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Katy | Texas
August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT$30
ReNew You: Body & Mind
Are you experiencing stress, anxiety, pain, or just wanting to take some time out for yourself to feel better?
Producing Endorphins, the “Happy” chemical will do just that. When you experience Light Touch Therapy, endorphins are produced, you can feel relaxed, blissful, euphoric, happy, just to name a few natural responses.
Studies show that touch therapy is efficacious. Though, it is unclear how exactly it works. Many who practice touch therapy offer an explanation based on energy, which is sometimes referred to as chakra.
The word “energy” suggests a metaphysical element. But, light touch therapy, though it is an alternative form of treatment, it has a tenuous connection to modern medicine and science.
Firstly, it typically focuses on removing physical pain. At least the layperson’s idea of science today is rooted in empiricism. In other words, change has to occur in the material world in order to be considered real. Of course, science is an amorphous term, and there are exceptions. Still, despite the fact that pain can originate in the physical plane, pain in general is subjective.
Secondly, proponents of touch therapy assert that it conduces to the bodies natural healing process. The energy work only initially catalyzes the healing process, and power is transferred to the body’s physical components.
Light touch therapy is predicated on the belief that energy can be manipulated. Any imbalances in one’s energy can lead to fatigue, pain, illness, mental health problems, or a general feeling of malaise. These imbalances are sometimes described as blockages. Touch healing practitioners redirect the flow of energy to balance energy levels.
That is the simple definition of touch therapy. Within touch therapy, however, there are a variety of subbranches. Both healing touch (HT) and therapeutic touch (TT) fall under touch therapy.