Wellington Training 2016-18
Body Intelligence Training offers a 2 year practitioner course in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy in Wellington, New Zealand 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:
Dates for 2016 to 2018 course
***Still taking applications up to Seminar 2***
|Seminar||Scheduled Date||Planned Tutor|
|Sem 1||14-18 September 2016||Lolly Dadley-Moore|
|Sem 2||23-27 November 2016||Rielle Friedrich|
|Sem 3||1-5 February 2017||Jason Jackson|
|Sem 4||5-9 April 2017||Lolly Dadley-Moore|
||7-11 June 2017
||9-13 August 2017
||4-8 October 2017
||6-10 December 2017
||7-11 February 2018
||11-15 April 2018
Times: 9.30am-5pm Wednesday to Friday, 10.30am-6.30pm Saturday, and 10.30am-5.30pm on Sunday
PLEASE NOTE: Participants can join the course from seminar 2. They will need to attend an induction session for a few hours in the afternoon or evening of the day prior to seminar 2 to learn about basic contact skills. Seminar 1 will need to be attended before graduation.
New Zealand School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Level 10 Willbank House, 57 Willis St, Wellington 6142
For the whole training sem 1 through sem 10 the fee is NZ$10,000. The fee for seminar 1 is NZ$1,000.
The training offers several ways of paying. For payment of the full course fee up front there’s a discounted fee of NZ$9,500. Or there are payment plans offered.
Deposit of NZ$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 NZ$8,500 due immediately after the first seminar.
Payment Option 2 - 3 x Instalments
First Instalment NZ$3000 due immediately after seminar 1
Second Instalment NZ$3000 due immediately after seminar 3
Third Instalment NZ$3000 due immediately after seminar 5
Full amount comes to NZ$10,000 with the deposit.
Payment Option 3 - 20 x Monthly Instalments
20 monthly instalments of NZ$472 (includes 5% administration fee). First instalment is due immediately after the first seminar. Full amount comes to NZ$10,440 with the deposit.
Entry into a payment plan is deemed to be a commitment to paying the whole course fee.
The Intro Day 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.
Tuesday 18 Otober 2016, 630-830pm
School of Acupuncture, Level 10 Willbank House Willis St, Wellington
Sunday 16 October 2016, 1-3pm
Havelock North Function/Community Centre, 30 Te Mata Rd, Havelock North 4130
Free of charge. Booking essential.
Tel. Karen on 022 657 5098 or email
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.
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.
Lolly has been a Bodyworker and Health Professional in private practice for 25 years. She is a qualified Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist and is part of the tutor team for Body Intelligence in Australiasia. Lolly’s origins in complimentary medicine were in England where she attained diplomas for Aromatherapy, Remedial Massage, Reflexology, Pathology and Counselling. She taught for Massage institutions in London and Devon before she immigrated to New Zealand in 1997. Lolly has a strong background and experience in pregnancy, childbirth and working with babies and children She tutors the Mothers, Babies and Children’s seminars for Body Intelligence. Her passion and personable approach is welcomed by her clients in her clinic and by students in the classroom alike. A mother of 4, she has a zest for life and enjoys adventuring in the outdoors with her family. Her passion is playing with her horses.
Liz Kirkman graduated from Body Intelligence in 2012 and has been operating as Craniowaves since. She was transformed by the work in 2010 and has been a passionate advocate, working with acute and long term conditions as well as babies and children. She instigated the Wellington training and has enjoyed helping facilitate in 2013/14. She comes from a performance background, having taught performance for 12 years and is looking forward to marrying that passion for sharing information with her love of Cranio. Outside Craniosacral work, Liz enjoys performing as a singer and actress and traveling the country and world. She hopes to one day get back to Iceland where her 8 day holiday, turned into several months after falling in love with the place and people.
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 Practitioner 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 Dublin is accredited by the Craniosacral Therapy Association (CSTA), a professional body which maintains standards and represents therapists in the UK. Trainings in Brighton, Edinburgh and Galway are currently in the process of seeking accreditation with the CSTA.
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.
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.
For any enquiries or a brochure please either email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Karen on 022 657 5098
Low Cost Craniosacral Therapy
We plan to offer ongoing low cost clinics where you can receive treatments from students under supervision once the course is up and running.
Low cost clinics are run regularly in Auckland please contact the Soul Centre email@example.com or 09 8173051