Advanced Clinical Education is thrilled to be offering this exclusive opportunity to immerse yourself in a week of learning, luxury and adventure.

Not only is Cradle mountain one of the most stunning sights you’ll see, but the natural wonder and untouched beauty of the region is something very special.

The Manual Therapy Retreat – Cradle Mountain is a 5 night, 6 day professional development experience for health practitioners in the manual therapy field. Remedial Massage Therapists, Myotherapists, Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors, etc will benefit from 6 individual workshops delivered by one of Australia’s leading industry educators. This spectacular retreat promises to provide the best and most clinically relevant education with the perfect balance of education, relaxation and adventure. During the week long retreat you will have the opportunity to climb the majestic Cradle Mountain, explore the surrounding areas along with a number of surprises thrown in by the ACE team. All topped off with a number of Tasmania’s finest meals sourced from fresh local produce.

Events like this are not only a fantastic way to increase your knowledge and skill as a therapist, but they also offer a great networking opportunity. You will absolutely come away from this with a lot of new friends and connections to help you foster even greater growth in your career.

Retreat Schedule & Topics

Workshop topics include:

  • Gait analysis
  • Functional Release Cupping for hip, pelvis and low back dysfunction
  • Advanced joint mobilisation for the spine
  • Lower limb orthopaedic assessment
  • Integrated treatment approaches for headache
  • Neuromuscular techniques for upper limb pain

6 workshops
6 meals (3 lunches, 3 dinners)
Morning and afternoon tea on workshop days
Welcome party/drinks on day 1.
Farewell party/drinks on day 5
Entry to national park
Group activities including Cradle Mountain climb

Not included:
Flights/travel to and from the event.
Meals, other than those included in the Retreat Schedule.
Accommodation – A discount on accommodation for Retreat attendees has been arranged with nearby accommodation venues. Information on this will be provided upon registration or request.
There are a number of accommodation options to suit any budget. Sharing may be arranged with another Retreat attendee.

Presenters & Cost

Teacher / Presenter:
Shaun Brewster.
Founder and Director of Advanced Clinical Education.
20+ years experience in clinical practice and education.
Musculoskeletal Therapist & Exercise Physiologist.

$1500 (Early Bird price until Dec 1st)
$1650 (Standard price after Dec 1st)
A payment plan option is built into the booking process for you to use if you choose to.
The payment plan divides the registration fee into 5 parts, with the first payment processed at the time of registration, and the final four payments processed from late November through to January.
If you would like ACE to create a tailored payment plan to suit your needs, simply send us an email and this will be arranged.

Once registered, you’ll be added to a private facebook group where you can interact with other attendees and potentially arrange shared transport or accommodation if required.

Local Tasmanian therapists who choose to only attend the workshops (not the meals and extra activities) may contact ACE for a reduced ticket price option.

Interstate travellers should fly into Launceston and hire (or share) a car for the two hour drive to Cradle Mountain.


Mon, Jan 27 – Sat, Feb 1 at 5:00 PM-12:00 PM

Cradle Mountain Hotel, Tasmania


$1500.00 (Early Bird until Dec 1st 2019)

$1650.00 (Standard Price after Dec 1st 2019)