BCST Lineage


Our Heritage

Our Lineage

The roots of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy arise from Osteopathic Medicine, developed by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still (1828-1917) in the late 1800s, which itself has its roots intertwined with traditional Indigenous Shawnee bodywork. Read about our lineage and origin story


The Evolution to Modern Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy (BCST)

William Garner Sutherland, John Upledger, Franklyn Sills and many others contributed to the evolution of BCST as it is practiced today. Learn more

Franklyn Sills has had major influence in the worldwide development of Craniosacral Biodynamics, and the training of practitioners in this work. In an interview published by Kate White in 2011, Sills talks about his approach to BCST. Read the full interview here