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Embryology Spirit and Essence Workshop – April 2016

Embryology Spirit and Essence Workshop – April 2016
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According to Carol Ann Agneessens, M.S, RCST; the embryo serves as a reminder of the perfect wholeness of our origins and as a blueprint for our bodies ability to heal. According to the embryologist, Dr Eric Blechschmidt, each part of the embryo develops in motion, and each motion impacts the development of each subsequent function as it develops into form. From the time of conception we are always one whole body. There is a profound inter-communication between the billions of cells in our body. The embryo represents the coherent whole.

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The Spark in the Machine – a must read for Craniosacral Therapists

Every so often the comes along an exceptional book that excites those who do Cranial and Myofascial Release therapy.
In this case it is written by a medical doctor who practices emergency medicine and Acupuncture.
Dr Keown’s book shows how Western medicine validates the theories of Chinese Medicine , and how Chinese Medicine explains the the mysteries of the body that western medicine largely ignores.

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Recommended Reading – Cranio-Sacral Integration

This foundation volume integrates the wide spectrum of approaches to Cranio-Sacral Therapy, providing the practitioner or student with a broad and authoritative understanding of the discipline. The author covers the fundamentals of theory as well as the practical skills and techniques needed to carry out Cranio-Sacral work, and the book also includes detailed instructions for treatments, all of which are clearly explained in extensive case histories and illustrations.

Based upon the syllabus of the College of Cranio-Sacral Therapy in London, UK, this is an unparalleled resource for practitioners of Cranio-Sacral Therapy and Cranial Osteopathy, and an essential reference for students.

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Acupressure – Natural Relief for Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most common health complaints in western countries. It is responsible for much pain and misery and time off work. It leads to visits to doctors, chiropractors and osteopaths, consumption of toxic pain killing drugs and time painfully laid up in bed. It also prevents us from leading a normal, active life for the duration of the painful episode which can be days or weeks, even months or years.

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Simple protocols using Acupressure with other bodywork therapies

All conditions presenting for the bodywork therapist must be assessed as either acute or chronic and/or Inflammatory or non-inflammatory. If the condition is a recent or acute injury or inflammatory then the use of Ear Points (Ear Reflexology) and distal Acupressure points can be a very useful combination. Topically the use of North Pole magnets locally will ease the pain through stimulation of micro circulation and easing pain receptors on the injured area. Intra tissue bleeding issues and or inflammation must be addressed first before other body work can be employed.

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