movement and breathing.
A perspective from the
GDS muscular and articular chains.

22, 23 and 24th August 2013 - Gold Coast.
29, 30 and 31th August 2013 - Melbourne.

How do I breathe? Do we all breathe the same way? What is ideal breathing? How to improve my breathing?

Course objectives: to discover the relationship between postural (respiratory) typologies and their different biomechanics, in order to improve our therapeutic care.

Theory classes:

- Definition of the chains of myofascial tension.
- Presentation of 6 muscular and articular chains and their biomechanical / psycho-behavior components.
- Differentiation between muscle chains and myofascial tensions chains.
- The “spoken and engraved” language of the body.
- Presentation of some of the most frequent respiratory typologies and treatment strategies.

Practical sessions:

- Discovering different breathing patterns (subjective – objective comparisons).
- Preventive and treatment strategies.
- Breath-releasing gymnastics.
- Abdominal tension release techniques.

Course instructor:

Bernard Valentin (Belgium).
Physiotherapist and GDS instructor at the CFPC-Centre de formation Philippe Campignion, France (since 1999). Graduated on the GDS biomechanical and psycho-behavioral components at the ICTGDS - Institut des chaînes et des techniques G.D.S, Belgium. Graduated in Microkinesitherapie (micro physiotherapy) in 1987. GDS international instructor for Brazil, Canada, France, Mexico, Poland and Spain.
Author of: "Autobiographie d'un Bipède - Les chaînes musculaires et articulaires - Méthode GDS.

Course fees:

APA members: $570 / Non APA members: $650 / Students: $480.
Early birds: 10% discount until 30th April.

Disclaimer: 20% non-refundable fee. 100% refund If APGDS Australia is unable to provide the course. 50% refund in case of withdrawal 4-10 weeks before the course commences. No refunds for withdrawals 0-4 weeks before the course commences.

Course contact:

Gold Coast:

Flavio De Grandis - Physiotherapist, M.Sc., GDS practitioner and coordinator for Australia (QLD)
Telephone: 0410 784 810


Joao Oliveira – Movement re-educator, Pilates instructor, GDS practitioner and coordinator for Australia (VIC).
Telephone: 0434 201 691

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