Courses for Therapists

Teaching physical therapists, occupational therapists, PTA’s and OTA’s since 1986 and averaging 6-10 classes per year since 1991, Mr. Cordes has gained extensive experience in teaching manual therapy techniques through hospitals/clinics in Michigan and nationwide. As he combines many therapeutic techniques in his manual therapy and neuromotor education practice, he offers an eclectic clinical perspective in his courses. Mr. Cordes also provides some course teaching to various specialized groups, such as ATC’s and CMT’s.

We are quite happy to provide instruction at your clinic or hospital setting. We have established a reputation for quality teaching (audiovisual and kinesthetic) and support for learning after the conference is completed.

GOALS OF THESE SEMINARS
1) ENHANCED THERAPEUTIC OUTCOMES:
To train therapists in highly valuable manual therapy techniques/concepts, that can identify key dysfunctions. enhance clinical results. & speed functional goal attainment.
2) SCIENTIFIC RATIONALE:
To share/spread the high quality teaching that Michigan State University & others have demonstrated. which rests on sound neurophysiologic rationale in evaluation & treatment.
3) LOWER EDUCATION COSTS:
To provide affordable training in manual Therapy techniques to health care professionals that for various reasons (especially cost). might not otherwise attend such conferences.
4) GROUP LEARNING/SUPPORT:
A key objective is to provide GROUP INSTRUCTION for your hospital or clinic instructing 10-20 staff at a time, is an incredible savings to your facility. while allowing the rare benefit of having your staff reinforce eachothers use of the technique post-conference.

COURSES OFFERED INCLUDE:
-Myofascial Release I, II, & III
-Vector Release I/II (combo of strain-counterstrain and intro to Awareness through Movement based lessons)
-Muscle Energy I/II
-Functional Indirect Technique
-Craniosacral Technique (I/II/Advanced)
-Acupressure for the Therapy Setting I/II
-Topic Focused Introductions to Awareness Through Movement
-**NEW CLASSES**: “Refining Your Touch – Levels I & II” — both are 2 day classes and aim at enhancing all your other techniques by learning how to use quality of touch, relaxed focus, specialized breathing, & ways of connecting energy points into any other technique for more spontaneous correction/healing and more effective localized unwinding. These classes, like the Acu classes, help you do better work with less effort.

Call our office and request information on courses that you can attend, by leaving your contact information as to what type of therapist you are, what classes you’re looking for, and how we can best reach you. Provide both snail-mail and email addresses, thankyou.

Please note: Not all classes are open to all professions. We are happy to provide more information on this.