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OFFERINGS

 

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy

Biodynamic Craniosacral is a very gentle, non-invasive approach touch therapy. Based in osteopathy, Biodynamic Craniosacral blends anatomy, physiology and neurology with listening to subtle movements in the structures, functions, tissues and fluids of the body. I bring to our session my understanding of the body’s structures and patterns so that I can accompany you and your body in whatever shifts may need to be processed.

 

"Biodynamic” means that we approach the body without a protocol and give space for the body to express processes or movements that need to be integrated. “Craniosacral” refers to the head, sacrum (the triangular bone between our two pelvic bones) and all the vertebrae in between. Held within these bony structures is our central nervous system. When the nervous system begins to settle and enter a place of stillness, held energy in the body is able to disperse and ultimately reintegrate back into the body.

 

In a Biodynamic Craniosacral session, I begin with my hands under your ankles, sacrum, lower back or a place of your choice. I will hold an area of your body in stillness or follow movement that emerges in order to support integration within the nervous system and therefore the whole body. I might stay at one spot during the session or move around depending on what your body expresses. In each session, we have a unique opportunity to track and respond to messaging communicated by your body. All sessions are done clothed on a massage table.

When we acknowledge and respond to unresolved physiological processes that arise following an overwhelming event such as loss, assault, physical injury, miscarriage, birth etc, our whole system can begin to work together. Aligned with my belief that everything is interconnected, I offer Biodynamic Craniosacral for you as well as your newborn.

People have reported experiencing increased awareness of their body’s processes, shifts in their bodies’ structures, increased clarity, a deepened sense of calm, freer breathing, better digestion, increased energy and deeper sleep following a session.

$150 - 1.5 hr Session

$700 - Package of Five Sessions  

 

Integrative Massage

 

Integrative Massage is based in therapeutic Swedish massage and can incorporate Shiatsu (acupressure), Biodynamic Craniosacral, myosfascial, stretching and breathing techniques. Together, we create a plan for your session based on your needs and desires.

 

Sessions are done on a table using oil or cream directly on the skin.

 

This type of bodywork can promote relaxation, relieve muscle tension, release toxins, restore range of motion, increase circulation, assist lymphatic flow, reduce stress hormones and offer you time devoted intentionally to yourself.

$150 - 1.5 hr Session

$700 - Package of Five Sessions  



 

Perinatal Bodywork

Perinatal bodywork is equally geared for you to return to yourself, incorporate your transformation and connect with your growing belly or newborn. It is at the mother's center, her belly, where two lives begin.

 

Perinatal bodywork refers to prenatal, labor support and postpartum massage. Swedish massage, shiatsu, myofascial, stretching techniques and Biodynamic Craniosacral therapy are all potentially blended to help you return to a place of comfort. Prenatal and Postpartum massages are given on a table using cushions. You are positioned on your side and in a semi-reclined position at various points during the session. Posture, breathing, sleep and labor positions and partner assistance may also be discussed.

 

Perinatal massage may reduce stress, increase relaxation, reduce pregnancy-induced swelling, increase circulation, relieve muscle tension, prepare the body for birth, contribute to shorter labor, improve infant well being, foster connection between mother and child and facilitate postpartum recovery.

 

Pre and Perinatal massage is not intended to replace appropriate medical and prenatal care.

$150 - 1.5 hr Session

$700 - Package of Five Sessions  

 

Body Care for Newborns

Body Care for Newborns combines your innate parenting wisdom and the science behind loving touch while learning an adaptable massage routine in an experiential setting.

  • What does it mean to listen to and connect with your newborn's system through presence, massage and loving             touch?

  • What do you already do intuitively?

  • How do you incorporate body care for your baby into your day, when and where?

  • Why do it at all?! 

 

Together, we will explore the all of the above as well as benefits of newborn body care for the whole family (decreased stress levels, relief from general discomfort, digestion and sleeplessness to name a few!) and integrative techniques, such as reflexology and the foundations of craniosacral therapy.  

Allow your intuition to guide you. 

$150 - 1.5 hr Session (Studio) 

In-Home Sessions  - $175 within Santa Monica and West Los Angeles   |   $200 for surrounding Los Angeles

Group rates vary. Please contact me if you are interested in creating a group experience.

 

Massage for Tweens and Teens

This offering for tweens and teens is more than a massage (although that is the central bonus!). Each one-on-one session is an educational opportunity for evolving bodies to learn about different ancient and emerging wisdoms, tune into what resonates personally and expand and strengthen their self care routine.

To learn more about my group work with tweens and teens, visit www.becominggirl.com

Credit card, check or cash are accepted. No gratuity, thank you!

 

Cancellation Policy

All session to be cancel within 24 hours of the scheduled appointment.