Course options in the Netherlands

We currently offer the following courses: 

  • LEVEL 1 Rhythmic movement training and primitive reflexes (16 hours) 
  • LEVEL 2 Rhythmic Movements, Emotions and Inner Leadership, The Limbic System (16 hours)
  • LEVEL 3 Rhythmic Movements, Reflexes and Vision Reading and Writing Problems (16 hours)
  • BRMT Introduction lecture and workshop * (6 hours) 
  • Rhythmic Movement Training for Toddlers and Preschoolers (16 hours)
  • Rhythmic Movement Training and Diet for Sustainable Health in Autism and Other Challenges (16 hours)
  • Rhythmic Movement Training and Reflexes in Cerebral Palsy and Other Motor Disabilities (12 hours)
  •  Rhythmic movement training and reflex integration for pain management, part 1 (16 hours)
  • Rhythmic movement training and reflex integration for pain management, part 2 (16 hours)
  • Rhythmic Movement Training and Reflex Integration, Dreams, Creativity and Inner Healing (16 hours)  

Course Information 

BRMT Introduction Lecture and Workshop *

For anyone who want to get to know BRMT. 

(6 hours)

It provides a practical and theoretical insight into the method. You experience and learn some passive and active rhythmic movements. You will test a primitive reflex and integrate it with isometric pressure. 

* This introductory course is mandatory for those who are new to the method and wish to take the following courses: 

* Rhythmic Movement Education for Toddlers and Preschoolers and 

* Rhythmic movement training and nutrition for sustainable health in autism and other challenges. 

it is very beneficial as an introduction to the training class Rhythmic Movement Training and Reflexes in Cerebral Palsy and Other Motor Disabilities. 

This introduction is always given before these courses.


Blomberg RMT LEVEL 1

Rhythmic movement training and primitive reflexes 

Basic course

No previous knowledge required

In this 16 hour course you will learn the basics of Rhythmic Movement Training. 

During this two-day training you will learn the basics of Rhythmic Movement Training: how the rhythmic exercises can be used to regulate muscle tone, support balance, coordination and stability, stimulate the brain to improve attention, focus, control impulses and manage hyperactivity. 

In theory and practice you will learn how and why rhythmic movements and reflex integration can create space for play, learning and social interaction.

You will receive information about the most important primary reflexes that can interfere with development, and how you can integrate them through specific rhythmic movements. 

After this thorough class you will be able to start using the movements on yourself and your family as well as your clients. 


Blomberg RMT LEVEL 2

Rhythmic Movements, Emotions and Inner Leadership, The Limbic System 

Previous knowledge: LEVEL 1

This 16 hour course enables us to work with movements to get in touch with our emotions, and to stabilize emotions when they threaten to take command.

The limbic system regulates memory, emotions, feelings of caring and affection. The rhythmic movements and reflex integration support the ability to distinguish the upper and lower body. This is important for the continuous development of imagination and creative ability. With stronger nerve connections in the central nervous system, the relationship between thoughts and feelings also improves. 

This course deals with reflexes that affect the emotions, stress and anxiety. 

The course also deals with reflexes that especially affect our emotions:  You learn what to do when people get strong emotional reactions to rhythmic movements.  It is a necessary tool for anyone who wishes to work with Rhythmic Movement Training.


Blomberg RMT LEVEL 3

LEVEL 3 Rhythmic Movements, Reflexes and Vision Reading and Writing Problems


Previous knowledge: Level 2 or Pain, part 2 

This 16 hour course deals with how our reading and writing ability is affected by various factors such as vision, articulation and motor skills. You will learn about cognitive, visual and auditory development and the cooperation between the two hemispheres. Dr. Blomberg lays out the theory about different types of dyslexic problems. We learn to test for non-integrated primitive reflexes and recognize other motor limitations that are important in dyslexia. 

You will also learn the effect of stress on eye movements and auditory perception. Emphasis is on recognizing visual problems and improving sight and reading by combining rhythmic and visual exercises. 

We will use our own perception in recognizing visual problems and improving perception through a combination of different visual and rhythmic reflex integration exercises.

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Rhythmic Movement Training and Diet 

for Sustainable Health in Autism and Other Challenges 

Previous Knowledge: BRMT Introduction Lecture and Workshop*, preferably Level 1


This 16 hour course addresses the importance of nutrition and nutritional supplements for working with rhythmic movements, not only in autism but also in ADHD, dyslexia and various motor problems. 

Food intolerance increases and can interfere with exercise. This course teaches you how to test food intolerance and supplements and how to use supplements. We learn about the gut and how inflammation in the nervous system affects people with neuropsychiatric problems. 

The course also deals with primary reflexes that occur especially in autism and how the training should be given to children with autism and ADD.


Rhythmic Movement Training in Preschool / Kindergarten

for Younger Children

Previous Knowledge: BRMT Introduction Lecture and Workshop*

Recommended: Level 1

16 hour course. BRMT in kindergarten examines most reflexes taught at BRMT level 1-3, with an emphasis on understanding the reflex patterns and integrating the reflexes through games and activities. 

This comprehensive overview of BRMT provides insight into childhood games lost in the age of technology, which can be reused with the intention of integrating reflexes.

