Phoenix Healing Arts

Cranial Sacral Therapy 

beautiful therapy that originates from the study of Osteopathy, developed by a lineage of Practitioners who noticed and studied the subtle motion of the Cranial Rhythmic Impulse and its profound effect on Health and Wellness.  Experience this profound touch to Rebalance and Renew yourself.  

Cranial Sacral Therapy is Beneficial for:

  • Headaches - including tension, cluster, migraine, sinus
  • Neck Pain - from injury or postural compensation
  • Back Pain - low back,  sciatica, scoliosis or spinal injury
  • Musculoskeletal pain and tension, including Fascial strain and any limb and joint pain
  • De-stressing the nervous system - chronic stress, PTSD
  • Depression,  Anxiety and other Emotional issues
  • Misaligned bones
  • Nerve impingement and Nerve Disorders
  • Organ Dysfunction
  • TMJ dysfunction, and post dental work
  • Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
  • Sinus trouble or pain
  • Recovery from Surgeries, Injuries and Accidents
  • Traumatic injuries including Brain and Spinal Cord  
  • Prevention of illness 

Treatment  

The length of an initial CST Session is usually 1 hour.   

75-90 minute sessions are also available & sometimes recommended. 

Shiatsu Therapy is often recommended prior to engaging in ongoing Cranial Sacral work - to stimulate Qi flow and thoroughly loosen the body. 


 ~ Using light touch & supportive presence...

the Practitioner holds space for your body to relax and move towards its natural and balanced state.

The Cranial Sacral Therapy system is based on the subtle motion and energy of the Cranial Sacral Impulse, which includes the cerebrospinal fluid.  

CST quiets the mind, and deeply relaxes the body and the central nervous system.  On one level the usually active "Fight or Flight" action is dialled down so that the "Rest and Repair" action of your nervous system can better do its job uninhibited.  

During a session the Client lies clothed upon the massage table.  The practitioner will utilize hand positions and a very gentle supportive presence to allow your body to subtly "unwind".  Tensions in the musculoskelatal system, fascia and organs will be gently released.  

Cranial Sacral Therapy assists your body in healing past traumas from injuries, accidents and illnesses.  It is an excellent treatment form to address chronic pain issues, headaches and musculoskeletal tension.  It is also very beneficial for dealing with insomnia, stress and emotional issues.

As a Cranial Sacral Therapist Rick respects your body's innate Wisdom, and is supportive and compassionate towards this moment of your journey.

Rick studied in the Cranial Sacral Therapy Program at Langara College in Vancouver and continues to deepen his study through ongoing continuing education in this area.  

He invites you to enjoy the depth of peace that is experienced through Cranial Sacral Sessions.

Experience Cranial Sacral Therapy Book now: 

Rick@phoenixhealingarts.ca

778.533.0464 

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