European WATSU®️ Instructor Conference 2022

October 1st and 2nd 2022.

Metin Sabancı Merkezi, Atasehir



Dear Attendee,

We are happy to invite you to the European WATSU® Instructor Conference (EWIC) 2022 in Istanbul, Turkiye.
WATSU® Turkiye Training Institute in cooperation with Turkiye Spastic Children Foundation offers a wonderful combination of theory and practice as a hybrid event, in addition to the previous online WABA events. WABA instructors and assistants will enjoy specific knowledge, effective practices and experience exchange during EWIC 2022.

Let's meet on Istanbul’s European and Asian sides for peace and healing.

Dr. Ertan Tufekcioglu on behalf of Organizing Committee

The EWIC' 2022 Conference Program

1st Day (October 1st)2nd Day (October 2nd)
09:00 Session Exchanges Session Exchanges
10:00 Global-Analytical-Global Method applied to WATSU® (GAG) / Gianni De Stefanni (S.I.)* 5 Elements in Water / Jurgita Sveiden (S.I.)*
11:00 Coordination, precision and synchronicity in DUO.WATSU® / Jurgita Sveiden (S.I.)* Cranio Sacral Therapy in Water TM: Fascia as a System / Elisa Munoz Blanco
12:00 Fluidic Life Coaching / Ertan Tufekcioglu WATSU® Adaptations for Individuals with Variety of Special Needs. / Duran Arslan
13:00 L U N C H B R E A K
15:00 New WABA registry / G.D.* 15:00 Analogies to Promote Learning WATSU® / Ertan Tufekcioglu
15:30 New Regulations of ESAC to Facilitate WATSU® Instructor Path / Keli Procopio (S.I.)
16:00 Cranio Sacral Therapy in Water TM: Fascia as a System / Elisa Munoz Blanco
16:30 Challenges in Teaching WATSU®️ and New Tools for Better Results / Tatyana Penzina
17:00 Board communications 17:00 A better definition of what we mean as an established teacher or TI as the actual one (see 2021 TI agreement) / G.D.
18:00 Definition of “License to touch” for provider and professional practitioners: update of actual guidelines / G.D. 18:00 Guidelines regulating posting WABA classes according to non-territoriality and respect to established teachers / TI. Concepts for better transparency about procedures / G.D.
19:00 Requirements for the license to touch in a variety of countries / G. D. 19:00 November 2022 Board elections / G. D.
*General Discussion *Senior Instructor CLOSING


Congress Chair

Prof. Dr. Birol Çotuk

Congress Organization Committee

Dr. Ertan Tüfekçioğlu

Dr. Duran Arslan

Dr. Ferman Konukman

Dr. Mustafa Said Erzeybek

Goksel Ozan


WABA Instructors & Assistants

€ 140

Online Participation (for Only Afternoon Sessions)

€ 60

  • Refunds and Cancellations: 50% of registration fees will be refunded for cancellations made before Aug 20, 2022. No refunds will be made for cancellations made after this date.
  • Conference registration fee includes participation in scientific events and printed materials.
  • 18% VAT is included in the registration fees.
  • Bank Details;
    Account Name : İyi Yaşam Organizasyon Ltd. Şti.
    Bank Name : Türkiye İş Bankası
    Branch Name : Ataşehir (1226)
    IBAN : TR56 0006 4000 0021 2260 5812 80 (EUR)
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Certification Programs

WATSU® 2 Course by Tomasz Zagorski

24-28 September
WATSU® 3 Course by Keli Procopio & Jurgita Sveiden

3-7 October
WATSU® Basics by Tomasz Zagorski

29-30 September

Certification programs are excluded from the WATSU® conference fee. Please contact with for more information about the WATSU® certification program.

Social Program

Bosphorus Cruise & City Tour

On September 30th, we’ll make a small tour to the Old Town area then cruise along the bosphorus for a sightseeing by boat.

Contact Us

  • Metin Sabancı Merkezi
    Prof. Dr. Hıfzı Özcan Caddesi No:8 34750

  • Organization Secreteriat
  • +90 (216) 802 85 74

    +90 (532) 351 00 44