Become an Extraordinary Practitioner

“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


with Mary Louise Muller and Susan Lange
Home Study Class now available

Announcing Brian Freeman DVD lectures
"Embryology from a Biodynamic Perspective"
distributed by

EFT, Self Help, Polarity Yoga
with Mary Louise Muller 
by request

Craniosacral Classes

Fight Stress & Find Serenity

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.

 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 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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We offer 


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 - Next


​Restoring Resilience in the Nervous System- A Biodynamic Approach

February 7-10, 2018          November 1-4, 2018
Temecula                             Chico, CA

Breath of Life - Biodynamic Craniosacral Foundations and Practices

April 19-22, 2018
Chico, CA

Healing With Ease-
States of Balance and Fluid Dynamics

July 26-29, 2018

Chico, CA

Visceral Biodynamics-

Heart Rhythm, Breath and Bone-

Working with the Pleural Cavity

July 18-21, 2018


Second Segment March 14-17, 2018
Begin with Introductory Level Classes all 3 required for the full training, 1 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 also 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.