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 92 – James Foulkes – 2018 Breath of Life Conference Interview

James Foulks

James Foulkes synthesizes craniosacral therapy, yoga therapy, martial arts and more to help people find new and healthier experiences of embodiment. He has studied CST with the Upledger Institute, Milne Institute, Roger Gilchrist, and others. James is the author of the book Principles and Themes in Yoga Therapy. In this interview from the Breath of Life conference he discusses his many areas of interests and how they relate to craniosacral therapy.

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Episode 91 – Roger Gilchrist – 2018 Breath of Life Conference Interview

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Roger Gilchrist teaches energy medicine internationally, specializing in Polarity Therapy and Craniosacral Biodynamics. He has been teaching Polarity Therapy since 1982 and is an approved teacher with the Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association. He studied Craniosacral Biodynamics with Franklyn Sills, and is the author of the book Craniosacral Therapy and the Energetic Body, a forthcoming textbook on Polarity Therapy, and has published many articles on energy medicine.

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Episode 90 – Sharon Desjarlais – It’s not About the Time, It’s About the Transformation – Evaluating Your Fees

Sharon Desjarlais

Sharon Desjarlais has been helping to elevate the professional field of craniosacral therapy for several decades. She worked closely with Dr. John Upledger for 15 years to grow The Upledger Institute into the powerful force it is today. Additionally, she has utilized her expertise in marketing, communications, and the prosperity mindset to help many individual therapists shape their private practices into healthy businesses.

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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

sexual dysfunction

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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