Shortly after starting my Therapeutic Bodywork business, I experienced several unusual and unexplainable experiences with energy that were catalysts for leading me into working more with our energy systems, in addition to structure.
The first occurrence that got my attention was when I actually felt a sensation of movement, like a flowing stream under my fingers, and occasionally would feel a client’s cold hand become much warmer and softer right after touching it.
Another dramatic event happened during my initial training for Zero Balancing® (ZB)—a hands-on system of mind-body therapy that balances body energy with body structure. I learned that by keeping my attention on my finger tips as I evaluated and treated my clients, it was possible to assess their balance of energy and structure. My fingers received clear information from my clients, like a transponder receiving radio signals. As soon as my attention was distracted from my fingertips, the transmission of information stopped.
These experiences whet my appetite for energy healing, subsequently led me to study ZB and become a certified practitioner. It’s a powerful body-mind therapy that engages both energy and body structure simultaneously, and uses skilled touch to address the relationship between the two. ZB integrates Western biomedical understanding of the body with Eastern traditions of energy healing to create an innovative and effective bodywork system.♦ Clients experience deep relaxation, internal harmony, improved concentration, and enhanced overall feelings of wellness by clearing energy blocks in our bodies.
Fritz Smith, an experienced osteopath, MD, and master acupuncturist, is the founder of ZB. True health is more than the absence of symptoms: it must include the capacity for contentment in life as it unfolds, Fritz Smith, MD♦
In a ZB session, which lasts 30-45 minutes, the practitioner uses finger pressure and gentle traction on areas of tension in the bones, joints, and soft tissue to create points of balance around which the body can relax and reorganize. Restrictions in movement are released along with tension from stress. Improved concentration and sleep heightens feelings of connection, peace and happiness, and provides lasting relief from emotional distress, improving overall quality of life.
♦ Zero Balancing® Bridging the Mind and Body Through Touch