Synergy Sports Medicine

Workshops and Trainings

Qi Gong Eight Pieces of Brocade June 16, 2024
Qi Gong Eight Pieces of Brocade June 16, 2024

Date: Sunday, June 16, 2024 Time: 10:00 am - 6 pm Location: Synergy Sports Medicine, 235 Wallace Avenue, Toronto Cost: $145 + HST Qi Gong: The Eight Pieces of Brocade The practice of Qi Gong involves mindful movement, coordinated breathing, self massage, and gentle muscle engagement to improve mobility, proprioception, and nervous system regulation. In this workshop, we explore the principles of Qi Gong through a classical movement set known as 'Eight Pieces of Brocade’. This movement set is...

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Qi Gong Strategies for Chronic Pain Management January 21, 2024
Qi Gong Strategies for Chronic Pain Management January 21, 2024

Date: January 21, 2024 Time: 2:30pm - 5 pm Location: Synergy Sports Medicine, 235 Wallace Avenue, Toronto Cost: $70 + HST Book Online Qi Gong is a mindful-movement practice and a treatment modality in traditional Chinese medicine. The practice of Qi Gong involves meditative focus, coordinated breathing, self-massage and gentle muscle engagement with the aim of building energy (Qi), improving mobility, proprioception and regulating emotional health. Like Tai Chi, Qi Gong originated in ancient...

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Foundational and Classical Pilates Mat Training 2024
Foundational and Classical Pilates Mat Training 2024

Dates: March 1-3, April 5-7, May 3-5, May 31-June 2, 2023 During this 125 hour in-person teacher training, students will be encouraged to incorporate critical thinking into their understanding of the Pilates Mat Work. During this course you will learn: To teach movement tailored to your patient Bio-mechanically sound cues To optimize a patient’s movement potential To incorporate current concepts in research Taught by Riki Richter, Dr. Raza Awan and guest speakers that are leaders in their...

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Qi Gong Strategies for Chronic Pain Management  2023
Qi Gong Strategies for Chronic Pain Management 2023

Date: July 23, 2023 Time: 1:00 - 3:30pm Location: Synergy Sports Medicine, 235 Wallace Avenue, Toronto Cost: $70 + HST Book Online Qi Gong is a mindful-movement practice and a treatment modality in traditional Chinese medicine. The practice of Qi Gong involves meditative focus, coordinated breathing, self-massage and gentle muscle engagement with the aim of building energy (Qi), improving mobility, proprioception and regulating emotional health. Like Tai Chi, Qi Gong originated in ancient...

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Foundational and Classical Pilates Mat Training 2023
Foundational and Classical Pilates Mat Training 2023

Riki RichterDr. Raza AwanMarch 24-26, April 21-23, May 19-21, June 23-25 During this 125 hour in-person teacher training, students will be encouraged to incorporate critical thinking into their understanding of the Pilates Mat Work. During this course you will learn: To teach movement tailored to your patient Bio-mechanically sound cues To optimize a patient’s movement potential To incorporate current concepts in research Taught by Riki Richter, Dr. Raza Awan and guest speakers that are...

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Foundational and Classical Pilates Mat Training 2022
Foundational and Classical Pilates Mat Training 2022

June 17, 18, 19, / July 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, Aug 5, 6, 7 During this 125 hour in-person teacher training, students will be encouraged to incorporate critical thinking into their understanding of the Pilates Mat Work. During this course you will learn: To teach movement tailored to your patient Bio-mechanically sound cues To optimize a patient’s movement potential To incorporate current concepts in research Taught by Riki Richter and guest speakers that are leaders in their fields, this course...

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PREGNANCY & POSTPARTUM BACK CARE
PREGNANCY & POSTPARTUM BACK CARE

With Riki Richter D.O.M.P. D.Sc.O. This is a recurring 4 week movement series. Riki Richter is an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner and Movement Therapy Director at Synergy Sports Medicine. She wrote her thesis on Postpartum Low Back Pain. For more information visit www.rikirichter.com/thesis This course is suitable for pregnant and postpartum patients experiencing low back pain, sacroiliac pain, pubic area pain or simply wanting to strengthen. Includes 6 easy to follow home exercise videos....

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SPINAL FLEXION SERIES
SPINAL FLEXION SERIES

WITH RIKI RICHTER This is a recurring 4 week movement series. Do you have spinal stenosis, facet joint syndrome, spondylolisthesis or does your lower back just feel better working in flexion? This four week movement therapy series will give you the tools to self manage. This series is suitable for anyone that can get up stairs and lay down on a mat on the floor. In this workshop you will: Learn to strengthen safely in lumbar flexion Learn what will aggravate and alleviate your discomfort...

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CALM BODY & MIND
CALM BODY & MIND

DR. SHAWNA PERLIN & LOLLI URSOMARZO This is a recurring 2 hour workshop Do you feel tension and stress? The aim of this workshop is to help fix that. Learn several simple and effective self-massage techniques and stretches to relieve muscle tension. This first hour will be led by Lolli, Synergy Movement Therapist. In the second hour, Dr Perlin, MD & Certified Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Facilitator, will guide you through three meditations, designed to hone your mindfulness...

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PAUL HODGES
PAUL HODGES

Professor Paul Hodges, DSc MedDr, BPhty(Hons), FACP December 6, 2019 from 6-9pm Synergy Wallace By Invite Only Light refreshments Paul Hodges is a Professor and NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow in the Division of Physiotherapy at the University of Queensland and Director of the NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health. Paul has doctorates in both physiotherapy and neuroscience and his work blends neurophysiological and biomechanical methods to...

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NEURAL FLEXIBILITY© FULL DAY TRAINING
NEURAL FLEXIBILITY© FULL DAY TRAINING

FRÉDÉRIC DUMUNIER, Manual Osteopath, DO (France) This is a recurring training This course presents an innovative approach to the peripheral nervous system and its care. The first part gives background concepts based on the most up-to-date scientific research. Human anatomy will be reviewed from micro (histology) to macro (interacting systems), including its origin (embryology), for a better understanding of the peripheral nervous system and how it is affecting the patients’ condition. The...

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