Craniosacral Therapy 1- Energetic Body and Fascia

CST 1

Craniosacral Therapy 1 / MFR

PRE-REQUISITE: Massage or related tactile therapy or energetic therapy e.g. Reiki Master, Acupressure Therapist or related professions eg. Acupuncture, Physiotherapy, Pilates, Personal Trainer, Yoga Therapist, Bowen Therapist etc.

Graduates of this seminar are immediately able to produce positive, structural changes in their patients with acute and chronic pain and dysfunction. These whole-body techniques will add on important dimensions to your existing skills and practice, greatly enhancing your therapeutic effectiveness.

Introduction

  • Theory
  • Anatomy of Fascia and Related Structures
  • Whole Body Inter-relationship
  • Development of Palpation Skills

Myofascial Release Techniques

  • Evaluation procedures
  • Leg pulls and treatment for the feet
  • Lumbo-sacral de-compression, plus cranial techniques
  • Transverse Fascial Planes (Thoracic Inlet & Diaphragm) plus cranial techniques
  • Arm pulls and treatment for the hands
  • Upper extremity problems
  • Cervical Spine, Atlas and Axis, Occipital Condyle Release
  • Cross hand techniques for the whole body
  • Specific techniques for the Psoas

Cranio-sacral Therapy

  • History of Cranio-sacral System
  • Anatomy of Cranio-sacral System
  • Evaluation Procedures
  • Cranial/Sacral techniques
  • Palpating Cranial Rhythm
  • Anatomy of Dural Tube
  • Treatment procedures for Dural Tube
  • Introduction to Stillpoints
  • Treatment procedures for working with Stillpoints in a treatment session

As a result of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe basic theory, anatomy and physiology of the fascial system
  • Identify the inter-relationships of the whole body
  • Analyse exercises designed to improve palpation skills
  • Evaluate postural malalignments related to fascial restrictions
  • Identify fascial restrictions
  • Learn and perform myofascial release techniques for the lower extremities
  • Perform cranial sacral techniques to the cranium
  • Apply techniques to the entire body to produce positive structural changes
  • Combine Myofascial Release techniques with Cranio-Sacral techniques in a treatment session
  • Note: The main content of this course includes Myofascial Release Techniques.

Course Fee: $795, seminar length 5 days – 35 contact hours .