Date

Starts March 29th 2019

Location

Simon Fraser University

Tickets

Early Bird Now Open

Speakers

Renowned biotensegrity experts

ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM / Integration of Movement, Assessment & Clinical Applications

This three-day symposium marks a historical development in bodywork and movement science in Canada. Therapists and practitioners alike have long been searching for explanations and answers that make sense of the bodies they work with every day. Conventional anatomy books and explanations provided by classical biomechanics texts fall short of the reality that is biotensegrity. This unique event will provide answers to the burning questions you want to ask.

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Dr. Jaap van der Wal

Symposium Schedule / Click each day in the header for full daily schedule. Click the title of each session for full details. You will be able to attend all of the practical sessions over the three days. For example if you go to Wilbour's sessions on Day 1 you can do John's sessions on Day 2 and Joanne's on Day 3.

Symposium Admin

Registration

Delegates arrive for the first ever Biotensegrity Canada Practical Symposium. We'll get you registered and into the event space ready for a fantastic three days.
Dr. Stephen Levin

Keynote Lecture

Dr. Stephen Levin, the Father of Biotensegrity, present his keynote lecture entitled "Lombard's Paradox and Other Absurdities" (more…)
Joanne Avison

Joanne Avison – Group Practical Session 1

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
John Sharkey

John Sharkey – Group Practical Session 1

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
Wilbour Kelsick

Wilbour Kelsick – Group Practical Session 1

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.

Break

Take a break. Enjoy some refreshments while networking with the presenters and the other delegates.
Joanne Avison

Joanne Avison – Group Practical Session 2

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
John Sharkey

John Sharkey – Group Practical Session 2

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
Wilbour Kelsick

Wilbour Kelsick – Group Practical Session 2

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.

Lunch

Enjoy a delicious lunch in friendly surroundings with your fellow delegates. Options available for all dietary requirements.

Joanne Avison

Joanne Avison – Group Practical Session 3

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
John Sharkey

John Sharkey – Group Practical Session 3

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
Wilbour Kelsick

Wilbour Kelsick – Group Practical Session 3

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.

End of Day 1

The day draws to a close and you're now free to explore all that Vancouver evenings have to offer
Dr. Robert Schleip

Keynote Lecture

Fascinating Fasciae: Latest News from the Field of Connective Tissue Research (more…)
Joanne Avison

Joanne Avison – Group Practical Session 1

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
John Sharkey

John Sharkey – Group Practical Session 1

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
Wilbour Kelsick

Wilbour Kelsick – Group Practical Session 1

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.

Break

Take a break. Enjoy some refreshments while networking with the presenters and the other delegates.
Joanne Avison

Joanne Avison – Group Practical Session 2

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
John Sharkey

John Sharkey – Group Practical Session 2

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
Wilbour Kelsick

Wilbour Kelsick – Group Practical Session 2

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.

Lunch

Enjoy a delicious lunch in friendly surroundings with your fellow delegates. Options available for all dietary requirements.
Joanne Avison

Joanne Avison – Group Practical Session 3

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
John Sharkey

John Sharkey – Group Practical Session 3

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
Wilbour Kelsick

Wilbour Kelsick – Group Practical Session 3

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.

All Presenters

Panel Discussion

Your chance to question and discuss all you've learned so far.

End of Day 2

Day two draws to a close. Relax and prepare for our wonderful supper tonight.
Some Wonderful Restaurant

Supper

Our opportunity to get together and enjoy good food and good company.
John, Jo and Wilbour

Introduction Day 3

John, Jo and Wilbour introduce the final day of the symposium.
Joanne Avison

Joanne Avison – Group Practical Session 1

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
John Sharkey

John Sharkey – Group Practical Session 1

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
Wilbour Kelsick

Wilbour Kelsick – Group Practical Session 1

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.

Break

Take a break. Enjoy some refreshments while networking with the presenters and the other delegates.
Joanne Avison

Joanne Avison – Group Practical Session 2

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
John Sharkey

John Sharkey – Group Practical Session 2

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
Wilbour Kelsick

Wilbour Kelsick – Group Practical Session 2

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.

Lunch

Enjoy a delicious lunch in friendly surroundings with your fellow delegates. Options available for all dietary requirements.
Joanne Avison

Joanne Avison – Group Practical Session 3

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
John Sharkey

John Sharkey – Group Practical Session 3

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.
Wilbour Kelsick

Wilbour Kelsick – Group Practical Session 3

Delegates have a choice of three practical sessions each day. Don't worry - each session is repeated on each day so you will be able to attend them all.

Sad to be Leaving

Symposium Close

  We celebrate the fantastic learning as the Biotensegrity Canada Practical Symposium draws to a satisfying conclusion.

Symposium Sponsors / supported by industry leaders

Symposium Speakers / world renowned biotensegrity experts

Dr. Stephen Levin

'Father' of Biotensegrity

Stephen M. Levin, MD introduced and established the term “biotensegrity” as a science.

Dr. Robert Schleip

Fascia Research Pioneer

Robert Schleip MA PhD directs the Fascia Research Project at Ulm University, Germany.

John Sharkey, MSc

Biotensegrity Pioneer

John Sharkey MSc is a world renowned Clinical Anatomist with over 35 years experience.

Dr. Wilbour Kelsick

Applied Functional Anatomy

Wilbour Kelsick specializes in elite athletic performance and rehabilitation, using applied functional anatomy.

Joanne Avison

Applied Biotensegrity

Joanne is a teacher of applied structural anatomy for movement and manual practitioners.

Symposium Pricing / various options available

In addition to the options below there is also a Group Booking option for parties of 5 or more. This option offers an additional 10% discount from the prices below. In order to use the Group Booking option, all five registrations must be paid for at the time of booking. The person making the booking can provide their details and we will contact you for the full details of all five delegates.

STUDENTS

$ 500

Available to accredited students only

Pricing is in Canadian Dollars (CAD)

Limited to 10 student registrations

EARLY BIRD

$ 799

Available to the first 50 registered delegates only

Pricing is in Canadian Dollars (CAD)

Limited to first 50 registrations

STANDARD RATE

$ 1200

This is the standard pricing, available to all delegates

Pricing is in Canadian Dollars (CAD)

Standard non-Early Bird pricing

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Symposium FAQS / answers to delegate questions

This seminar is open to anyone who is involved in human movement and the manual therapies that support it, including:

Movement Therapists

Manual Therapists

Sports Coaches

Biomechanists

Pilates Teachers

Yoga Practitioners

Personal Trainers

Osteopaths

Physiotherapists

Neuromuscular Therapists

Occupational Therapists

Chiropractors

Medical Practitioners

As this is the first event of its kind in Canada you should wait until the event is confirmed before making any travel or accommodation arrangements. As soon as we reach the minimum required number of delegates we will let all those who have registered know and they can then continue with their plans.
We are delighted to bring this exciting event to Canada for the first time. To ensure its success we have tiered pricing available with heavily discounted rates for those booking earliest. We also have specially discounted rates available for professional members of recognized associations and groups.
Just use the Ask A Question button above and we will get back to you with an answer to your question. If we feel that many delegates would also have this question we will put it here permanently.

Symposium Location

Simon Fraser University – Downtown Campus
515 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3
Canada

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Accommodation / places to stay in Vancouver

There is plenty of availability for places to stay very close to the Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus.

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Direct connection via adjacent lobbies. A glass door is all that separates the two venues.

ST. REGIS HOTEL

A 4 minute walk from the venue

Book directly, and we will always have your special room requests on file to make each stay perfect.

METROPOLITAN HOTEL

A 10 minute walk from the venue

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