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 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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Episode 102 – Remembering John Chitty – John Reflects on His Life

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John Chitty (1949-2019) continues to be one of the most influential people in the world of Biodynamics, Polarity Therapy, and Pre and Perinatal Healing. Along with his wife Anna he influenced a whole generation of practitioners and teachers of the healing arts. In this archival recording from 2014, John recounts how his life and work unfolded.

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Episode 101 – Dr. Alison Hazelbaker – Faux Tongue-Tie: an Epidemic of Misdiagnosis?

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Alison Hazelbaker has been a therapist for nearly 30 years. She is a certified Craniosacral Therapist, a Lymph Drainage Therapy practitioner, a Rhythmic Movement Training educator, a certified NOMAS assessor and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Her original research on tongue-tie, done in 1993, has changed clinical practice both in the USA and abroad. In today’s episode she discusses faux tongue-ties.

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Episode 100 – Ryan Hallford – So We’ve Reached 100 …

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Ryan wraps up 100 episodes of the podcast.

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Episode 99 – Michael Dunning – Birth Ignition

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Michael Dunning contributes to the podcast again with some thoughts on birth ignition.

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