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bod·y·work

a collective term that refers to alternative medical practices involving hands-on presence with the body based on theories that touch and movement are essential to promoting physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.

Craniosacral Treatment

A non-invasive hands-on method of holding and "listening" to bones, tissues and fluids of the body as they unwind. The word "craniosacral" comes from the membrane system that surrounds the central nervous system (CNS) and connects the cranium to the sacrum. Methods of treatment based on Franklyn Sills's Biodynamic Approach to Craniosacral Therapy. Contact the essence of life within through stillness, with no force from the outside, as the system shifts to wholeness and primary respiration. By building a relationship with fluid tissue - shock will move, the central nervous system will clear. Inherent health emerges by uncovering what the whole self needs to rest in alignment and express as the true self. Especially helpful for chronic pain, anxiety, depression, PTSD and developmental or early life trauma.  Read what a session is like here.

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Polyvagal Treatment

Gentle hands-on touch listening through the layers of the body. A dialogue with the major organs associated with the autonomic nervous system (ANS) based on the  teachings of Kathy Kain and Stephen Porges. Explore where emotion or experience is stored in the body, to be released. The focus is to learn self-regulation through co-regulating by touch, leading to increased resiliency and stress relief of your systems. Especially helpful for chronic fatigue, anxiety, panic symptoms, depression, PTSD and developmental or early life trauma.

Combination Bodywork

Choose to combine:
yoga + craniosacral treatment
polyvagal + craniosacral treatment
yoga walking massage + craniosacral treatment

visit the yoga page for more information on
these practices.