Craniosacral therapy (CST) is a gentle hands on healing therapy which seeks to mobilise and release the craniosacral system, which includes the soft tissues of the head, spine and pelvis. CST seeks to restore the natural position of the bones and decrease stress from acute and chronic injuries. Small changes to structure and function can create large effects when it works in harmony with the self-regulating intelligence inherent in all of us.
CST enhances the body’s natural healing abilities, improves the function of the central nervous system, brings freedom of movement in the craniosacral system which affects the body as a whole. It is called craniosacral because it involves the bones of the head, skull, face and mouth which make up the cranium, and it extends down the spinal cord to the lower end of the spine called the sacrum. An important mechanism of the craniosacral system is the circulation of the cerebrospinal fluid. Cerebrospinal fluid provides nourishment for the brain, and central nervous system to function well.
CST helps replenish the deep reserves of the body, reduce stress, improve quality of sleep, increase energy and enhance function of the bodies organs via the nervous system while nourishing the entire structure, physiology, mind and spirit.
Emotionally and spiritually CST can affect very deep and primary patterns, while providing the client with resource and space to explore their emotional landscape. CST provides a deep sense of resourcing within the client. This resourcing provides a safe container for emotional issues to resolve.
CST can open doors to both our hearts and soul giving opportunity to profoundly change our lives.