What Is Craniosacral Therapy?
The subtle, slow nature of CST has the ability to relax and decompress the nervous system, while simultaneously treating specific issues.
Our bodies are brilliant instruments that have the remarkable ability to heal themselves. Yet, we live in a fast paced world that stresses our nervous system, and which inevitably leads to many ailments. Continuously moving at such break-neck speeds prohibits our natural healing mechanisms from engaging and healing the body as they are capable of. It is important to allow our systems the opportunity to slow down, rest, and release some of that speed. We can only override our bodies for so long until they stop us. Without carving out that time for rest and relaxation, our immune system, Nervous system becomes impacted and can cause illness.
CST allows the body to fully rest and deepen into a relaxed state. Through a deepened sense of calm, the body's natural healing mechanism are able to function as they've been designed to. This leads to a sense of peacefulness, which allows for the body to manage and balance everyday life
What happens during a session?
A craniosacral therapy session takes place with the patient dressed in comfortable clothing, lying on a massage table. The therapist exerts a pressure not more than 5 grams on the entire craniosacral system of the person lying down. She detects the undulating movements of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Subsequently, she works to restore the lack of symmetry, the lack of amplitude, or the quality of the undulating movements detected in the membranes of this system
What results can we see?
Craniosacral therapy addresses issues related to the cranial sphere: headaches, migraine, concussion etc. It is also effective in terms of optimal rebalancing of the pelvis, posture, spine or joints. CST provides notable results on stress and anxiety and is helpful in releasing various emotional tensions in connection with the professional, family, social, or private spheres and which affect the primary respiratory movement.