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Elmar Abram - Curriculum

Elmar AbramBorn in  1946 in Altrei, South Tyrol
  • Guitar and Flute since the age of 8
  •  Intermediate School in Bolzano; High School in Merano
  • Simultaneously studies in Musica Sacra at the Bolzano Conservatorium
  • Piano
  • Musicians' Syndrome:  heavily tensed and severely inflamed muscles
  • Renunciation of a career in music
  • Sport College ISEF Degree completed 1971 in Urbino, specialization in Medical Gymnastic.
  • Engaged for many years as a sport teacher, light-athletic trainer (state high school) and as a music (guitar) teacher (provincial music college Bolzano).
  • Choirmaster
  • In the course of years of continuous research into the cause and treatment of Musicians' Syndrome,  I encountered Rolfing®  Structural Integration, through which my rocky musical road found its happy end.
  • Master in NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming)
  • 1987 completion of the training to Certified Rolfer™ at the Rolf Institute in Boulder, Colorado, USA.
  • Training as Cranio-Sacral Therapist at the Upledger Institute
  • Rolfing®  Structural Integration practice in Bolzano and in Altrei.
  • Development of the HEFA - Method with the pianist Heinrich Fill for musicians with Musicians' Syndrome.
  • 1992 - 1996 Training in SE (Somatic Experiencing) with Dr. Peter Levine, USA - author of the well known work "Waking the Tiger".    Study in the physiological-somatic and psychological effects of shock and trauma and of their treatment.
  • Certified Advanced Rolfer™ and Rolf Movement™ Practitioner 
  • Further training in Cranio-Sacral Therapy at the Colorado Cranial Institute with Jim Asher
  • Since January 2000 collaboration with psychoanalysts and medical doctors in a clinic in Verona studying the interrelation between Body and Mind in general, but also in specifically selected psychosomatic disorders.
  • 2004 opening of the centre for further education Masavoi in Altrei together with the Rolfer™  Anna Neil-Raduner - Basel, Switzerland.
  • Development of MusiReset®; with individual work in Bolzano and Altrei, with small groups and trainings in Masavoi in Altrei.
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