Craniosacral Residential Training

Content of Training (Module 1-3 in 2019/2020)

Class 1  (5 days)

History and Development of the Craniosacral Method

Learning to Listen and Perceive the Breath of Life

Palpation and Exercises to train your Perception and Awareness of the Primary Respiration

Key Positions

Stillpoints

Craniosacral Principles

Anatomy and Physiology of the Craniosacral System

  • Bones of the Craniosacral system
  • Anatomy of the scull
  • Sutures and foramina
  • Meninges
  • System of ventricles
  • Nervous system
  • Craniosacral movement dynamics
  • Mechanical movement dynamics
  • Muscles, myofascia, ligaments, joints and fascia

Recognition and Professional Support of Inner Conditions of the Client

  • Basic understanding of traumas and various conditions of the nervous system, the Polyvagal theory
  • Possibilities of recourses in the system
  • The three step healing process of Dr. B. Becker
  • Offering a safe therapeutic container
  • Harmonizing and balancing of deep emotional conditions oft the client

Introduction to Fundamental Craniosacral Principles

  • Work with Gestalt
  • State of Balance
  • Disengagement
  • Sending of fluid
  • Work with the diaphragm

Detailed Skills for the Pelvis

Techniques for Parietal Work and Intracranial Membranes

Contraindications for Craniosacral Work

Class 2 (5  days)

Digging deeper into Anatomy, and deeper Methods for Listening

  • Individual bones
  • Mandibular joints
  • Brain and nervous system
  • Tissue layers

Triad Occiput– Atlas – Axis

Introduction to Unwinding

Fascial Gliding as a Therapeutic Method

Fulcrums

Working with the Dural Tube

Sensing and Experiencing of different Tissue Layers

Methods of Craniosacral Assessment

Class 3  (2.5 days)

Primary Respiration – Perceptual Experiences of the Tides (CRI, Mid-Tide and Long-Tide)

Introduction to Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy

More Anatomy and Techniques

  • Skull base bone
  • Eyes
  • Nervous system

Assessment and Certification

Students complete the training by completing a practical exam with Elke.

Preparations for the exam are:

  • 2 sessions with an assistant or experienced craniosacral therapist
  • 50 hrs of study cases
  • 50 hrs reading relevant literature
  • Written essay on a topic related to Cranialsacral Therapy with a minimum of twenty A4 pages

You will receive an official certificate, acknowledging that you have successfully completed 110 hours of Craniosacral Training with this teacher.

Content of Training (Module 1-4 in 2020/2021)

Class 1  (5 days)

History and Development of the Craniosacral Method

Learning to Listen and Perceive the Breath of Life

Palpation and Exercises to train your Perception and Awareness of the Primary Respiration

Key Positions

Stillpoints

Craniosacral Principles

Anatomy and Physiology of the Craniosacral System

  • Bones of the Craniosacral system
  • Anatomy of the scull
  • Sutures and foramina
  • Meninges
  • System of ventricles
  • Nervous system
  • Craniosacral movement dynamics
  • Mechanical movement dynamics
  • Muscles, myofascia, ligaments, joints and fascia

Recognition and Professional Support of Inner Conditions of the Client

  • Basic understanding of traumas and various conditions of the nervous system, the Polyvagal theory
  • Possibilities of recourses in the system
  • The three step healing process of Dr. B. Becker
  • Offering a safe therapeutic container
  • Harmonizing and balancing of deep emotional conditions oft the client

Introduction to Fundamental Craniosacral Principles

  • Work with Gestalt
  • State of Balance
  • Disengagement
  • Sending of fluid
  • Work with the diaphragm

Detailed Skills for the Pelvis

Techniques for Parietal Work and Intracranial Membranes

Contraindications for Craniosacral Work

Class 2 (5  days)

Digging deeper into Anatomy, and deeper Methods for Listening

  • Individual bones
  • Mandibular joints
  • Brain and nervous system
  • Tissue layers

Triad Occiput– Atlas – Axis

Introduction to Unwinding

Fascial Gliding as a Therapeutic Method

Fulcrums

Working with the Dural Tube

Sensing and Experiencing of different Tissue Layers

Methods of Craniosacral Assessment

Class 3  (5 days)

Primary Respiration – Perceptual Experiences of the Tides (CRI, Mid-Tide and Long-Tide)

Introduction to Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy

Unwinding

Deepening your techniques in your work with trauma

Techniques for integration

More Anatomy and Techniques

  • Skull base bone
  • Eyes
  • Nervous system
  • Os sacrum
  • Palatum durum
  • Jaw and jaw joint

Class 4  (5 days)

Questions and Answers

More Mouthwork

Digging deeper with Schock and Trauma Work

Techniques for the Ventricel System and Sinuses

Work with Silence

Assessment and Certification

Students complete the training by completing a practical exam with Elke.

Preparations for the exam are:

  • 2 sessions with an assistant or experienced craniosacral therapist
  • 1 session with Elke after class 2
  • 60 hrs of study cases
  • 60 hrs reading relevant literature

You will receive an official certificate, acknowledging that you have successfully completed 110 hours of Craniosacral Training with this teacher.

Enquiries

For more information or to enquire about the next upcoming training, please contact Elke by email info@cranio-therapie-stuttgart.de or  phone +49 (0)15735 220 814.