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Level 1 Schedule

DAY 1:
8:30 – 9:00 Welcome:  personal introductions and the journey toward manual speech language pathology
9:00 – 9:30 Introduction to Manual Therapy and  implications for voice and swallowing patients
9:30 – 10:00 General Evaluation and treatment techniques
10:00 – 10:15 Listening techniques and Exercises
10:15 – 10:30 BREAK
10:30 – 11:00 Fascia lecture
11:00 – 11:15 Myofascial Release and palpation: Evaluation and Treatment
11:15 – 12:00 Respiratory and Thoracic diaphragms:  review of anatomy and physiology and hands on MFR demonstration & Lab
12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 – 1:45 SCM lecture and lab
1:45 – 2:30 Anatomy and physiology review of anterior neck and laryngeal complex  Demonstration and lab ( Myofascial release of anterior triangle)
2:30 – 3:00 Lab ( Hyoid unwinding)
3:00 – 4:30 Lab (MFR for suprahyoid  and infrahyoid muscles)
4:30 – 5:00 Q&A
DAY 2
8:30 – 8:45 Review from Day 1
8:45 – 9:00 Application of MFR and CST to voice and swallowing problems. Case examples.
9:00 – 10:00  Intro to Craniosacral Therapy + lab (sub-occipital release)
10:00 – 10:15 BREAK
10:15 – 10:45 Lecture & Lab (tongue unwinding)
10:45 – 12:00 Lecture + Lab ( TM joint, muscles of mastication)
12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 – 3:30 Lab- (complete step 1-6 of 6 step protocol for voice and swallowing)
3:30 – 4:00 Documentation
4:00 – 4:30 Q&A and closing comments
DAY 3 (former graduates of Level I may join this class day for partial CEU credit)
9:00 – 10:00 Introductions and Experiences with BMVT
10:00 – 12:00 6 Step Protocol – Complete an entire protocol with partners (feedback and support provided)
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 1:30 Discussion of Case Examples
1:30 – 2:30 Hands-on Practice of your choice (Jaw, muscles of mastication, tongue,  etc.)
2:30 – 3:00 Q&A and closing statements