Introduction to CranioSacral Therapy – April 7-8, 2014
Presented by the Upledger Institute and Pamela Joy, PhD, LMT, CST
12 CE Units – Tuition $250.00
Here is your opportunity to sample The Upledger Institute’s CranioSacral Therapy I (CST) workshop studied by more than 90,000 healthcare practitioners worldwide. This twelve-hour program is a mix of lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice designed to teach you the benefits of CST along with some basic techniques you can use in practice and for your own health.
CranioSacral Therapy is a gentle, hands-on method of evaluating and enhancing the function of the craniosacral system — the physiological body system comprised of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord. Developed by John E. Upledger, DO, OMM, CranioSacral Therapy enhances the body’s natural healing processes to improve the operation of the central nervous system, dissipate the negative effects of stress, enhance health and strengthen resistance to disease.
Among the medical conditions for which CranioSacral Therapy has shown to be effective are:
- Migraine Headaches
- Chronic Neck and Back Pain
- Motor-Coordination Impairments
- Central Nervous System Disorders
- Orthopedic Problems
- Infantile Disorders
- Learning Disabilities
- Post-Surgical Dysfunctions
- Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury
- Emotional Difficulties
- Stress and Tension-Related Problems
- Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction
- Chronic Fatigue
- Neurovascular or Immune Disorders
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Fibromyalgia and other Connective Tissue Disorders
9:00 – 10:00 Introduction, History and Concept
10:00 – 11:00 Palpation Lecture/Exercise
11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:30 Listening Stations Lecture, Demo, Hands-On Practice
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 Fascia Lecture
2:30 – 2:45 Break
2:45 – 5:00 Diaphragm Lecture, Demo, Hands-On Practice
9:00 – 9:45 Sacral Techniques Lecture, Demo, Hands-On Practice
9:45 – 10:45 Dural Tube Rock/Glide Lecture, Demo, Hands-On Practice
10:45 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:45 V-Spread Lecture, Demo, Hands-On Practice
11:45 – 12:30 Stillpoint Lecture, Demo, Hands-On Practice
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 2:45 Review Demo Two Day’s Techniques, Hands-On Practice
2:45 – 3:00 Closure, CranioSacral Therapy I and The Upledger Institute, Inc. information
Introduction to Meditation – June 15, 2014, 10:00am-12:00pm
Presented by Pamela Joy, PhD, LMT, CST
The Simple, Easy, Every Day Meditation Method training is a comprehensive introduction designed to give beginners all they need to practice meditation at home. It’s also great for anyone who used to meditate and wants to get back on track with their practice.
In this class, you’ll learn how meditation works and explore a variety of meditation techniques, including a silent mantra and breath meditation practice so effective that you can use it for the rest of your life. You will also understand the types of experiences to expect in and out of meditation.
You don’t need any prerequisites to join this class. All your questions about meditation will be answered, and you’ll leave with your own personal practice.
This class takes place at 35 View Drive in West Sedona. See “contact” page for a map. Registration/check-in begins at 10:00am.