Craniosacral massage (CST) dates back to the nineteenth century but was refined in the 1950’s by Harold Magoun whom then taught Dr. John E. Upledger. This technique is a gentle, hands-on approach that releases tension throughout the body. Craniosacral massage is known to bolster resistance to disease and help minimize pain and dysfunction due to medical problems. .
What To Expect During a Craniosacral Massage?
Craniosacral is a gentle, light touch based massage that creates improvements in your well being. While releasing tensions deep from within your body, this massage will alleviate pain and dysfunction and improve the overall body.
During a Craniosacral massages session, you will lie fully clothed on a massage table. Your therapist will work over and under your body using gentle pressure, only a nickels worth of pressure while providing traction and subtle movements to release tension deep within your body. Most of the movement will be on your head, neck, and sacrum. People say that this massage feels like deep meditation with a subtle touch from the therapist.
Benefits Of Craniosacral Massage
- Alleviates headaches and migraines
- Helps promote deep sleep
- Reduces neck pain
- Relieves depression and anxiety
- Helps cure sinus infections
- Helps reduce pain from pregnancies
- Relieves tension throughout the body
- Helps restore mobility and flexibility
- Increases energy flow
- Improves the immune system functionality
If you’re ready for a craniosacral massage, give us a call today!