SmartSpine Academy

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The SmartSpine™ Professional Workshop – 3½ Days

This extensive workshop aims to train and educate the already established movement educator, physical therapist, or bodywork professional. The objective is to introduce a unique and fresh approach to somatosensory learning in therapeutic movement and/or treatment.

An efficient approach that can be effectively integrated in any existing movement or treatment protocol, delivered through the SmartSpine™ Teach and Treat technique and system, for the teacher/practitioner who looks to deepen the effect of their skill and treatment approach.
The curriculum incorporates the sciences of Core Ability as well as the current research on the human fascial network. This is thefoundation in which the SmartSpine™ principles are grounded.

With the completion of this exclusive, content-rich, workshop you are eligible to become a SmartSpine™ Ambassador. A decal and logo will be provided to identify you or your business as an official SmartSpine™ provider and educator. In addition, your profile or your business profile and location will be listed on our website.

Course Materials:

  • Extensive illustrated color manual
  • SmartSpine™ Professional Kit with DVD

Upon completion you will receive a:
SmartSpine™ Certificate of Completion

CEC’s may be offered for PMA and other accreditations.

The SmartSpine™ Studio Workshop – 2 Days

This workshop is specifically designed to custom deliver the SmartSpine™ technique to your studio (or host site). The objective is to train and educate the teachers in the SmartSpine™ System protocols and exercises. The added skill set and knowledge will give the teachers of the studio an edge on integrated whole body wellness within the existing program.

The curriculum includes:
Extensive work opening the respiratory system

  • The spine, restoring the natural spinal wave
  • Protocol for the hips, pelvis, and cervical spine
  • Strategies suitable for working with scoliosis
  • Corrective work for the feet
  • Pilates equipment repertoire integration


  • Learn New Approaches to Postural Patterning Through Spinal Alignment & Supportive Breathing Techniques.
  • Broaden the Understanding of Smartspine Teaching Tools as They Relate to the Biomechanics of the Spine and New Core Principals.
  • Optimization of Tactile and Sensory Cueing into Whole Body Awareness of the Client/Patient.

Professional and Business Advantage: Completion of this workshop qualifies the studio to carry the SmartSpine™ products for resale in support of improved client education and home care. A decal and logo will identify the studio as an official SmartSpine™ Provider.

Necessary course materials may be included with some courses or purchased separately from your participating studio or online

Upon completion you will receive a:
SmartSpine™ Certificate of Completion

CEC’s may be offered for PMA and other accreditations.

One Day Therapeutic In-Service

Teaching and treating with the SmartSpine™ System, the must have teaching aid/treatment tool to get the “upper hand” in your clients’ progress. Your upper hand.

The one-day, on site in-service is geared to the clinical practice or therapeutic environment. The objective is to place an effective treatment tool in the skilled hands of the practitioner. The SmartSpine™ is designed to be used heated during treatment, or movement education and adds another dimension in proficiency and success when it comes to the process healing.

The SmartSpine™ technique and approach is grounded in the current research of fascia. It is through this connective tissue that restorative movement is processed and communicated. The language is the warmth introduced during the movement using the fascial system as the intelligent delivery system. Grounded in current research in the field of fascia, the SmartSpine™ System uses the fascial properties (thermal reception, proprioception, and interoception) as an effective delivery system to promote improved movement learning. The SmartSpine™ System has become an important interface between the fascial potential and therapeutic movement learning.

The curriculum is a hands-on progression of protocol and technique, which will include:

  • Mobility of the foot and ankle (talus glide)
  • Talus glide and mobility related to the sacral biomechanics
  • Sacral mobilization to restore the spinal wave
  • Optimizing respiratory ability and its relationship to the spine and pelvis
  • Treatment protocol for the cervical spine as well as special function-specific skills

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