Biodynamic craniosacral therapy originated from osteopathy and it is a gentle way of working with
the body using light touch. This name may give an impression it only refers to
the head and sacrum, in fact craniosacral therapy works with the whole person and changes may
occur in body, mind and spirit during and after sessions.
You may come for Craniosacral Therapy for physical problems like headaches or bad backs, or
emotional problems like stress or anxiety. You may also come for ongoing support in your life and
for help to meet challenges.
You remain clothed and will usually lie down face up or on your side. I will make a gentle contact,
usually on your feet or shoulders to start with to tune in your whole system and perceive the vitality and potency – the Health of you.
I may change contact guided by your body which shows the local area of stress.
I may focus on an area other than where your symptoms occur as your body shows the original cause in profound level. Your body has an innate ability to balance, restore and heal itself while I sense it and
support its function.
There is occasionally a short period of adjustment as part of the healing process, where you may become
more aware of symptoms while some people feel relief after only one or two sessions.
It may be more beneficial to have regular treatment over an extended period of time for long standing
problems, as well as noticing improvement in physically and emotionally, feeling more awareness of your
own needs and strengths, or quality of life improved. Commonly the person only realizes the deep change weeks or even months later that he/she doesn’t react the same way anymore or not constantly being afraid
like before, etc.
Cerebrospinal fluid carries inherent life-force and it flows up & down in central nervous system,
distributing this force within the fluid of every part of the body to celluler level. It is the manifestation
of the life-stream and a craniosacral practitioner perceives it as subtle rhythmic motion.
Symptoms and pathologies that involve both body and mind can be traced back to disturbances of
The main intension of craniosacral work is to encourage these rhythmic expression of health by gently facilitating a restoration in places where inertia has developed.