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Vaajma cranio training

Our study program is not only a comprehensive therapist education, but an opportunity to make the biggest and most important journey you have ever made:

 

- The journey home to your own heart.

Craniosacral work is a natural and holistic healing method based on the use of intuitive skills and conscious touch.  We listen deeply, move energy and spirit, make small adjustments of bone structure, work directly with central nervous system, muscles and connective tissue and interact with the body's own intelligence, with the intention of personal and spiritual growth, and to bring the body, mind and soul back to health and balance.

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About the education

About the

About the education
The cranioacral education is an in-depth module-based education over 2 years part-time, with 9 modules of 4 days each. The entire education is designed as a personal journey and healing process with the goal that you will find the most authentic version of yourself in the process.

The education is based on craniosacral work, which is a natural and holistic healing tradition that stretches back many thousands of years. We find traces of this type of work in ancient traditions all over the globe.

At the beginning of the 20th century, the modality was assembled into a modern holistic system by the bioenergetic genius and visionary William Garner Sutherland. Later, several different craniosacral modalities have arisen from his students and their students again. At our academy, we embrace them all. For us it is not about the technique that is use, but how we use them. 

In craniosacral work, we listen deeply to the rhythms of the soul, move energy and spirit, make small adjustments in the bone structure. We work directly with the cerebrospinal fluid, central nervous system, membranes, muscles and connective tissue, and interact with the body's own intelligence, with the intention of personal growth, to bring body, mind and soul back to good health and balance.

 

At our academy, we have a shamanistic basic philosophy, where contact with inner and outer nature is fundamental. In addition to craniosacral techniques, shamanic work and basic philosophy, sensitive touch, the art of listening, reading people's bodies, energy fields and psyche, you will learn to develop your own sensitivity and intuitive abilities.

We work on developing resilience, finding inner strength, joy, silence and deep calm through touch, meditation practice, breathing, yoga and other practices that bring you into contact with your soul's potential.

