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  Biodynamic Craniosacral • Natural Facial Rejuvenation-Lange Muller Method      

 Biodynamic Beginnings Pre and Peri-Natal Work  •  Resonant Kinesiology

  Visceral Biodynamics • Polarity Therapy •  Somatic Trauma Healing  •  EFT

  LifeShapes Institute is dedicated to the presentation of quality education in the field of craniosacral therapy, including aspects of polarity therapy, pre and peri-natal work and somatic trauma resolution.

LifeShapes is a member of the International Affliliation of Biodynamic Trainings and offers certification through the Biodynamic Craniosacral Association of North America.

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What is Biodynamic Craniosacral?
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THERE ARE THREE INTRODUCTORY LEVEL  CLASSES with essential skills to help you explore and ground yourself in a biodynamic approach. These three  courses may be taken in any order:

These classes begin the certification 
training process - Upcoming


May 17-20, 2017

Healing With Ease- States of Balance and Functional Biodynamics
July 19-22, 2017

begins September 12-16,2017
Begin with Foundation Level Classes
all 3 required for the full training,
2 required as a prerequisite for entrance into the training
  Students may continue to complete a full 700 hour foundation training fulfilling the requirements to be a Registered Craniosacral Therapist (RCST) through the Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association of North America.

LifeShapes is honored to be a member of the International Affiliation of Biodynamic Trainings. Graduates can be listed as BCST (Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist) on this international site.

All LifeShapes Institute craniosacral teachers are approved by the BCST (Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Assn of N. America). Graduates may be listed as RCST® on the website

LifeShapes curriculum is based on an integrative approach developed by LifeShapes team. It is grounded in the pioneering concepts of Dr. William Garner Sutherland  and its flow and wholeness is based on concepts developed by Franklyn Sills, Karuna Institute and the international biodynamic community. 

The influences  of Drs. Rollin Becker, James Jealous, John Upledger, Jean Pierre Barral, Ray Castellino, Randolph Stone, Peter Levine, Anngwyn St. Just and Pat Ogden bring  depth and added understanding from embryology, birth, somatic trauma work, polarity therapy and  the overall philosophy of natural healing based in osteopathic roots.

Current research on the Social Engagement Nervous System, Attachment theory and heart field therapeutic work are integrated into the course.

Also ask about our classes in
Switzerland and Italy

Related courses include such topics as Integrative Equine Bodywork, Natural Facial Rejuvenation- Lange-Muller Method, EFT/Self Help, Pre and Peri-Natal and Body Wisdom Trauma Healing.

Resonant Healing is Mary Louise Muller's blend of craniosacral, polarity therapy, somatic trauma healing and energy medicine related kinesiology and acupressure. Aspects of Resonant Healing are taught in LifeShapes various classes.

“Allow the physiological function within to manifest its own unerring potency rather than use a blind force from without.” 
William Garner Sutherland, 
The Cranial Bowl


Lange-Muller Method
with Mary Louise Muller and Susan Lange
Live Retreat at Stewart Mineral Springs
June 27 to July 3, 2017


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Home Study Class 

Mary Louise Muller and Christopher Muller  are dynamic, creative, supportive and inspiring teachers. They have been actively involved in the development of the biodynamic model of craniosacral therapy since bringing Franklyn Sills to the United States in the early 1990’s to teach his first American craniosacral training.

Mary Louise M.Ed., RCST®, RPP,
is course director for LifeShapes Institute, approved Biodynamic Craniosacral teacher, developer of Resonant Healing and the co-developer of Natural Facial Rejuvenation- The Lange-Muller Method. She is an internationally recognized teacher and author who has been active in the healing arts for 35 years. For over 30 years she has been teaching and studying in the fields of craniosacral, polarity, kinesiology, somatic trauma healing and energy medicine
. She is the author of three books.

Christopher Muller  RCST®, RPP
is an internationally recognized teacher of polarity and biodynamic craniosacral therapy. He is an approved teacher who has been teaching biodynamic craniosacral for 12 years and polarity for almost 30. In addition to his private practice and teaching, Christopher develops anatomical models of the skull and publishes books related to embryology and biodynamic craniosacral therapy.

Susan Javery  RCST®, HHP, LMT
 is an approved teacher by the Biodynamic Craniosacral Association of North America. She has been teaching craniosacral for 3 years and practicing craniosacral for 17 years. In addition to her private practice and teaching, Susan trains Stephen Ministers to support people in challenging life circumstances. She is a mother of four grown children and provides craniosacral services at the Veterans Home in Ivins, Utah. Her  gentle presence encourages a sense of safety  and her teaching style is interactive and clear.


LifeShapes Affiliates

Susan Lange O.M.D., L.Ac. is a licensed acupuncturist, Doctor of Oriental Medicine and craniosacral therapist  in private practice in Santa Monica, California. She has been teaching Face-Lift Massage since the early 1980's based on the work of Dr. Frances Wong. Along with her husband Julian, she opened the first and finest non-toxic holistic healing center in Santa Monica in the 1990's.

Debra Bochinski RCST®,LM, CPM, HHP has been an approved teacher of the Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association of North America for many years.  She was part of  LifeShapes teaching team from the early 1990's until  December 2016. She has also been  active in the development of the biodynamic model and brings into her practice her background in working as a midwife  and pre and perinatal family support person. Her love is to teach people more about working with mothers and babies.   



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