Continuing Professional Development Courses

We offer a range of high quality CPD courses to inspire and enhance your osteopathic practice

We are known for the breadth and quality of our undergraduate teaching and the same ethos continues into our postgraduate event programme – designed to inspire and enhance your osteopathic practice and to meet the General Osteopathic Council’s CPD standards.

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CPD Courses coming up

The Fascial Component in Osteopathic Practice led by Paolo Tozzi

Date: Friday 21st June to Sunday 23rd June 2024 
Venue: The European School of Osteopathy, Boxley House, The Street Boxley, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3DZ

About Paolo Tozzi

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Paolo was awarded a Batchelor's degree in Physiotherapy by the Universita Cattolica A. Gemelli in Rome followed by a Bachelor's degree in Osteopathy from the European School of Osteopathy in the UK and subsequently a Master's degree in Osteopathy from the University of Dresden. He is currently Head of Academics at the ASOMI College of Science in Malta and an Honorary Tutor in the College of Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University, UK.

Paolo has developed a particular interest, clinically and scientifically, in fascial tissue and has published several books and journal articles on the subject. He has been a member of the Fascia Science and Clinical Applications Advisory Board of the Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies since 2012.

Paulo co-directed the Rome osteopathic school CROMON from 2009 to 2012. He was Treasurer of the European Osteopathic Academic Network (OsEAN) from 2008-2013.

Paolo has lectured over the past 15 years at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in most osteopathic subjects but in particular fascial, cranial, structural and animal osteopathy. He has done so from Japan to South America, Russia to Spain and Lapland to Greece.

Seminar Content

  • The fascial continuum in its structure and function: introduction to the main anatomical and physiological properties of fascia
  • Dimensional palpation of the various connective tissues level
  • The connective tissue from a tensegritive prospective: from cellular to body level from an osteopathic perspective
  • Global and local tenso-compression test and treatment
  • The Zink test: evaluation and treatment of the fascial system
  • The fascial tubes system: assessment and balancing of the meningeal, visceral and axial fascial tubes
  • The fascial rhythm: evaluation of its properties and anomalies through general/remote and focal/local listening


  • To present the connective tissue as the major bio-mechanical and bio-electrical mediator of the structure and function interrelationship;
  • To propose various fascial mechanisms by which somatic dysfunction may be induced and maintained;
  • To illustrate the most common fascial techniques in osteopathic practice;
  • To propose different fascia-mediated mechanisms behind the OMT efficacy and effectiveness.



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