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 Ortho-Bionomy Clinics
with Elizabeth Beeson LMT, RMTI

Registered Instructor and Advanced Practitioner of Ortho-Bionomy

Atlanta, GA contact
Elizabeth Beeson

2323 Barnard St., 31401
Contact studio Owner
Kate Collette

Charlotte, NC PILATES BODY SHAPING Romana's Pilates
8th Street Studio
1940 E. 8th St., 28204
704-372-4289, Contact studio Owner
Laney Abernethy

Live in the southeast, own a yoga or pilates studio, and interested in offering your clientele cutting edge bodywork?  How about providing a safe, gentle method of structural integration and balancing that will allow your clientele to move beyond their workout plateaus, correct injuries, and rejuvenate?

Set-up your studio clinic now! 


 Elizabeth Beeson


Prattville, AL
(15 miles northwest of Montgomery)
Ortho-Bionomy Phase 5

With Guest Advanced Instructor, Peggy Scott
from New Orleans, Louisiana
Class Dates:
February 23 & 24, 2019
Saturday and Sunday
Class Hours:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

***This class provides 16 SOBI (Society of Ortho-Bionomy International, Inc) units, which can be applied toward all certification levels of training.

*** NCBTMB Live Course Hours pending
The Power of Connection

Ortho-Bionomy works with the body’s inherent ability for self- correction. It has been found to be a safe method for working with structural imbalances, injury and pain. It was developed by Dr. Arthur Pauls, D.O.

Phase 5 bridges the gap between working on the physical body (Phase 4), and working with the bio-field (Phase 6).. In Phase 5, we maintain physical contact, as we develop greater awareness and increase our connection with our client. We follow the client’s lead, a true somatic dialog.

In this class you will experience exercises to increase your awareness, connection and presence. You will learn Ortho-Bionomy principles; and give and receive lots of bodywork, focusing on the ability to follow and support the client. We will work with the neck, torso and low back, extremities and pelvis.. Discover how easy it is to release tension patterns and chronic pain!

There are no pre requisites for this class. Beginners welcome. No experience necessary.
This class earns you 16 Educational Units with the Society of Ortho-Bionomy, International

Location: private residence, Prattville, Alabama - 15 miles northwest of Montgomery
February 23 & 24, 2019

Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm

Instructor Peggy Scott began working with Ortho-Bionomy in the late 1980s..
As an Advanced Practitioner & Advanced Instructor, she teaches Phases 6, 5 & 4,
including several core classes( Basics, Exploring Movement, Posture, Isometrics).
She maintains a clientele, is a Licensed Massage Therapist in AL. & LA. and is a
Certified Somatic Therapist with Associated Bodywork & Massage professionals.

$295- if paid in full by Feb. 9, 2019; $345- after 2/9/19. $25- off for SOBI members.
Current massage school student: $150- by 2/9/19; $175- after 2/9/19

Questions or to enroll:

Call Workshop Coordinator Elizabeth Beeson 404-824-0211.
Tuition can be paid online at

Las Cruces, NM
SENSUS Body Therapy and Education
Elizabeth Beeson

March 23 & 24, 2019, Saturday and Sunday

9:30am – 5:30pm

Class Location:  Pilates Heart and Soul

207 Avenida de Mesilla, Suite G

Las Cruces, NM

SENSUS is intended as a series of encounters with the various and beautiful forms of the human being…

Knowing anything about who you are cannot be found by reading any book or be anything that anyone else can ever teach you.  This is a form of knowledge that can extend to very subtle levels of the Self and encompasses the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects.  This is a knowledge that comes from your own experience - a felt kind of knowledge – a sensory kind of knowing.  When we say that someone is “sensitive” we mean that this person has this felt or sensory knowledge. 

In Sensing and Perception, we will bring awareness to the dynamic creativity of the moment-to-moment expression of the human system through techniques of body positioning, conscious interaction, and focusing.   These simple and safe exercises can be easily incorporated into massage or other bodywork modalities, but are perfectly suited to stand alone as well.  Exercises will cover the entire body and will encourage alignment, balance, and Well-Being.

