Body Intelligence Training offers a 2 year practitioner course in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy in Ottawa, Canada 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. 

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.

Ottawa 2020 Course Dates (2020 - 2021)

Times 930am-530pm last day 930am-4pm

Seminar Scheduled Date Planned Tutor/s
Sem 1 29-Jan-2020 - 02-Feb-2020 Gilda Shannon / Karishma Kripalani
Sem 2 01-Apr-2020 - 05-Apr-2020 Marianne D'Amore
Sem 3 03-Jun-2020 - 07-Jun-2020 Ryan Hallford
Sem 4 05-Aug-2020 - 09-Aug-2020 Nicole Ainscough
Sem 5 30-Sep-2020 - 04-Oct-2020 Ryan Hallford
Sem 6 25-Nov-2020 - 29-Nov-2020 Marianne D'Amore
Sem 7 20-Jan-2021 - 24-Jan-2021 Nicole Ainscough
Sem 8 17-Mar-2021 - 21-Mar-2021 Ryan Hallford
Sem 9 12-May-2021 - 16-May-2021 Nicole Ainscough
Sem 10 07-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2021 Marianne D'Amore

Above dates may differ slightly due to operational reasons or unavoidable circumstances.

Intro Talks

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. 

Next Intro Talk:


Contact Gilda on 250 891 3613 or email

Here is a link to an intro talk by Ged Sumner on the Fundamental Principles of BCST and the Body Intelligence Foundation training.  


Venue still to be announced.

Fees & Payment

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


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

Payment Plan

Deposit of C$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 C$8,500 due immediately after the first seminar.

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

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

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

Once your application has been approved you can come back and make a payment



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