season 2


Craniosacral Biodynamics with Dawn Lister, Daniel Groom and Tanya Desfontaines

In this episode we talk to Tanya Desfontaines, a teacher, supervisor & practitioner of craniosacral biodynamics – a gentle way of working 
with the body using light touch that engages natural rebalancing & healing processes.

We speak about trauma, mindfulness and yoga, the importance of supervision for therapists, cranial work and compassion practices in the prison service, hospices, and society.

About Tanya Desfontaines BSc (Hons) MCSP SRP RCST BCST…

Tanya began her career as an NHS physiotherapist at the Royal London Hospital, exploring many traditions and modalities of holistic health before retraining as a Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist in 2007. Life events including relocation to Devon, the birth of children, recovery from illness and bereavement, and shamanic studies have all played a part in her journey of personal healing and spiritual growth. She is a now an accredited supervisor and international teacher of BCST, most recently holding a foundation training as senior tutor and course co-ordinator at the Karuna Institute, Devon. She lives with her family in Dartington, South Devon, where she also maintains a lively private practice.