Pandemic Week 1: Staying Healthy

First off, I do believe that good therapy is helpful and needed in times of global and cultural distress, for the physical benefits as well as to offer some contact and relief for the isolation and fear that can occur during such radical shifts happening around us. To that end, I will be continuing to see clients […]

How Do You Digest Energy?

Just like with food, our bodies are designed to digest energy — those experiences and emotions we encounter in our daily lives.  Sometimes, just like food, those emotions and experiences get stuck in our gut and we need some help to break them down and find the right way to use their energy.  If you’ve […]

An Exploration Of Polarity Therapy

Polarity Therapy is an approach to understanding vibrational and energetic patterns, especially the manner in which they influence human potential, health and healing. Polarity Therapy can be a lifestyle, a therapeutic system, a philosophy, a course of study in energetic medicine — or all of these combined. Polarity Therapy is not one specific technique; it […]

Craniosacral Therapy & Concussions

It’s not easy to ask for — and receive — what’s needed to heal from brain trauma It’s fabulous, it’s weird, it’s hard to describe. This is the way I’ve noticed people talk about craniosacral therapy. Is it evidence-based precision or California woo? Spectators closely watch like a card trick. The gist of what we hear, over and over, is […]

Exploring the Value of CranioSacral Therapy

By John E. Upledger, D.O., O.M.M. For more than 30 years, I have been an outspoken proponent of using the rhythm of a specific body system to evaluate and improve health and well-being. Just as understanding the cardiovascular and respiratory rhythms is critical to medical care, the benefits of comprehending this particular tempo is crucial […]

Craniosacral work helps anxiety

What exactly is anxiety? It’s the body’s natural response to stress. When faced with potentially harmful or worrying triggers, feelings of anxiety are not only normal but necessary for survival.  And the way our world is right now, a certain level of anxiety is to be expected. Ever since the earliest days of humanity, the approach […]

Craniosacral Work as a Treatment for Alzheimer’s?

Many years ago, John E. Upledger discovered and documented the existence of the craniosacral system, which comprises bone and the menengial system in the brain and spinal cord, which helps to transmit the flow of cerebrospinal fluid throughout the central nervous system. Upledger observed that the turnover, or circulation, of cerebrospinal fluid decreases as we […]

Touch | Craniosacral Therapy Awareness

April is Craniosacral Therapy Awareness Month TOUCH The Healing Legacy of Dr. John E. Upledger Dr. John E. Upledger was an osteopath who developed the manual therapy he named CranioSacral Therapy (CST). He initially developed CranioSacral Therapy so that a therapist would work one-on-one with a client. Over the years he expanded the therapy in […]