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Introduction to CranioSacral Therapy

(12 CEUs)  $ 225.00 – ($125 credit towards CST1), Student rate – $ 175.00


  Contact Sue Cotta 508.982.1100

Course Description

Teaches the benefits of CST along with basic techniques to use in practice and for personal health.

Course Highlights:

– Explore the anatomy and physiology of the craniosacral system and its relationship to illness, pain and dysfunction.

– Develop and refine light-touch palpation skills.

– Learn and practice palpating the “listening stations” key body locations where the craniosacral motion can best be evaluated.

– Learn and practice tissue release techniques for the pelvic and respiratory diaphragms and thoracic inlet.

– Learn about and practice mobilizing the sacrum; the dural tube rock and dural tube glide; V- spread; stillpoint.

– Excellent preparation for attendance at CranioSacral Therapy I.

Prerequisite: None, Required Advance Reading: None


CranioSacral Therapy 1

(24 CEUs)  Contact Upledger Institute for registration – 800.233.5880

Locations that Sue will be teaching:     

Portland, ME   March 17-21, 2016

Boston, MA   April 28-May 1, 2016

Hartford, CT   Sept. 15-18, 2016

Portsmouth, NH   Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2016

          Course Description

In this workshop you’ll learn gentle techniques to normalize the craniosacral system and allow the body to self-correct. By unraveling pain and dysfunction at the source, you’ll naturally help eliminate stress, strengthen resistance to disease, and enhance health in every dimension.

Course Highlights: By the end of this 4-day workshop you should be able to:

  • Describe the scientific foundation and principles of CranioSacral Therapy – and why it’s the key to relieving pain and dysfunction at their source
  • Demonstrate finely tuned palpation skills you can rely on as highly sensitive and intuitive healthcare tools
  • Identify the subtle craniosacral rhythm and interpret its patterns to accurately evaluate dysfunction and improvements
  • Locate the source of physical problems by traveling through the fascial system, that complex web of tissue that impacts all body structures and systems
  • Release dural tube restrictions to enhance interactions between the central nervous system and the rest of the body
  • Use techniques that produce dramatic health and relaxation effects, including Direction of Energy and Still-Point Induction
  • Work with approaches to a number of common ailments such as TMJ dysfunction, head and neck pain, central nervous system disorders and many more
  • Put a simple, effective 10-Step Protocol into practice right away

If you have never experienced CST for yourself, it is recommended, but not required, that you have a session prior to class. This will help you gain valuable insights into how the technique works and what its effects are on the body. To find a CST practitioner in your area, go to and Search for a Practitioner,  or contact the Satellite/Sponsor in your country.