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 112 – Dr. Lisa Upledger – Always Blending, Always Listening

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Dr. Lisa Upledger shares some memories from her early days at the Upledger Institute and discusses her current educational offerings and clinical work at the Upledger Center for Integrative Therapy in Jupiter, Florida.

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Episode 111 – Dr. Shawn Centers, D.O. – Cranial Osteopathy and Autism

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Dr. Shawn Centers, D.O. presents on Cranial Osteopathy at the 2019 AutismOne Conference. In his talk he discusses the modern medicalization of birth and the role of manual manipulation in alleviating the forces of stress introduced into the body during the birth process.

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Episode 110 – Ken Dipersio – Biodynamics and Experiential Embryology in the Ocean, Part II

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This is part II of live audio clips from Ken Dipersio’s Biodynamic Craniosacral Module 4 training recently held in Florida. This class examined the experience of the embryo through the first two weeks post-conception, and included a significant amount of multi-hands work in the ocean.

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Episode 109 – Ken DiPersio – Biodynamics and Experiential Embryology in the Ocean, Part I

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This episode includes live audio clips from Ken Dipersio’s Biodynamic Craniosacral Module 4 training recently held in Florida. This class examined the experience of the embryo through the first two weeks post-conception, and included a significant amount of multi-hands work in the ocean. Audio includes meditations and commentary from Ken, along with first-hand accounts of student experiences.

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Episode 108 – Tad Wanveer – Brain Stars

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Tad Wanveer has been practicing and teaching with the Upledger Institute for several decades, having worked closely with Dr. John Upledger himself. In this episode Tad sheds light on the complex role of glial cells in the body. Tad is a recognized authority on the topic of glia, and he has brought this knowledge to the clinical application of CST.

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Episode 107 – Shea Stewart – Helping a Horse with a Skull Fracture

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Join me on a “field trip” to help a horse with a skull fracture. Shea Stewart takes us with her to the stables to experience what it is like to work with horses and their owners.

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Episode 106 – Steve Haines – Keeping it Clean

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Steve Haines has played an important role in the worldwide expansion of biodynamic craniosacral therapy. His work as an author and Co-Director of Body Intelligence has helped create a whole new generation of practitioners. In this interview he talks about his perspective of the cranial world … as a self-described “passionate materialist.”

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Episode 105 – Remembering Mike Boxhall

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Mike Boxhall passed away on April 10, 2019, leaving behind a worldwide cohort of adoring students. His powerful presence and trust in the intelligence of creation inspired many to find new depths of freedom within themselves. He was a fervent champion of the heart and cautious critic of the intellect, encouraging all of us in the therapeutic arts to trust the feminine principle and inherent knowing that is found in the body.

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Episode 104 – Rose Khalsa – The Stillness, The Silence, The Spaciousness

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Rose Khalsa has been teaching internationally for over 40 years, and is the current Director for the Polarity Center in the northeastern United States. Her healing work and teaching includes polarity therapy, craniosacral work, spiritual counseling and shamanic healing. Native American (Ojibway), Celtic and Tibetan Buddhism are integrated into Rose’s life and work and are shared as part of her medicine.

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Episode 103 – Dr. Brian Tierney – Rock ‘n Roll … and Regulate: Limbic Anatomy and the Nuclear Self

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Brian Tierney, PhD  returns to the podcast with a live lecture on the many facets of the limbic system. Brian combines neuroanatomy and physiology with psychology and mythology to shine light on the workings of the inner brain.

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