The course is particularly suitable for teachers, preschool teachers, (grand) parents, caregivers and physiotherapists. Tools are used to make reflex integration fun and playful by offering alternatives to exercises and isometric integration. 

Activities can be used with larger groups of children and at home.


Rhythmic Movement Training and Reflexes

in Cerebral Palsy and Other Motor Disabilities

Training class with adults and children (2 days)

Recommended previous knowledge: BRMT Introduction Lecture and Workshop*

This 12 hour course addresses the physical challenges that active reflexes play in cerebral palsy and similar disabilities such as gluten ataxia, stroke, head or nervous system injury, and birth trauma. This course is suitable for therapists, parents, caregivers or anyone dealing with severe motor problems or spasticity. 

People with  congenital  or acquired motor disability such as strokes and accidents are also welcome. Those present will receive an individual training program for continuous progress and growth in the home and clinical environment. Each participant can bring 1-2 extra persons (parents/assistants) if necessary.


Rhythmic movement training and reflex integration

For pain management part 1 and 2

These two courses treat muscle tension that overloads the neck, spine and joints and causes inflammation in the muscles, osteoarthritis of the joints and spine, pelvic rotations and skeletal abnormalities such as scoliosis or kyphosis. We integrate primary reflexes and stress reflexes that are overactive due to trauma, prolonged stress wear and tear or injury. 

We learn a system that allows us to discover which reflexes are most important to integrate in different states. There is a lot of practical work to integrate reflexes both on others and by ourselves.

We learn about supplements that are important for our nervous and musculoskeletal system.

The courses are designed for anyone interested in holistic therapies and healing movement methods. Physical therapists, doctors, body therapists and all because of their own or someone else's issues.

Rhythmic movement training and reflex integration

For pain management, part 1 

16 hours  

No previous knowledge required

This 16 hour course covers the basic principles of BRMT and muscle tension due to emotional stress and active stress reflexes and what you can do about them. It also addresses environmental causes to stress and problems with the musculoskeletal system.

We test primitive reflexes that can cause muscle tension, osteoarthritis, skeletal deformity and joint pain. 

We examine the rhythmic movements and experience the body's reactions to them. We test for primitive reflexes and integrate them with rhythmic and isometric reflex exercises on ourselves and a partner. We learn to correct bumps and a rotated pelvis. 

We learn a system that will help us find out which reflexes are most important to integrate in different issues.  

The course also addresses environmental factors that contribute to stress and musculoskeletal problems.


Rhythmic movement training and reflex integration

For pain management, part 2 

16 hours

Previous Knowledge: Level 2 or Pain part 1

In this 16 hour course we learn to test and integrate primary reflexes that cause muscle tension, pain, osteoarthritis and deformity at different levels: jaws, neck, thoracic spine, lumbar spine, hips, legs, knees, feet, shoulders and elbows. We use rhythmic movements and other exercises integrate all the reflexes that can cause a rotated pelvis and work with hip pain to prevent osteoarthritis of the hips. 

We go deeper in the balancing system to find out which reflexes are most important to integrate depending on the complaints of the client. We learn how to test for nutrition and supplements that are important for our nervous system and our musculoskeletal system. 


Rhythmic movement training and reflex integration

Dreams, Creativity and Inner Healing (2 days) 

Previous Knowledge: Pain part 2 or Level 2 

Highly recommended: Level 3

This 16 hour course gives participants tools to work with the sometimes scary dreams that can be caused by Rhythmic Movement Training. The symbols of such dreams are often similar to symbols of myth and folk tales. In the course, Eva Johansson discusses the meaning of these symbols for healing and integration, and how we can use this information when working with our clients. 

Participants are encouraged to do the movements for a period and keep a dream diary to bring to the course.

Sponsor 

If you would like a Blomberg Rhythmic Movement Training® course near you or at work, you can sponsor the course.

As a sponsor, you contact a BRMT instructor and set up a course: 

  • Advertise and interact with attendees and assistants and get them the information they need. 
  • Provide a suitable place for BRMT with equipment for the presentation. 
  • Collect course fees and create participant lists. 
  • Make sure there are sugar, gluten, and casein-free references, preferably organic.
  • Print lists and dividends etc. 

There may be different arrangements about course fees and other costs if a closed group of people is participating in the course. 

As a sponsor, you and the instructor agree on your compensation. It can be to participate in the class for free, or some other arrangement.

There may be different arrangements about course fees and other costs if a closed group of people takes part in the course.


BRMT Assistant

As an assistant you have the opportunity to repeat a course and deepen your knowledge of rhythmic movement training and reflex integration. You don't pay any course fee to be a BRMT course assistant, but you are expected to do some work and help out in the class. 

Having an assistant is very helpful for BRMT instructors and contributes to the quality of the lessons. The instructor decides how many assistants he / she wants in the class. If you have the desire and the opportunity to assist you, please contact the instructor, there may be a waiting list. You who have taken at least three 2-day BRMT courses are welcome to help with any of the courses you have already taken. 

Training courses that you help do not count as credits towards obtaining a diploma as a rhythm movement consultant / instructor. In the Netherlands you will receive an assistant diploma. 

If you have taken three courses, you will receive an optional course for half the cost. In the Netherlands you will receive an assistant diploma. If you have taken three courses, you will receive an elective course for half of the course fee.