HEALTH AND WELLNESS - Use this simple, yet effective, healthcare device inspired by Dr. John Upledger and created by John Matthew Upledger to create soothing Still Points like those you can achieve with CranioSacral Therapy. Includes downloadable soothing music performed by an accomplished CST practitioner to encourage deep relaxation.
BOOK - After a clear and concise theoretical description of stress and its consequences for health, the author presents cardiac coherence, a state of physiological well-being that is gaining popularity in France today. He lays out a collection of exercises and practices that lead the reader step by step towards physiological, emotional, and psychological balance.
BOOK - In this book, Barral discusses each organ and its complex relationship with the rest of the body, explaining how pain can originate with an emotional upset that creates distress in an organ, or how a physically damaged organ can cause emotional problems.
BOOK - CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on method of evaluating and enhancing the functioning of a physiological body system called the craniosacral system — comprised of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord.
BOOK - Respectful Collaboration; Ten Clients, a Physician, and a CranioSacral Therapist—Inspired Healings is a thought-provoking book that shares the success of complementary treatments being used within the established healthcare system to help people with various disorders and diseases. It is a testimony to the power of an integrative treatment approach.
BOOK - A Touch Better describes how Dr. John E. Upledger’s work of CranioSacral Therapy (CST) inspired a shared journey of two therapists who put his work into practice. This book offers a promise of guidance for newer students to embrace the work, as well as for the sage therapist who is interested in learning about how the Upledger Institute International came into being. Embedded are personal observations of “Dr. John’s” philosophy and character, and his eventual rise to become one of Time magazine’s Top 100 Healthcare Innovators of the 21st Century.
BOOK - Overcoming Chronic Digestive Conditions - A healthy gut is fundamental to a healthy life. Embedded within our digestive system is the enteric nervous system, our “second brain,” which serves to protect us from the external world of adversity, including not only viruses and bacteria, but also traumatic events. As Nikki Kenward, CST-D, MCSS, explains, past challenges and traumas, whether emotional or physical, are held in the enteric nervous system in many ways, including fascial tension, cellular changes, and unhelpful “default settings.”
BOOK - Sensory Processing Solutions - Every person—whether baby, child, teenager, or adult—interacts with the world in their own unique way. Yet some have a harder time than others due to a variety of sensory processing issues, which can lead to motor delays, learning differences, frustration, anxiety, emotional, behavioral, and social challenges, as well as diagnoses like ADHD and “autism spectrum.” As sensory integration expert Sally Fryer Dietz reveals, these children are not “broken.” We are all unique, some just need more options and new ways to approach the world in order to make better sense of it.