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Pointers from Neuroscience (CPD)

July 10 - July 12


Over the years science has provided us with many pointers that back up and enrich our work in Creative Kinesiology. Some exciting new research has given us additional ways to understand stress, danger and threat – the fundamentals of traumatic reaction. By bringing this research to life – with very practical applications – we shall be exploring how to help our clients with any leftover problems from experiences of stress, danger and threat.

However, it is important to point out that this will not equip practitioners to work through any deeply entrenched trauma their clients may bring to sessions. Offering background information and ways to help clients with what they do bring is the focus of the course. Much of our approach is geared to help our clients build their resilience: their ability to deal with and bounce back from any difficulties in life.


This six-day workshop will cover:

  • The science of safety – Polyvagal theory and its applications in our work
  • The importance of social engagement
  • Surviving life threat and danger
  • Building empathy and healing presence
  • Resilience – and how to build and increase it with our clients
  • Linking this work to the techniques and approaches we already know, such as the 5 elements, meridians, the 3-dimensional self
  • Further techniques that bring balance – working with eyes, ears, touch
    and expression among others
  • Approaches that support and hold our clients

We shall have time to discuss the issues, using a comprehensive manual, as well as to practise the techniques and approaches that come from this work.


This training course will count as Continuing Professional Development.

This course is recognised as Continuing Professional Development for practitioners. It is recommended that you also complete home study. You will gain 23 hours of CPD plus another 23 if you complete all homestudy.


Open to:
The course is open to any practitioner with muscle-testing skills.

Your teacher on this course:

  • Carrie Jost, ACKRP – Head of the School of  Creative Kinesiology, practitioner, mentor and trainer

Course costs:

  • The cost of this course is £270
  • A deposit of £70 will be needed to secure your place

How to join this course:

Please contact Carrie Jost (details below) if you are interested and would like more information or to reserve your place.


Trevanin Farm is a beautifully renovated farmstead quietly situated on the outskirts of the village of Woodbury Salterton and with self catering accommodation if required. It is rural East Devon, about 8 miles from the centre of Exeter, and only 10 minutes’ drive from Junction 30 on the M5. There is an hourly bus service to Exeter and Exmouth (Stagecoach route 56, weekdays and Saturdays until early evening), and a pub within 10 minutes’ walk. Local shopping is a short drive or cycle away, or a walk across fields to Woodbury. The nearest station at Topsham is a 10 minutes’ drive, and the airport is 15 minutes.

The wonderful East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is nearby: the Pebblebed Heaths have varied scenery, nature reserves, prehistoric sites, and lovely tracks for walking or cycling, with extensive views of East Devon, the coastline of Lyme Bay, and the Exe estuary towards Dartmoor. The pretty estuary town of Topsham is a 10 minute drive; the seaside at Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton is 20 minutes; and access to the Jurassic Coast, Dartmoor, and the rest of Devon is very easy via the M5 and other major roads.


July 10
July 12
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Carrie Jost
01395 442610


Trevanin Farm
Woodbury Salterton, Devon EX5 1PS United Kingdom + Google Map

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