Melbourne Training 2017-19

Body Intelligence Training offers a 2 year practitioner course in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy in Melbourne for existing health professionals considering adding a new modality to their work as well as individuals wanting to start a career in an exciting and evolving therapy. Click on the links below to jump to the relevant section:

Venue | Fees | Payment | Intros | Tutors | Accreditation |Contact

Dates

Seminar Scheduled Date Planned Tutor
Sem 1 25-29 October 2017 Lolly Dadley-Moore
Sem 2 7-11 February 2018 Rielle Friedrich
Sem 3 18-22 April 2018 Jason Jackson
Sem 4 6-10 June 2018 Rielle Friedrich
Sem 5 15-19 August 2018 Jason Jackson
Sem 6
10-14 October 2018
Lolly Dadley-Moore
Sem 7 5-9 December 2018 Rielle Friedrich
Sem 8
6-10 February 2019
Jason Jackson
Sem 9
3-7 April 2019
Lolly Dadley-Moore
Sem 10
5-9 June 2019
Rielle Friedrich

Times 9am-5pm 

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PLEASE NOTE: Participants can attend the first seminar without committing to the full course. This seminar is an introduction into basic contact skills and relating to biodynamic movements and will provide an opportunity to experience the approach and appreciate the extent of the curriculum.

Venue

Australian Shiatsu College, 103 Evans Street, Brunswick Victoria 3056

Fees

For the whole training sem  1 through sem 10 the fee is A$10,000. The fee for seminar 1 is A$1,000. 

Payment

The training offers several ways of paying. For payment of the full course fee up front there’s a discounted fee of A$9,500. Or there are payment plans offered.

Payment Plan

Deposit of A$1000 (non-refundable)  is required upon acceptance (the deposit is the fee for the first seminar). Remainder to be paid according to the following payment options: 

Payment Option 1 - Balance of discounted Full Course fee A$8,500 due immediately after the first seminar.   

Payment Option 2 - 3 x Instalments 
First Instalment A$3000 due immediately after seminar 1 
Second Instalment A$3000 due immediately after seminar 3 
Third Instalment A$3000 due immediately after seminar 5 
Full amount comes to A$10,000 with the deposit.

Payment Option 3 - 20 x Monthly Instalments 
20 monthly instalments of A$472 (includes 5% administration fee). First instalment is due immediately after the first seminar. Full amount comes to A$10,440 with the deposit.

Entry into a payment plan is deemed to be a commitment to paying the whole course fee.

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Intros

Introductory Talk

The Intro Talk is designed to provide a taste of this exciting and evolving body therapy science. You will explore through self experiential exercises and contact sessions the nature of Health and how to feel the expressions of Health as subtle biodynamic motions in the body. We will discuss trauma and how its effects are safely resolved with BCST. You will have a chance to meet some of the course tutors and discuss the course structure and material.

Intro Talks

Thursday 3 August, 21 September 2017 630-830pm

Australian Shiatsu College, 103 Evans Street, Brunswick Victoria 3056

Free. Please call Bharti on 0488 661776 or email melbourne@bodyintelligence.com

Tutors

Rielle Friedrich

Rielle is a Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist based near Paeroa, Coromandel in NZ. She qualified as a Physiotherapist in Germany, and has specialized in Craniosacral Therapy since 1995. She has also studied Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Traditional Chinese Medicine, and is a registered Physio-Acupuncturist. She has completed a Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Training and has an advanced diploma in BCST. Rielle is part of the tutor team for the Body Intelligence Foundation courses in NZ, Australia and Asia. She enjoys working with students, and loves sharing her experience of clinical practice. Rielle runs a full-time health clinic and Tai Chi /Qi Gong school and lives with her partner on their 10 acre property surrounded by nature. Health care and spiritual well-being are significant in her personal life.

Jason Jackson

Jason first studied Crainiosacral in 1998 with Joseph Marzal (the Pacific Somatic Institute). Joseph Marzal's work with Shock and Trauma was a great influence and also a big reason for Jason moving into the Biodynamic Crainosacral style of treatment, it helped with questions he had around more mechanical approaches to the work. Jason has been working in the health industry for almost 20 years. He is currently the owner director of a busy clinic in Auckland. Jason has a Diploma in Biodynamic Crainosacral Therapy from Resonance Training and a Diploma in Therapeutic Massage and Craniosacral Therapy at Wellpark College. Jason works with Mothers and baby's and has an interest in how embryonic forces of formation express in Crainosacral Therapy. He has an Advanced Diploma in BCST. He's the father of three young boys.