This class will emphasize questioning and investigating, you will be able to sift through what you think you know and with an open mind allow other kinds of perceptions, values, and noticing to emerge in you.

In SENSUS, we accept the notions of comfort, attraction, and balance as meaningful and measurable qualities of Health, Wholeness, and Well-Being.  The qualities of Health diminish our sense of separateness and isolation and bring us back to a place of feeling connected to the “familiar” space of the self and then to the universal and collective common space of human feeling and experience. 

Come play and celebrate with us as we learn to explore, facilitate and serve the natural subtle sensory and perceptive skills and talents with which each of us were born and which make us uniquely human!

 Class Fee:  $295 (early-bird discount, paid in full by March 9) / $345 / $175 one day (Sat. only)

 In Wholeness and Ease, Elizabeth


Encinitas, CA (northern San Diego county)

Ortho-Bionomy Posture and Post-Techniques

May 4 & 5, Saturday and Sunday


Charlotte, NC

Ortho-Bionomy Upper Body Intensive – Ribs, Shoulders, and Diaphragms

(with Study Group)

August 9, 10 & 11, Friday night, Saturday and Sunday


Panama City Beach, FL

Reflexoloy with Guest Instructor, Peggy Scott from New Orleans, LA

September 6, 7 & 8, Friday night, Saturday and Sunday

Foot Reflexology           Basics & Beyond

Learn how to effectively stimulate points on the feet,  opening energy pathways to every part of the body. 
This ancient healing technique will enhance your sessions with clients, or can be used with family & friends. No experience necessary - Beginners welcome!

 LMTs: earn CEUs for license or certification renewal16 CEUs LABMT-LAP0020, LCEU0002390; 16 CEUs NCBTMB-329611-00   Learn to perform a complete reflexology session for friends or clients, integrating techniques from other modalities for a more comprehensive and wholistic healing experience.Basics: Learn location and proper technique for stimulating referral points for the whole body. Beyond: Specific sequences for common ailments and techniques for fast, pain free releases.
Sept. 6-8, 2019    Fri. 6-9pm, Sat. & Sun. 10 AM- 4:30 pm - La Quinta Inn, Panama City Beach, Florida

Instructor Peggy Scott has been teaching Reflexology since 1990 and has taught this subject to thousands of students and professionals, in several U.S. cities, Canada and the Caribbean. She is an Advanced Instructor with the Society of Ortho-Bionomy International, 

a Certified Somatic Therapist with ABMP, and a member of the International Council of Reflexologists.  Peggy can be reached at 504-352-0039, 

Investment: $295- if paid by August 23, 2019.    $345- after 8/23/19.  

Credit card purchases can be made at or  call Peggy 504-352-0039
For more information or to register
: Contact class coordinator Elizabeth Beeson at or 404-824-0211


Panama City Beach, FL

The Biology of Trauma – Forgetting, Remembering, and the Quest for the Living Present (Study Group)

October 25 Friday night   5pm-8pm

Ortho-Bionomy Extremities

October 26 & 27, Saturday and Sunday



Panama City Beach, FL

Bio-Energy Techniques

November 16 & 17, Saturday and Sunday


***On Going Panama City Beach, FL

Study Groups – first Sunday evening of every month    5pm-8pm

Topics vary – discussion, tutorials, hands-on table work, etc.

Self-Care Neuromuscular Re-education Exercises – last Sunday of every month    3pm-4pm  

Exercises will be designed according to who shows up.  Emphasis on structural alignment, balance, pain management and stress relief.  Attention to all four corners of the Self:  physical, mental, emotional, spiritual.


