Research & Resources

Tara Silverthorn



An amazing resource for practitioners or the curious:

"What is craniosacral work and why is it the place where mental health and physical harmony meet?"

A fascinating podcast about embodiment and the connections between how we relate to the body and the natural world:

A Living Body, A Living Earth: A Conversation with Charles Eisenstein


Wisdom in the Body: The Craniosacral Approach to Essential Health by Michael Kern

The Breath of Life: An Introduction to Craniosacral Biodynamics by Cherionna Menzam-Sills

Cranial Intelligence: A Practical Guide to Craniosacral Therapy by Steve Haines

The Routledge Companion to Dance Studies (1st Edition), edited by Helen Thomas and Stacey Prickett.


I'm delighted to share that I have recently co-authored a chapter with Dr. Naomi Lefebvre Sell and Lucille Teppa in the new Routledge Companion to Dance Studies, entitled Moving as a thought process: the practice of choreography and stillness. 

You can buy the book here. It's also available on Amazon.

For the curious...

A few useful and interesting resources available online for further reading, listening and viewing. 



The Craniosacral Therapy Association has a comprehensive list of studies specific to particular conditions.

A collection of papers and studies about the efficacy of CST, compiled by Samantha Lotti, a craniosacral therapist in the U.S.A.

Cutting-edge research on the NHS and from Boston University around the relationship of cerebrospinal fluid to sleep.

Biologist, Dr. Rupert Sheldrake, poses his fascinating theories on Morphogenetic Fields.


What Is Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy? by Steve Haines

Listening to the Living Process by Matthew Appleton

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