Body Mind Centering® (BMC)

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BMC is an approach to movement education that stimulates self-discovery through exploring the body’s systems and enhancing awareness of movement patterns that were developed during infancy or childhood. It allows people to experience an intimate connection with their inner anatomies so that they can learn how the mind expresses itself through the body in motion. This approach was developed by …

Stone Massage Therapy / Hot Stone Massage

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The use of stones in bodywork is found in the ancient indigenous cultures of Europe, the Americas, Asia, and the Pacific Islands. The Chinese used heated stones as a means of improving the function of the internal organs and nervous system. In Japan, stones assisted the energetic treatment of acupressure points. European folk healers diminished the discomfort of menstruation with …

Watsu® Therapy

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This soothing, sensual, and meditative form of aquatic bodywork incorporates elements of Shiatsu, chakra work, yoga, and energy work, and Zen Shiatsu and is performed on a person floating in a pool of water heated to body temperature. The principles of the therapy originated in Japan and were modified and brought to the United States by Harold Dull after he …

Aquacranial Therapy

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Aquacranial Therapy was developed by Rebecca Goff, a massage therapist and naturalist in Hawaii, after she studied the behavior and movement of whales and dolphins. It uses a combination of yoga postures, meridian work, and Craniosacral Therapy to create the fluid, wave-like, gentle movement of sea creatures, thus improving the circulation of the cerebrospinal fluid and the functioning of the …

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Visionary Craniosacral Approach

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The key to healing for many energy-based therapies such as the Visionary Craniosacral Approach is the therapist’s ability to perceive deeply from within a meditative stillpoint. If the therapist is not in a balanced, centered space, free of mental chatter, then he is less able to intuitively recognize the true nature of the client’s problem. The Visionary Craniosacral Approach is …

Visceral Manipulation (VM)

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Visceral Manipulation addresses the interrelationship of function and structure among the internal organs and the musculoskeletal system. This gentle form of hands-on therapy was developed by craniosacral therapist Dr. John Upledger in collaboration with French osteopath and physical therapist Dr. Jean-Pierre Barral after, among other things, Barral studied the rather rough manipulations used by European folk healers known as bonesetters. …

SHEN® Therapy

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Developed in the 1970s by Richard Pavek SHEN offers both physical and emotional release. SHEN is an acronym for Specific Human Energy Nexus and comes from Pavek’s insights into the functioning of an emotional matrix in the biofield, an energy field that surrounds each person. It is based on the premise that the biofield holds repressed painful emotions caused by …

Body Memory Recall (BMR)

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Jonathan Tripodi, an ordained minister with degrees in Physical Therapy and Movement and Sport Sciences and a certification in therapeutic bodywork, has devoted many years to exploring body memory and its relationship to chronic pain, stress, illness, and behavior; he developed the Body Memory Recall approach in 1997. In his book, Freedom from Body Memory, he explains how the body …

Thai Yoga Bodywork

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Far from being the beachfront massage offered by young women to tourists in Thailand, Thai Yoga Bodywork, often simply referred to as Thai Massage is really an ancient method of bodywork that was traditionally known as Nuad bo Rarn, which literally means “ancient massage.” Nuad Thai is the name of an early branch of traditional Thai health care that may …

Ohashiatsu®

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Wataru Ohashi was born near Hiroshima, Japan, and became a sickly child after the atom bomb was dropped near the end of World War II. After his health was eventually restored by Eastern healing techniques, he decided to dedicate his life to the practice and teaching of the Japanese pressure-point therapy of Shiatsu. The practices of Zen Shiatsu, established by …