The Rosen Method Practitioner training program consists two training levels: Rosen Method Bodywork Practitioner Training and the Certification Level. Upon successful completion of both levels, the student is eligible for certification under the Rosen Institute as a Rosen Method Bodywork Practitioner.
At the Rosen Method Institute Canada, students get hands-on experience with Rosen Method work and a chance to observe the effects of the education in themselves and their fellow students. The curriculum includes demonstrations, teaching the principles of this work, anatomy, emotional anatomy, discussions of personal experiences and practice of Rosen Method Bodywork under supervision.
In Rosen Method Bodywork Practitioner Training Level II students will experience Rosen Method from the perspective of the practitioner, applying the fundamentals of the method through touch, words and training in emotional and experiential anatomy. Students will continue to develop their somatic self-awareness started in the Level I program.
The program consists of 156 hours of classroom time including 15 hours of supervision over an 18-month period. Students are required to receive 8 Rosen Method Bodywork sessions within the 18 months. Students are evaluated on their client work in 10 individually supervised sessions throughout the duration of the program. Students will also present an oral case study and write an open book anatomy exam consisting of written and multiple-choice questions.
Upon completion of the program, students will have knowledge of Rosen Method theory including basic concepts of touch, words and breath as it relates to muscle tension and emotion. The student will have knowledge in basic anatomy and emotional anatomy. The student will have intermediate skills in bodywork including a basic understanding of verbal communication, core tension and be able to sufficiently track the breath and changes in the body. The student will understand fundamentals of professional boundaries, confidentiality, client interactions and ethics in healthcare.
Students are required to complete 126 hours of the Rosen Method personal growth workshop. An interview will be required with the Director of Teaching or, Executive Director prior to registration into the program. Students are required to be older than 21 years of age.