PUT YOUR BODY
IN GOOD HANDS
Essential Bodywork is a healing arts studio that is dedicated to helping people live healthier, happier lives.
Through grounded, intuitive massage & bodywork, medicinal aromatherapy, and effective healing touch, it is possible to be centered, calm, empowered and more joyful, even in the midst of uncertainty and challenge. Our world can be a stressful place! But you don't have to be. Essential Bodywork helps you return to your best self.
Relax, unwind, reconnect, heal.
"When you touch one thing with deep awareness,
you touch everything."
- Lao Tzu
2p - 5p
All appointments are through reservation only.
A myofascial-focused therapeutic massage targeting your specific needs. Helpful for any kind of orthopedic issue, stress, muscle soreness and dysfunction, or any time you just want to feel better in your body.
Therapeutic techniques such as Myofacial Release, neuromuscular (trigger point), and positional tissue release are intuitively blended so that you can move forward with ease in your favorite sport, activity, and in your everyday life.
A deeply relaxing, profoundly transformative, and eloquently gentle technique. CranioSacral Therapy is used for a number of ailments including Migraines, TMJ, past traumas, learning delays, anxiety and depression, nervous disorders, behavioral issues, and of course; stress. When what you really want is to 'reboot' your entire system, this will deliver. CranioSacral Therapy focuses on the detection and release of fascial restrictions in the central nervous system, and the benefits are immense.
Medicinal grade essential oils are featured in this most luxurious and truly transformational experience. Essences are used based upon your needs and layered on the body during the massage. Leave the studio in a bubble of serenity and tranquility. Between 150 and 200 drops of the highest quality, single-note essences are used. All of the benefits of a custom therapeutic massage plus exceptional healing benefits from essential oils. Essential Bodywork works exclusively with Wisdom of the Earth essences, because they are superb.
Your body has its own story to tell. In conjunction with CranioSacral Therapy, somatic dialoguing allows for deeper connection of body and mind, allowing for a more integrated self. Chronic pains and patterns shift quickly. SomatoEmotional Release and CranioSacral Therapy provide a gentle framework for working with the tissues of the body and the emotions simultaneously. This is recommended for any kind of trauma healing.
(Book CranioSacral Appointment)
Massage is wonderful to receive both before and after delivery. Special care and consideration is given for women during this most sacred time. Reduce stress, ease muscle pain, sleep better, and enjoy your pregnancy more! A body in transformation deserves extra attention.
Utilizing the ever-abundant life force energy that is all around us, Reiki is a form of healing touch that originally comes from Japan. It is healing, relaxing, uplifting and safe for anyone to receive at any time. Reiki may be received in person as a gentle, non-intrusive treatment as well as through distance. Reiki appointments are available in the office and also through Zoom.
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6809 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19119