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We are pleased to confirm the following keynote presenters for this year's event.

 

Alain Croibier D.O. MRO (F)400x400 Profile image 4

Alain Croibier is an Osteopath in France and has been in private practice since 1990. He is a Member of the Registre des Osteopathes de France since 1991 and a Membre Titulaire of the Academie d Osteopathie de France since 1997. Together with Jean-Pierre Barral, Alain Croibier has developed the modalities of Neural Manipulation and New Manual Articular Approach based on their on-going clinical research.

Alain Croibier is a Professor for Visceral Manipulation and Osteopathic Diagnosis at the Osteopathic College, A.T. Still Academy, Lyon, France. He is also an International Teacher for Visceral Manipulation, Neural Manipulation (NM) and New Manual Articular Approach (MAA) for The Barral Institute. Alain Croibier holds the title of Co-Curriculum Developer for the Barral Institute.

In conjunction with Jean-Pierre Barral, Alain helped develop the modalities of NM and MAA into various manual therapy courses, which he has personally taught to manual therapists around the world. Since 1995 he has been a Lecturer in Visceral Manipulation at the College International d Osteopathie (CIDO), St. Etienne, France.

Since 1991 he has been a Guest Speaker at the Centre Osteopathique du Quebec, Montreal, Canada, the Nederland Academy Vor Osteopathy (NAO) Amhem, Nederland, as well as the Still Academy Deutschland, Munster, Deutschland. Previously he has been a Lecturer of Biomechanics, Visceral Anatomy and Visceral Mechanics applied to Osteopathy, in the Ecole Suisse d Osteopathic, Lausanne, Suisse, as well as a Lecturer in Human Anatomy, Biomechanics and Visceral Manipulation at the Institute Superieur d Osteopathie of Lyon, France.

 

Ian O'Dwyer400x400 Profile image 3

Ian O’Dwyer guides clients to optimal performance, identifying positive mindset and movement patterns. He coaches the human being, not the human body.

Ian’s journey so far;

  • OD on Movement Performance Studio (1997 – now)
  • Movement and Performance Coach
  • Co-founder SOMA (2017 – now)
  • Co-founder of PTA Global (2008 – 2014)
  • Global Presenter (600 + workshops)
  • Mentor and Author

Ian’s passion is enhancing the experience for the Coach, Trainer and End user, providing solutions to many of the difficult questions and cases. Combining observation, motion and body work, has permitted Ian to create innovative and practical solutions merging enjoyment, education and empowerment.

Ian’s unique perspective of motion allows him to challenge countless traditional methods, striving for optimal well-being through better fundamental movement. His ability to facilitate cutting edge science and research into more user friendly practical exercises and understanding, has seen people become more willing to “change or adapt” their way of practice.

Ian has accumulated over 25 year’s experience in the Wellness Industry and is considered one of the “Elders”, focusing on strong global relationships and collaboration. His experience and results allows him to help clients across a spectrum of pain and dysfunction – from the sedentary to the chronic and elite.