Random thoughts on biodynamic craniosacral therapy and stuff we like

31 Mar 2015

Keeping Biodynamics Simple

I love biodynamic craniosacral therapy; the art of using touch to support health. When you touch people they change. It is that simple. Many people struggle with safety; it can be hard work negotiating being in the body. Coming into relationship...

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15 Feb 2015

How To Change Fear Memories

Our body’s emergency control centre – the amygdala. The amygdala, a pair of almond-shaped structures on the left and right of the brain’s medial temporal lobe, is particularly involved in emotional memories like fear, but also ...

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06 Aug 2014

Two Bits of Upper Neck Anatomy

Myodural Bridge, Enix DE et al 2014 J Can Chiropr Assoc 58: 184 Myodural Bridges This is a great review of connections between the sub occipital muscles and the cervical dura. There are some more images in the article. Here is David Butler disc...

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17 Jul 2014

Pain and Suffering: Is There a Difference?

This is a great story of how extreme the body can be in prioritising threat. Pain has a geography in the body. Suffering is a bigger category and existential?  This is tricky territory, hence the question mark.1 My view is that in pai...

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30 Jun 2014

Inspiration for Pain Free Movement

I've Seen A Lot Dance Moves, But Nothing Like This. I Can't Stop Watching This!   Dancers always inspire around how I can move my body. Graded Exposure Helps Pain 'If you perform some movement without pain that normally hurts, your ...

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02 Jun 2014

'Vagus, Baby, Vagus!'

Research into the fabulous vagus nerve is a gift that keeps on giving. Activating the vagus supports people to be less depressed, enhances the immune system, including regulation of inflammation, and reduces pain. The first section...

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27 May 2014

Great image of the cranial base

Above is a fresh dissection showing a superior view of the cranial base with the dural lining intact, tentorium removed. The image is taken from here. You can see the olfactory and optic nerves passing through the dura. Fabulous. How s...

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15 May 2014

Planar Listening

Being in 3 dimensions is part of being a member of the Universe. It seems to be one of the major aspects of it actually. Though sometimes we can feel distinctly 2 dimensional and thats not a great feeling. Anyway here's an easy way to find your ...

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