Turtle Back Craniosacral Education
 with Margery Chessare, LMT, BCST, RCST    PLLC


Biodynamic Basics

A four-day introduction to Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy 

with Margery Chessare and Molly Deutschbein

October 18-21, 2018  •  Saratoga Springs, NY

We are delighted to present an introductory workshop in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy--the perfect place to begin if you're curious to learn what makes Biodynamic CST so beautifully effective.  Our prerequisite for the BCST Foundation Training.


Biodynamic Craniosacral Foundation Training

Three-year, 700-hour in-depth, experiential training  

Dates for 2019-2021 series TBA  •   Saratoga Springs, NY

Taught by Margery Chessare with guest instructors.

Foundation Trainings are ongoing. Our twelfth Biodynamic Foundation Series will runs from Fall 2019 through 2021.


Biodynamics Practicum - Understanding Neutral

taught by Andraly Horn and Bill Harvey

Thursday-Friday, October 4-5, 2018  •  Saratoga Springs, NY

Join us for this first-time workshop open to graduates and students of Turtle Back/Margery Chessare, Michael Shea, Bill Harvey and Andraly Horn.

For details, click here.

Craniosacral Therapy for Concussions

Two-part advanced series with Michael Shea, PhD, internationally known author-educator

February 14-17 and June 13-16, 2019  •  Saratoga Springs, NY

A brand new, practical course taught by our favorite guest instructor!


Introduction to Craniosacral Therapy

A four-day, two-part workshop  

with Margery Chessare, LMT, BCST, RCST 

This course is taught to small groups by request. Please inquire.

The popular Craniosacral Introductory Training open to everyone, regardless of experience or profession. Come play!


Courses we've proudly offered in the past include:

 • Biodynamic Practice with Moms and Babies

with Michael Shea, PhD & Ann Diamond Weinstein, PhD

- Heart Rate Variability in Prenatal Development and Infancy
- Birth and Transition Physiology
- Infant-Mother Attachment and Bonding

• Biodynamic Approach to the Vagus Nerve, Vascular System and Viscera

with Michael Shea, PhD

- The Head-Face-Cardiac Connection
- Microbiome, Abdominal Aorta, Coeliac Trunk and Superior Mesenteric Arteries
- Vagus Nerve, Inferior Mesenteric, Internal Iliac Arteries

 • Experiential Craniosacral Anatomy

with Ellen Mossman, CMT, BCST, VCSW

• Craniosacral Therapy for Infants and Breastfeeding Issues

with Alison K. Hazelbaker, PhD, MA, IBCLC, RLC, FILCA, CST, RCST

• Craniosacral Therapy for Infants

with Carol Gray, LMT, Doula, Midwife

• Craniosacral Therapy for the Jaw and Temporal-Mandibular Dysfunction

with Ellen Mossman, CMT, BCST, VCSW

• Subtle Hands-On Skills

with Carol Gray, LMT, Doula, Midwife

• Cardioception: The Biodynamic Approach to the Cardiovascular System

with Michael Shea, PhD

- Primary Respiration and the Fluid Body
- The Heart in Biodynamic Practice
- Ignition and the Midline

• Advanced Training in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy

with Michael J. Shea, PhD