Upledger Institute International (UI) is a healthcare resource center recognized worldwide for its comprehensive education programs, advanced treatment options and for its unique outreach initiatives.
Over 125,000 therapists in 110 countries have benefited from the training they’ve achieved through The Upledger Institute. And with new programs and new opportunities to come, tens of thousands of new therapists and millions of more patients will benefit as well.
The Upledger Clinic provides intensive therapy for extreme ailments involving brain and spinal cord dysfunction such as: traumatic injury, vertigo, chronic pain, autism and many more.
The healing power of a gentle touch
Over 125,000 therapists in 110 countries
And with new programs and new opportunities to come, tens of thousands of new therapists and millions of more patients will benefit as well.
Gyalai Tünde - Tina
The coordinator of the institute and the international therapist is Gyalai Tünde - Tina. For 16 years she has been involved in massage techniques and has always worked to improve her knowledge and practice in order to improve her work and respond more effectively to the challenges of the profession.
In 2002 she completed her training in therapeutic massage at the Radnicki University in Novi Sad. Since then, Tui's massage and reflexology courses in Lovran, Croatia (2011) have been followed, and then the fascio-therapy of the association "Touch to Health" in Belgrade (2014/2015).
Two years ago, that is, 2016, she was very interested in this technique, and soon she felt on her own case also positive effects of the technique that strengthened her in the intention to bring this technique to Serbia. Considering that for 16 years she has been engaged in and improved in massage techniques, she immediately recognized the therapeutic potential of craniosacral technique (CST) and decided to go to her cost more thoroughly and in more detail, and finally, to train her. For this purpose, she applied for the first level of training at the Upledger Institute in Budapest, where she finished first and second level of Craniosacral Technique (CS1, CS2). Shortly thereafter, the next two levels, III and IV, ended the same at the institutes in Lisbon and Athens last year under the name Somato Emotional Release (SER1, SER2). This year, Craniosacral in Pediatrics (CSP1) ended in July, which includes work with children and infants.
Recognizing the benefits of this technique, she contacted the US central office, which ultimately resulted in a visit to the Upledger Institute in Palm Beach, Florida, on three occasions for a period of 4 weeks where she volunteered. There she had the opportunity to get full insight about the source of this technique and cooperate with this institution. As a result of great cooperation, a business idea was born to open a licensed center in Serbia, the founder and educator of which was. This procedure for obtaining a license was legally enforced in March 2018. -
This year, in September 2018, the Semi-Sensory Craniosacral Sensation (SICS) Seminar and Advanced Advanced Level (ADV1) were completed.
"In my work experience, I had thousands of satisfied clients with whom I had long-term cooperation and professional confidence, and this has always been an incentive for me to further improve myself, if I could not provide them with a better therapeutic treatment.Worked the children with special needs, pregnant women, with people with rheumatoid arthritis, with allergies, worked with anxiety and depression, skin diseases, with osteopathic disorders, with chronic migraine, with tinnitus, with hormonal disorders, then with asthmatics, and in the postoperative stage of cancer So, during my therapeutic practice, I have encountered numerous work challenges and that's why I was able to recognize the potential and importance of Craniosacral Therapy (CST). "
Dr. Diego Maggio
1966 Vocation School Certificate , Italy.
1983 Secondary School Certificate, Universities of Manchester Liverpool Leeds Sheffield and Birmingham Department of education and Science, Liverpool.
1988 Sports Massage Therapy Certificate from the British Cycling Federation.
1992 D.O. at the Northern County School of Osteopathy, England
1994-1995 CranioSacral Therapy curriculum successfully completed:
CranioSacral Therapy I and II (CST 1 and 2), Edimburgh (Scotland)
SomatoEmotional Release III (SER 1) taught by Dr.John Upledger, Palm Beach (Florida)
SomatoEmotional Release IV (SER 2), Toronto (Canada)
Advanced I (ADV) taught by Dr. John Upledger, Singer island Palm beach (Florida)
1997-2000 Certified instructor for all levels(levels:CST 1- CST 2- SER 1 – SER 2- ADV 1)
2000 Registered with the General Osteopathic Council of Great Britain (Reg. No.3/3428/F)
2000-2002 Certified examiner for the CST certification program
Certified instructor of dolphin-assisted CST (Ap Bioaquatic)
2007 University Degree in Osteopathy obtained at Westminster University (London)
2007 Certified instructor in CranioSacral Therapy (Level TBS 1)
2010 Certified instructor in Craniosacral Therapy (Level ADV 2 )
Teacher of Martial Arts
Sport massage therapist for the British Cycling Federation
Sport massage therapist for the French Professional Cycling Team “Z” assigned to the World champion Greg Lemond
Osteopath of the Professional Cycling Team “Raliegh G.B.”
Osteopath providing ambulatory care at his office , Liverpool
Assistant to Dr. Upledger, Dublin (Ireland)
Assistant to Dr. Upledger, Palm Beach Gardens (Florida)
Yearly facilitator, staff of Chief Therapists of the Upledger Institute, Palm Beach Gardens (Florida),
HealthPlex Clinic for Intensive Therapy
International teacher and lecturer at various medical facilities
2001 Adjunct professor, University of Palermo, Residency in Orthopaedics and Traumatology Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chair of Orthognathodontics and Orthodontics.
2004 Adjunt professor, “Magna Graecia” University of Catanzaro, teacher of CranioSacral Therapy Within the framework of the “Level I” Master in Clinical Posturology
2005 Adjunct professor, Institute of Ostheopatic Medicine , Saint-Petersburg Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (Russia)
2006 Adjunct professor, teacher of Craniosacral therapy, C.R.N.sas Napoli
2008 Teacher of Post Graduate courses of I.S.O (Istituto superior di Osteopatia) Milano
2008 Teacher of Post Graduate courses of C.E.R.D.O (Centre pour l’Etude , la Recherche et la Diffusion Osteopathiques)- Roma
2011 Legal Representative of Upledeger Italia Institute
2012 Master teaching –University of Our Lady of Good Counsel –Tirana (Albania) 2013 Master teaching – Department of the Hospital- Pulmonology – Trieste
2013 Chairman and Director of Upledger Italia Association- Craniosacral Academy Trieste (Italy).
1989 Member of the British Federation of Sport Therapist
1996 Partner of National Back Pain association
1996 Founder of Upledger Italy Association
2006 Chairman and director of Associazione Cranio Sacrale FVG
2007 Member of Regional Committee of professions not belonging to Orders or Colleges.