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 55 – Dr. Mervyn Waldman – The Tragic Emasculation of British Osteopathy

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Dr. Mervyn Waldman is an Osteopath currently residing and practicing in Israel. A 1974 graduate of the British College of Osteopathic Medicine, he taught Principles & Practice of Classical Osteopathy at the European School of Osteopathy from 1976-1990. He is currently the president of the Institute of Classical Osteopathy.

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Episode 54 – Shea Stewart – Equine Craniosacral Therapy

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Shea Stewart and Ryan Hallford discuss aspects of both human and equine craniosacral therapy.

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Episode 53 – Mike Boxhall – Connecting with the Universal Heart

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Mike Boxhall returns to The Craniosacral Podcast for a lengthy and spacious interview covering many aspects of therapy and consciousness. With 45 years of experience in the field of therapy, Mike brings warmth, insight, and a welcome simplicity to the topic of craniosacral therapy.

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Episode 52 – Christian Current – Some Thoughts on the Inherent Healing Process

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Christian Current returns to share his perspective on the Inherent Healing Process, a.k.a. the Inherent Treatment Plan.

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Episode 51 – Scott Zamurut – Classroom Teaching on the Biodynamic Mindset

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Today’s episode features Scott Zamurut discussing the biodynamic treatment process and corresponding practitioner mindset.

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Episode 50 – Michael Dunning – Reconsidering the Zones, Geographic Influences on The Tide, and Spiritual Health

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Michael Dunning returns to the podcast to share more of his perspective on biodynamic practice and the spiritual life. In this interview he talks about his experience of geographic influences on Tidal expression and growing understanding of Zone C as the realm of eternity. We also discuss keeping the fluid body healthy, breaking perceptual habits, and much more.

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Episode 49 – Matthew Appleton – Hearing the Baby’s Story

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Matthew Appleton is the co-founder and director of Conscious Embodiment Trainings. He was also co-founder of the Institute of Craniosacral Studies and a co-director and senior teacher with the Institute for 12 years. Matthew is a registered Craniosacral Therapist and psychotherapist living and working in Bristol. He trained in Body Psychotherapy at the Wilhelm Reich Institute of Integrated Therapy in Germany and in Core Process Psychotherapist at the Karuna Institute in Devon.

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Episode 48 – Michael Shea – Personal Stories, New Book, and Cardiovascular Biodynamics

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Michael Shea shares some about his personal life, talks about his upcoming book on metabolic syndrome, and discusses his growing understanding of the application of biodynamic therapy to cardiovascular health issues.

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Episode 47 – Ryan Hallford – Live Teaching on Biodynamic Basics

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Today’s episode features live footage of Ryan teaching a basic course in biodynamic craniosacral therapy, including meditation, lecture, and a classroom demo.

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Episode 46 – Ged Sumner – The Body Intelligence Jedi

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In 2009 Ged Sumner and Steve Haines published “Cranial Intelligence,” a concise text on Biodynamic craniosacral therapy that promised to de-mystify the work. Both their book and approach to teaching have subsequently garnered a large following world-wide. In this interview we get to know Ged as he discusses how Body Intelligence trainings are structured and conducted, and how he sees the work evolving.

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