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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


Breath of Life

October 27-30, 2016

Certification Training,  Continuing Education  and Private Sessions

If you really want to know
What is Biodynamic Craniosacral?
click on the question.

CONTINUING EDUCATION for nurses, acupuncturists, massage therapists and bodyworkers (NCBTMB).

THREE FOUNDATION LEVEL  CLASSES with essential skills to help you explore and ground yourself in a biodynamic approach. 

These classes begin the certification 
training process -

October 27-30, 2016

Restoring Resilience in the Nervous System-
A Biodynamic Approach
March 1-4, 2017
Healing With Ease- States of Balance and Functional Biodynamics
April or August 2017

begins July 2017
Begin with Foundation Level Classes
all 3 required for the full training,
2 required as a prerequisite for entrance into the training

 LifeShapes Institute is dedicated to quality education in the area of craniosacral therapy and related work in the healing arts.

We offer three foundation level craniosacral courses that may be taken in any order:

  1- The Breath of Life •
Biodynamic Craniosacral Foundations and Practices

2- Healing With Ease • States of Balance and Functional Biodynamics

3- Restoring Resilience in the Nervous System  A Biodynamic Approach

 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
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.

 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.

Debra Bochinski RCST®,LM, CPM, HHP is an approved teacher who has been part of LifeShapes teaching team since the early 1990's. Also active in the development of the biodynamic model, she brings an additional background in working as a midwife  and pre and perinatal family support person.

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.


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