The Roll Model® Method Practitioner Certification

    In Person
    Zen & Now
    170 Flanders Road, Niantic, CT, 06357, US
    Lisa Bragaw
    $550 until April 10. $595 after April 10.

Roll Model® Method Practitioner Training: An in-person event at Zen and Now, Niantic CT.
For yoga and Pilates teachers, personal trainers, coaches, manual therapists, clinicians, and mental-health professionals.

This 2-day program features two contrasting days of science, creativity, programming and self-massage embodiment. This training will empower you to personally adopt and teach simple yet highly effective self-care regimens for pain-relief and improved performance.  

Myofascial Massage Certification Training
This course teaches evidence based self-myofascial release (self-massage) principles and practices to enhance mobility, reduce stress, transform pain, and build body awareness. It prepares you to program SMFR rollouts for individuals, groups, and special populations.

Training overview
Integrate the power of soft-tool science for yourself and your clients using the Roll Model® Method Therapy Balls. Explore pain-erasing, mobility-enhancing self-myofascial release techniques throughout the body. Systematically tour best practices for each part of the body and differentiate applications for a variety of clientele.

Refine your anatomical fluency of bony landmarks, muscular attachments, and the fascial seam-system
Learn the art and science of crafting test/retest scenarios to provide instant feedback of improved function or reduced pain
Improve classroom demonstration of Therapy Ball techniques with innovative sequences for all levels of student ability
Hands-off massage: provide touch averse clients with an empowered method using low cost, accessible tools to approach their self-care.
Integrate science with best practices: translate new fascia evidence into exploratory application for therapy and performance using the Roll Model Therapy Balls.
Discover body blind spots: identify and relieve areas of neglect to resolve chronic pain or movement restrictions.

Further breakdown of the 2 day course can be found here

This module is open to all levels of student/educator/clinician. There is no prerequisite to attend. Note: Tuition includes a complete Roll Model Therapy Ball kit

Products used in this course
Roll Model® Starter Kit: 1 pair Yoga Tune Up® Balls, 1 pair Therapy Ball Plus, 1 ALPHA Ball, and 1 Coregeous® Ball (Included w/Registration)
Massage Therapy Full Body Online Video Program (Included with registration)

Required reference material and reading

  • The Roll Model: A Step-by-Step Guide to Erase Pain, Improve Mobility, and Live Better in Your Body by Jill Miller
  • Trail Guide to the Body by Andrew Biel [any edition]
  • Understanding Fascia and the Benefits of Myofascial Release by Heather Longoria:
  • Fascia Familiar: Connect with Your Fascial Body

Recommended reading 

  • Fascia: What it is and Why it Matters, by David Lesondak. Volume Two.

CEC credits are available with the following professional organizations: ACSM, AFAA, NASM, IAYT, NPCP as well as Yoga Alliance.

Become a Certified Roll Model Method Practitioner:
Certification is not required to incorporate the therapy balls and techniques into your teaching/coaching toolbox. However, certification confers a number of benefits including:
Use of the Roll Model name and branding in your class titles and descriptions.
A listing on the Tune Up Fitness website and identified as a Roll Model Method Practitioner

Certification requirements:
Attend the Roll Model Method Practitioner Training
Complete the online Roll Model Method correspondence course test based on Roll Model Method book and Massage Therapy Instructional Program. As a certified Roll Model Method Practitioner you will be recognized as having competency to comprehend and apply all fundamentals of RMM.

$550 until April 10. $595 after April 10.

Yoga Tune Up teachers and Zen & Now teachers receive a discount of $50.

Space is limited. Refunds available up to 30 days prior to the training.