Integrative Craniosacral Unwinding
What is Craniosacral Therapy?
Dr. John Upledger states that, “Craniosacral Therapy is a hands-on method of evaluating and enhancing the functioning of a physiological body system called the craniosacral system – comprised of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord. The practitioner connects to the craniosacral system using a light, gentle touch.” The focus of this system is on garnering the healing energy within the body, which jump-starts the client’s own healing ability and process. As a person’s core energy becomes related to the work being done, the tissue and the consciousness reorganize around the highest intelligence in the body resulting in work that extends far into one’s lives.
Or according to Hugh Milne, “A Craniosacral Therapist knows how to touch a client with precise and gentle contacts that help the client feel more aligned, and more at home in themselves. Sometimes, by touching just the right place in just the right way, a practitioner can help the client understand what troubles them, and what they need to reclaim, their equanimity and their place in life.”
The spine and the brain are at the heart of our bodies’ evolutionary history as well as nature itself. Our center organizes our experiences and helps us to integrate the fullness of life. For thousands of years seers and physicians have found that the spine and brain are a central organizing system that makes integrity out of our daily living experience. Through our brain and spine and all the nerves and tissues that come and go from them we operate a vast array of daily miracles. From the cellular through the cosmic our Craniosacral system is helping us to integrate the dimensions of life.
What are the benefits of Integrative Craniosacral Unwinding?
We are dimensional beings – we have a spirit, a mind, an emotional, energetic and physiological level of being. Working with and focusing on the spine , brain and all of its tissues Integrative Craniosacral Unwinding practitioners opens up dimensions of being that have been sacrificed through the stresses of our modern civilized life. Clients come in fractured, in pain, out of balance and leave aligned through their spine integrated in their hemispheres and balanced in their auric field and body energy components. People become more integrated and self oriented through this work.
The rhythm of the craniosacral system can be detected in much the same way as the rhythms of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. But unlike those body systems, both evaluation and correction of the craniosacral system can be accomplished through palpation. Integrative Craniosacral Unwinding is used for a myriad of health problems, including headaches, neck and back pain, TMJ dysfunction, chronic fatigue, motor-coordination difficulties, eye problems, hyperactivity, attention deficit disorder, central nervous system disorders, and many other conditions.
Our spine is the doorway to our connections between the dimensions of our being and that by simply acknowledging the life of our brain, spinal column, and all that our nervous system does on a daily basis we can make significant changes in our experience of life. What would it be like to experience a more aligned way of being? Is this not what we are all after? What is so interesting about this methodology is that, in the most simple way, by receiving this therapy, the outcome is accomplished effortlessly.
Integrative Craniosacral Unwinding improves the functioning of the central nervous system, eliminate the negative effects of stress, strengthens resistance to disease, and enhance overall health. Craniosacral work is a complimentary and integrative therapy to any other modality, on the tissue or energetic level., and makes a significant contribution to the health of each person who receives this work.