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Established in 1988 by Dr. Lawrence Jones and Randall Kusunose, PT, OCS, the Jones Institute offers post-graduate Strain Counterstrain seminars for health care professionals throughout the United States. Dr. Jones developed this innovative approach for the treatment of neuromuscular and musculo-skeletal disorders in the 1950’s. The Jones Institute is the only organization that provides instructors who are certified and authorized to teach the Strain Counterstrain technique by Dr. Jones and the Jones Institute.






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  SCS I for the Spine (SCS I)   
        SCS II for the Extremities (SCS II)
 FI - Fascial Intro

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  SCS for Pelvic Pain (SCS PP)  
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SCS of the Upper Quarter for PT's & OT's (SCS UQ)

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SCS III-Cranial & Advanced Techniques (SCS III)
SCS IV-Facilitated SCS with Review (SCS IV)

     Jones Discounts Available Replace a Lost Certificate    FCS for the Viscera (FCS VC)
FCS for the Lymphatic & Venous System (FCS LV)
     Fees & Cancelation Policy Tuition & Registration Basics  

FCS for the Arterial System (FCS AR)
FCS for Nervous System, Part 1 (FCS N1) 

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FCS for Nervous System, Part 2 (FCS N2)
FCS for Muskuloskeletal, Part 1 (FCS MS1)
FCS-Muskuloskeletal, Part 2 (FCS MS2)     NEW!

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P R E - C O U R S E    R E A D I N G:

        Recommended before your first SCS course.  
        Chapter 13 - English  

Click here for the latest Jones Institute Newsletter!

  Chapter 13 - French
Chapter 13 - Italian
Chapter 13 - German
        From the Book: Rational Manual Therapies by John V Basmajian
& Rich Nyberg - Chapter 13 by Randall S. Kusunose

F O R M S: (click on a form & print)

  Recommended before the Pelvic course.    
    Registration Form (Fax or Mail)
  SCS for Pelvic Pain Chapter  
    Multiple Registration Form (Fax or Mail) J.S.C.C. VIP Form   From the Book: The Pelvic Floor, by Beate Carriere &
Cynthia Markel Feldt - Chapter 2.2 by Randall S. Kusunose
    3+ Group Discount Form (By Fax or Mail)  Forms For Hosts Only:      
    Course Block Discount Form (Fax or Mail) Participant List Form (Contract Hosts)   Recommended before the VC, LV, AR & N1 courses.   
    Product Order Form (Fax or Mail) Break Food & Beverage Guidelines (Hosts)  
Fascial SCS Intro, English - By Brian Tuckey PT, OCS, JSCCI
Fascial SCS Intro, French - By Brian Tuckey PT, OCS, JSCCI
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SCS click the 'Certification' button, upper left

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It's an exciting time in Jones Institute Strain Counterstrrain!

   J o n e s    I n s t i t u t e    E u r o p e (JIE) 

To find out more about a Course/Host
please visit their website or email them.
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JIE is based out of Torino, Italy and managed by Erik Gandino, an Italian Osteopath. Their website is
and has displays in English, French, Italian and Dutch. Their email address is

To see the most current JIE schedule, please visit the Jones Institute Europe website:!

     F r a n c e

Kine' Formations in the Paris area have trained instructors who are now teaching their own entry level Strain Counterstrain (SCS) courses!    For entry level courses in France, please visit their website for their course schedule.  Their courses are sponsored and managed by Thierry Blaine.  ( Jones Institute USA is still coming in to teach the advanced SCS and FCS courses-see schedule below for details.)

Their website is and their email is
To see the most current Kine Formations schedule, please visit the Kine Formations website:!
A u s t r a l i a

Manual Therapy Institute (MTI) in Adelaide is also beginning to teach their own SCS I & II courses!  For more course information in Australia, please visit their website for their course scheduleTheir courses are sponsored and managed by Haydn Gambling.   ( Jones Institute USA is still coming in to teach the advanced SCS and FCS courses-see schedule below for details.)

Their website is and their email is   -  Check it out.
To see the most current MTI schedule, please visit the Manual Therapy Institute website:!


 T a i w a n

Taiwan Institute of Fascia Research (TIFAR) is hosting their second year in their new SCS Educational Facility in Taichung, Taiwan and continues hosting SCS with us this year! Courses are managed by Kenny Hsiao.  Check out their website at and their email is
 In 2018...we are going to China!  

S p a i n

KenZen Formation in Spain will be hosting their next courses in Barcelona. You can check out their website at and their email is 
Enroll online at  Their website is in Castellano Spanish - the local language in Barcelona.



Jones Institute Europe 2018 International Course Schedule


Jones Institute 2018 International Course Schedule

   Dates  Location


  Dates Location



 January 26-28, 2018
 June 2-4, 2018
 June 8-10, 2018

 Torino, Itlay
 Torino, Itlay
 Torino, Itlay


   February 9-11, 2018  Taichung, Taiwan


     June 2-4, 2018
 June 8-10, 2018
 Taichung, Taiwan
 Taichung, Taiwan




     October 5-7, 2018  Paris, France



 September 29-October 1, 2018

 Rome, Italy


   October 19-21, 2018
 October 26-28, 2018

 Taichung, Taiwan
 Shanghai, China



 November 9-11, 2018
 November 16-18, 2018

 Paris, France
 Barcelona, Spain



 November 30-December 2, 2018
 December 7-9, 2018

 Adeliade, Australia
 Paris, France



   London - 2007                                    Paris - 2009 & 2010                                                                          Australia - 2010                                                                              Randy & Erik-Milan-2010


 Jones Institute reserves the right to amend this information without notice at anytime.