Content & modules

1

Basic module

- Basic craniosacral techniques

- Find your balance point

- Craniosacral anatomy

- Craniosacral balancing

- Philosophy and understanding

- Learn how to tune in to the client

- Meditation & breathwork

2

Biodynamic approach

- Still points  & fulcrums 

- Rhythms & tides

- Energy anatomy

-  Intuitive diagnosis

- Learn how to read the client 

- Working with the potency

- expanded state of consciousness

3

Unwinding

- Somatic trauma work

- Activation of body intelligence

- Bodymind connection

- 4 hand's work

- Shamanic approach and understanding 

- Working with nature elements

- heartwork

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4

Foundation work

- Pelvic, hip and leg techniques

- The art of grounding

- Building a strong foundation 

- Extended perceptions

- Changing the focus

- Relationship work

- Shamanic cord cutting

- Meridians, organs and glands

5

Shamanic heart

- Empathic understanding

- Ways of touching the heart

- Chakra work

- Shamanic heart constellation

- Ceremonial work

- Nature elements 

- Seeing from the heart

6

Spine work

- Core link work

- Connecting the column

- Neck and spine techniques

- Atlas and Axis techniques

- Wiplash work

- Unwinding of jaw and neck

- Inner and outer mythology

7

The Visionary's Eye

- Facial bones and Spenoid

-Balancing of inner eye

- Regression work

- Integration and understanding of     perception

- Interpretation of clairvoyance

- Becoming a clear channel

8

Authentic expression

- Mastering the art of healing

- In-depth development of intuitive channels

- Reading

- Client coaching

- Spiritual guidance

- Integration work

9

Spaceholder

- Learning the art of holding space

- Reading groupsoul

- teamwork

- Being in service

- Learning the teacher role

Next training starts  19. September 2024 in Oslo, Norway

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"For me, the studyprogram has had a wonderful balance between theory and practice. Both inside and outside the classroom, as well as in life in general, this has incorporated itself in a very natural way along my path. I have grown enormously in these two years, but the most important lesson I'm left with is that I already had all the knowledge inside me. 
All I needed were the tools to get there."
"I have gained a deeper insight into life than I have ever tought was possible. I have learned most from my own intuition, but would never have understood the connection without Kjetil's guidance and advice. I am so grateful that he has given enough individual freedom trough the training so have been able to follow my own path"
"Kjetil is a fantastic good , friend, teacher and mentor. I  can recommend this training wholeheartedly. He is a good and dedicated teacher in line with his destiny. Kjetil is genuine, a two-year training with him will change your life for ever"
"Everything is completely different. I know who I am Now and what I'm going to do.  I'm open, see more clearly, o am well grounded and have an inner security that endures a lot more than before. I'm extremely grateful."
The training has been an incredible journey. I have learned to listen with my hands and to trust that with the help of simple techniques and by being present, I can help people to initiate healing processes within themselves. In In addition, I have learned an enormous amount about myself and experienced the power of cranio treatment. Nothing is the same as before. Fortunately".
"The combination of listening, reading, trial and error and receiving treatment has been very important.
Kjetil sees everyone. Is humble, but at the same time dares to be honest and challenge when it feels right.
Caring and clear. Funny.
Highly recommended!"

Practical info 

(tems & conditions)

Next training starts in Oslo, Norway 21. September. (for the training in Sweden look here)

A total of 320 teaching hours divided into 9 Module + 160 hours self-study. 20h per module.  

A total of 480 hours. 

 

Language

Instructions in Norwegian and English. Curriculum books only in English We use the books: "Heart of Listening" Vol. 1 and 2 by Hugh Milne and "Craniosacral Chi Kung: Integrating Body and Emotion in the Cosmic Flow" by Mantak Chia and Joyce Thom. BodyMind by Ken Dychtwald.

 

How many students?

Minimum 10 and max 22 students per class. During each module, there will also be at least 1 assistant teacher per 5 students to ensure good follow-up and quality of teaching.

Student practice

Practice evenings every second weekend during from September to June at our clinic in Strømmen, where students can come and practice and go through techniques together. After 2 modules you will have enough tools to start practicing on clients on a private basis. Otherwise, students practice and study at their own pace between the modules. It is recommended to set aside a few hours each week for practice and study. To succeed and integrate the techniques and become a good therapist, you should practice techniques for at least 10 sessionsand recieve at least two session yourself from fellow students or teachers of the academy between each module.

Network

As a student at our academy, you get access to a network of students, experienced therapists and healers, who support and cheer on you along the way. A closed facebook group is created for the student group, where you can share information, your experiences and processes with fellow students. Together we are strong!

Personal process or certification track

Many students take the training primarily for their own healing and growth. To work with oneself, and to acquire a deeper understanding of oneself and life. If you choose to join the journey primarily for your own part,  and not to become a professional healer, then you do not need to practice on clients between sessions and have your 160 hours of self study documented. You do not have to decide whether to become a therapist or not until second year of the training.  Many experience that the knowledge and methods they learn during the training can easily be implemented in other types of work and in other parts of life.

 

Exam

If you choose thecertification track you have to take an individual exam when you are ready for it after you have completed 8 modules . Exam costs are 2500, - and include a theoretical home exam. Once you have passed the theoretical exam, we will arrange a practical exam where you will work on a client with a teacher present to assess your academic land intuitive level. To take the exam, you must have also received at least 10 craniosacral treatments outside the study sessions from a teacher or a craniosacral practitioner approved by the academy. (ask for list). You must also be able to document 160 hours of self-study and 50 practice sessions on clients. (this applies to everything from, treatments you give or receive from others , time you set aside to read the syllabus and immerse yourself in the subject).

What if you miss a module?

If you miss a module, you can take it later at the next opportunity at your place of study or other places where we run the training. 

 

Diploma

After completing all 8 modules, you will receive a course certificate for all 8 modules. After completing and passing the exam, you will receive a diploma that shows that you are an approved craniosacral therapist. 

