Excellent Bodywork, Inc.
Valerie Gora is a licensed massage therapist, biodynamic craniosacral therapist and a birth doula. She is an instructor for Michael Shea Teachings’ biodynamic craniosacral therapy courses and a provider of advanced continuing education for massage and bodywork practitioners nationally. Her courses are unique as they one day, one topic pertaining to pathologies presented regularly to massage therapists in this day and age.
Pacific School for Biodynamic Integration
Carol Agneessens, MSc, is a Registered Biodynamic Craniosacral Instructor and a member of the Rolf Institute faculty, teaching both Rolfing manipulation and movement. She has over 30 years experience as a somatic practitioner. Her teaching emphasizes the utilization of the therapeutic forces of tidal phenomena to promote integration and healing. She is the author of The Fabric of Wholeness (2001). Carol is an instructor with Shea Educational Group.
Body Therapy Associates, Inc.
Carole Osborne was recognized by the AMTA Council of Schools as the 2008 National Teacher of the Year, a high point of 35 years as a somatic arts and sciences educator. She has been an integrative body therapist since 1974. In addition to private practice, she has worked in osteopathic, psychological, and women’s medical settings. Her work focuses on facilitating somato-emotional and neuromuscular integration, particularly related to childbearing, trauma, substance and eating disorders, self-image, and nurturing. Her practice is located in San Diego, CA.
Body Therapy Institute
The Body Therapy Institute is one of the most progressive massage schools in the United States. It is located on a beautiful tract of land a half hour outside Chapel Hill, North Carolina. They specialize in a social, emotional and spiritual learning model. All students are given personal supervision by the most skilled faculty and staff available.
International Affiliation of Biodynamic Trainings
The IABT was founded in 2006 to support and develop the work of schools teaching a biodynamic approach to craniosacral therapy. The IABT promotes quality, innovation and responsibility in the design and implementation of biodynamic craniosacral therapy education and practice.
Jaap van der Wal PhD MD now works at the Department of Anatomy and Embryology at the University of Maastricht, Holland. Since graduation in 1973 he has worked as teacher and researcher at various universities in Holland. He became specialized in the functional anatomy of locomotion in particular as to proprioception. Gradually he became interested in the philosophical backgrounds of medicine becoming also a teacher theory of science and philosophy. He developed himself as teacher in Medical Anthropology. He now teaches his ‘Embryosophy’ in Europe and USA to audiences representing Anthroposophy, Cranio¬sacral Therapy, Osteopathy, Polarity-Therapy, Trauma Healing, Mind-Body Therapy and many others.