DellaGrotte Core Movement Integration

Moving Well & Fit for the Rest of Your Life

Upcoming Courses

“I began working with Josef Dellagrotte after having lived with significant chronic pain, multiple surgeries, and serious disability for more then ten years. At the time we began, I think that it is fair to say that I had become a shell of my former self, as I was unable to do basic things like shopping independently in a supermarket, pick things up, or even standing up on my own if on the ground. After working together for some time I am now mostly pain free, and have resumed almost all of the activities of a normal life in a way that I had previously thought impossible. Earlier this year I was even able to resume playing golf, something which I had dreamed of, but had previously given up on 16 years earlier. I achieved this result with Dr Dellagrotte after having been treated unsuccessfully over an extended period by topnotch physicians and highly regarded physical therapists. His approach is sophisticated, cutting edge, and highly effective, and will pay dividends to those who are willing to make a practice of his techniques.”- M.Dvorkin

What every body-oriented therapist needs to know about…

Core Movement Massage: “Dynamic Core Stabilization, Pelvic Release & Postural Improvement”

Learn the Myofascial Map and Movement Pathways

Sunday, March 2, 2014
9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
with founder and trainer Josef DellaGrotte, LMT, CFP-physio

Practitioners earn 7 CEs NCBTMB

Would you be open and interested to knowing more about the therapeutic “game-changing” method of Core Movement Integration, the union of 3 rivers: Feldenkrais, neuromyofascial and biomechanics? I am inviting you to participate in a small-group workshop (with preference to those who have had some orientation) where you will experience clear, precise and easy to follow hands-on and movement mapping; learn the basis of how this CMI method works and is performed. Learn more about the now-known direct relation of movement and hands-on treatment, and the positive effects on the nervous system.

Open these live links: three videoclips showing the little known but scientifically demonstrable path of movement transmission from the trochanter to the spine.

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Trochanter (click for videoclip)

CMI Trochanter Module (click for videoclip)

and a section of my article on Massage and Movement (pdf).

Date/Time: Sunday, March 2, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Location: Maynard, MA (or Watertown)
Tuition: $150, deadline for registering is Monday, February 24
Space limited to 12.

To Register: You can pay via PayPal by using the “Buy Now” button below or send a check to Core Movement Integration, PO Box 249, Stow, MA 01775-0249 (credit cards are accepted–call 978-461-0221).


“It was a privilege to be part of [the Spine Workshop] in Castrocaro. The sessions were wonderful, instructive and helpful. I was charmed by the lovely group of people who are practitioners. And, of course, the region of Emilia Romagna was special.

Your approach makes a great deal of sense to me. I was amazed at my (relative) ease of movement, really from very early on in the course, and certainly by the close of the 3 days.”
-Marilyn Yakowitz

Workshop in Italy–Core Movement Integration & Feldenkrais Principles for the Shoulder-Arm Complex: Therapeutic Regeneration, Improving Function–for Life!

Walking Workshop Italy

Castrocara, Italy…Walking Workshop

An extraordinary international experience!

Dates: April & October

Location: Castrocaro, Italy (Old Tuscany, near Bologna)

Facilitator/trainer: Josef DellaGrotte & Our Skilled Italian Certified CMI Teaching Staff


Josef demonstrating shoulder exercise

Josef demonstrating shoulder exercise

Join our best certified practitioners. Learn in an ideal, attractive yet low cost setting in the beautiful, medieval old Tuscan mineral bath walled town of Castrocaro and “terra del sole” castle, beautiful park, river and hill walks in the Apennines. Espresso and gelato cafes- galore!

ARRIVE  (there are many flights from Boston to Bologna–via Rome, or Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt; low season airfare from $1100-$1200)

Stay all in one place–the well-known elegant 4-star hotel Rosa del Deserto; beautiful rooms and regional (Romagna-Toscana) fine vegetarian Italian food with ‘sangiovese’/chianti wine at every meal. (Approximately $300 for the 4 days)

FOR PRACTITIONERS–20 training hours in CMI: $495 (counts toward 100 Level 1 Training)
FOR PERSONAL TRAINING PARTICIPANTS–16 hours $425 (more time for walks and the baths!) (space permitting)
* Translation provided/included in tuition

To Register: Call 978-461-0221 for details and payment; credit cards are accepted, or contact us. (Practitioners: please indicate your bodywork or movement training background.)


Congratulations to Byron! 

” I just got promoted to Yondan (4th Dan) in Aikido, for the New Year!!”

From Byron Eddy (post Advanced Seminar)

“…You know I have been practicing Aikido for over thirty years and it also is one of those elusive obvious phenomena’s. And that is why I keep coming [to CMI workshops]. It gets a little clearer each time and sometimes there are great leaps forward,sometimes there are plateaus that can seem to go on forever. The point is that I have the same experience when I go to CMI seminars such as this recent one. I came away feeling new connections and new confidence.

Of course, one can stay at home and practice and make gains but it is the group experience and the skill of a master teacher that illuminate the path. That is why I keep coming. I am so grateful that you are there for us.

All the best…and can’t wait to get back up there. “- Byron


ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL TRAINING WORKSHOPS are being scheduled…please Contact Us if you’re interested in our Courses!

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