Become a Practitioner of KCR

Here are the Courses we offer …

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The Return to Balance

(Level 1)

No Prerequisites; experience in body work not required

When the human body is returned to its normal state of physical balance, an environment is generated which allows for and supports the resolution of chronic aches and pains. Kinetic Chain Release (KCR) is a unique protocol that does this in a most simple, efficient and sustainably effective method.

Our mission is to teach as many people everywhere how to restore health and quickly and painlessly resolve acute or chronic pain.

You will learn:

  • The root cause of imbalance impacting 96% of all people
  • How to assess apparent leg length discrepancy
  • Learn the protocol to correct it
  • Learn how to maintain that correction
  • Experience it on yourself
  • 14 hours of hands-on practice
  • Practitioner Pack plus your Certificate of Attendance

Kinetic Chain Release™ is a simple yet extremely effective system of mobilisations and stretches that bring the physical body back into balance quickly and easily, frequently providing a high degree of relief and even resolution in many instances from pain and discomfort caused by conditions such as:

  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Chronic Knee Problems
  • Sprained Ankles
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Scoliosis
  • Teeth Clenching
  • Tight Calves
  • Tired Shoulders
  • Pain between Shoulder Blades
  • Chronic Stress
  • Breathing Difficulty
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Chronic Groin Strains
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Recurrent Hamstring Strains
  • Pelvic Problems
  • Tennis Elbow
  • T.M.J. Dysfunction
  • Wrist Problems
  • Bloating
  • Snoring / Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • R.S.I. (Repetitive Stress Injury)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

If you suffer from -or know someone you would like to help who suffers from- any of these conditions, then please consider taking KCR. There are no prerequisites, and there is no need for previous experience in body work. This two-day course will teach you to perform the simple protocol effectively and enable you to be free of discomfort and pain that you may have endured for many years.

The classes are structured in such a way as to make for a very enjoyable learning experience, with a total of 14 hours of hands on training. If you are already a therapist, you can add KCR to your list of services provided and see greatly improved results for your clients. If you are not a therapist, you will be able to perform KCR on your family and friends, immediately upon completion of the weekend class.

For a small financial investment and a weekend of learning, you will have the ability to change lives! Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Completion, suitable for framing. We look forward to seeing you in class!

Following your instruction in Kinetic Chain Release™, you will be immediately able to practice the protocol on friends and family.

For current body workers, you can add this to your insurance coverage (most companies) and begin to include it in your services offered at your practice. You will be amazed at the improved results you will be able to achieve!

A Certificate of Completion will be presented to you at the end of the course, reflecting fourteen hours of learning, and suitable for framing and presentation to your “governing body”.

Introduction to
Connective Tissue™

The Body Remembers

and the Heart Already Knows

(Level 2)

Kinetic Chain Release

Prerequisite: successful completion of Kinetic Chain Release™

Once you have successfully completed Kinetic Chain Release™: “The Return to Balance”, you are invited to join us for Introduction to Connective Tissue™: “The Body Remembers and The Heart Already Knows”.

During this three-day course we will briefly review the foundations of the Kinetic Chain Release™ protocol and make sure you are comfortable with all aspects of it. Then we can get down to the business of Introduction to Connective Tissue™.

Hugh felt a strong imperative that everyone should be educated in –and actually come to recognise the basic principles and amazing experience of the form and function of– your own connective tissue system. He passionately believed that it is your right to be further educated on how to access your own tissue, allowing you to reboot contracted or “frozen” areas within your body. This often results in you being able to resolve long-held physical issues for yourself without the need of assistance from others!

This does not require a deep understanding of anatomy or physiology. It is a natural and spontaneous stretching of the body that we have simply forgotten and will come to remember over this 3-day program. We will  only briefly touch on the anatomy and physiology of connective tissue before moving into the awakening of the physical awareness of connective tissue within each person, individually and collectively.

You will then learn about the basic principles of “Heart Intelligence” and the science and application behind it. Thus, as you are brought to an awareness of your connective tissue, you will also become aware of the untapped energy of your Heart! During this course you will learn to begin to identify your own Heart Intelligence and you will actually experience some practical skills and enjoyable exercises which will undoubtedly amaze you.

Upon completion of Intro to Connective Tissue™, you will:

  • Have increased awareness and confidence in application of KCR
  • Have an experiential fundamental understanding of the basic principles of Connective Tissue.
  • Be able to easily and gently access and stretch your own Connective Tissue effortlessly and consistently.
  • Have an understanding of your Heart Energy Field also known as Heart Intelligence.
  • Understand how to direct that energy using practical, scientifically-proven techniques and protocols.
  • Have the confidence that with the knowledge of the combined tools of KCR, Connective Tissue and Heart Energy integrated as an aspect of  yourself, you are well prepared to go through life realising and enjoying your maximum potential on every level.

