Society Bylaws & Policy Documents

BylawsOrtho-Bionomy for the Shoulder

The Society of Ortho-Bionomy International  was incorporated as a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization in the state of California in 1984, then incorporated in Indiana when the office moved in 2008. 

SOBI Bylaws


The Society of Ortho-Bionomy International owns the trademarks "Ortho-Bionomy," Sand Dollar Logo and "Society of Ortho-Bionomy International." A link to the full trademark policy is below. The full policy document for the Society, the Online Class Policy, Grievance Manual and Trademark Rationale are below.

Code of Ethics

Complete SOBI Policy Manual

Trademark Rationale

Here you will find the Policies and Procedures for SOBI divided by section. Each document is specific as noted.

The SOBI Policies

Section 1 Organizational, Board and International Policy

Section 2 Member & Associate, Practitioner & Advanced Practitioner Training Policy

Section 3 Instructor Member, Instructor Training & Advanced Instructor Training Policy

Section 4 Trademark Policy

Section 5 Online Class Policy

Section 6 Addendum


Grievance Policy

Please email for the grievance form if you wish to file a grievance.

All grievances are kept confidential until a recommendation is made by the Professional Conduct (previously Grievance) Committee, to the SOBI Board of Directors.

Members of the Professional Conduct Committee remain anonymous throughout and after the Grievance process has been completed.

SOBI Grievance Policy

Professional Conduct Committee Handbook

Grievance Form

Advisor's Policy

Training Program Advisor Guidelines and Responsibilities

Self Care Description and Policy

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