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 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?

Alison Hazelbaker

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 …

Ryan Hallford

Ryan wraps up 100 episodes of the podcast.

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Episode 99 – Michael Dunning – Birth Ignition

Michael Dunning

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

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Episode 98 – Marianne D’Amore – Interviewed by Donna Jo Thornton

Marianne D'Amore

Dr. D’Amore has been practicing her dynamic blend of acupuncture, nutritional counseling, chiropractic, meditation, yoga and Tai Qi for more than 30 years in Newport Beach, California. Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy brings the dimensions of wholeness, resonance, stillness and vitality to her practice in one complete package.

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Episode 97 – Susan Lange and Mary Louise Muller – Natural Facial Rejuvenation

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Dr. Susan Lange, OMD, L.Ac and Mary Louise Muller, M.Ed., RCST, RPP have teamed up to help you “open up your heart by opening up your face.” Natural Facial Rejuvenation combines the gentleness of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy with the laser-like focus of Facial Acupressure as well as the latest research on brain science, social engagement, head trauma, and attachment issues. In this episode Susan and Mary Louise give us an introduction to how they have learned to utilize the face as a gateway into deeper health and happiness.

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Episode 96 – Ken DiPersio – The Sea is Our Treatment Room – Biodynamics in the Ocean, Part 2

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In this episode we will hear a continuation of live audio of Ken DiPersio teaching in Florida about his evolving model of multi-hands biodynamic work in the ocean. Included are some lectures on biodynamics, embryology, and a meditation on our journey from egg to implantation.

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Episode 95 – Ken DiPersio – The Sea is Our Treatment Room – Biodynamics in the Ocean, Part 1

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Ken DiPersio began his craniosacral journey as an early student and teacher at the Upledger Institute. He eventually went on to study Biodynamics with Michael Shea. In this episode we will hear live audio of Ken teaching in Florida about his evolving model of multi-hands biodynamic work in the ocean. Included are some lectures on biodynamics and a meditation recorded at the beach.

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