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Introduction to Zero Balancing

(6 Hours)

This course is designed to provide a basic exposure to the principles of touch used in Zero Balancing, to the concepts of body structure and body energy, and to a set of hands-on Zero Balancing techniques. No pre-requisites needed. Teaching tools for this course will include short lectures, demonstrations, flip charts of 'energy model', short period of hands-on practice in pairs, and Questions and Answers discussion. Students will learn:

  • ​The history and development of Zero Balancing and how it is used in clinical practice
  • To introduce the concept of interface touch through discussion and exrecises designed to demonstrate and clarify interface touch
  • About the significance of skeletal energy and structural alignment
  • About fulcrums and how fulcrums are used in Zero Balancing
  • Basic integrating fulcrums through demonstration and practice

A certificate of completion is received which can be used toward PA or NJ massage license renewal.

About the Instructor 

Maureen Staudt, RN, LMT,​ is a nurse Massage Therapist specializing in Zero Balancing. She additionally is a member of AHNA (American Holisitic Nurse Association). She is a certified Zero Balancing Instructor and has been practicing ZB since 2006. Over the years due to her extreme enthusiasm for ZB, she had given presentations to various nursing groups, hospice teams, and the AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association). She was formerly the chairperson of the Zero Balancing Northeast Bioregion.



Call 610-419-3535 or​ Contact Us. Register with at least a $40 deposit more than 3 weeks in advance for the lowest price and to save your spot.

Click here for a flyer which includes a detailed course outline.

If we have more than one scheduled class date, only the flyer for the first upcoming class is available online. To see other class dates click here for the Continuing Education Course Calendar.