CranioSacral Therapy in Asheville
CranioSacral Therapy is a subtle, calming form of bodywork that enhances the body's natural healing process. This gentle, but powerful, technique releases soft tissue restrictions at the deepest level. Craniosacral therapy is effective for such problems as tension headaches, temporomadibular joint dysfunction, chronic fatigue and neck and back pain.
Lisa has been training in CranioSacral Therapy under the Upledger Institute since 2001. She integrates this technique in other massages to create a potent technique with effective results. Lisa offers CranioSacral in 60 or 90 minute sessions.
More about CranioSacral
A typical CranioSacral session take place in a peaceful massage treatment office. You remain fully clothed and relax on the treatment table. The massage therapist completes a gentle assessment to different parts of the body, usually beginning at the feet, to monitor the rhythm of the fluid that is flowing around your central nervous system. Your practitioner is able to feel the rhythm and detect where the original source of dysfunction.
Everyday your body is subject to the stresses and strains of life. Your body can only handle so much tension before the soft tissue begins to tighten. This can potentially affect the central nervous system. CranioSacral therapy helps release those tensions and alow the entire body to relax and correct itself. It's a very gentle technique, starting with about the weight of a nickel, to release any soft tissue restrictions the therapist might find. CranioSacral can be used as a technique for newborns, children adolescents and adults.