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Claiming  your  Birth Right – Rosen Method  Bodywork


Rosen Method Bodywork is a powerful form of somatic therapy that supports stress reduction by accessing deeper  layers of  tension in our  body through gentle, direct, and empathic present touch.


Rosen Method Bodywork enhances relaxation, movement and aliveness through increasing your awareness of the connection between your physical and emotional self.

The practitioner uses hands that listen rather than manipulate, that “meet” the client where she can sense herself  and access the  often unconscious  holding patterns of  stress, pain, emotional trauma and injury in the  body. Becoming increasingly aware of restrictions in breathing, movement and muscle tension, relaxation occurs: the breath deepens, unconscious feelings, attitudes, and memories may emerge and be released.


Rosen Method is a valuable psycho-somatic approach for personal growth as it supports the  recipient in finding access to greater emotional  presence, deeper intuition, and  growing intimacy with one’s own authentic  being and purpose in life. Greater joy can emerge, open communication becomes more easily available and we  learn to live more fully in the present moment

Rosen Method bodywork is often used by people who are seeking relief from physical or emotional stress, headaches, back pain, muscle tension, joint pain, injuries, insomnia, allergies and chronic conditions like asthma and chronic fatigue. The work can be supportive for people with eating disorders and healing for survivors of physical abuse, emotional abuse and sexual abuse.

The Rosen practitioner has been trained to notice subtle changes in muscle tension and shifts in the breath. S/he recognizes these as indications that the client is relaxing and becoming more aware of his/her body and internal experience. The practitioner responds with touch and words that allow the client to begin to recognize what has been held down by unconscious muscle tension.

As this process unfolds, habitual tension and old patterns may be released, freeing the client to experience more aliveness, new choices in life, and a greater sense of well-being.

“Joseph Campbell wrote, "The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are".

The goal of Rosen Method bodywork is to help us rediscover the essence of who we are. It is reclamation work (2), the work of remembering and reclaiming ourselves. It is accomplished experientially through sensing, listening to and expressing ourselves. This is facilitated through the gentle touch, presence and knowledge of a trained practitioner.”  Sandra Wooten, SW  Rosen Center.

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