Course Description: ELDOA for the pelvis: The Sacroiliac joint and the pubic symphysis

ELDOA level 4 is taught in binomial:
➢ The theoretical part of 2 days online, is taught exclusively by Guy VOYER, DO.
➢ The practical part of 3 days in class, is taught by instructors certified by Guy VOYER DO, to date Justin Brien, Scott Herrera and Bryce Turner.

The first part of the seminar consists of:
• To answer any biomechanical or techno-methodology questions related to the ELDOA classes in levels 1, 2 and 3, • To teach the relational anatomy of the pelvis, its container and its content,
• To explain the tensegrity biomechanics of the pelvis in relation to the rest of the spine,
• To describe the analytical biomechanics of the 22 main axes of the pelvis,
• To analyze the diagnostic tests of the 22 axes of mobility of the pelvis.
The second part of the seminar covers mastery of diagnostic testing and mastery of specific ELDOA of all parts of the sacroiliac joint, sacrum, sacrococcygeal joint and symphysis pubis.

Prerequisite: Students must have completed ELDOA 1, 2 and 3 or have completed the SomaTraining program and be a graduated SomaTrainer.
For those who have not met these prerequisites, you may attend the course, but you will not be certified until you have completed Levels 1, 2 and 3 or completed the SomaTraining program.
At the end of this course, there is an exam covering the theoretical and practical parts of ELDOA 1,2 and 3. Upon successful completion of this exam, you will graduate as an ELDOA Trainer.
At the end of this course, those who want to teach ELDOA levels 1,2 and 3, can be certified by following the certification protocol supervised by Guy VOYER DO and Scott Herrera.

PREREQUISITE: Students have to complete ELDOA Level 1, 2 or 3 or have completed the Somatraining program
For those who haven’t completed the above prerequisites you are able to attend the course as an observer but will not be certified until taking Level 1, 2 and 3 or completing the Somatraining program.
EXAM: There is an exam for this course.

CERTIFICATION: Upon completion of this course a certification will be given. This Certification will allow the participant to advertise themselves as an

Certified ELDOA Trainer. This will allow you to start working with private clients or a class setting such as ELDOA group class, or work in conjunction with therapist. As many Certified ELDOA Trainer do.

Study Questions to Prepare for Course

What does ELDOA stand for?


What is Junghan’s functional unit?


Why did Guy VOYER develop the ELDOA?


What is MAC?


What are the MEZIERES techniques?


Who is STILL?


What are the local effects of ELDOA?


What is the PRM (primary respiratory mechanism)?


Define the fascia in 5 lines?


Describe the line of gravity.


What are the two distinct sections of the cervical spine?


Describe the shape of a typical cervical vertebrae.


Describe the spine in the three planes, sagittal, frontal and transverse.


Why are the diaphragm and abdominal muscles described as antagonistic synergistic?


Describe the lumbar vertebrae.


What happens during flexion- extension in the lumbar spine?


Discuss the educational paradigm of Guy VOYER, DO and the Soma- ELDOA Program.