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At last! The truth about how to help more people, more effectively and in shorter appointment times -- Revealed!

Ishta Spinal Touch is the best kept secret in holistic health. In just 20 minutes you can turn an ailing client into an evangelist for your practice who will refer over and over again.


If you'd like to have a full practice, get a great reputation and earn what you're really worth, then this might be the most important web page you'll ever read.

Here's why:

With our combined 46 years experience in teaching people body-work you can be assured of learning and understanding how much this amazing technique can do for your clients and your practice.


Now, I know you're probably skeptical. That's normal and healthy. Let me give you four good reasons we can back up what we claim:

Four Reasons To Believe What I Say

Reason one: Ishta Spinal Touch makes the techniques you already practise even more effective! Read this article to find out how.

Reason two : We are very experienced as we were the first European teachers of this technique to be fully accredited by Dr.LaMar Rosquist, the developer of Spinal Touch.

Allyn's Teaching Certificate ---------- Sue's Teaching Certificate

We have been teaching this technique since 1998, and worked with Dr.Rosquist to refine it for the current generation. Dr Rosquist died in 2012.

Note: on 5th November 2008 Dr. Rosquist wrote to us and charged us with keeping this technique alive and with developing it further for posterity.

"Dear Allyn and Sue, I thought that this would be the right time for me to share a few thoughts about my role and yours in keeping alive the work that Dr. Hurley started in the early 1900's

... you (Allyn) and Sue can help train and keep this marvellous secret alive to help future generations ...

Keep it going."

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Reason three: Our teaching skills are well known and highly regarded. Before discovering Ishta Spinal Touch we were the Principal and Senior practical tutors at the McTimoney College of Chiropractic.

Reason four : In our own chiropractic practice we saw our referral rates soar after introducing Ishta Spinal Touch as our default approach. Everyone who has done the training and made the changes to their practice have found exactly the same thing.

Here is a summary of the benefits you receive

The technique is very gentle and relaxing

... so clients love to receive it.

The technique is very effective

... so clients see rapid improvement and refer.

The technique promotes wellness care

... so clients keep coming back for maintenance.

The assessment procedure is simple

... so clients can see the improvement for themselves.

You can work sitting down and it is gentle on your body

... so at the end of a busy day you are not worn out.

Shorter appointment times

... so you can see more clients in a day.

Clients refer over and over again

... so you have a full diary and save on advertising costs.

You gain a great reputation

... so more people want to come and see you.

You can help more people get better

... so you gain more satisfaction from your work.

You can see the changes you have made at the end of every appointment

... so you know you have done a good job.

Convert your practice to a wellness orientated one

... so you are seeing positive, well people who want to get even better.

Being able to work more holistically

... means not having to work symptomatically.

Having a full diary when you choose to work

... means you can afford to take more holidays.

Having a powerful demonstration tool for health fairs etc

... so you stand out from the crowd and people want to know what you are offering.

The course notes are very comprehensive

... allowing you to increase your understanding of how the body works.

A safe and caring learning environment

... gives you permission to learn new things.

Being with like minded people

... lets you recapture your enthusiasm for helping people and reminds you why you got into this line of work to begin with. Life-long friendships can be made.

Now, you're probably wondering how and why we can do all those things.

Let me explain.

Ishta Spinal Touch is a simple yet powerful technique for realigning the body's centre of gravity, which is located around the junction between the fifth lumbar vertebra and the first sacral segment. If the centre of gravity of the body is displaced then the balanced, dynamic tension of the paraspinal muscles is disturbed. This can result in misalignments of the vertebrae and joints of the pelvis. This, in turn, can compromise the nerves, leading to pain and dysfunction. Also, the homoeostatic mechanisms of the body can be imbalanced so that the body's innate healing abilities are depressed.

