“Cranio sacral therapy is in essence a palpatory skill, meaning it’s something you do with your hands. The something you do in cranio sacral work is feel the subtle pulses and rhythms the body makes when it is trying to fix itself. When you can feel these movements you can support where the process is… Continue reading Extract from book – Maya Noise by John Dalton
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***QUESTION*** Hi John, I have a prospective client with severe epilepsy – Grand Mal Seizures. He’s had it since his mid teens and he is now in his 50-60s. Epilepsy runs in the family, but he has also suffered several incidents of trauma to the head, so I don’t know if he has inherited the… Continue reading Question – How to work with Epilepsy and Seizures using Craniosacral therapy
Trying to feel certain in craniosacral work is like chasing a mirage in the desert. You see the shimmering osasis in the distance but it never gets any closer no matter how much you move towards it. The osasis of cranio sacral certainty is where you put your hands on someone’s body and it lights up like a Christmas… Continue reading Certainty – Cranio Sacral Wall No.1 and How To Pass Through It.
It all started when Niels Bonefeld visited a small village in the mountains of Tanzania in 2005. Among the people he met, owning a bicycle was more than a lifestyle choice. Bicycle owners could access education and healthcare as well as increasing their income by improving their range and speed. Bonefeld knew his housing association… Continue reading Two Copenhagen men hope to bring bicycle culture to Africa to tackle poverty and improve lives
<< Back to Basics 1 syllabus The first video below is an example of using one elastic to help develop a sense for following another persons body in an abstract way. The key points to remember are: – One person closes their eyes and tries to follow the movements of the other person. Move slowly… Continue reading B1.5.0 – Elastics demo
<< Back to Basics 1 syllabus Following the Body is a skill that takes a lot of practice to get proficient at. It is like singing along to a song. It requires you to keep in time and in tune so that your singing harmonises with the music. The combination of the music and your… Continue reading Lesson B1.4.0 – Following Explained.
“How can I feel more?” This is the question most people in cranial work ask themselves. The more we can feel the more effective we are. This dynamic seminar will help unlock the power of intention giving you access to deeper levels of tactile perception regardless of whether you are just starting out or have… Continue reading Super Intention- Cranio Sacral Therapy Seminar in South Africa
<< Back to Basics 1 syllabus Fascia is a connective tissue which forms a continuous sheath throughout the body from the top of the head to the soles of the feet. It envelops every organ, nerve, blood vessel, muscle and indeed every structure throughout the body. The significance of this shows up when the body… Continue reading Fascia
Great article by Sharon Desjarlais, in Massage Today about the common difficulties cranio sacral therapists have with charging money. She gives some good tips to help get around the problem. You can read the full article here.