Treatment of Headaches and Postural Assessment course excluded) Maximum 10 PDP per 2 year period.