craniosacral therapy

noun

Definition of craniosacral therapy 

: a system of gentle touch designed to enhance the functioning of the membranes, tissues, fluids, and bones surrounding or associated with the brain and spinal cord

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Kennedy has invited an impressive roster of beauty and wellness experts to conduct in-studio workshops, such as craniosacral therapy with celebrity aesthetician Julia March, and a posture workshop with Pilates guru Elizabeth Larkam. Janna Mandell, San Francisco Chronicle, "Big & beautiful: Ayla studio in San Francisco expands," 17 Jan. 2018 The hiking program takes full advantage of the terrain; other options include watsu, acupuncture, hot river-stone massage, and craniosacral therapy. Condé Nast Traveler, "Rancho La Puerta," 20 Oct. 2017

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1986, in the meaning defined above

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craniosacral therapy

noun

Medical Definition of craniosacral therapy 

: a system of gentle touch designed to enhance the functioning of the membranes, tissues, fluids, and bones surrounding or associated with the brain and spinal cord He has also trained in craniosacral therapy, a technique developed by an osteopath which uses gentle pressure on the spine and skull to relieve tension. —Rosalie Rayburn, The Albuquerque Journal, 4 Nov. 2010

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craniosacral therapist noun
Craniosacral therapists work with the craniosacral system, a continuous membrane of deep tissue (fascia) that connects the cranium and spine and that also houses the brain and central nervous system. —Mirka Knaster, Yoga Journal, July/August 2000

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