Masterful blending of Asian bodywork techniques including Shiatsu, Craniosacral, Koshi Balancing, Sei-KE and Divergence Meridian, these hourly sessions are individualized to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of clients. A brief description of each type of Asian bodywork is listed below.
SHIATSU: A form of Japanese bodywork based on the same principles as acupuncture, in which specific pressure points are addressed using the hands.
CRANIOSACRAL: A form of bodywork using gentle touch to palpate the cranium, spine and pelvic bones, which helps regulate the flow of cerebral spinal fluid
KOSHI BALANCING:A form of Japanese bodywork in which the center of strength and movement originates from the practitioner’s pelvis/ lumbosacral region and thighs.
SEI-KE: An emotionally based form of Shiatsu, in which gentle touch is used to help clients achieve a higher state of aliveness and balance within themselves
DIVERGENT MERIDIAN BODYWORK: An advanced Asian bodywork that serves to create internal linkages between regions and organs not interconnected by the 12 main meridians. It can help lessen the severity of many chronic, degenerative conditions.
This work is performed by Kerry Heitkotter AOBTA, (American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia). She earned her Diplomat in Asian Body Therapies in 2017 from Zen Shiatsu in Evanston, IL
In addition to her repertoire of Asian Bodywork, Kerry also has had advanced training in Neuromuscular re-education techniques, specifically Neuromuscular Rebalancing and Retraining. Kerry works with athletes at all levels, professional, amateur, collegiate, high school, as well as the average weekend warrior. Performance and Team trainers refer clients to her for her vast knowledge of kinesiology, anatomy, physiology, rehabilitative conditioning and restorative bodywork as well her expertise with bio-energetic light and sound technologies.
NEUROMUSCULAR REBALANCING: Techniques that attempt to retrain the neuromuscular system to function properly. A rehabilitative modality utilizing manipulation based techniques, often used after trauma sustained to muscles and nerves.
COLORPUNCTURE: A form of chromotherapy, (color therapy) Uses colored lights to stimulate acupuncture points to promote wellness and restore balance using colored light verses needles.
We are a referral only practice.