About The Barral Institute

The Barral Institute

The Barral Institute is a health education, training and research organization dedicated to the advancement of Visceral Manipulation, Nerve Manipulation and related Manual Therapies. The Barral Institute works to better understand and validate the therapeutic effect of these hands on therapies; conducts workshops nationally and internationally to educate and train healthcare practitioners in the proper techniques and promotes education to the general public about the existence and therapeutic value of these modalities. Alumni include osteopathic physicians, allopathic physicians, doctors of chiropractic, doctors of Oriental medicine, physical therapists, occupational therapists, acupuncturists, massage therapists and other professional bodyworkers.


Quality Continuing Education for the Manual Therapy Field since 1985

Welcome to the Barral Institute. We are an international organization providing continuing education and certification based on the innovative manual therapies developed in clinical practice by world-renowned French Osteopath and Physical Therapist Jean-Pierre Barral.

  • Visceral Manipulation
  • Visceral Vascular Manipulation
  • Neural Manipulation
  • New Manual Articular Approach

French Osteopath Alain Croibier collaborated with Jean-Pierre Barral to develop Visceral Vascular Manipulation, Neural Manipulation and New Manual Articular Approach. The courses are based on clinical techniques personally developed by Jean-Pierre Barral combined with Alain Croibier's scientific information.

We also offer manual therapy seminars in related modalities such as Fascial and Membrane Technique developed by Peter Schwind, PhD, HP.

Alumni include osteopathic physicians, allopathic physicians, doctors of chiropractic, doctors of Oriental medicine, physical therapists, occupational therapists, acupuncturists, massage therapists and other professional bodyworkers.


Leadership

Jean-Pierre Barral

Jean-Pierre Barral

D.O, MRO(F) (France)

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Gail Wetzler

Gail Wetzler

PT, DPT, EDO, BI-Diplomate

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Alain Croibier

Alain Croibier

D.O, MRO(F) (France)

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Administration / Staff

First Row: Chase Brown, Erika Merante, Kristen Bloom, Tracey Etelson, Mysti Newton, Taylor Shear, Debbie Silverman, Michelle Manners
Second Row: Lynn Mabry, Rebecca Mickley, Tara Keller, Lincie McGuire, Steve Keller, Stephanie Haas, Tory Brush, Colleen Russell, Jackie Halderman, Alex Jozefyk, Dawn Langes
Third Row: Fabiana Ospina, John Matthew Upledger, CEO, Donna Upledger, Terri Feaster, JR Oson, Kathy Woll, JoAnn Hambuechen


International Affiliates

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