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 43 – Scott Zamurut – Are You Really Working Biodynamically?

Scott Zamurut

Scott Zamurut has been an instrumental figure in the unfolding of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy in North America since its earliest introduction from Franklyn Sills. In this episode Scott talks about the fundamental principles of the biodynamic approach and how to know if we are aligned with those principles. This is a powerhouse interview that cuts to the core of the work.

To learn more about Scott’s background check out Episode 38.

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Episode 42 – Myrna Martin – The Biodynamic Field and the Childbearing Years

myrna martin

Myrna Martin is an accredited teacher of Integrative Body Psychotherapy, BCST, and a Registered Clinical Counselor in British Columbia. She has been in private practice and teaching pre and perinatal psychology trainings since 2001, and is Director of Kutenai Institute of Integral Therapies. Myrna has been working with people therapeutically as a nurse, family therapist, and psychotherapist for 45 years. She practices early trauma resolution work with babies, young children and their families, as well as adults.

In this presentation at the 2016 North American Breath of Life Conference, Myrna talks about some factors surrounding the human birth experience that establish fundamental patterns in our autonomic function and interpersonal relational tendencies.

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Episode 41 – Lauren Doko – Digital Marketing for Craniosacral Therapists

lauren doko marketing

In this episode Lauren Doko from Soul Connection Media helps us better understand how to leverage digital marketing opportunities in social media, email, and web pages. Not only does Lauren understand marketing, but she also understands the field of craniosacral therapy. With this combination she brings a lot to the table for us to consider as we assemble or refine our unique digital marketing plan.

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Episode 40 – Scott Zamurut – The Embodiment Tide

Scott Zamurut

Today’s audio is a live recording of Scott Zamurut’s presentation at the 2016 North American Breath of Life conference. In this talk Scott explains his emerging awareness of a sensory phenomenon that he has labeled the “Embodiment Tide.” The Embodiment Tide is a slow tidal movement, slower than the Long Tide, that has the capacity to reorganize inertial fulcrums related to our earliest experiences of conception and embodiment.

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Episode 39 – Rebekah Crown – Dancing with Your Demons

Rebekah Crown

In today’s episode Rebekah Crown outlines an approach to shadow work that involves turning your demons into allies. Rebekah brings more than 30 years experience to her craniosacral practice, incorporating bodywork, art, and dance into her understanding of the work. This talk was recorded at the 2016 North American Breath of Life conference.

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Episode 38 – Scott Zamurut – Breath of Life Conference Interview

Scott Zamurut

This episode continues our coverage of the 2016 North American Breath of Life Conference, featuring an interview with conference presenter Scott Zamurut. Today Scott talks about his teaching background and recent ideas around pre and perinatal training for biodynamic therapists.

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Episode 37 – 2016 North American Breath of Life Conference – Christopher Muller, Myrna Martin, Bob Gardner, Rebekah Crown, Edwin Nothnagel

Breath of Life Conference

Come with me to meet some of the people who make the biodynamic world go ’round! This special episode is filled with interviews from the 2016 Biodynamic Conference in North America. Guests include Myrna Martin, Bob Gardner, Christopher Muller, Rebekah Crown, Edwin Nothnagel, and others …

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Episode 36 – Cherionna Menzam-Sills – Shadow Elements of Pre and Perinatal Experience


Cherionna Menzam-Sills draws on almost 40 years as a therapist and group leader. She is a senior tutor at the Karuna Institute in Devon, UK, and and teaches craniosacral biodynamics across Europe and North America with her husband, Biodynamics pioneer, Franklyn Sills.

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Episode 35 – Ken DiPersio – Biomechanics, Biodynamics, and Full-Spectrum CST

Ken DiPersio

Ken DiPersio began his CST career with the Upledger Institute in 1991, and eventually went on to study the biodynamic approach with Michael Shea. He has created his own CST training curriculum based on his experience of both styles. In this interview he talks about his early experiences working directly with John Upledger, his unfolding into biodynamics, and shares his perspective on some biodynamic treatment principles.

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Episode 34 – Jonathan Evans – Skills for Treating Babies

Jonathan Evans

Jonathan Evans is an Osteopath who loves treating babies. A graduate of the British College of Osteopathic Medicine and faculty member for the Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation, he currently lives and practices in Australia. He is the founder of the Kindred Academy, an online training outlet for health practitioners and therapists that focuses on the hands-on techniques and therapeutic skills that are needed to be effective in a clinical setting. In this interview we discuss many topics related to the unique situations we face when treating babies via manual therapy.

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