cranial therapy

Cranio-Sacral Therapy

Julia Nowicki also practices Cranio-sacral therapy. She was certified in 2002 by the Integral Health Institute where she was taught by Al Palowski. Cranio-sacral therapy can assist in the relief of:

-Stress and depression
-Birth trauma
-Digestive disorders
-Head, neck and back injuries
-Fatigue and more

Cranio-sacral therapy was born out of osteopathy in the early 1900’s, following studies done by osteopaths John Upledger and Dr. William Sutherland. Dr. Sutherland found that the body has a primary respiratory system, expressed in the movements of the skull bones and sacrum.

It begins with the long tide within the fertilized ovum, as we grow within the fluid of our mother’s egg so creating waves, shorter tides, currents and turbulence. The developing embryo enfolds and captures some amniotic fluid in which the brain and dural tube will grow. Here, within, is another rhythm, another tide, a primary fluctuation.

Our developing skeleton articulates these tides, moving in response to these rhythms. A rhythm of flexing and extension of the sphenoid and occipital bones begins, as the corresponding sacrum bone flexes and extends. This primary articulation of the skull and and sacrum facilitates the circulation of the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF). Within the CSF is your hormone mix, which needs to be disseminated throughout the body and back up to the brain to be cleaned and re-oxygenated. The movement of our bones acts as a pump for this CSF.

Our entire body, wrapped in fachia, is essentially one continuous membrane. Called the Reticular Membrane System, it responds to the fluid tides. As the fluid interfaces with the membranes, it informs these membranes of the original nature of our design. Trauma experienced by the mind ,body, being, is held as a contraction in the fachia hindering the subtle cranio-sacral pump system, less knowledge of self reaches the injured site and disease symptoms emerge.


Crainio-sacral therapy helps release tension and unwind trauma held within the body. Using light touch on a clothed body, the therapist mirrors back to the body the patterns and tensions that it is holding. Being held in the compensation pattern by the therapist enables the releasing of the trauma bringing knowledge of self back to the affected area by re-informing these membranes of the original nature of our design.


Julia on 082 499 3671 or email for more information or to arrange a session.





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