What is Craniosacral Therapy?
Rooted in osteopathic work, craniosacral therapy is a gentle form of bodywork that orients the body back to its original health. This work recognizes the body's inherent intelligence organized as a whole system. From this perspective of wholeness, a highly attuned craniosacral touch supports the subtle movement of tissue and fluids, gently guiding the body to reorganize unresolved physical or emotional traumas and to access deeper states of relaxation and healing for the nervous system.
What does Craniosacral Therapy help with?
Craniosacral therapy aims to bring the body back into an optimal relationship with its health and, therefore, assist many health conditions. Some conditions that tend to respond particularly well to craniosacral therapy are:
All Bodily Injuries
TMJ/ Jaw Tension
Muscular Tissue Tension
Anxiety and Emotional Difficulties
Low Energy/ Chronic Fatigue
PTSD – post-traumatic stress disorder
Nervous System Dysfunction
Women’s Health Issues
What to expect during a Craniosacral Therapy session:
A session begins with a short check-in to discuss areas of concern and establish goals. The client then lays down, fully clothed, and a few minutes are allowed for both therapist and client to settle. At this point, the therapist will introduce touch, often starting at the feet. It is important to note that craniosacral touch does not involve any tissue manipulation. Instead, the therapist's highly attuned skills focus on the body's subtle tissue and fluid movements, supporting the resolution of blockages and stagnation in a minimally invasive manner. The session will go for up to one hour, but in some cases can end sooner.