craniosacral


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cra·ni·o·sa·cral

 (krā′nē-ō-sā′krəl, -săk′rəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the cranium and the sacrum.
2. Of or relating to the parasympathetic nervous system.

cra•ni•o•sa•cral

(ˌkreɪ ni oʊˈseɪ krəl, -ˈsæk rəl)

adj.
parasympathetic.
[1920–25]
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APRIL 19-21: CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY-LEVEL II with Nancy Witt @ Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington (near Seattle).
The college continues to also focus its programs on subtle energy work with craniosacral therapy and myofascial release, and is now offering somatic craniosacral therapy courses.
FEBRUARY 17-19: BASTYR UNIVERSITY presents CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY LEVEL 1 with Nancy Witt & Einat Arian @ Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington (near Seattle).
OCTOBER 21-23: BASTYR UNIVERSITY presents CRANIOSACRAL I @ Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington (near Seattle) Also, NOVEMBER 18-20.
MARCH 17-19: BASTYR UNIVERSITY presents CRANIOSACRAL I @ Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington (near Seattle).
Psychosomatic Bodywork (PSB) incorporates elements of physiotherapy, osteopathy, chiropractic, Shiatsu, Rolfing, bioenergetics, visceral manipulation, lymphatic drainage massage, biofeedback, craniosacral therapy, polarity therapy, and kinesiology.
Working on her first clients, Anastasia said she felt something move, and was told this was the connective tissue leading her to probe deeper and go on to study craniosacral therapy, an alternative treatment in which light touch is used to 'heal' the body emotionally and physically.
Instead of focusing solely on the autoimmunity, the chronic infection, or the other "diagnoses" the patient may have, the hypothesis that this case report aims to address is that improving or strengthening the parasympathetic nervous system through craniosacral therapy is a more effective root-cause holistic treatment approach to dysautonomia that results from underlying chronic stress.
"Working with Kundalini: An Experiential Guide to the Process of Awakening" by acupuncturist, herbalist, craniosacral therapist, zero balancer, and spiritual healer Mary Shutan is a step-by-step guide to the 3-phase process of Kundalini awakening.
Holistic therapies abound and include acupuncture, craniosacral, Feldenkrais, and Watsu.
In this context, several OMT techniques (i.e., myofascial release, strain/counterstrain, muscle energy, soft tissue, high velocity low-amplitude, craniosacral) have been previously described in the literature.[2] However, the current paper lacks of the OMT methodology and holistic approach.
Some bodywork practitioners including massage therapists, osteopaths, Rolfers, craniosacral therapists and physical therapists claim that fascial restrictions (essentially tightening) -- caused by injury, inflammation, trauma, disuse, overuse, misuse or abuse -- play an important role in contributing to the pain associated with a wide array of conditions including migraines, fibromyalgia, headaches, lower back pain, and women's health issues, reported CNN.