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Crystal Salt

Phase 5, 6 & 7 Classes


Phases 5, 6 & 7 classes explore deeper connections and subtler methods of using the principles of Ortho-Bionomy through energy, awareness, and distance.

Phase 5 & 6 are a requirement of the Associate, Practitioner, and Advanced Practitioner Training Programs of the Society of Ortho-Bionomy International® (SOBI).

Phase 7 is a requirement of SOBI’s Advanced Practitioner Training Program and can be used as an elective for the Associate and Practitioner Training Programs.

Subtle Physical and Unwinding Techniques (Phase 5)
Instructor: Jim Berns

NCBTMB approved

This Ortho-Bionomy class combines sensitivity training with subtle physical releases. The student learns to follow the client’s self-corrective proprioceptive reflexes. These releases are excellent for clients experiencing deep pain, including highly sensitive people who can not tolerate more vigorous work. This work bridges the body-mind connection and can be easily integrated into any bodywork session.

Advanced Energy Releases (Phase 6)  

Instructor: Jim Berns                  

We are more than our muscles and bones. We are our energy, emotions, and all the experiences that have led us to this moment. How would it feel to have your clients connect with all of who they are? This Ortho-Bionomy class provides you with the awareness that all around our bones, muscles, and organs there is energy. When we make contact with this energy, we allow the body to be deeply recognized and to respond at a more profound level. You will learn specific touch and energetic skills that can take any healing modality that you use to a deeper and more profound level. This class can significantly increase your sensitivity and ability to connect and work with your clients on both physical and energetic levels.

Energetic Connection from a Distance (Phase 7)
Instructor: Jim Berns

Connection and healing can happen when we are near someone and also when we are far away. What does it take to create that connection and healing from a distance? In this experiential 16 hour class we will explore:

  • Specific techniques to sensitize our body to feel more subtle energy.

  • What do we feel in our body when we “tune in” to someone from far away?

  • How can we soften and quiet ourselves to feel a shift or a response while connecting with someone from a distance?

  • We will explore the inter-connectedness we all have with each other

For some, this class is the next step in their understanding of the “bigger picture” of Ortho-Bionomy. For others, it brings all that they have studied into a more concrete and clearer perspective.


When taken online, Phase 7 does not require a practice partner.

Phase 5
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Phase 7
Classes and Study Groups

Phase 4 Classes          Phases 5, 6 & 7 Classes        Additional Required Classes         Electives        Study Groups

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