For further details and pricing:

Contact and registration for all classes:  Elizabeth Beeson    404-824-0211


10,000 Blessings,

Elizabeth Beeson, LMT, RMTI,

SENSUS Body Therapy and Education

Registered Instructor of Ortho-Bionomy®

Owner PURE Mindbody

NCBTMB Approved Provider of Continuing Education


2018 Classes

Charlotte, NC
Neck, Shoulders, and Ribs

Class Dates:
May 26 & 27
Saturday and Sunday

Class Location:
Private Residence located in the Country Club Heights neighborhood close to Plaza Midwood.
(Address and directions given upon registration)

An in-depth look at the interrelationship of the neck, shoulders, and ribs. Specific release techniques include exploration of movement patterns and isometrics/isotonics along with fundamental positional release.
Each of these pieces is rich with complexity and often rushed through in full spine classes. Relax and enjoy as we take our time to clarify and build confidence in working with the anatomy and function of the shoulder girdle, the shoulder joint and rotator cuff, respiration and the ribs, and, yes, the wondrous and exotic cervical spine.

Class Hours: 9 am – 6 pm

Class Fee: $295 Early-bird discount (paid in full by May 19)
$345 After May 19
$175 One day

Teaneck, New Jersey
Exploration of Movement Pattern
The Art of Flow
Co-teach with Luca Prada

Class Dates:
June 2 & 3
Saturday and Sunday

Class Location:
InnerBody Dynamics Studio located inside
Maxability CrossFit Training
359 Alfred Avenue, Building B
Teaneck, NJ 07666

In essence, movement is life and life is movement.  We will be learning basic skills and understanding of movement as it relates to assessment, self-awareness, self-correction, and integration through the reflexes of Ortho-Bionomy.  We will explore range, intensity, direction, and timing as we connect the physiology of physical movement to the "felt" sense.  Through listening to, connecting with, and following the client's unique patterns of movements and non-movements, self-recognition occurs, thereby stimulating the natural process of spontaneous self-correction.
Alignment, balance, release, and increased range of motion occur effortlessly within "the art of the flow" and expression of the movement patterns.

This class provides 16 SOBI (Society of Ortho-Bionomy International, Inc) educational units AND 16 NCBTMB CE Hours.

Encinitas, CA
Once a year event...

Ortho-Bionomy Isometrics/Isotonics 
with Elizabeth Beeson, Registered Instructor of Ortho-Bionomy

Class Dates:
July 7 & 8, 2018
Saturday and Sunday

Class Location:
Quality Inn
607 Leucadia Blvd. (just off Hwy. 5)
Class Hours:  9am - 6pm

Class Fee:  $295 (early-bird discount, paid in full by June 30)                  $345                  $175 one day (Saturday only)

Class Description:

Ortho-Bionomy fundamentally works with the body's natural self-correcting mechanisms.  We employ a variety of techniques that allow the client to awaken movement or response potential in order to initiate the self-corrective and balancing process, isometrics/isotonics is one of these methods.

iso = same + metric = measure or length

A voluntary muscle contraction in which no joint movement occurs and the active muscle(s) length is unchanged.

iso = same + tonic = tone or tension

A voluntary muscle contraction with joint movement, during which client’s active muscle(s) work at the same level of tension or tone throughout the range of motion.   

1.    Utilizes our readiness potential-this is a pre-movement phase preparing the body for actual movement.  The readiness potential shows up on an EEG (recording of brain waves) as a little blip before the large blip of the action potential. 

2.    Activates reciprocal innervation or reciprocal inhibition.  This is a reflex loop mediated by the muscle spindle cell causing one muscle to relax while the opposing muscle contracts.  This opposing muscle action is necessary for any movement to occur. 

3.    Transmits proprioceptor sensory information to the central nervous system from the muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints. 

Students will learn simple and safe hands on exercises that will bring release, balance, tone, and increased range of motion to muscles or muscle groups of the body.  Areas of the body include most major joints:  feet and ankles, knees, hamstrings, hips and pelvis, shoulders, elbows, ribcage, and neck.  


•  Increase range of motion
•  Strengthen and tone muscles/muscles groups (too slack or too tense muscles)
•  Balance opposing muscles/muscle groups (posture or pain issues)

•  Engage the client 
•  Increase the “physical” sense/self recognition
•  Improve circulation and fluid support
•  Increase reflexive (rebound/follow on) sensitivity
•  Connect with emotions and energy patterns “unexpressed”, hyper, or vacant
•  Integrate other forms of bodywork

•  Assist in self-care (neuro-muscular re-education) 

Hope to see you in class! 

