Fascial Manipulation Institute by Stecco

Via Cavalieri di Vittorio Veneto 19, Padova, June 8, 2024



08:00 – 08:30     Registration

08.30 – 08.40     Opening: Luigi Stecco, founder of the method

08.40 – 09.00    “Anatomical point of view on CC on the upper limb” Szymon Kopko

09.00 – 09.15     “Foundations of Fascial Mechanotransduction: YAP” Carmelo Pirri

09.15 – 09.30     “Urinary Incontinence and Other Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions as Underestimated Problems in People under Forty Years: What Is Their Relationship with Sport?” Lorenza Bonaldi

09.30 – 09.50     “Cupping/vacuum therapy” Larry Steinbeck

09.50 – 10.10    Discussion

10.10 – 10.40    Coffee – break

10.40 – 10.55     “Superficial fascia alterations in lipedema” Caterina Fede

10.55 – 11.15     “Brain Neuromodulation and Exercise Intervention on Chronic Low Back Pain” Yuling Whang

11.15 – 11.35    “Using FM for preparation of sportsman for the Paris 2024 Olympics” Natalie Brettler

11.35 – 11.50    “Treatment of scars: post-operative events, direct and indirect post-traumatic events” Giorgio Rucli

11.50 – 12.10     Discussion

12.10 – 12.30     2024 Celebration of the “FM Certified Specialists”

12.30 – 13.00     FMA Assembly (only for members) with elections for the new Executive Council

13.00 – 14.30     Lunch (offered by FMA)

14.30 – 17.30     Workshops

Group A – PaVe: strategies to improve effectiveness (Italian/ English) Casadei S., Giacomini  S.

Group B – Treatment of global and systemic dysfunctions (Italian / English) Depriori G., Motton F.

Group C – Introduction to Fascial Manipulation School (English/Italian) Stecco A., Stecco C., Stecco L.

Group D – Introduction to “Fascial Manipulation®” method” (English/Chinese) Brettler N., Negosanti L., Stecco L., Stecco C., Stecco A.

19.00       Social Dinner – “Villa Italia”. We kindly ask to confirm for reservation.

  • Cost 50€/person (payment Saturday morning, during the registration)
  • From 19.00 garden area, welcome happy hour
  • After dinner, music and dance


All members of the Fascial Manipulation Association can enroll to the Congress, from January 1st, 2024.

How to register/renew FMA membership

To register to the Fascial Manipulation Association, you must:

  • Enter the website
  • Click on “Association”
  • Then click on “Register” (“Not yet registered?)
  • Log in with your personal data
  • Proceed with the payment of the membership fee of € 30.00

To renew the membership to the Fascial Manipulation Association:

  • Enter the website with your credentials (username and password)
  • Click on “Renew my subscription” in the “Members area” section
  • Proceed with the payment of the membership fee of € 30.00


Then you can register for free to the FMA Congress, specifying the workshop you would like to attend in the afternoon
– by e-mail to
– by filling in the form below

Events before or after the FMA Congress

MASTER CLASS LEVEL 1-2: June 4-6, 2024
Teachers: Cossarini Luca – Iogna Prat Pietro, English language
It is recommended to who has completed Fascial Manipulation Level I°-II°.
It offers a revision and a deepening study of some basic aspect of locomotor system, with particular attention to the treatment of the sportsman

MASTER CLASS LEVEL 3-4: June 4-6, 2024
Teachers: Lorenzo Freschi – Motton Francesco, English language
It is for who has completed Fascial Manipulation Level I°-II°-III°.
It offers a revision of some internal dysfunction’s concepts. It is a deepening study of therapeutic approach of complex cases, which ask better manual skills.

It is for who has completed all the courses of Fascial Manipulation.
It is an exam to gain the title “Certified Fascial Manipulation Specialist”.

Padova June 9, 2024
It is reserved for teachers and FM assistants

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