The goal of CMI Level 2 Certification is to deepen the student’s understanding of Core Movement Integration and to be able to apply CMI to treat specific musculoskeletal problems.
- Applies CMI method to ameliorate client complaints and address specific diagnoses.
- Teaches CMI Pathways and lesson-exercises to individual clients and classes in all positions using all Access Points.
- Uses hands to track movement, identify points of connection and disconnection, and verify with client.
- Uses multiple cues and images that resonate with the client.
- Uses Pathways creatively with variations, combinations and alternate positions to accommodate client needs.
- Describes how brain and body influence each other.
- Blends CMI with other movement and body work modalities.
Ways of learning
- basic seminars/labs
- advanced seminar/labs
- grand labs
- private/semi-private sessions with a certified practitioner
- study groups
- paired practice with a classmate
- observation of a certified practitioner at work
- readings from book list with brief review of what was significant
- attendance at classes featuring other modalities such as Feldenkrais, Alexander technique (must be approved by the Teaching Team in advance)
Methods of testing
- Student demonstration of a class or treatment session (may be video)
- Write up of a class or treatment session – what worked and didn’t work
- Client case history
- Demonstration for instructors
- Teacher observation of student at work, teaching a class or a private session