CranioSacral Therapy 1 (CS1)

CPD/CPE- 24 Hours

Course Accreditation - Click here for more informationATMS: Australian Traditional Medicines Society has approved this course for 24 CPE Points
CAA: This program has been assessed by the Chiropractors Association of Australia (National) Ltd, a body recognized by the Chiropractic Board of Australia, and allocated 24 Formal Learning Activity Hours
MMA: Massage & Myotherapy Australia has approved this course for 20 CPE Points

Full Fee $1100inc GST. Saver Price of $990 ends 5 weeks before the commencement of the course.

This four day course teaches students the concepts and fundamental skills of CranioSacral Therapy as developed by Osteopath Dr John Upledger.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, participants will have learned about the following:

  • Gross-subtle and active-passive palpation techniques;
  • The three rhythms; heart, breathing and CranioSacral, and how to identify the rhythms;
  • Fascia as a whole body system and cross diaphragms;
  • Techniques for release of the pelvic diaphragm, respiratory diaphragm, thoracic inlet and occipital base;
  • Flexion and extension of the CranioSacral system and to identify;
  • Still point induction including CV4;
  • Direction of energy techniques;
  • How to recognize and examine anatomy slides of skull and cranial sutures;
  • The CranioSacral system as a semi-closed hydraulic system;
  • Vertical and horizontal cranial membrane systems;
  • Body resistance, elastic resistance, viscous-elastic characteristics of tissue;
  • Unidirectional tractional force;
  • Frontal and parietal lift;
  • Sphenoid compression-decompression;
  • Biaxial temporal mobilisation;
  • Ear pull-bilateral temporal decompression;
  • Membrane system slides;
  • Dural tube evaluation, traction, treatment;
  • TMJ and TMJ technique;
  • A 10-step treatment protocol.

Prerequisite: Professional healthcare practitioner, student in healthcare program or graduate awaiting license/accreditation with experience in manual therapy.

Required Reading

  • CranioSacral Therapy text book (chapters 1-6), by Dr John Upledger. Available for $80inc GST. Email mail@upledger.com.au or call 0411 488198 to order.

Optional Reading

  • Inner Physician and You by Dr John Upledger. Available for $30inc GST. Email mail@upledger.com.au or call 0411 488198 to order.

Craniosacral Therapy 1 (CS1) Course Dates

Apr 12-15
CranioSacral Therapy 1 (CS1)The Adina Apartment Hotel – Sydney
Jun 28-1
CranioSacral Therapy 1 (CS1)Rockford Adelaide