Biodynamic Massage

Biodynamic massage can be part of a psychotherapy process, or a treatment to be experienced in its own right. While having the benefits of traditional massage - relaxation. and the easing of tension and pain - Biodynamic massage is suited to those interested in exploring the mind-body connection through touch, whether it be for insight into specific bodily issues, or as a means to self-discovery and change.

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There are several forms of Biodynamic massage. some aim to soften the tightness in the muscles, to encourage more aliveness and feeling in the body. Some aim to contain and integrate when, perhaps, a person feels too sensitive or overwhelmed; others help to increase energetic awareness, and to encourage expansion and strengthening. What makes the depth of biodynamic work possible is the relationship between the therapist and the client. The development of trust is important as it provides the safe space necessary for insight and healing to occur. 

History

Biodynamic massage was first developed in Norway in the 1960's by Gerda Boyesen. Working as a clinical psychologist she became interested in the connection between mental health and bodily experience, and began using massage in her clinical practice. Gerda Boyesen is recognised internationally as a pioneer in the profession of body psychotherapy.

Training

I qualified in Biodynamic Massage at the Chiron Centre for Body Psychotherapy in January 2005. Biodynamic massage was also integral to my psychotherapy training at LSBP. I also bring to my work the influence of my trainings in 'point pressure' styles such as Shiatsu and Thai massage.  

I'm fully insured and a member of the Association of Biodynamic Massage Therapists (ABMT).

Location

I practice in Crystal Palace.

I work Monday to Saturday, mostly during the day.

Fee

£50 for 60 minute session.

Concessionary rate available.