Benefits of Light Touch Techniques

Educational Information and Benefits :

Our skin is our largest organ, and it can be very sensitive and responsive. According to mammalian neuroscience, the intimate contact inherent in this place (habitat) evokes neuro behaviors ensuring fulfillment of basic biological needs. 

In retrospection to chronic pain, whiplash and or sensitivities, such as kinesio-phobia, light touch therapy techniques are vital and profound in re-building a new found relationship. A human system recalls positive, memory imprinting with the success of light touch given.

Known as the 'feel good or feedback receptors', our body's oldest sensory messaging loop starts to attain healthy new pathways for improved function when cumulative downloading takes place.

When you're physically close to someone, you tend to feel happier and healthier. According to Women's Health Magazine, "touching someone releases dopamine and serotonin, both of which can boost your mood and curb depression."  The human touch, has been shown to  drop a person's level of cortisol, the main biological culprit of stress. As Roberta Lee of Beth Israel Medical Center in New York explains, "Cortisol suppresses the immune response. Anything that increases the relaxation response activates the restoration of your immune response".

The result: Your body is more able to fight off viruses, inflammation and produce positive memory, making you happier and healthier. That is why I am passion about these four holistic wellness modalities. Cumulative Craniosacral Therapy and Thai Yoga Bodywork/Massage, Yoga/Somatic Movement and Uniq Aromatherapy sessions support this. Whether they are blended or individual sessions.

"Oxytocin does more than help us bond and potentially increase happiness. Since increased levels of oxytocin help you relax and reduce high blood pressure, it could also be connected with better sleep alongside your partner, Rachel E. Salas of the Johns Hopkins Center for Sleep", suggested as educational information.



Mindful natural movement, light touch, energetic awareness and forms of meditation are used to integrate and assist in shifting the accumulation of daily stress.

Thus resulting in an integrative approach to wellness and self-care through our own natural healing abilities to reset, renew and restore the holding patterns which may contribute to the findings of dis-ease. 

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Educational Information and Benefits :

Effleurage technique is of two types. The first is a superficial stroking movement designed to produce a sensory reaction, either of relaxation (slow stroking) or stimulation (fast stroking).

 It is in my experience that light touch profoundly assists in reducing chronic pain, managed whiplash symptoms while re-establishing neutral  and healthy Central Nervous System.

Effleurage is mainly used in the Uniq Aromatherapy and Thai Yoga Bodywork  (Head,Hand,Foot) sessions, to either spread oil or acclimatize the recipient of the touch and assist in deeper relaxation. In addition, the  touch helps the practitioner to feel altered areas of tissue tension which may release during or after, possibly with the added assistance of essential oil application. 

Petrissage strokes belong to the “kneading” category. Their perceived effects are to stretch soft tissue and increase blood circulation locally in the muscle and connective tissue. It has been shown to improve performance in relation to recovery from muscle stiffness and experienced lower-limb fatigue (Ogai et al. 2008). Research also indicates that petrissage can create a reduction in alpha motor neuron activity and thus have a relaxing effect (Sullivan et al. 1991). 

Incorporating these self-care techniques on a daily basis, reinstates healthy sensory feedback, so our body recognizes and accepts light touch therapy. Thus the challenging baby steps, develop a positive mind body response.

What are the Key Benefits of Light Touch:

* Nervous system support

* Immune System improvement

* Chronic Pain relief

* Gentle for post Whiplash / Injury

* Sensitives with being touched

I always ask for the clients' permission prior to starting every session to facilitate empowerment.
I always ask for the clients' permission prior to starting every session to facilitate empowerment.

Integrative Light Touch Modalities

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy


 BCST is about restoring your nervous system back into a natural state of balance, in order to support itself to attain whole body health, to cellular levels.   

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Uniq Somatic Movement


 Somatics brings muscles to optimum resting length & function, increases circulation, enhances awareness + control & injury prevention.

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Uniq Aromatherapy


Enhances health to the recipients’ central nervous system, optimizes immune system & organ function related to spinal connectivity. 

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Uniq Thai Yoga Bodywork


 Freedom from pain results from unhindered flow of vital energies through our connective tissues with regular, cumulative Thai Massage to improve sleep & lower stress.

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Uniq Yoga


A fresh class design, blending elements & key aspects of Traditional Yin, Restorative Yoga & Somatic movement for enrichment and freedom to stiff, inflexible tight bodies. 

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Cancellation Policy 

24 hours or more to be notified through the possible nature of communication via a phone call plus private text.

If this happens to fall inside the requested cancellation policy terms (24 hrs +), full payment will be due. 

Reasonable short notice, of late appointment cancellation, is of the honor system upon a fee discussion.

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Upon conversation of all parties necessary, application and honoring truthful situations, we at Uniq Creations want to give every opportunity to those with special circumstances, the quality of service 

and health enhancements which offer benefits of Light Touch techniques, for pain management, 

support with healing soft tissue injury and/or whiplash.

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