Lolly Dadley-Moore

Lolly Dadley-Moore, has over 25 years’ experience as a Natural Holistic Health Practitioner, specialising in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy. Her passion for assisting people to bring health into their lives has driven her to continue developing as a Therapist, Educator and Supervisor. Lolly has a background in manual body therapy strongly oriented around Massage Therapy, Myofascial release work, Aromatherapy, Reflexology and Counseling. This later evolved to being immersed in the Biodynamic principles of the body’s own innate wisdom. BCST gave language to what she had always heard from the body. Now she enjoys teaching and sharing her experience and knowledge with those who also seek to have a deeper understanding of the supreme science of our organic and biological nature. Lolly has a busy practice in her New Zealand home town with a specific interest in working with the health of pregnancy, babies and children. Lolly’s warmth and authenticity is welcomed by her clients and students alike. Lolly is a mother of 4, lover of the outdoors and whenever possible is likely to be found climbing rocks or galloping a horse along a beach nearby.

Assisted by:

Bharti Odedra

Bharti has been a complementary practitioner of various Ayurveda treatments, Myofacial Remedial Massage and Reflexology since 1998. Working in Central London and also in yoga retreats in Europe and Turkey. Bharti has been working as a BCST since 2012, when her outlook to how she worked in all her other therapies changed, bringing a 'Biodynamic Cranio' perspective to her sessions. She works with clients of all ages including babies, she is based in Melbourne. She has a special interest in treatments designed for chronic fatigue, stress related issues and many aspects of fertility and pregnancy support. Having grown up in a family that took yoga, meditation and massages as part of growing up, she has felt the benefits of different types of therapies from a very young age. She is passionate about helping to create accountability and better attitudes towards health, leading to body awareness and self empowerment. Her other interests include jogging, dancing, hiking, skiing when she can!, connecting with nature, travelling and watching thrillers and comedy shows!

Standards

Accreditation

Upon successful completion of the training you will be certified as a biodynamic craniosacral therapy practitioner.

The training is accredited by the Pacific Association of Craniosacral Therapists (PACT), a professional body which maintains standards and protects both craniosacral practitioners and their clients.  The association covers therapists in Australia, New Zealand, India, SE Asia and N. America.

The training is recognized by the Association of National Health Practitioners of Canada (NHCP) which sets competency-based standards for natural health disciplines and modalities in Canada.

The following senior tutors are approved teachers of the Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association of North America (BCTA/NA) which sets standards in practice and education. See details of eligibility.

The training in Edinburgh is in the process of being accredited by the Craniosacral Therapy Association (CSTA), a professional body which maintains standards and represents therapists in the UK. 

The training is accredited by the Irish Association of Craniosacral Therapists (IACST), a professional body which maintains standards and represents therapists in Ireland.

The training is accredited by the Craniosacral Therapy Association of France, a professional body which maintains standards and protects both craniosacral practitioners and their clients. 

Affiliation

The training is a member of the International Affiliation of Biodynamic Trainings (IABT) which is an affiliation of schools who operate to a commonly agreed set of standards in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy courses. Member schools offer the designation BCST (Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist) to graduates of its foundation training and also a post-graduate designation ABD (Advanced Biodynamic Diploma) indicating an additional 300 hours of training. For more on the ABD click here.

Diploma and Professional Designation

Upon successful completion of the training students will be graduated with an award of a Diploma in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy and permission to use the designation BCST.  Upon joining a professional Craniosacral association the graduate will be given permission to use the designation RCST.

Contact

For any enquiries or a brochure please either email melbourne@bodyintelligence.com or call Please call Bharti on 0488 661776 or email melbourne@bodyintelligence.com

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Low Cost Craniosacral Therapy

We are offering occasional low cost clinics where you can receive treatments from students under supervision. Details are here.

The clinics are open to anyone. A treatment lasts 45 minutes and costs $40. 

Australian Shiatsu College, 103 Evans Street, Brunswick Victoria 3056

Please call Bharti on 0488 661776 or email melbourne@bodyintelligence.com