This class provides 16 SOBI educational units which can be applied to Practitioner Training Program with the Society of Ortho-Bionomy International, Inc. AND 16 NCBTMB CE Hours.  8 SOBI units and NCBTMB CE Hours for one day attendance. 

Northwest Florida Gulf – Florida Panhandle
Phase 6
with guest Advanced Instructor of Ortho-Bionomy, Peggy Scott from New Orleans, LA

Class Dates:
August 11 & 12
Saturday and Sunday

Class Location:
Destin/Panama City Beach
Exact Location to be announced soon...

Guest Advanced Instructor of Ortho-Bionomy, Peggy Scott, will be presenting simple energetic principles which, like all the other phases of Ortho-Bionomy, stimulate the natural self-correcting mechanisms of the physical structure.  Students will be introduced to exercises that develop recognition, appropriate engagement, and timing, with an emphasis on remaining well grounded.  This class is open to all...come join in the fun of discovering how "less is more"...

Ortho-Bionomy Spine and Shoulders in Rome, GA
With Registered Instructor of Ortho-Bionomy, Elizabeth Beeson

Class Dates:
August 19 & 26
Consecutive Sundays

Class Location:
To Be Announced Soon...

This foundational level class covers the history, principles, and philosophy of Ortho-Bionomy.  Students will learn safe and easy release techniques for the spine and entire rotator cuff.  This class is open to experience necessary.  Students may attend one or both days.

Northwest Florida Gulf - Florida Panhandle
Ortho-Bionomy Spine, with Registered Instructor of Ortho-Bionomy, Elizabeth Beeson

Class Dates:
September 8 & 9
Saturday and Sunday

Class Location:
Destin/Panama City Beach
Exact Location to be announced soon...

Learn the fundamental release techniques of Ortho-Bionomy for the entire spine and pelvis.  A brief review of the history, principles, and philosophy will also be presented.  Ortho-Bionomy engages and educates the client to their natural self-correcting capacities through the gentle stimulation of the automatic reflexive responses of the nervous system through a combination of positioning and conscious contact.  Easy and safe, these simple techniques provide effective relief from common ailments such as SI joint discomfort, low back pain, neck whiplash, and chronic fatigue and stress.
This class is suitable for massage therapists, physical therapists, personal trainers, and yoga and pilates instructors.  In addition, this class is open to the general experience necessary!  

This class provides 16 SOBI (Society of Ortho-Bionomy International, Inc) educational units AND 16 NCBTMB CE Hours.  

Chapman's Reflexes in Atlanta, GA
The Endocrine Connection with Elizabeth Beeson, LMT, Registered Massage Therapy Instructor Registered Instructor of Ortho-Bionomy

Class Dates:
September 22 and 23
Saturday and Sunday

To Be Announced Soon...

Learn the fundamentals of Chapman's reflexes.  This class will cover the history and principles of Dr. Frank Chapman's ground breaking work.  Dr. Chapman, an osteopath, discovered and mapped specific anatomical points on the body that respond consistently to gentle stimulation.  These neuro-lymphatic points are reflexive in their nature, in that the body automatically and spontaneously responds when these points are stimulated.  The response is consistent in that the body's homeostatic mechanism is activated, in other words, the organism's self-adjusting capacity begins.  The organism begins to move toward balance...effortlessly.   These points are also consistent in that, when tender to the touch, they indicate some sort of pathology.  Without knowing the exact nature of the pathology, one may palpate these points to produce significant and effective movement within the physical structure of the body.  Dr. Chapman has written a book interpreting the effects of the stimulation of these "Chapman's Reflexes" and we will use this text as a guide in working through the points on the body. This work is simple and safe and can be used to stimulate a wholistic and spontaneous self-correcting response in the client.  Learn how to gently guide your client toward greater balance of endocrine and hormonal functioning and discover how these factors can relate to the physical structure.   The placement of the points on the body also make Chapman's Reflexes an excellent tool for self-care. 



This class provides 16 SOBI (Society of Ortho-Bionomy International, Inc.) Units AND 16 NCBTMB CE Hours.  This class also provides 16 Credits for SENSUS students