Membership Categories & Benefits

Join our growing community of practitioners, teachers and students of biodynamic craniosacral therapy! As a member you will be part of a respected community of like-minded professionals and receive a number of benefits. 

All Members Receive:

  • Member Discounts on classes, conferences and other events sponsored by BCTA/NA
  • Member e-newsletter each month - full of articles, events, and resources
  • Annual Professional Journal - The Cranial Wave 
  • Additional benefits, depending on the membership type you select below 

Choose the membership category below that fits you.


RCST® Professional Membership

Get recognition as a Registered Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist (RCST®). RCST® Professional Membership is open to graduates of a 700-hour BCTA/NA-approved Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy certification training program. In addition to member publications and discounts on advanced BCST classes, RCST® members have the opportunity to connect with other practitioners, and gain:

  • Professional distinction as a certified biodynamic craniosacral therapist
  • A listing in our National Practitioner Directory 
  • Free tuition on select professional programs and webinars 
  • Resources to help you build your BCST practice
  • Notification of any legislative changes and threats on our members’ Right to Practice.

$145/year
(Plus a $50 one-time application fee for nonmembers)

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Teacher Professional Membership

Help grow the practice of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy (BCST) by becoming certified to teach.  You will join a community of teacher colleagues who have met the criteria and high standards of quality instruction of BCST. Students who complete your foundation training program will be eligible for the RCST® designation with BCTA/NA. Get information on the requirements for becoming an BCTA/NA Approved Teacher here.  Teacher members the same benefits as RCST® members, including member publications and discounts on our Conference and online programs.  As an Approved Teacher member, you also have the opportunity to:

  • Advertise your certification foundation training courses on the BCTA/NA website
  • Promote your advanced BCST and other courses to our community 
  • Grow your brand and visibility by facilitating meditations or webinars through BCTA/NA
  • Be listed in the BCTA/NA National Approved Teachers Directory, as well as the Practitioner Directory 
$230/year
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Student Membership

Get valuable resources to support your Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy training journey. Student membership is open to students enrolled in a Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy certification/foundation training taught by a BCTA/NA Approved Teacher.

You will receive:

  • Complimentary first year membership, if you join during the first year of your Foundation training.
  • RCST membership discount – Your $50 application fee will be waived if you apply for RCST® professional membership within 12 months after you complete your certification training requirements.

$40/year
You are eligible to for Student Membership until one membership year after completing the last module of your certification/foundation classroom training.

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Associate Membership

Leverage the benefits of BCTA/NA membership to explore, learn and connect with us. An Associate membership is ideal if you are not ready for certification with BCTA/NA or don’t plan to pursue full certification. This level of membership allows you to tap into resources available through BCTA/NA membership - perfect if you are a practitioner of another form of craniosacral therapy or a related modality! Additionally, as an Associate member, if you decide to apply for RCST® professional membership your $50 application fee will be waived.

$55/year

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International Professional Membership

Expand your community connections and reach. International Professional Membership is for those who live and practice Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy (BCST) outside of North America and have graduated a recognized BCST training program. Join our community and receive member publications, plus discounts on our online programs and Conference. You will also be listed in our International Practitioners Directory.

Note: International Membership is not certification of training completed by the practitioner, skill level achieved, or compliance with local licensing requirements or business practices. The RCST® credential offered by BCTA/NA for North America is only valid for use by RCST® members of BCTA/NA.  If you wish to receive the BCTA/NA RCST® credential, we invite you to apply for our RCST® professional membership.

$90/year
To apply you need only submit name of school/teacher(s), training dates, and copy of your training completion certificate/letter, if you have one.

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