Practitioner Certification Training in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy
About the training
A 2-year foundation training program with over 700 hours of instruction for anyone interested in becoming a practitioner of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy. The training provides an ecosystem for safe and nurtured personal transformation that supports training participants in becoming dynamic and grounded practitioners. Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy works with the primary, intelligent organizing force of life. This force is unconditioned and free, it is considered the primary animating intelligence of existence. The Biodynamic Approach to Craniosacral Therapy calls this the Breath of Life which supports and is Health. Practitioners learn to orientate to the Breath of Life and be present in their relationships with their clients, acknowledging and differentiating the conditional forces within the client and supporting the many expressions of Health that emerge.
What you will learn
Principles of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy
Presence & Relational Skills
Contact, Palpatory & Perceptual Skills
Recognizing & meeting conditional forces & trauma
Supportive Fields of Interest
Treatment & Clinical Applications
Embodied, Relational & Applied Anatomy
Self Development & Self Care
The Biodynamic Craniosacral Practitioner foundation training is delivered through a diverse format, with an empathic, heart-centered approach being the foundation of the training.
Training Participant to Educator ratio is 1:5
- Training delivery methods include live presentations and demonstrations, with visual and tactile aids.
- Emphasis is on direct experience and table time with focused and personal support from educators.
- Small and large group check-ins and feedback.
- Subject matters related to applicable real-world experiences working as practitioners.
- Experiential delivery of most topics, anatomy is embodied, relational, and relevant to informing the support of clients.
- Small group and partner exercises.
- Movement and creative experiences to enhance embodied understanding.
- Multi-media delivery of didactics.
San Diego, California, USA
September 2021 – 2023
*Unforeseen Adjustments could be made due to Covid-19
700 hrs of training is required for certification. 350 of these hours consist of classroom hours over 50 days via 10 modules delivered over 2 – 2.5 years. Each seminar consists of 35 classroom hours.
Schedule & Syllabus
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DATES 2021 ~ September 24th, 25th, 26th & October 16th, 17th
Conception, Ignition, Breath of Life and the Tides, Practitioner Fulcrums and Presence, Relational Field and Touch, Attachment Theory, Neuroception and Trauma, the Craniosacral System.
DATES 2021 ~ November 12th, 13th, 14th & December 11 th, 12th
The Embryo and development of Midline and Heart. The spine and craniosacral system. RTM.
DATES 2022 ~ Late Winter – Early Spring
The Nervous System interweaves with the Endocrine System, we also explore the neural tube, and it’s embryological development. Cranial Nerves 1-6 with related tissue structures and organs, nociception, neuroception, and more. We go into depth with the Fluid Midline and Fluid Tide.
DATES 2022 ~ Late Spring – Early Summer
Nervous System and Cranio Nerves 6-12, related tissues structures and organs, embryology., polyvagal theory in depth.
DATES 2022 ~ Summer – End of Summer
Diaphragms, Pelvic Floor, Viscera, Organs, Muscles, and Fascia.
DATES 2022 ~ Mid – Late Fall
Diaphragms – Thoracic, Viscera, Heart and Lungs, Throat/Neck.
DATES 2023 ~ Late Winter – Spring
Circulatory and Lymphatic System. CSF, Interstitial & Fascia. Whole-body interconnection. Venus Sinus.
DATES 2023 ~ TBA Late Spring – Early Summer
Cranial Base, Facial Bones, TMJ, Fascial, Mouth Tongue, Brain, Birth Patterns
DATES 2023 ~ Summer
Ignition, Birth, Being
DATES 2023 ~ Early Fall
Cellular life, wholeness, integration, and completion.
Each seminar has a particular focus, interwoven throughout are influences pulled from relevant trauma approaches – somatic experiencing, polyvagal theory and more, as well as fields such as neuroscience, biology, biophysics, pre, and perinatal psychology, psychology, osteopathy, and more.