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.
Cherionna is author of the forthcoming book, "The Breath of Life: An Introduction to Craniosacral Biodynamics." Cherionna is also an authorised Continuum Movement teacher, frequently using Continuum in addressing early trauma. She is a Prenatal and Birth Therapist, integrating years of intensive study with pioneers in the field, William Emerson and Ray Castellino, as well as her own doctoral studies in Pre- and Perinatal Psychology. Her background includes experience as an Occupational Therapist Dance/Movement Psychotherapist, BodyMind Psychotherapist, various forms of bodywork and intensive mindfulness meditation practice. Cherionna lives in Devon, UK, where she has a private practice, with emphasis on Skype supervision and mentoring.
Cherionna's blog: http://cherionnablog.blogspot.com
Video blog: http://birthingyourlife.blogspot.co.uk
Pre and Perinatal Training at Karuna: www.karuna-institute.co.uk/prenatal-person.html
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.
Ken Dipersio has taught over 500 CST classes with thousands of students for The Upledger Institute, Kaiser College Occupational Therapy Assistant Curriculum, Cross Country Education, the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy, Independent Living Pediatrics, the Florida State Massage Therapy Association, the Sarasota School of Natural Healing Arts, Sarasota Memorial Hospital and KJD Therapy, Inc. Mr. DiPersio currently practices CST at MindSpa Integrative Wellness Center, Sarasota, Florida and has a private practice in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Ken's teaching website: www.kjdtherapy.com
MindSpa Integrative Wellness Center in Sarasota www.mindspasarasota.com
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.
This is the site to get the podcast discount: www.craniosacralpodcast.com/evans
Kindred Academy regular site: www.kindredbe.com