Xanthe Ashton BSc(Hons), CST-D, CMT

About Me

Xanthe Ashton has been practicing CranioSacral Therapy since 2003 and has a practice working with newborns through to the elderly. She also works with horses and small animals. In addition to CranioSacral Therapy she practices Visceral Manipulation, Neural Manipulation, Zero Balancing, Bowen Therapy, Reflexology and Massage. Xanthe combines her therapies to treat each person as a whole. As well as being a passionate practitioner Xanthe is the New Zealand satellite for the Upledger Institute organising their training courses and coordinating study groups. Xanthe teaches CranioSacral Therapy 1, ShareCare and Introductions to CranioSacral Therapy. In addition to teaching for the Upledger Institute she also teaches a Diploma in Reflexology for the Canterbury School of Reflexology and just for fun she enjoys giving weekend workshops in Reflexology and Indian Head Massage. Xanthe is a CranioSacral Therapy Mentor, this is a truly rewarding aspect of the work helping beginning practitioners grow and develop professionally.

My Skills

Certified Instructor CST1, ShareCare and Introduction to CranioSacral Therapy Certified Teaching Assistant CST1&2, SER1&2, CCPB1, CSIR, CSP1, TBS1 Also qualified to assist VM1&2, ESE1,2,3&4

Articles & Books Written

CranioSacral Therapy for Animals published in Massage, Issue 194, July 2012 Contributor to The Idea Crucible: Webinar on CST & Reflexology http://www.theideacrucible.com/articles/xantheashton

Professional Associations / Memberships

International Association of Healthcare Practitioners (IAHP)
Registered Natural Therapies Practitioner with Natural Health Practitioners New Zealand
Certified Massage Therapist with Massage New Zealand
Professional Member of Reflexology New Zealand Certified Zero Balancer with Zero Balancing in New Zealand and Australia Practitioner member of Bowen Therapy Aotaeroa

Available for patients

Case studies, easy to understand explanations about the CranioSacral System, Visceral Manipulation, products to use between sessions, and much more. More information