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Craniosacral therapy - What is it?

Craniosacral therapy is a subtle and profound form of healing which assists the body's natural capacity for self-repair. The principle is one of ‘listening’ through the practitioner’s hands, and being led by the body to a respond appropriately.

In a typical craniosacral session, you will usually lie (or sometimes sit) fully-clothed on a treatment couch. The therapist will make contact by placing their hands lightly on your body and tuning in to what is happening by 'listening' with their hands. Contact is made carefully so that you will feel at ease with what is happening.

The first thing you will probably notice is a sense of deep relaxation, which will generally last throughout the session. With subsequent treatments this release of tension often extends into everyday life. The work can address physical aches and pains, acute and chronic disease, emotional or psychological disturbances, or simply help to develop well-being, health and vitality.  

Craniosacral therapy is so gentle that it is suitable for babies, children, and the elderly, as well as adults and people in fragile or acutely painful conditions. Treatment can relieve the symptoms of many conditions, raising vitality and improving the body's capacity for self-repair.

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