Teacher Profiles

The Barral Institute Seminars are taught in over 20 countries around the world. They are taught by members of the Barral Institute International Teaching Team. Click on the names in the individual listing below to learn more about each member of the Team.

"I am not a teacher. I am a practitioner who has something to teach."
- Jean-Pierre Barral

Barral Institute Instructors
Barral Institute Teaching Team and Administation:

First Row: Alison Harvey, Gabriela Cincarova, Ken Frey, Dee Ahern, Gail Wetzler, Annabel Mackenzie, Judy Russell, Dominique Thevenot.
Second Row: Rene Assink, Dawn Langnes (administration), Kathy Woll (administration), Jean Anne Zollars, Rita Benamor, Barbara LeVan, Brandi Kirk, Matias Chahab.
Third Row: A.J. de Koning, Roberto Bonanzinga, Alain Croibier, Jean-Pierre Barral, Lisa Brady Grant, Joanne Enslin de Wet.
Fourth Row: Nabil Lahlouh Gonzalez, Peter Coppola, Pierre Vey, Olivier Bazin, Ghislaine Vulliet, Eric Marlin, John Matthew Upledger (administration).
Fifth Row: Mark Bloemberg, Christoph Sommer.
Missing: Stijn Bekker, Mark Bookhout, Frank Hiltensberger, Ron Mariotti, Sabine Mittermayr, Theresa Nievelkoetter, Jorg Petersen, Dicky van den Broek, Bernhard Voss.

Leadership
Jean-Pierre Barral, D.O, MRO(F) (France)
Gail Wetzler, PT, DPT, EDO, BI-Diplomate
Alain Croibier, D.O, MRO(F) (France)

 

