BIODYNAMIC CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY
Training design & content - Paul Vick 2008 ©

LEVEL ONE – PRACTITIONER, PALPATION & COMMUNICATION SKILLS

1.
THE HOME OF THE SACRED -¬ THE BIODYNAMIC VISION
The Sanctuary of Life
Embodiment of the Tide
Resonance.
Being With the Tide &
Stillness
Presence of the Tide
Skills in relation to contact, relationship and boundaries
Palpation skills & Practitioner skills

2
THE TIDE & VITALITY
Inner Alchemy.
Building Inner Resources.
Stillness, Stillpoints and the 3 Tides.
Practical exploration of embryological development and principles of self-healing

3
COMMUNICATION
Working with Body Wisdom & Principles of Healing
Body spaces & transverse diaphragms
Tensegrity Principle
Process skills part one: Introduction to Verbal Skills for Therapeutic Bodywork
Self- Regulation Process

4
THE SACRED LANDSCAPE -¬ LIVING ANATOMY
Body Intelligence.
Tracking skills: listening to the body’s story
Differentiation –
Feeling qualities, rhythms and pulsations, of the different body tissues
Core & wholebody communication
Spine, Dural Membranes, Cerebrospinal fluids

LEVEL TWO – LIFE in MOTION

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STRUCTURE & WHOLENESS
Introduction to constitutional energy: Mesoderm
Differentiating Bone, Muscle, Ligaments
The Spine & Head
Introduction to Joints and Limbs
Process skills – part two.

6
THE SEVEN OCEANS - The Sacred attitude
Chakras / Energy centres.
Trine energy – The Caduceus
.Structure and Function as energetic processes
Endocrine system
The ventricles of the brain

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SACRED BODY GEOMETRY
Proportional harmonies of the body
Gravity relationships
Connective tissue
Cranio-pelvic relationships
Head, neck and shoulder relationships.
Spine and pelvis relationships
Process Skills – part three

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NEURAL INTEGRITY
Constitutional energy: Ectoderm (neural tissue)
Neural Integration: Central nervous system;
Autonomic nervous system;
Cranial nerves.
Facilitated segments
Venous sinuses

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MEETING THE WORLD: VISCERAL INTELLIGENCE
Constitutional energy: Endoderm..
Functional processes of the viscera
Palpating the Viscera the viscera
Neuro-visceral relationships
Inter-relationships between the viscera
Neuro-visceral relationships of the Face
Process skills - part four.

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BEING READY
Working with Joints and Limbs.
Babies and Families
Being in Practice

SEMINARS 11-14 are advanced elements of > neural integrity > heart and circulation > visceral intelligence > the sacred attitude