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Sanda Pinkerton

Sanda Pinkerton,

Anna Gross

Anna Gross


MYO Masterminds Program is a 9-month collective learning experience, in the areas of oral sensory-motor and orofacial-myofunctional treatment.

You are invited to apply for our comprehensive literature and case-based orofacial myofunctional therapy course lead by top-tier seasoned practitioners.

Discuss the latest protocols & best practices amongst other peers who share your passion.:

  • Infant Treatment
  • Motor Sensory Myofunctional Support For Orthodontic Treatment & MMA Surgery

The course is focused around a coordinated, multidisciplinary team approach so that we can help focus on bringing the research and cooperation needed to advance our field.y


This is a 9-month literature and case-based course with 88 hours of instruction and hands-on learning. The course focuses on oral sensory-motor through orofacial myofunctional diagnostic treatment. It is unique in that participants will problem solve with instructors on their own cases (with patient permission). Additionally, participants will use actual tools and exercises on themselves and their patients.

MYO Masterminds professionals commit to:

  • Attend weekly 2-hr virtual sessions for 9 months;
  • Compose 5 case-study reviews using provided case study template;
  • Present at least 1 case-study to the cohort;
  • Complete assignments including weekly quizzes, literature reviews, and terminology; and
  • Collaborate during live sessions Attend graduation with 2 days of in-person/virtual learning and celebration.

Short assessment/treatment video clips, provided by participants with patient permission will be reviewed in monthly sessions. Instructional topics include anatomy and physiology, child development, management of tethered oral tissues, airway and breathing concerns, facial and speech development, orthodontic and surgical support, patients with complex issues, as well as tools for practice and team building. Most months will also feature prominent guest speakers and panel discussions.

Participants will use the actual tools required in the continuum of oral treatment (i.e., babies to adults with a variety of disorders). Throughout the course, participants will apply treatment techniques and receive ongoing mentoring for 10 or their own clients from the master-level instructors resulting in effective treatment plans. The following topics will be covered in detail: Research Literature, Therapy Process, Functional Anatomy and Physiology, Child Development Beginning at Birth to Include Feeding and Speech, Tethered Oral Tissue Management, Airway and Breathing, Orthodontic and Surgical Support, Working with Complex Patients, as well as Practice Management and Teamwork.

Apply For Admission

  • Phase I: Complete Preliminiary Online Application & Await Followup Email
  • Phase II: If the preliminary application is approved, you'll be asked to submit the following:
    • A 2-minute video about your training and experience, & why you would like to complete the program;
    • A succinct curriculum vitae (CV and/or Resume);
    • 2 letters of recommendation; and
    • Copies of certificates of completion (foundational program and any additional programs you have completed that are relative to the field of Myofunctional Therapy);
Apply Here

Register For The Course

Starting Monday June 26th, 2023 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM PST

Continuing Every Monday Thereafter From 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Until April 20, 2024

$1000 Deposit | $5000 Total

After your Application is accepted and Step 1 is complete, you can Register for the Myo Masterminds course.


MYO Masterminds is the most comprehensive literature-and case-based course available in the field of orofacial myofunctional therapy.

MYO Masterminds aims to advance the field of orofacial myofunctional therapy by promoting critical thinking and the use of updated, evidence-based, and validated tools and knowledge, as well as common terminology, and a consensus among professionals. What makes MYO Masterminds so special is our blend of distinguished interdisciplinary lecturers and attendees who are ready to elevate their knowledge and collaborate.


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