Why become an Ortho-Bionomy Practitioner?

As I teach classes I’m frequently asked, “Why should I become an Ortho-Bionomy Practitioner?” Especially if someone is already trained and qualified in another bodywork modality or somatic healing work, what would be the benefit of completing a qualification in Ortho-Bionomy? Wouldn’t it just be another certification to put up on the wall? I’d like to explore these questions in relation to my own training path. Continue reading

The Power of Non-attachment

For me one of the most amazing aspects of doing Ortho-Bionomy is the practice of “non-attachment”. It certainly doesn’t mean that outcomes in a session don’t matter or that I don’t care about what happens in the session. Instead I believe that it becomes the ultimate form of caring – caring enough to truly allow the self-corrective process to unfold, trusting that the self-organising mechanisms are working, and supporting the body’s ability to function with the maximal amount of ease. Continue reading