Tibetan Cranial

What is Tibetan Cranial?

Tibetan Cranial is a form of bodywork that originated in the Himalayan highlands about 3,000 years ago. It was a sacred knowledge practiced by Tibetan monks. Tibetan Cranial (TC) is a unique combination of cranial manipulation, prayer, and intuition of mind, body, and spirit.

What happens during a TC session?

During a TC session, the client lays fully clothed on a special TC massage table. The practitioner feels pulses at the feet and wrists, and then goes to the head of the table. The practitioner kneels at the head of the table and feels the cranial pulses. From this information, specific adjustments are made to the skull, face, mouth, jaw and neck. As a result, the whole body instinctively relaxes. The spine will realign with the rest of the body without any specific spinal adjustments. The session ends with a “seal” followed by a period of time of quiet relaxation. During the entire session the practitioner holds an internal sacred space of prayer or manta.

What can I expect after a treatment?

Results after a treatment can be immediate or may occur weeks after a treatment. The body reorganizes and releases previously held patterns. Most people experience a profound sense of well being and relaxation. A reduction of pain or an increase in overall functioning may occur. The results of one session can continue long after it has been completed. Depending on the person’s condition, multiple sessions are usually recommended to fully integrate subtle alignment of the body.

What Symptoms can TC help with?

Migraines, headaches, jaw pain, TMJ disorder, neck and back pain, brain and spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, connective tissue disorder, chronic fatigue syndrome, Parkinson’s disease, stress related conditions, chronic vertigo, tinnitus, seizures, nervous systems disorders, ringing in the ears, sciatica, scoliosis, tremors, sleep disorders, depression, anxiety, whiplash, head injuries, and sinus problems.

How do I make an appointment?

Dr. Desai is a certified T.C. practitioner. Call the office at 303-444-1999 to schedule an appointment.


Dr. Nita Desai

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