Biodynamic Cranial Practice and the Evolution of Consciousness

Charles Ridley's STILLNESS was first published in English in 2006. Its subtitle offered a glimpse into the nature of what would prove to be an alive, ever-evolving practice.

North Atlantic Books (2006 ) ISBN 978-1-55643-592-8


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Translations of the original English version are also available:

Français (2013) Sully ISBN 978-2-35432-099-7

Translated by Olivier Fourteau, D.O.

Czech (2016) MAITREA ISBN 978-80-7500-226-6

Translated by Preložila Klára Meissnerová


And introducing the Italian language STILLNESS including additional chapters - foreword written by Giorgia Milne.

Additional translations of the foreword below.

In this long-awaited extended version of STILLNESS ~ Biodynamic Cranial Practice and the Evolution of Consciousness, Charles Ridley brilliantly expands upon, and further articulates the depths, dimensions, and potential of this alive and ever-evolving practice. With it he reveals a steadfast honoring and clear representation of the original transmission of his teachers, as well as revealing how this work also has behind it, the essence of other wisdom traditions.


Click here to read the English translation of the Foreword from the new extended version published in Italiano (2018).

Na.Me. Centro Studi Dicipline Naturali (2018)

ISBN 978-89-42030-1-1  

Translated by Annalisa Martini & Beatrice Aricò

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Klick hier, um die deutsche Übersetzung des Vorwortes für die erweiterte italienische Fassung zu lesen (2018).

Ridley offered his STILLNESS book: For the Momma and included the quote displayed below from Rabindranath Tagore on the opening page dedication.

Taschenbuch – 2. Mai 2019

Diese deutsche Erstausgabe ist eine aktualisierte und stark erweiterte Ausgabe des englischen Originals Stillness von 2006. Zusätzliche Kapitel mit den neuesten Erkenntnissen und aktuellen Erfahrungen aus lebendiger biodynamischer Praxis, sowie ein einzigartiges sehr umfangreiches craniosacrales Glossar machen „Präsent in der Stille“ zu einem echten Highlight für Craniosacral Practitioner, andere Körperarbeiter und alle an Stille und Heilung interessierten Menschen.

When in the morning I looked upon the light I felt in a moment that I was no stranger in this world,

that the inscrutable without name and form had taken me in its arms in the form of my own mother.

-Rabindranath Tagore