Foundation Course in Rhythmical Einreibungen Part 2

  • 10 Oct 2019
  • 9:00 AM
  • 14 Oct 2019
  • 4:00 PM
  • Camphill Village Copake, New York
  • 6


  • Open to current NAANA members. Early registrations must be paid in full no later than July 31st 2019.

Registration is closed

Foundation Course RE Level 1 - Part 2
Rhythmical Application of Oils
An Anthroposophic Nursing gesture that enlivens, warms and nurtures the whole human being through the application of touch and therapeutic oils. RE Part 3 course will be offered in October 2020.

For event flyer and printable registration form click here, although online registration is encouraged.

Students will be introduced to the theory of rhythmical and life processes through instruction and practice, and will learn:

  • Rhythmical Einreibung of the arms, chest, abdomen and lying back
  • Review of Adult Learning Process 
  • Review of RE Quality Criteria 
  • Difference between RE & RMT 
  • Difference of Sitting Back & Lying Back 
  • Lightness/Levity & Heaviness/Gravity 
  • Polarity of Arms & Legs 
  • Three-fold & Four-fold assessment 
  • Applying QC in Other Areas of Life 
  • Therapeutic Substances

The learning process is experiential and imaginative, imparting a living knowledge of RE that participants are able to readily integrate into their health care practices and life situations.

Pregnancy and some medical conditions are contraindications for receiving Rhythmical Einreinbung in a practice setting; please notify the course coordinators if you are pregnant or have a medical condition.

A mentoring process is available to those who wish to complete the Foundation Course.

Cost of the Course:
$595 for early registration ($570 with NAANA membership discount of $25)
$695 for registration after August 1st, 2019
In order to register as a NAANA member, you must be signed in to Payment is due at time of registration.

Cancellation Policy:
Participants' cancellation requests must be received in writing (emailed and received, or postmarked) before August 1, 2019 for a full refund, less a $50.00 administrative fee. Cancellation requests received in writing before August 15th will receive a 50% refund, less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellation requests after August 15th will not be eligible for a refund, but another person may be substituted for an additional $50.00 administrative fee. Telephone cancellations cannot be honored. Email cancellations will be promptly acknowledged by return email; until then, you cannot assume they have been received.

Anke Smeele RN, HN-BC, ANS, RET is a Specialist in Anthroposophic Nursing and Rhythmical Einreibungen. She makes RE methods from Edelgard Grosse-Brauchman and Anette Beiswenger/Eva-Marie Batschko the foundation of her teaching. She teaches both  Foundation and Specialist RE/RES Level courses, is teaching in the AN/ANS program at the IPMT in Chestnut Ridge, New York, and mentors students in these programs. Anke is a founding Board Member for the Anthroposophic Nursing Association (NAANA), and chair for NAANA’s Education Committee.

Online registration is preferred, though printed and completed registration forms, mailed with accompanying payment, made payable to "NAANA" can be sent to:
Lynn Hotaling
876 Carlson Rd
Craryville, NY 12521

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