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Craniosacral Practice

Shannon Cooney, Craniosacral Practitioner

Craniosacral. is a non-invasive, hands-on, healing practice. Its aim is to encourage the vital movement of the Craniosacral system to support one's self-regulating healing capacity. Shannon has been studying and practicing this healing modality since 1995.

Practice Space: Puschkinallee 4A, right side entrance, last door on the left

Public transport

U-Schlesisches Tor, Bus 265 direction: Puschkinallee/Elsenstr, Stop: Eichenstr./Puschkinallee

or

S-Treptower Park, walking 350m or Bus 265 direction: U-Stadtmitte/Krausenstr. One Stop: Eichenstr./Puschkinallee

Practice days are Mondays and Fridays, [with exceptions]

Sessions are 90 minutes.  To book a session please call:

+49 (0)30 53 02 80 30

or +49 (0)151 504 26 223, or SMS,

or write to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please wear or bring comfortable clothing for the session.

*In summer weather please bring or wear socks, and light clothing to cover bare arms, legs shoulders.

*In winter, please refrain from wearing complicated clothing, ie: too many straps, or hoodies, or mulpitle layers of heavy fabric 

thank you

Session Fee: 75 Euros// as of October 1, 2018 fees will be 80€ per session

Please note: cancellations made before 24 hours notice will not be charged, thank you for your understanding.

Termine nur nach Vereinbarung

Terminverhinderungen: 24-Stunden-Regel
Vereinbarte Termine sind verbindlich und kostenpflichtig, falls keine rechtzeitige Absage erfolgt.
Herzlichen Dank für Ihr Verständnis

Robert Harris R.M.T. " Shannon Cooney is  skillfully qualified to perform this modality of hands-on therapy. Any recipient of her therapeutic treatments would be fortunate and benefited"

Craniosacral therapy has many benefits for wellness including: deeply easing stress, deep rest for the nervous system, increased vitality, unwinding of unwanted habits, and increased general well-being. Craniosacral also has many benefits for health including; improved eyesight/vision, reduced acute pain, rehabilitation in the neural field, learning disabilities, gross and fine motor problems, developmental delays, autism, headaches, tinnitus, TMJ syndrome, stress disorders, trauma and neurological conditions.

“This Craniosacral Rhythm, the tidal change in the fluids, moves the bones of the head and the sacrum,” Robert Harris [RMT Craniosacral Therapist and teacher] explains. “These natural changes in pressure cause motion to be felt through the whole body, with slight toning and relaxing, as these fluid pressures expand and relax.” Craniosacral Therapists believe that this rhythmical system is as crucial to health as the breath and the heart beat. With very light contact of their hands, therapists detect this small movement as the cerebrospinal fluids rise and fall. According to Harris, it is the symmetry and ease of movement that determines health. Thus, if there is a variation to the rhythm, or if it is not symmetrical, this is an indicator to the therapist that there is a problem or a place of restriction.

Shannon's co-creative healing approach integrates her study and practice of Craniosacral Therapy with energy work connected to Nature and further incorporates body awareness from her twenty years as a professional dancer, choreographer and teacher in Contemporary Dance.

Brief biography:

Shannon opened her private Practice in Berlin in 2009.
In 1995: completed Robert Harris’ Introductory Course for C/S Therapy. 1996: Upledger Institute Level I. 1999: Robert Harris’s (The Cranial Therapy Centre Toronto) C/S Level I/II, teachers’ assistant for Mr. Harris in 2001, 2002, he is on-going mentor, supporting the Dynamic Expansion Dance Teaching. Research through written resources Micheal Shea "Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy: Volume One", "Visionary Craniosacral Volume I and II", Hugh Milne, and "How the Brain Changes Itself", Foundationa in Craniosaceal Biodynamics Vol 1 and 2, Franklyn SIlls, her research includes the work and research by Norman Doidge, Bonnie Gintis, Peter Levine, Michael Kern, amoung other. She maintained a private practice from 1999-2006 in Toronto, Canada. Parallel to her craniosacral practice she is a dancer artist; choreographer, performer, dance educator working internationally from her base in Berlin.

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