During pregnancy there are many challenges placed on our bodies. As a trained massage therapist with many years experience I have had the honor of being able to assist mothers and their partners with easing the discomforts of pregnancy and helping prepare their bodies for birth.
Gaelen works with babies and children to help create better balance in the children. Gentle and specific work can help soften the birth traumas and ease latching and feeding.
MET is a contract/relax technique that works primarily with joint alignment. The technique is very specific and gentle enough for clients aged 6 to 86, it uses your own body to reeducate muscles that aren’t working, giving a little nudge or stimulation to an area that has forgotten its job.
Swedish Style Massage is what we traditionally think of as ‘massage’. It involves a variety of strokes including tapotement (tapping), effleurage (stroking), kneading etc. It can be deeper or lighter depending on the style and intent of the practitioner.
Visceral Manipulation (VM) has been around in many forms for centuries. From the “laying on of hands” on the abdominal area, through abdominal shiatsu to other meridian based therapies to help tone or sedate the organs.
CST is a gentle, hands-on method of evaluating and enhancing the functioning of a physiological body system called the craniosacral system – comprised of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord.
Women’s bodies start changing at puberty in very different ways then men. Yes, its an obvious statement but worth writing. By combining different techniques, Gaelen is able to help women with with a variety of issues.