Biodynamic and Conditional forces

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Rollin Becker describes the universal forces of the Breath of Life as Biodynamic forces. These are the forces in the human system and in all of nature that maintain order, integrity and homeostasis. These forces come into play for the human at the moment of conception. They organize cell differentiation and growth and are present […]

Mindfulness in Biodynamic Practice

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Franklyn Sills and Michael Shea ( excerpt) Biodynamic craniosacral therapy is a mindfulness-based mind-body therapy, grounded in practitioner presence, attunement and negotiated contact. In mindfulness we enter a state of present-time awareness. In it, we attend to the present perceptual moment, free of any judgment or evaluation. Mindfulness practice begins by noticing the events of […]

Resources, a precious tool in Craniosacral Biodynamic.

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Resources, in Craniosacral Biodynamic, are the aspects of a person’s constitution that support and nurture well being. They contribute to our ability to adapt to change and handle stress. They are strengths to draw on in threatening or dangerous situations. Resources are both internal and external: External resources can include people as well as places […]

Resources, a precious tool in Craniosacral Biodynamics

Our students learn about Resources right away, in seminar one, as it is a precious tool in the Craniosacral Biodynamic approach. Resources, in Craniosacral Biodynamic, are the aspects of a person’s constitution that support and nurture well being. They contribute to our ability to adapt to change and handle stress. They are strengths to draw […]

How can we apply Craniosacral Biodynamics in everyday life?

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Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, or Craniosacral Biodynamics, is a hands-on bodywork modality. How can we even begin to think about applying it in everyday life? First, it is helpful to understand what distinguishes Craniosacral Biodynamics from other forms of Craniosacral Therapy. Biodynamics involves orienting to deep, universal forces, which cranial osteopath Rollin Becker referred to as […]

The knowing heart

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In February, hearts are everywhere! Let us take a moment to consider our own hearts. Science is discovering what the mystics have taught throughout the ages: The heart is a center of love and compassion and intelligence. It is not simply  a pump. The human heart forms first as a tube in the embryo. Several […]

Stillness in holiday times

In the moment before breath is Stillness. Stillness is at the center of all motion, at the center of the storm. It is not simply a lack of movement; it is the creative center of life. It is not a lifeless state or the dullness of inertia. In Craniosacral Biodynamic we call it Dynamic Stillness. […]

Light and biophotons within the nervous system

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These darker days can be challenging. Time to turn our awareness inward and connect with our inner light. Clients sometimes notice seeing colours during a session and ask about what this  means. Rather than analyzing this, I find it is more efficient to connect with how the body responds to the colour. What sensations are […]

The 2016 Breath of Life Conference and this feeling of community

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I can rarely find words to describe the beauty, culture, smell and taste of my far away homeland to those who have never visited. So it was quite a pleasure to be with members of the BCST community at the Breath of Life Conference at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico this September 15th to […]

Take Your Nervous System to the Gym

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We think of exercising our muscles and eating a healthy diet but are maybe not aware that our nervous system needs care too. If we are under constant stress or are living with some unresolved trauma, our responses to the world may include exaggerated emotions or responses that are not really about the present situation. […]