Teachers
Name Country
Dee Ahern, PT, BI Diplomate
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3,VM4, VM5, VM6, VMD
Teaches in: English
U.S.
Rene Assink, DO, BI Diplomate
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4, VM5, VM6, VAP, NM1, NM2, NM3, NM4
Teaches in: German, English
Germany
Olivier Bazin, DO, BI Diplomate
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4, VMAT, NM1, NM2, NM3, NVMTA
Teaches in: French, English
France
Stijn Bekkers, PT
Teaches: NM1, NM2
Teaches in: Dutch, German, English
Netherlands
Rita Benamor DO, CST-D, BI-Diplomate
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4
Teaches in: Portuguese, English, Spanish, Italian, French
Portgual
Mark Bloemberg, PT, BI Diplomate
Teaches: VM1,VM2, VM3, VM4, VM5, VM6, LT1, VVML, VVMU, NM1, NM2, NM3, NM4, VMPED, MALE, MAUE, MASP
Teaches in: Dutch, English
Netherlands
Roberto Bonanzinga, DO, BI Diplomate
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4, VMAT, VVML, VVMU, LT1, NM1, NM2, NM3, NM4, MAUE, MALE, MASP
Teaches in: Italian, English
Italy
Mark Bookhout, PT
Teaches: NM1, NM2, NM3
Teaches in: English
U.S.
Lisa Brady Grant, DC, BI Diplomate
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4, VVMU, VVML, NM1, NM2, NM3, NM4
Teaches in: English
U.S.
Matias Fernando Chahab, PT, DO
Teaches: VM1
Teaches in: Italian, Spanish
Italy
Gabriela Cincarova, PT
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4, CS1, CS2
Teaches in: German, Czech, Slovakian, Russian (for general speaking only, not for teaching)
Austria
Peter Coppola, PT, BI-Diplomate
Teaches: English
Teaches in: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4, VMD, NM1
U.S.
A. J. de Koning, DO, BI Diplomate
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4, VM5, LT1, VMAT, NM1, NM2, NM3
Teaches in: Dutch, Italian, English
Italy
Grace Dedinsky-Rutherford BSc, RMT
Teaches: VM1
Teaches in: English
Canada
Joanne Enslin-de Wet
Teaches: VM1
Teaches in: English
South Africa
Ken Frey, PT, BI-D, CST-D
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4
Teaches in: English
U.S.
Rosie Greene MT
Teaches: VM1
Teaches in: English
New Zealand
Alison Harvey, DC, BI-Diplomate
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3
Teaches in: English
Scotland
Frank Hiltensberger, P.T.
Teaches: VM1. VM2, VM3, VM4, NM1, NM2, NM3
Teaches in: German
Germany
Brandi Kirk, PT, PRPC, CVTP
Teaches: VM1
Teaches in: English
US
Nabil Lahlouh Gonzalez, PT, CVMP
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3
Teaches in: Spanish, English
Spain
Barbara LeVan, PT, BI Diplomate
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, NM1, NM2, NM3, NM4
Teaches in: English
U.S.
Annabel Mackenzie, RST, BI-Diplomate
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4, VM5, LT, VMD, NM1, NM2
Teaches in: English
Canada
Ron Mariotti, ND, BI Diplomate
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4, VM5, LT1, NM1
Teaches in: English
U.S.
Eric Marlien, DO, PT
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, NM1, NM2, NM3, NM4
Teaches in: French, English
France
Sabine Mittermayr, PT
Teaches: VM1
Teaches in: German
Austria
Kare Nielsen PT, DO
Teaches: VM1
Teaches in: Danish, English
Denmark
Theresa Nievelkoetter, Heilpraktiker, PT
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4
Teaches in: German, English
Germany
Jorg Petersen, PT
Teaches: VM1. VM2, VM3, VM4, VM5, VM6
Teaches in: German
Germany
Lisa Polec, DC, BI Diplomate
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4
Teaches in: English
U.S.
Judy Russell, PT
Teaches: VMD
Teaches in: English
Canada
Christoph Sommer, Heilpraktiker, Rolfer, BI Diplomate
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4, VM5, NM1, NM2, NM3, NM4
Teaches in: German, English
Germany
Dominique Thevenot, DO, PT, ACUP
Teaches: VM1, VM2
Teaches in: French, English
France
Dicky van den Broek, PT
Teaches: Dutch, English
Teaches in: VM1
Netherlands
Pierre Vey, DO, PT
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, NM1, NM2, NM3, NM4
Teaches in: French, English
France
Bernhard Voss, PT, BI Diplomate
Teaches: VM1. VM2, VM3, VM4
Teaches in: German, English
Germany
Gail Wetzler, PT, DPT, EDO, BI-Diplomate
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4, VM5, VM6, VVMU, VVML, LT1, LT2, VAP
Teaches in: English
U.S.
Jean Anne Zollars PT, DPT, MA, BI Diplomate
Teaches: VM1, VM2, VM3, VM5, VAP, NM1, NM2, NM3, NM4
Teaches in: English
U.S.

Certified Teaching Assistants (CTA) work with the Teacher to answer questions and help during the hands-on labs. Below is the Barral Institute International CTA Team. Click on their names to learn more about each member of the Team.

Certified Teaching Assistants
Name Country
Deanne Aronson L.Ac.
United States
Herta Buller RMT
Canada
Merry Kay Cormier M.Ed., P.T.
United States
Grace Dedinsky-Rutherford BSc, RMT
Canada
Gyana Freund LMT
United States
Dorinda Galbraith P.T.
United States
Tracy Hendershott P.T.
United States
Alice Korosy LMT
United States
Leilani Lee MsT, HHP
United States
Susan Limburg PT, CST
United States
Ava Litton P.T.
United States
Bennie McClung LPN
United States
Marilyn Radojcich O.T.R.
United States
Randi Rebne D.C.
United States
Eleanor Rosenthal C.T.A.T.
United States
Judy Russell RPT
Canada
Jeff Ryder D.C., L.Ac.
United States
Bruce Schonfeld Adv Rolfer
United States
Mariann Sisco PT, CST-D
United States
Tom Takeuchi D.C.
United States
Michael Wagner C.M.T.
United States
David S. Young D.C.
United States

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

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