Ishta Spinal Touch assesses the position of the centre of gravity and any postural distortions. If these are not correct there is a simple technique to restore the balance of the centre of gravity and correct the posture. This frees the paraspinal muscles and, in turn, the vertebrae, nerves and the innate healing abilities of the body. As a result pain reduces and functionality increases. This is done solely through a unique muscle relaxation technique.

Ishta Spinal Touch is particularly safe and gentle and has helped people with:-

Ankylosing Spondylitis, Anxiety, Arthritis, Asthma, Back Pain, Balance Problems, Breathing Impairment, Depression, Digestive Problems, Fatigue, Foot Problems, Frozen Shoulders, Headaches, Insomnia, Jaw Problems, Joint Pain, Knee Problems, Kyphosis, Learning and behavioural difficulties, Lordosis, Low Energy, Menstrual Problems, Migraines, Multiple Sclerosis, Neck Pain, Pins and Needles, Poor Posture, Problems during and after Pregnancy, Recurrent Infections, Repetitive Strain Injuries, Scoliosis, Sciatica, Sinus Problems, Sports Injuries, Stress Management, Tension, Visual Disturbances, Wellness Care, Whiplash Injuries and more.

Ishta Spinal Touch does not treat or cure any disease or symptom. It is primarily concerned with creating a healthy, balanced state on all levels. It therefore has the potential to help people with almost any condition.

The Training Courses

The Foundation Course - Module One is open to anyone, lay people and therapists alike. At the end of the two-day seminar you will be able to treat family and friends on a non-fee basis. It is perfect for those wishing to learn a simple version of the technique to improve and maintain the health of their friends and family; and gives an idea of the potential of the full technique.

The Practitioner Course consists of seven modules and completion of all is required. Three of them require attendance at a seminar while four are completed on-line. There will be assignments and case histories that must be completed between the modules. There will also be a final practical assessment and a written examination. On the successful completion of all of these, a certificate to practise Ishta Spinal Touch will be awarded.

The Practitioner Course from module two onwards is only open to existing, active therapists who hold professional indemnity insurance and have completed either Module One (Foundation Course), or one of our Access Courses.

The Advanced Courses are open to all existing, active practitioners who have completed our Practitioner Course.

The Master Practitioner Course is open to all existing, active practitioners who have completed a minimum of three Advanced Courses.

To ensure that a high quality of supervision is maintained the teaching ratio is one tutor to two students.

Course Content

On the Foundation Course - Module One you will learn a simple plumbline assessment technique and a basic eleven-step alignment procedure.
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On the Practitioner Course - Modules Two to Seven you will review the foundation course in much greater detail. You will study:- History and Philosophy; Code of Ethics; Detailed Spinal Anatomy; Neural and Fascial Anatomy; Reactions and Contraindications; Case History Taking; Advanced Plumbline Assessment Techniques; the Full Seventeen-Step Alignment Procedure; Physiology of Stress; Advanced Alignment Techniques; and more.
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The final examinations will also take place on Module Seven.

On the Advanced Courses you will learn advanced strategies which will take your practice to the next level of excellence.
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Master Practitioner status is also available for suitably qualified practitioners.
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Course Dates

For the dates of the latest courses please click here.

Don't just take our word for it.
Listen to what some of our trainees say.

“Excellent quality of instruction – well paced, positive and friendly.”

“Very carefully planned and very professionally delivered.”

“Tutors were very well tuned into the group & very approachable.”

“Very good and clear explanation of the technique.”

“A good relaxed but working atmosphere – two cheery tutors.”

“Excellent & enthusiastic tutoring of this fascinating technique.”

"Nice mix of practical and theory, a friendly, supportive atmosphere."

“Magical change after an alignment.”


“Good diagrams in the course material.”

“Well presented information, spoken, written and video.”

“It’s really improved my business. My clinic is much busier.”

“Valuable learning in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere, good information and teaching.”

"Since I was taught Ishta Spinal Touch by Allyn & Sue, not only has my life improved as I don't have the pain when I walk which I had for 39 years (brilliant!), but countless others are able to have the benefits as well. It's like a ripple of hope running through our lives.

