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Freely Moveable Joints

August 25-28    Manawatu 2018

About Freely Moveable Joints 


Freely Moveable Joints is an advanced level Zero Balancing course that expands the focus of Zero Balancing from the foundation and semi-foundation joints of the body to include the “freely moveable joints” of the body. ZB principles and techniques are taken beyond the Core ZB protocol into other arenas. The freely moveable joints present unique therapeutic challenges because of the variety of their anatomy and their great ranges of motion. By the end of the program you will have the skills to evaluate and balance freely moveable joints and the knowledge to devise your own fulcrums to meet the specific needs of a given situation. In Freely Moveable Joints we will review basic ZB principles and highlight their application to a number of joints in light of their specific anatomy. The skills and education inherent in this course will broaden your ZB abilities and will improve your sessions.

students practice the knee fulcrum

"Expanding the Universe"

In this 4-day workshop, you will learn:​
  • Highlights of Zero Balancing principles as they apply to FMJs

  • Upper extremity: shoulder girdle, shoulder, elbow, wrist, fingers

  • Lower extremity: knee, ankle, metatarsals, toes

  • Accessing the sacro-iliac joint via the hip

  • Acetabular hip fulcrum

  • Temporomandibular joint fulcrum

  • Direct bone fulcrums and ‘bone bending’

  • Teachings designed to deepen your basic ZB skills and protocol use

  • By exchanging Zero Balancing sessions and seeing ZB demonstrations

Your instructor Rebekah Harbour, CZBT, CMT, CYT, BSc (Psychology)

is an internationally recognized Certified Teacher of Zero Balancing (ZB) who has been studying and practicing ZB for over 13 years. She studied to become a teacher under ZB founder, Dr. Fritz Smith, earning her teaching credential in 2012. She is one of a select group of internationally recognized certified instructors as a faculty member of the U.S. & New Zealand’s Zero Balancing Health Association's. She particularly enjoys teaching on the West Coast of the U.S., Maui, Hawaii and her hometown in the Manawatu, New Zealand.


Rebekah’s students consistently say that her workshops are a fun and transformative experience where they feel safe and free to explore the balance between the skeletal and energy bodies.

This rural Manawatu venue

is a converted hay-barn on idyllic organic homestead property.  The views from this hilltop location on a clear day include as far south as Kapiti Island, as far west as Mt. Taranaki, as far north as Mt. Ruapehu and over to the Tongariro ranges to the East.  

Far away from the noise of cars or other people, the sounds of native birds chorus from the new growth native shelter trees.  

The catered meals come from the lovingly grown produce on the property itself. Farm-to-table has never been more direct.  

The composting toilet, rainwater collection and simple accomodation model environmental stewardship and permaculture principles at their best. Rustic, peaceful, and environmentally sustainable to the highest degree, this is an exceptional setting for connecting with the energy of ZB.

Staying on-site is optional, and so is the meal plan! There is a basic kitchen where can prepare or reheat your own meals, or you can have all three meals catered for you with simple fresh and health-full meals.

Please indicate your preferences on the registration form.  Accomodation is in shared rooms or the barn loft. 

On-site accomodation NZ$20 per night

Catered meals (breakfast lunch and dinner) $30 per day

starting with dinner friday evening before the course, and ending with lunch on Tuesday.

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