COMPANION

Cranio-Sacral System and Therapy

Cranio-Sacral therapy uses gentle touch to palpate the synarthrodial joints of the cranium,  spine and pelvic bones to help regulate the flow of cerebrospinal fluid.

Writings

  • ‘The Cranio-Sacral System’ by Hil Boode is an introduction to Cranio-Sacral therapy.[1]
  • ‘The Cranio-Sacral System’ by Hillegonda Boode relating on her own case history of breaking her upper arm to illustrate how she could heal better through the CSS, concluding that connective tissue is the main organ of the body.[2]
  • ‘Alexander Technique and craniosacral therapy’ by Elke Mastwijk is on how craniosacral imbalances can affect the primary control, especially as a result of injury; also providing examples of changes in horses as a result of craniosacral therapy.[3]
References

[1] ‘The Cranio-Sacral System’ by Hil Boode in The Congress Papers 1991, A Spirit of Learning Together edited by Jeremy Chance (Direction, 1992), pp. 61–62.
[2] ‘The Cranio-Sacral system’ by Hillegonda Boode in The Congress Papers 1999, An Ongoing Discovery edited by Jean M. O. Fischer (STATBooks, 2001), pp. 173–75.
[3] ‘Alexander Technique and craniosacral therapy’ by Elke Mastwijk in The Congress Papers 2008, From Generation to Generation Vol. 2 edited by Jean M. O. Fischer (STATBooks, 2009), pp. 98–102.