The craniosacral system is a physiological system which profoundly influences the functions of the brain…


The craniosacral system is a physiological system which profoundly influences the functions of the brain, spinal cord, spinal nerve roots, peripheral nervous system, myofascial system, endocrine system, and immune system. The craniosacral system has only come into our understanding physiologically since 1975. Prior to that, information about the system was fragmented and understood as parts of other systems. In this course we will offer the latest model which is used to explain the craniosacral system. We will present information relative to body-mind integration and other phenomena that have surfaced with the craniosacral system as a starting point. The wide clinical applications of Upledger CranioSacral Therapy and its progeny will be discussed.

Course Details


Course Length



Run Time: 4 hours

Attendee: Physical Therapists, PTA’s, Students, Athletic Trainers

Required Equipment: Personal Computer, Tablet, or Smartphone with access to Broadband Internet (<1.4 mbps)

Examination: 20-question test. Passing grade of 70% or higher required for certificate

Course Evaluation: Yes

Certificate of Completion: Yes

Workbook/Handout: Yes

Course Approvals/Certifications:


Module I

Unit 01: Recognizing the body-mind continuum
Unit 02: Continuation of gross anatomy of the skull
Unit 03: Internal Anatomy of the Craniosacral System
Unit 04: Measuring the Motion of the Bones
Unit 05: Who Can Benefit from this Therapy?
Unit 06: Explanation of Terms
Unit 07: Energy-cyst-release
Unit 08: Significance Detector
Unit 09: Sommato-Emotional Release Session

Module II

Unit 10: CSTUsed in Conjuction with Accupuncture
Unit 11: Continuation of Acupuncture Infused Session
Unit 12: Completion of Biological Process
Unit 13: Continuation of Satisfying the Selfish Gene
Unit 14: Multiple Hands Therapy
Unit 15: Multiple Hands Therapy – Part II
Unit 16: Vietnam Vets Before and After
Unit 17: CST’s Future

Final Test

Certificate of Completion

Course Evaluation

Learning Goals

Upon completion of this class, you should be able to:

  • Summarize principles of CranioSacral Therapy
  • Describe how to use CranioSacral Therapy