Turtle Back Craniosacral Education
Biodynamic Craniosacral Education with Margery Chessare, Michael Shea and many others


NCBTMB Approved provider

Margery Chessare has offered coursework and mentoring in craniosacral therapy since 1999 to beginners through advanced practitioners. Our trainings are always small and personal, taught with love and respect for both the material and the participants. Hands-on exchanges are an important part of every class. 

We also proudly present incredible guest instructors who come to beautiful Saratoga Springs, NY, to offer basic to cutting-edge courses to practitioners from throughout the US and Canada. Michael Shea, PhD, teaches regularly for Turtle Back; in fact, he presents advanced Biodynamic series here that are offered no where else in the US. His innovative series in 2020 will blend Biodynamic Cardiovascular Therapy with Traditional Tibetan and Chinese Medicine.

Turtle Back Craniosacral Education is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider (#451833-11). We are sponsored by NCBTMB to provide continuing education hours accepted by the state of New York for LMT license renewal.

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Turtle Back Craniosacral Education and therapy

"Listen to the song of the sky woman.
She who fell to Earth.
She sings to turtle who offered his back
as a place for the world to grow."

- Iroquois Creation Myth