My client base has more than doubled and I am averaging two new starts a week. As I work word of mouth and do not advertise I am very pleased with this figure. I am working less time and the work is less strenuous for me.

I'm doing The Race For Life this year just because I CAN!!!"


"I cannot recommend Ishta Spinal Touch highly enough and if you were considering taking it further to do the Practitioner Course, I can only emphasise that you not only get what you pay for but with these guys you get far, far more."



Warning: Do NOT undertake a Spinal Touch course
unless it meets the following 4 criteria

There is a lot of confusion surrounding our field. I want to give you 4 criteria or elements you absolutely, positively must have in any spinal touch training you obtain:

1: The course tutors must be accredited by Dr. LaMar Rosquist. Only if they have been trained by Dr. Rosquist can you guarantee that the tutors are teaching you the authentic technique.

2: The Practitioner Course is only being offered to existing therapists. Dr.Rosquist was adamant that this technique is an add-on technique only and you must hold an existing qualification to learn it.

3: That sufficient time is allowed for you to assimilate all the new information, practise the techniques and integrate it all into your practice.

4: That the Practitioner Course is teaching you the full technique and not just what you would learn on our Foundation Course - Module One.


You get at least 10 times your money's worth!

When Dr. Rosquist was taught the original technique that was eventually to become Ishta Spinal Touch, he said he spent the equivalent price of a large, brand new family car to learn it. He valued the training at that level still.

What is the value of a large, brand new family car today?

In summary, here's what you get:

Five days of excellent tuition; two on the Foundation Course - Module One and three on the Practitioner Course - Modules Two to Seven. Brilliant on-line seminars and webcasts. Personal mentors. More than 300 pages of continually updated notes. Audio and video presentations. On-going support from the tutors... for life. Our newsletter "The Plumbline". The ability to go onto our Advanced Courses and attain Master Practitioner Status. A dedicated area on the web site for practitioner resources. Membership of the British and European Spinal Touch Association. More clients than you can shake a stick at, and probably the busiest practice in your area.

If you respond right away, you pay only Brand New Car £1025.

  • Regular price is £275 for the Foundation Course - Module One.
  • Regular price is £750 for the Practitioner Course - Modules Two to Seven.

Act immediately and receive the following discounts

Since I know it's 100% to your benefit to act right away, I want to encourage you and give you every possible reason to say YES today! If you respond immediately, you'll also receive the following:

Free discount 1:

Early Bird Discount #1 Book a Foundation Course - Module One and get £25 off the total of £275. Balance to pay £250.

Total cost of Foundation Course is £275 £250.

Free discount 2:

Early Bird Discount #2 Book a Practitioner Course - Modules Two to Seven and get £50 off the total of £750. Balance to pay £700.

Total cost of Practitioner Course is £750 £700.

Early Bird Discounts apply to bookings received before the cut-off date for the course booked. For the cut-off dates see the booking form.

You can't lose with our 100%,
ironclad, moneyback guarantee

Ishta Spinal Touch Guarantee

If, at the end of the Foundation Course or before the exams on the Practitioner Course, you feel you haven't understood the material, or feel you can't apply it, owing to poor teaching skills on our part or sub-standard course notes, simply return the materials we have given you and we will gladly refund all the money you have paid.

Here's how to order right now!

To obtain an Ishta Spinal Touch prospectus and booking form just click the button below.

To your success,


Allyn Edwards D.C. and Sue Weller D.C.


P.S. Book now to get your Early Bird Discounts and save up to a massive £75.

P.P.S. Remember if you feel that our teaching skills or course material is lacking then we will refund all monies paid.

P.P.P.S. You can have the practice you want and deserve!

Try it for yourself

If you don't yet know how fantastic Ishta Spinal Touch is and how well you feel after receiving it, why not contact your nearest Ishta Spinal Touch practitioner.

A full list of them can be found here.


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