Welcome to The Craniosacral Podcast!

Do you love cranial work? If so, you’ve come to the right place! It is my goal to help you integrate craniosacral therapy into your professional life in an authentic and meaningful way.

The interviews and material in this podcast will boost both your intellectual knowledge and practical skill, helping you to create a fulfilling craniosacral practice. So jump right in, and let me know what you think!

-Ryan Hallford

Episode 89 – Mimi Ikle Khalsa – 2018 Breath of Life Conference Preview

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Mimi Ikle Khalsa gives us a preview of the upcoming Breath of Life Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. Mimi is the former president of the Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association of North America and currently heads the conference committee. In this episode she outlines the presentations and events planned for the conference. This gathering consistently proves to be a rewarding experience for all involved. Come join us!

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Episode 88 – Etienne Peirsman – You are Perfect, and your Heart is Perfect

Etienne Peirsman

Etienne Peirsman began teaching craniosacral therapy in 1991, and founded Craniosacral institutes in Belgium and the Netherlands. He is also the originator of the Cranio Sacral Professional Organization in Holland. He currently teaches in New Mexico and Washington, USA.

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Episode 87 – Carol Agneesens – The Shapes of Nature Are Within Us

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Carol Agneesens began studying Rolfing in 1981, eventually going on to become an instructor at the Rolf Institute. Her subsequent exploration of visceral work, neurophysiology, osteopathic modalities, biodynamics, and embryology form the basis for her craniosacral trainings.

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Episode 86 – W.C. Hobbs – Golden Hand Syndrome, Sexual Dysfunction, and the Value of Real Connection

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W.C Hobbs talks about the secretive world of sexual dysfunction and shares some incredible case studies from her book “Golden Hand Sessions” which highlights thirty years of clinical practice as a counselor and nurse.

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Episode 85 – Robyn Michele Jones – Integration of the Triune Self

Robyn Michele Jones

Robyn Michele Jones has been a bodyworker since 1984 and has been practicing CST since 1998. She is an approved teacher of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy with the BCTA/NA and began officially teaching biodynamics in 2012. In this episode she shares her perspective on the evolutionary imperative of personal integration with a live classroom lecture inspired by Joseph Chilton Pierce’s statement “The next stage in human evolution is the integration of the triune brain.” Her presentation includes several experiential practices.

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Episode 84 – Todd Jackson, Part 2 – Interviews with Students

Todd Jackson Craniosacral

Todd Jackson has studied the Biodynamic approach to cranial work with European osteopaths since 1994. Teaching since 1997, he encourages students with patience, lightheartedness and a generous amount of hands-on guidance. Based out of Portland, Oregon, he also teaches Inner Body Yoga. In this episode his colleague Sarah Hall interviews individuals who have been positively influenced by Todd’s teaching and presence.

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Episode 83 – Todd Jackson, Part 1 – Interviewed by Sarah Hall

Todd Jackson Craniosacral

Todd Jackson has studied the Biodynamic approach to cranial work with European osteopaths since 1994. Teaching since 1997, he encourages students with patience, lightheartedness and a generous amount of hands-on guidance. Based out of Portland, Oregon, he also teaches Inner Body Yoga. In this episode he shares his understanding of Biodynamic work in an interview with his student and colleague Sarah Hall.

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Episode 82 – Dr. Kate Klemer – Warriors, Worriers, and the Craniosacral Life

Kate Klemer

Dr. Kate Klemer has been exploring craniosacral therapy for over 30 years as a student, clinician, and teacher. She is an approved teacher by the Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy association of North America, and is in private practice in Northampton, Massachusetts. In this interview she tells us about her journey through the work, talks about the realities of clinical practice, and elaborates on her understanding of the biochemical process of methylation and how it relates to clinical work.

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Episode 81 – Margaret Rosenau – The School of Inner Health

Margaret Rosenau

Margaret Rosenau is an approved teacher for the Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association of North America, and has completed trainings in several bodywork modalities: Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Somatic Experiencing®, Pre and Perinatal Psychology, and Polarity Therapy. Margaret is the current owner of the School of Inner Health in Denver, Colorado. In this interview she tells us about her journey through the work and approach to teaching, along with other related topics.

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Episode 80 – Heather Smith and Anni Jorgensen – Craniosacral Therapy in Denmark

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Heather Smith and Anni Jorgensen have been involved in the expansion of craniosacral therapy in Denmark for several decades. In this episode they talk about the current professional climate in the Danish craniosacral scene, along with their approach to training and clinical practice. Pediatric care is an area of interest for them, so we spend some time discussing working with children.

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