Advanced Registered Practitioner Training Program

Practitioner Training

Advanced Training

OBAC Training in action



The Registered Advanced Practitioner Training Program is focused on expanding the Practitioners understanding of the philosophy and principles of Ortho-Bionomy through more detailed and/or specialized applications of the practice.

Entrance Requirements

  1. Complete the Registered Practitioner Program
  2. Have a current Professional membership in OBAC
  3. Choose an Advisor
  4. Fill out and submit to the OBAC office, the ‘Application to Advanced Practitioner Training Program
  5. Send the enrollment fee of $100.00 to the OBAC treasurer

Program Curriculum

(A unit is approximately equal to 1 hour, 16 units per two day class)

  • 16 units Phase Four
  • 16 units Phase Five
  • 16 units Phase Six
  • 8 units Phase Seven
  • 32 units Anatomy and Physiology
  • 16 units Chapman’s Neurolymphatic Reflexes
  • 16 units Advanced Demonstration Skills
  • 16 Units Cranial
  • 16 units Ethics and Emotional Issues
  • 16 units Isometrics
  • 8 units Overview and Integration of all Phases
  • 16 units Postural Re-education and Post Techniques
  • 16 units Visceral
  • 40 units Advanced Residential (five days minimum)
  • 80 units Electives
  • 18 units Study Groups (six-3 hour minimum each)
  • 17 units Tutorials (discussions, sessions received, sessions for feedback)
  • 150 Documented Sessions (supervised practice)
OBAC Training
Evaluation Phase
  • Two evaluation sessions given to different Instructors / one evaluation session given to your Advisor
  • Demonstrating Ortho-Bionomy, as an introduction to your practice, to a minimum of 4 people and observed by an Instructor
  • A short written essay (at least one page) on what the principles and philosophy of Ortho-Bionomy has meant to you both personally and professionally.


Marie Long
Vernon, BC
(250) 542-0763

Janet McKenna
Vancouver, BC
(778) 928-0821

Judith Miller
Vancouver, BC
(604) 362-3906

Peggy Oud
Kelowna, BC
(250) 317-2375

Mary Thiessen
Winnipeg, Manitoba
(204) 222-1888

Elaine Tucker
Williams Lake, BC
(250) 392-2730