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Santa Fe – Ortho-Bionomy® Basics: Focus on the Spine

April 23, 2022 @ 9:00 am - April 24, 2022 @ 6:00 pm


Ortho-Bionomy® Basics: Focus on the Spine

Ortho-Bionomy originated in the early 1970’s, founded by British-trained osteopath Dr. Arthur Lincoln Pauls, DO who coined the name Ortho-Bionomy meaning a corrective application of the natural laws of life. Ortho-Bionomy is a gentle non-force approach that uses a range of methods that include positioning, movement and isometric/isotonic engagement to address tension patterns and imbalances. Ortho-Bionomy happens from the inside out by accessing the person’s innate self-corrective responses.

This two day Focus on the Spine class presents the history and principles of Ortho-Bionomy and basic release techniques for the neck, thoracic spine, ribs, sternum, lumbar spine, psoas, sacrum and pelvis. Focus includes basic anatomy and functions of the joints, palpatory sensitivity, presence, grounding and communication skills.

During practice students learn to integrate their practice partner’s felt experience with their own observations and assessments. Students benefit from exchanging with different practice partners during the class to gain understanding of how the techniques are fine tuned for different individuals.

Ortho-Bionomy is easy on the therapist’s body as well as the client’s!

No pre-requisite.

Credit: 16 NCBTMB CEs 16 Ortho-Bionomy program credits


About the Instructor:

Christina Montes de Oca, BA, LMT, is a Registered Advanced Instructor and Advanced Practitioner of Ortho-Bionomy®. She learned the work with the Founder Dr. Arthur Lincoln Pauls, DO and many of Ortho-Bionomy’s most experienced Instructors over the course of her 35-year career. Her studies over the last decade with Ortho-Bionomy Advanced Instructor Ursula Hofer relating the body, its energy systems, nervous system and the effects of trauma have been significant. Christina’s background also includes training in SourcePoint Therapy, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy and movement practices such as Tai Chi.

Christina has traveled both nationally and internationally to teach Ortho-Bionomy. She maintains a private practice in Santa Fe, NM.


Bodymechanics School of Massage – Santa Fe
1091-A Siler Road
Santa FE, NM 87507
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