We are pleased and excited to announce July workshops in Zurich  With Scott Herrera
Director of the ELDOA Certification Program, Legacy Sport & Wellness Center, Dallas, Texas (USA)

For Whom: Physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, Pilates teachers, exercise & movement practitioners, personal trainers

Host: Vero Pilates, Zurich
When: Saturday, 13 July – Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Price: CHF 1,480.- until 28 June 2019
— Early Bird: CHF 1,330.- by 30 April
Retake of ELDOA 1&2: CHF 740.- by 30 April

Registration and Payment: Space is limited. To register please email info@veropilates.ch with the following details:
– First Name, Last Name, Address
– Subject: ELDOA 1&2, July 2019, Zurich

Course Overview

The ELDOA Level 1&2 Combination Certification Course combines Level 1, the most frequently used ELDOA of the spine, with Level 2, ELDOA of the spine, taught in a four-day course format.

Student-practitioners complete both ELDOA Level 1 and Level 2 certifications.

The first two days are dedicated to ELDOA 1: 

  • The Educational Paradigm of Guy VOYER, DO and the Teaching Method – “Learn by Doing”
  • The History of the ELDOA
  • What are the Goals of the ELDOA?
  • Introduction to Spine Biomechanics and the Functional Spine Unit of Junghans
  • Philosophy of the ELDOA – “You Are Your Own Best Therapist”

The second two days, The ELDOA of the Spine, concentrates on the following topics:

  • Back Pain: Treat the Symptoms vs. ELDOA – Address the Cause
  • Good Posture – The Gravity Line and Spine Curvature Disorders
  • Kapandji Spine Biomechanics and Descriptive Anatomy
  • Water is Life: Intracellular Water vs. Extracellular Water
  • Introduction to Factors of Progression.

Topics Summary

  • The History of the ELDOA, including a comprehensive historical synopsis of how ELDOA was organized by Guy VOYER, DO
  • What are the Goals of the ELDOA? – General and Local Effects
  • Good Posture: The Gravity Line and Spine Curvature Disorders
  • Teach Classic Spine Biomechanics and Descriptive Anatomy
  • Water is Life: Intracellular vs. Extracellular Water
  • Introduction to Dura Mater and Cervical Spinal Fluid
  • Teaching Principles: Awareness, Lemniscate, and Myofascial Stretching & Introduce
  • Factors of Progression
  • Teach the Classic ELDOA Postures of the Spine Level L5-S1 to C2-C3
  • The Importance of a Home Program
  • Discussion and Theory: ELDOA Philosophy: “You Are Your Own Best Therapist”