(Etirements Longitudinaux avec Decoaptation Osteo-Articulaire)
VPC is the first to bring the ground breaking ELDOA Method to Vancouver, offering ELDOA and Myofascial Stretching classes and private sessions. ELDOA is an acronym for the revolutionary technique developed by French osteopath Guy Voyer – and is most easily translated as “Longitudinal Osteo-Articular Decoaptation of the Spine”.
More simply put - it creates space and balance throughout the body! With the ELDOA Method, you can:
Increase flexibility with balanced muscle tone and performance
Improve posture, mobility, blood circulation, and organ function
Reduce stress and excess tension, joint inflammation and muscle pain
Promote faster recovery from injuries or sports training
Relief of chronic and acute spine, hip and shoulder pain
Alleviate the negative effects associated with scoliosis, arthritis, disc degeneration and many other conditions
ELDOAs are specific postures that progressively create tension along complex fascial chains in the body. Regular practice will actively make space in the joints while strengthening and normalizing the function of the connective tissue along the spine and throughout the body. The exercises can be easily practiced on your own between classes for maximum effectiveness.
Myofascial Stretching is a strengthening and stretching technique that creates real and lasting change in the elasticity of the muscle fibers and surrounding connective tissue. All muscles are wrapped in connective tissue effectively linking them in chains throughout the entire body. It can be difficult to stretch muscles if the connective tissue is not elastic, much like trying to elongate muscles that are wrapped in leathery sleeves. Myofascial stretches put the fascia into tension to normalize the length and function of the fascia and muscle chains. This will correct structural imbalances and release excess tension across the joints to reduce inflammation and pain.
Be proactive with your health – try the ELDOA Method today!
SPECIAL ELDOA OFFERS
ELDOA PRIMER $45
30-minute private session
If you are new to ELDOA we recommend this 30-minute private session in advance of your first class. We will introduce the basic skills needed to attend our Introductory ELDOA class. One time introductory offer. Not for rehabilitation.
ELDOA Classes at the VPC:
This is an entry-level class designed to progressively build the skills required to practice the basic ELDOAs and progress to our regular ELDOA classes. All levels welcome.
This is a faster paced class using a more intense series of ELDOAs that requires a thorough understanding of the ELDOA principles. Registration with permission of teaching staff.
This class incorporates precise postures to target the muscles within a fascial chain. This provides a safe and effective way to correct structural imbalances, creating less overall tension in the body. All levels are welcome.
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Private ELDOA Sessions
Fees based on membership and subject to GST.
30 minute ELDOA Primer -- $45
60 minute Private session -- $99.75
5 Private session package -- $475 $95 per session
10 Private session package -- $925 $92.50 per session
If you are a new client, we encourage you to download and complete our intake form and waiver to scan and return to us by email.