Craniosacral Concepts

Simplified Craniosacral System Overview

Many of my clients have asked me for a simple explanation of the Craniosacral System. Here is a basic overview of how it is seen in the bio-mechanical model: The word “craniosacral.“comes from the membrane systemthat surrounds the central nervous systemand connects the cranium to the sacrum.  The craniosacral system consists of: The cranium The sacrum and …

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An Introduction to the Integrative Bodywork Model

Many people talk about holistic approaches to integrative bodywork models. Let’s explore those terms and what they mean. If you prefer, here’s a video about this post: Holistic Approaches Holistic medicine is characterized by the treatment of a person as a whole. It means that all the parts are related and that they interact. Moreover, …

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Finding The Godfather of Organized Pain

Integrative bodywork is more than ferreting out trigger points, balancing pelvises and smoothing out the tissues. It focuses on finding the governing problems and addressing them first. When I was growing up, we lived on a farm with 6 kids. My father’s brother, Gene, would say, “Y’all could tear up an anvil bare-footed.” Pop quoted …

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