An overcast sky and a cold March day made the heated massage table that much more inviting. My husband nested right in, wasting no time getting comfortable.
People might argue that pain does not whisper, but I can assure you it did at some point. That job you don’t like has transformed into digestive issues, something you can no longer stomach. That headache might have roots in the sharp words spoken to you during a fight long ago, but we often don’t notice until there’s pain or another problem.
I was surprised at how much emotion affected the energy of my thyroid. The throat chakra is about communication which is also the area of the thyroid. Knowing this and sensing this turned out to be two very different things.
My husband accidentally hung himself as a child. He remembers slipping the rope around his neck then coming to on the floor with family members crying around him. He tells the story with a sense of detachment. “It was easy,” he said.
I place my hands on the body, close my eyes and wait. I wait for the body's response to my touch. Sometimes that comes fast. Sometimes there is no response. That is also helpful.
A skeleton lingered as she took a step forward. It wasn't eager to separate. Nothing happened for a few moments. I watched, feeling impatient.
A client may want to feel more confident. It doesn’t really matter what the goal is. There is an emotion attached to it, and that emotion can be felt in the body.
I've gotten in the habit of mentally asking my client's spirit what it is ready to release and then observing what happens. I did this recently and immediately saw steaming, smoldering garbage coming from the abdomen. There was a lot of it. Steam and smoke don't usually go together, but there it was. It made … Continue reading What Are You Holding On To?
Chakras are energy centers in the body. The seven major chakras are the root, sacral, solar plexus, heart, throat, third eye, and crown chakra. They correspond to different body parts. They govern certain functions, and can be associated with various elements. They all have a job to do, and since we are talking about the body it’s safe to say they are all related.