Suzanne Scurlock-Durana

Suzanne Scurlock-Durana

Suzanne Scurlock-Durana, CMT, CST-D, has taught about conscious awareness and its relationship to the healing process for more than twenty-five years. She is passionate about teaching people practical skills that allow them to feel the joy of being present in each moment of their lives, without burning out.

She is a certified instructor of CranioSacral Therapy and SomatoEmotional Release with the Upledger Institute. Based on decades of teaching healthcare practitioners how to hold a healing space for themselves and others, Suzanne developed the Healing From the Core curriculum and complementary audio series. She teaches both curriculums internationally. She also provides ongoing staff development training at the Esalen Institute and collaborates regularly with Emilie Conrad, integrating Continuum movement with healing presence.

Known for her honest, grounded, nurturing manner, Suzanne assists others in going to the heart of their healing process. She is adept at weaving together mind, body, and spirit to create a unique environment where profound healing can occur. To accomplish this, she draws on her wealth of experience as a professional, a teacher and a therapist, a wife and a mother, and generously shares from all areas of her life.

A sought-after speaker in her field, Suzanne inspires healthcare providers all over the world to stay energized using her life-changing tools for stress management and Full Body Presence. She also has authored numerous articles, and thousands visit her popular blog, Presence Matters: Reflections on Body, Mind and Spirit at She has a private practice in Reston, Virginia, where her clients also benefit from the techniques she teaches.

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