Equine Fascia Manipulation Days

Bingen and Waldalgesheim, Germany, October 15-18, 2020

Details to be described soon! 

The instructors

Tuulia Luomala
graduated from University of applied sciences of Tampere as Physiotherapist. Since 2000 she has been working as a private practitioner, lecturer and teacher. Tuulia has strong practical background concerning musculoskeletal rehabilitation of humans and animals. She is focused on fascial anatomy, fascial manipulation and practical applications of fascial treatments and exercises to both, humans and animals. Tuulia has been working as a chairman of the Finnish association of animal physiotherapist since four years. She has published the following books: 1) A Practical guide to Fascial Manipulation: An evidence- and clinical-based approach. 2016. Elsevier and 3 books in Finnish. Fascia: From the clinical perspective, 2016, VK-Kustannus. Pocket book of massage, 2017, Sanoma Pro. Mobility training, 2018, VK-Kustannus.

Mika Pihlman
is a physiotherapist from Finland working since 20 years with humans. He has studied many manual approaches from the osteopathic techniques to the Maitland concept, acupuncture and various fascial techniques. He has been studying and writing articles and books about human and animal myofascial systems. Together with the Stecco family and Tuulia Luomala he has developed the animal fascial manipulation in the last 7 years.

Vibeke Sødring Elbrønd
graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Copenhagen and has a PhD in Anatomy and Physiology. She is Associate Professor in Anatomy and Biochemistry at the Department of Veterinary and Animal Science. In 2008 she completed an education in Veterinary Chiropractic and since then her research field is biomechanics / functional anatomy with focus on fasciae and functionality and integrity of fasciae. She has been lecturing at several conferences, courses, educations and workshops in this topic. In 2016 she passed the IVAS exam in Veterinary Acupuncture. Besides the University she runs a small practice where she treats the locomotion system of dogs and horses using manual therapies such as chiropractic and fasciae release as well as laser and acupuncture treatments.