Welcome to Peirsman CranioSacral Academy!
PCA makes its home at Blue Desert Health & Wellness Retreat Center, which lies just south of Tijeras, New Mexico, in the beautiful East Sandia Mountains. Select classes are also offered in Everett, Washington, and worldwide.
PCA also offers Online Seminars for deepening your education from home.
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And... Thank you!
What is CranioSacral Therapy?
"Craniosacral therapy (CST) is a gentle hands-on technique that uses a light touch to examine membranes and movement of the fluids in and around the central nervous system. Relieving tension in the central nervous system promotes a feeling of well-being by eliminating pain and boosting health and immunity."
While bodyworkers and massage therapists have long been savvy to the ease, freedom, and healing potential offered by CranioSacral Therapy, it is indeed exciting to see progressive, highly reputable hospitals such as the Cleveland Clinic add CS to their Wellness and Preventative Medicine Department alongside acupuncture, medical massage, and chiropractics.
This revolutionary change in the medical setting is thanks to visionary CS therapists. For instance, Victoria Bodner, LMT and Upledger trained CS therapist, (whom we were very lucky to have speak at our First Annual CranioSacral Summit on the process of adding CS to a hospital setting) made this dream a reality at the Cleveland Clinic.
While many students are massage therapists, PCA graduates have brilliantly integrated CranioSacral Therapy into settings that are not traditionally considered the realm of massage therapy. Hospice, Psychology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Sports Medicine, Acupuncture Clinics, Midwife and Doula Services are just a few examples.
The possibilities are truly endless.
Etienne explains the program in the video below.
Enjoy, and see you soon!
Level 1 may be completed in three months (January - March).
Level II may be completed in three months (July-September).
Individual classes may also be taken at your own pace.
Student Koa Kalish, practicing Midline Cranio in class.