2021 SOBI Virtual Conference
April 15-18 2021
The first virtual conference for SOBI was a huge success, with over 300 in attendance! Since the platform is available to us for the next 6 months, including recordings of all the presentations, SOBI is making it possible for everyone to "attend" the conference and experience what we all got to enjoy. Help yourselves to some brilliant presentations:
July 13th, 2021
Live Q & A with Thomas Myers!
Thomas Myers: Thomas Myers studied with Drs. Ida Rolf, Moshe Feldenkrais, and Buckminster Fuller, and with a variety of movement and manual therapy pioneers. His work is influenced by cranial, visceral, and intrinsic movement studies he made with European schools of osteopathy. Tom is the author of Anatomy Trains, a book that maps the longitudinal myofascial connections. He is also the co-author of Fascial Release for Structural Balance, co-author of Anatomy Trains in Motion Study Guide, author of Body3, The Anatomist’s Corner, Structural Integration: Collected Articles, and BodyReading: Visual Assessment and The Anatomy Trains, and has also written extensively for Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies.
Follow up Q & A is being scheduled and will be announced when ready.
Sara Horton-Deutsch: PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF Sara is a Caritas Coach and professor at the University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions and the Director of the Kaiser Permanente/USF Partnership where she mentors the next generation of nursing leaders through the lens of Caring Science and values-based leadership. She is also currently on the Board of Directors of Sigma Theta Tau International. From 2013-2018, she was the Watson Caring Science Endowed Chair at the University of Colorado, College of Nursing. In this role, she advanced the art and science of human caring knowledge, ethics, and clinical practice through research, teaching, and practice of human caring in an interprofessional PhD program and continuing education training programs.
Registration available NOW!!!
All of this is still available:
Did you know that we are offering the conference for the ridiculously low price of $75?
Did you know that we have sliding fee options already built into registration, so you can pay what you want?
Here’s what’s available once you register:
- Presenter bio’s and handouts for the conference.
- The opportunity to ‘meet up’ with old friends and new through the meeting platform.
- Articles and videos on the community page.
- Letters from Arthur.
- Sharing remembrances of those we have lost.
- International participation.
- Access to conference recordings for up to 6 months.
- 16 hours of Ortho-Bionomy CE’s when you complete the evaluation.
- You can also enjoy and post your own photos from previous conferences.
- You can create your own community pages to share your interests.
- You can be a sponsor of the conference and have your ads and sponsor page available for attendees to view.
- The opportunity to ask questions of the presenters before and after their presentations.
- Fun and games
The only thing missing is in person hugging and dragging your luggage across the country or the world in some cases.
For Schedule Here
Member Conference Presenters
Colin Gibb NZ - Ko au te awa, ko te awa ko au — I am the river, and the river is me. Ortho-Bionomy — the self, community and planetary healing dynamic
Michael Huff CA - Meeting People Where They Are - The use of Ortho-Bionomy principles in the Criminal Justice System
Ursula Hofer MN - The Relationship Between the In and Out- The Peripersonal Space
Luann Overmyer FL - Self Care Options for Pain Relief
Susan Smith NM - Horses have a lot to Teach us about Societies-Working with Non-Verbal Beings
Denise Deig IN - Overview of over 400 Case Studies from Positional Release Techniques (A Dynamic Systems Perspective) Classes taught at U of I from 1989 to 2014
Barry Krost IL - Healing the Sources of Self, Community & Planetary Suffering with Family Constellations
Allison Zuber CA - Bearing Witness as Spiritual Practice and Practical Path
Sara Sunstein CA - How to do a Successful Virtual/Online Session
Nicky Roosevelt CA - Ortho-Bionomy Strategies for Musicians
Rouel Cazanjian CA - Phase 7 and the Essence of Co-Regulation
Ann Hoeffel IL - Grounded Awareness: Ortho-Bionomy as a Spiritual Practice
We also have presentations from two of our sister organizations Australia and Austria.
SOBI would like to thank all of our sponsors for their support with the conference. Be sure to visit their 'Booths' from the Whova conference platform.
Bruce Stark at Bruce Stark Ortho-Bionomy
Jessica Mark at Ortho-Bionomy in Ashville
Sheri Covey at Rocky Mountain Ortho-Bionomy Center
Richard Valasek at At Play in the Fields
Ann Hoeffel at The Sun Center
Ann Chan at Ortho Balance
Shelly George at Evolve O B
Leah Farnsworth at The Metta Center
Stacy Lynch at Stacy Lynch Wholistic Integrative Therapies
Susan Smith at Equine Body Balance
Renee Schneider at The King Center
Carole Poffinbarger at Ohio/Indiana Collaborative
Elizabeth Olivas at The Therapeutic Alternative
Cynthia Wood at Ortho-Bionomy New England