5 results for tag: energy

Biodynamic Therapy Research

"I had this great Biodynamic massage" "Which massage is that? Bio- what?" "You know, that's the one with the stethoscope!" The USP for Biodynamic therapy work is that we listen to the peristalsis in the gut with a stethoscope, but why? What sense or use can we make of it? Some fascinating research reveals how Biodynamic therapists think about and use the sounds from the gut. I have asked the man behind the therapy research, Theo Raymond, all about it.     Hi Theo, You’ve done some fascinating research on how Biodynamic therapists use the sound of peristalsis in their work. Can you say a bit about your different work and how the ...

Rebozo Bodywork Testimonial

I am profoundly grateful to Rowena Ronson for writing this piece about her experience of receiving Rebozo bodywork. It is a great example of how creating safe boundaries allows the healing to emerge from within us. "I felt like I had been given a gift – a confirmation of my connection to source and earth and to the never-ending flow of life and time." You can find Rowena's article on the Double Take blog, the photo was taken by Rowena and is called Embryo.

Rebozo Massage for Fertility, Pregnancy and After the Birth

This month I have been learning new Rebozo massage for fertility, pregnancy and after the birth with  Clare Blake.  These hand-woven Mexican shawls can be used for a variety of uses in a massage session. For fertility, pregnancy and after the birth we can shimmy, rock and roll out tension from all parts of the body, as well as wrap and contain in safety. We can Ease out aching backs Help baby into a good position for birth Create more room for baby to move Release and soften the pelvis and SI joints Shimmy the womb into a good position for good menstrual health Bring containment and safety in the pelvis Wrap and close the body ...

Biodynamic Cycles for Therapists

I am delighted that Massage World have published another of my articles. this one is about the Biodynamic theory of the vasomotoric cycle and how therapists can use it to understand more about what might prevent a client from relaxing. You can download a copy here  or read it below. If you are curious about how mindfulness can deepen your practice read this  which was published in Massage Magazine April 2014

What is Abdominal Massage?

What is abdominal massage?  This slide show will give you comprehensive answers! It is an exploration of the - history and scope of belly work the benefits of abdominal massage what happens in a session why I am drawn to the work looking at if it's OK to touch bellies physiology of digestion ileocecal valve colon conditions of the colon and ileocecal valve emotion and meaning of the colon, ICV and small intestine It is a presentation I gave to the Association of Biodynamic Massage Therapists in March 2014. If you know people who are interested in their digestive health, please share!