Biodynamic Massage

Biodynamic Massage in Hove

Biodynamic Massage is a specialized psychotherapeutic approach to bodywork, founded on the profound belief in the interconnectedness of the body, mind, and spirit.

With Biodynamic Massage, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. Instead, the therapist embraces the fluidity of your unique needs, adapting the treatment to address both the physical discomforts and the unintegrated emotional experience that resides within. It’s a therapeutic journey that invites individuals to explore the emotional landscape held within their physical form.

Through the gentle and attuned touch of the therapist, layers of tension, stress, and emotional blockages begin to unravel. Emotions, often stored in the body, are acknowledged, and a safe space is created for them to surface and be expressed.

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In this sacred space, clients often experience a profound sense of emotional catharsis, relief, and emotional clarity. Biodynamic Massage, with its emphasis on the mind-body connection, offers a unique pathway for individuals to meet, heal, and ultimately transform their emotional landscapes, leading to a greater sense of well-being and balance.

Precise valuable bio-feedback guides the touch through an electronic electric stethoscope that is gently placed on your abdomen. Following the language of the gut, our ‘second brain’, encourages the natural healing process known as “psychoperistalsis”, which acts as a cleansing mechanism, effectively clearing stress-related hormones from your system while simultaneously restoring a harmonious balance to your nervous system.

Through its gentle and attuned touch, it seeks to unblock and harmonize the subtle energies within the body, aim to shift the nervous system from a hyperactive state to a more balanced and relaxed state. This is known as downregulation. By creating a safe and nurturing environment during a Biodynamic session, the therapist encourages the activation of the client’s parasympathetic nervous system, responsible for the “rest and digest” state.

Biodynamic Massage is a highly effective approach for alleviating tension, releasing restrictions, and addressing energetic blockages that may be present within various layers of the body, including the periosteum (a thin layer of fascia enveloping the bones), muscle tissues, fascial membranes, skin, and even the bio-field.

A trauma-informed perspective characterizes Biodynamic Massage. The method is grounded in a deep and empathetic comprehension on trauma effects on both the body and the mind, offering a safe and nurturing space for individuals who have experienced trauma to embark on their healing journey.

“I ‘listen’ to the body’s tissue with my fingers. I get to hear the silent story of the body, written in the bones, muscle, the quality of the skin that holds it whole, in every cell, and in how all these parts come together, telling an an uncensored account of the life experience.”

A Biodynamic Massage session can be profoundly beneficial for anyone who is grappling with physical discomfort, such as muscle tension or chronic pain, by addressing the root causes of these issues. Additionally, it provides emotional release and stress reduction, making it valuable for those dealing with anxiety, emotional imbalances, or trauma.

Athletes and active individuals often turn to Bodynamic Massage to enhance performance and promote muscle recovery. Moreover, it nurtures individuals seeking personal growth and self-awareness, as it fosters a mind-body connection that can facilitate a deeper understanding of oneself. In essence, Bodynamic Massage serves as a therapeutic oasis for anyone looking to harmonize their physical, emotional, and mental well-being, making it a versatile and valuable modality for diverse needs.

Meet Our therapist

Monica Martin

Monica Martin

Monica Martin is a certified Biodynamic Massage therapist accredited by the London School of Biodynamic Psychotherapy. The certification represents a significant milestone in her path toward becoming a fully accredited Biodynamic Body psychotherapist under the UKCP (The UK Council for Psychotherapy). Monica is a registered member of ABMT (Association of Biodynamic Massage Therapists) and EABP (European Association for Body Psychotherapy). These affiliations reflect her commitment to maintaining high standards of practice and continuing her education ...
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