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Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy (BCST) Certification Trainings
offered by BCTA/NA Approved Teachers

Completion of a 700 hour Foundation training program is required to become a Biodynamic Registered Craniosacral Therapist (RCST®).  The program incudes:

  • 350 classroom hours
  • 150 hours Home Study
  • 150 hours practice sessions
  •   40 hour project
  •   10 hours of personal sessions received from an RCST® 

The certification courses listed below are administered and taught by BCTA/NA Approved Teachers. For course information, pricing and registration please reach out to the contact person listed.


2024 CertificationTrainings


FEBRUARY 2024 - NOVEMBER 2025 

Vileena Purpuri, RCST®
Training Title
Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Foundation Training
First Module Dates: February 22 - 25, 2024
Registration Close Date
February 8, 2024
Training Location: Santa Cruz, CA

Contact:  Vileena Purpuri | 831-818-1963 | Email Website
Additional information: This course will emphasize cultivating presence and perceptual skills as the foundation for learning this work. The state of the practitioner lays the groundwork for layering on theoretical components, anatomy, embryology, nervous system/polyvagal theory etc. In class session work, perceptual exercises and awareness of the relational field will be foundational for all other skill building. The class will be held one weekend per month for the first year, the second year will include longer modules of 4-5 days.


MARCH 20, 2024

Body Intelligence
Training Title: BCST Practitioner Training Course
Training Dates: March 20, 2024 to August 24, 2025
Registration Close Date
: February 28, 2024
Seminar Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Contact: Sharon | 317-850-6177 | Email Website


MAY 2024 - MAY 2026

Intrinsic Touch Institute, Robyn Michele Jones RCST®
Training Title
Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Foundation Training
First Module Dates: May 16 - 19, 2024
Registration Close Date
: July 17, 2024
Training Location: Santa Fe,  NM

Contact:  Ruti Wagaki | Website
Additional information: Students may apply to enroll in the full 2-year Foundation training after attending Module 1: Presence and Pacing - An Introduction to Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy.  Our teaching team is primarily BIPOC, and BIPOC scholarships are available.


JULY 2024 - July 2026

School of Inner Health - Margaret Rosenau, RCST®
Training Title
Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Foundation Training
First Module Dates: July 8, 9, 10, 30, 31 and August 1, 2024
Registration Close Date
: July 1, 2024
Training Location: Online Via Zoom and On-site in Denver, CO

Contact:  Leslie Papa | 303-999-9963 | Email Website
Additional information: Module 1 is a Six Day Hybrid Online/On-Site in Denver. Modules 2 through 10 are all Five Days On-Site in Denver. Module 1 can be taken Online in February, May or July 2024. On-site portion must follow Online portion and can be taken in March, May or July of 2024.


October 2024 - October 2027

Soaring Spirits - Joyce Harader, RCST® Teacher Bio
Training Title: Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Foundation Training
First Training Dates: October 10 - 14, 2024
Registration Close Date:  October 1, 2024
Training Location: Grand Junction, CO
Contact: Joyce Harader | 708 837 8090 | Email | Website Website


OCTOBER 2, 2024 - MARCH 8, 2026

Body Intelligence
Training Title
BCST Practitioner Training Course
First Module Dates: October 2, 2024
Registration Close Date
September 11, 2024
Training Location: Calgary, AB, Canada

Contact:  Hilary | 250-272-1349 | Email Website