Everyone who takes this course – whether or not a therapist, will receive great benefit from the experience as you apply the skills that you have learned.

This is not only in your own life and health, but as well for those with whom you interact.

Advanced Postural Energetics™

(Advanced Learning)

Prerequisite: successful completion of Intro to Connective Tissue™

In this advanced one-day course, you will receive six hours of experiential training and gain an understanding of the principles behind Postural Energetics. By adjusting the posture even slightly, the body is able to release restrictions held within the Connective Tissue system.

You will also learn how to read the body language that takes place during a Postural Energetics practice, becoming confident in assisting others and able to make fine adjustments to help them release their own restrictions.

Class runs from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm with a one-hour lunch break at 12:30. Doors will open at 9:30 am.

Take your Postural Energetics experience to a deeper level.

Connective Tissue Release I

The Hugh Gilbert Method™

(Advanced Learning)

Prerequisite: successful completion of Intro to Connective Tissue™

Having gained an understanding of the fundamental concepts of the form and function of connective tissue (myofascia), as well as an understanding of how to initiate release of some basic restrictions, you are now ready for further instruction in this field.

The Hugh Gilbert Method™ for releasing connective tissue is a combination of techniques. Hugh found that the connective tissue release (aka Myofascial Release), happens much quicker AND MOST TIMES WITH MUCH LESS EMOTIONAL CRISIS when the protocol of KCR is applied first.

There has been growing evidence of this, not only from Hugh’s own caseload, but also from other therapists who have had extensive training in Myofascial Release. Therefore, we believe the KCR protocol should be a prerequisite for all such treatments.

Secondly, KCR can be enhanced by two specific joint mobilisations which Hugh developed. Once these mobilizations are added, it enhances the easier release of connective tissue restrictions in those areas. Additionally, when Postural Energetics is incorporated into the treatment plan, the patient is able to facilitate more self-releases in a weight bearing position. They can be assisted by the therapist fine-tuning their posture.

The importance of the therapist being grounded throughout the treatment and creating an appropriate energetic also assists in allowing the client’s energy and connective tissue restrictions to release much more gently than with other methodologies.

Finally, the last and primal component now becomes Myofascial Release itself.

You will have a basic grasp of the simpler applications of CTR following this course. However, it is encouraged for all who wish to continue with Myofascial Release work to learn additional techniques and applications. Hugh’s personal recommendation for that training was John F. Barnes, who has by this time trained over 100,000 therapists.

It was Hugh’s belief that by applying his own method to CTR, you will witness consistently enhanced results in all those with whom you work.

Connective Tissue Release I​I

The Hugh Gilbert Method™

(Advanced Learning)

Prerequisite: successful completion of CTR 1

This course gives you even more of the powerful techniques that you learned in the first level of CTR.

CTR 2 gives you even more of the powerful skills that you learned in CTR 1. As such, the techniques taught in this course are a follow-on to the techniques taught in CTR 1.

Our Connective Tissue Release courses cumulatively prepare you as a practitioner to assist those who have not yet achieved full resolution of symptoms through the application of the basic KCR protocol alone. Although not all clients will require this work, it is nevertheless an outstanding skill set to have available in your toolkit for situations where further intervention is needed.

Quantum Dynamic Healing™

Visions of the Past,
Memories of the Future

(Advanced Learning)

Prerequisite: successful completion of Intro to Connective Tissue™

Beginning on Thursday at 7 pm, this course runs for three days + one evening. You will be taken on a journey into a deepened awareness of your own gifts and skills as a practitioner. This is a powerful experience for all who grant themselves the opportunity to open to and allow shifts that occur gently and easily through this program.

Building upon and expanding the foundation and various concepts introduced in both the Kinetic Chain Release™ and Introduction to Connective Tissue™ courses, we now draw upon and incorporate the wisdom of Hawaii. To do this, we introduce Hawaiian Healing Techniques that we have learned through spending time with native Hawaiian master healers (called “Kahunas”) who have granted us their blessings to pass along their sacred healing wisdom.

You will have an opportunity to explore your own inner wisdom and abilities in ways that support you in developing them further. This personal educational and experiential journey will prepare you to transition from simply offering a series of techniques to your clients, to offering them a powerful and dynamic intuitive healing experience.

As well, those who have completed this course have discovered numerous tools to utilize in their own daily lives for themselves, allowing them to navigate difficult situations with greater peace and ease.

This course is truly something extraordinary to be experienced, a uniquely personal journey which varies with each individual who is called to join us for it.

About Us

Kinetic Chain Release (KCR) is a simple yet extremely effective system of medically recognised and approved gentle mobilisations and stretches that were developed and synthesized into a protocol by Scottish Physiotherapist Hugh Gilbert. KCR supports the body in returning to physical balance quickly and easily. It frequently provides a high degree of relief, and in many cases complete resolution, to the pain and discomfort caused by a number of medical conditions.

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