Created in 2007 by a group of alternative health professionals, the Wellness Center offers holistic services that take into account the physical, psychological and spiritual dimensions of the human being. Available as individual consultations or group workshops, the services foster self-knowledge and focus on helping each individual access and develop his/her own resources and self-healing skills.

Osteopathy consultations in Jaffray, Fernie and Cranbrook. Please see practitioner's contact info below.

IDEAL Wellness Center, 7770 Baynes Lake Rd., Jaffray, BC




An encompassing system of medical care that emphasizes the role of the muscle-skeletal system in health and disease. It focuses on the interrelationship between structure and function in the body, facilitating the body’s ability to heal itself.

Francois Amigues, Manual Osteopathic Practitioner D.O., specializes in working with couples, pregnant women and newborns for over 17 years. Francois is president of the Canadian Association for Prenatal Education (CAPE). He lectures and teaches throughout Canada, the US, France and Russia.



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  • CRANBROOK Thursdays at Kootenay Health Center

  • JAFFRAY Mondays & Tuesdays at Ideal Wellness Center

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Osteopathy training and seminars


Osteopathic Cognitive Seminar

Summer retreat 24 - 26 July 2019

This course is offered in French & English.

Instructors: Francois & Jean-Pierre Amigues. François Amigues, Manual Osteopathic Practitioner D.O. with over 17 years experience, specializes in work with couples, pregnant women and newborns. He is the president of the Canadian Association for Prenatal Education (CAPE).

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Seminar references: Birth Charter

Family Osteopathy. Course No 1

This course covers topics relating to trans-generational and epigenetic harmonization, osteopathic readings of the innate and acquired biographical imprints, applied work for individuals, couples, fertility, pregnant women, birthing and newborns.

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Neurocognitive Osteopathy. Course No 2

From psychology to structure

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Energetic & postural osteopathy; muscular chains. Course No 3

Biodynamics of energetic circulation in the motion of our muscular chains

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Languages: the courses are taught in English or French with simultaneous translation when needed.

Accommodation: for seminars at the IDEAL Society, on site lodging is possible (2 per room), including 3 meals.

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