 

Can I work as an approved therapist after graduation?

Craniosacral therapy has no official approval.  As a student at our academy, you can apply for membership with a professional organization that approves therapists. Our study plan satisfies the requirements for approval at NLH. If you want to become an approved therapist in the Brønnøysund register, you must, in addition to having passed the exam at our academy, take VEKST course and a anatomy course. We do not offer these studies. But they can be taken as online studies at, for example, Tunsberg Medical School (tunmed.no) or NLH

Registration

You can choose to enroll for 1 year ( 4 modules) at a time or the entire course of study for 2 years at a time.

Payment Choose between paying the full amount before the start of studies or partial payment. Our Academy offers partial payment in collaboration with Fiken accounting in Norway. When you sign up, you will receive an invoice that must be paid within 7 days of registration.  (In Sweden Shambala Gathering handle the enrollments and payments, In Sweden the training is held in retreat style. Food and accommodation comes in addition to the study fee. Look at their page for more details).

Registration is binding 14 days after registration according to Norwegian law. After that you are bound by a financial contract, just like when you buy any product or service. Should you become ill and unable to complete your studies, you will need to refer to a doctor's statement stating that you do not have the health prerequisites to complete your studies within the next 3 years in order to be able to cancel the contract.

 

Health

If you have chronic diseases, or other health conditions that you know can make it difficult to complete your studies if it worsens, you are obliged to give us information about it. So that we know about it and can take it into account. Once you have registered for the education, you will receive practical information and a link to where you can order syllabus books. After the first study weekend, we create a private facebook group with the other students in your class where you can help create a network of like-minded people who support each other on the journey through their studies.

Diagnoses and medications

If you have a history of severe psychiatric diagnoses, heavy drug use or alcohol abuse, we need to know before you enroll in your studies. That does not mean you can not join. But we need to talk to you and make an assessment of it before we accept you as a student. This is because of your and other students' safety is important to us, and that we want to create a safe atmosphere at the training for everyone.

 

Self-development process

The entire course of study is set up as a self-development process where you are guided through a process with the goal of finding your strengths and weaknesses, healing yourself and your family line, and developing yourself both as a human being and as a soul, finding your authentic self and becoming a greater resource than you are today, both for yourself, your loved ones and society. The techniques and methods that we use along the way are ancient and well-proven and are good foundations in both modern science and in the way shamans and healers have worked for millennia. At the same time, there is room for renewal and individual approaches. 

 

Cancellation or postponement

The Academy claims the right to cancel the training or postpone start-up if there are not at least 10 registered students 3 weeks before start. In case of cancellation, you will be refunded the full amount paid. In the event of a postponement of start-up for up to 6 months due to this or circumstances we do not have control over, such as Covid-19 restrictions etc, you will not be reimbursed the tuition fee but will be transferred to a new start-up date. The academy invokes the right to postpone or change dates on study weekends up to 3 weeks before start-up, and along the way if conditions that we do not have control over should affect the implementation of the modules.

Payment options:

Option  1: NOK 4000 in non-refundable registration fee upon registration. Then you will receive an invoice for the remaining amount of 44,000 kr. which must be paid within 6 weeks before the startup date of the study. A total of 48,000 Nok. 

Option 2: NOK 4000, - in a non-refundable registration fee upon registration. Then NOK 2,000 per month over 24 months from the registratiuon date. A total of 52,000 NOK 

You can pay down the amount faster if you want. We look forward to having you with us on the journey!

All the modules apart from module 5 will take place at Strømmen outside Oslo. 15 minutes by car or 20 minutes by train from Oslo central station. Module 5 will take place at a retreat location in natural surroundings, where the students live together for 4 days. Travel, board and lodging expenses will be added to the module.

If you have any questions about the training or want to book an online inquiry about the education, you are welcome to contact Kjetil on phone + 47 979 45 223 or e-mail: kjetil@vaajma.no

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Strømsveien 46, 2010 Strømmen

+47 97945223

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