Helena Bacellar

Helena specializes in Craniosacral Therapy and Myofascial Release. She is a Board-Certified, Licensed Massage Therapist, a Usui Reiki practitioner, and a yoga teacher.

She received her Massage Therapy training at the Potomac Massage Training Institute in Washington DC, where she was exposed to a variety of bodywork and energy healing modalities. Helena’s Craniosacral Therapy training included several Upledger based workshops and Somato Emotional Release. She is also certified in “Riding the Wave, Touching Stillness,” a  Biodynamic approach to Craniosacral Therapy, taught by Heidi Wilson. Additionally, Helena studied Myofacial Release with John Barnes, and learned the art of Therapeutic Dialoguing from Lori Zeltwanger.

Helena is a firm believer in the wisdom of the body, and in the power of the inner healer in each person. Her approach to healing is holistic, as the source of the dysfunction (whether physical, emotional, or spiritual) manifests in the body. Helena’s role as a practitioner is to listen to the wisdom that is inherent in the body tissues, and to facilitate the healing process using her extensive professional training and deep intuitive abilities.

When she’s not providing healing services for her clients, Helena loves to go hiking in the red rocks, and has lived in Sedona since 2010. She is both honored and grateful to be of service to others through this healing profession in beautiful Sedona!

Services Offered by Helena:

Myofascial Release

Consists of gentle application of sustained pressure into fascial restrictions in the body. Fascia is a tough, connective tissue that covers all cells, nerves, blood vessels, organs, muscles, and bones of the body in a three-dimensional web, without interruption.  Trauma, posture, or inflammation can bind fascial tissue, creating excessive pressure on those body components, and leading to pain.

The gentle but sustained pressure into fascial restrictions helps release this binding and relieves pain. Myofascial Release addresses multiple layers in the body, and ranges from very light to very deep, depending on the client’s needs. With Myofascial Release techniques, no oil or cream is applied.

CranioSacral Therapy

Restrictions and imbalances in the membrane system and connective tissue that link the cranium and sacrum may cause pain and dysfunction. Craniosacral Therapy is a gentle, non-invasive technique that addresses these restrictions.

Gentle mobilization of the cranial and sacral bones facilitates balancing of the cerebrospinal fluid flow, and encourages the body to strengthen its ability to heal itself. A balanced flow of the cerebrospinal fluid facilitates structural changes, and positively affects the nervous, cardiovascular, endocrine, and muscular systems. In a Craniosacral session, no oil or cream is applied, and the client may remain fully clothed.

Call (928) 325-1648 to Schedule a Session with Helena

Praise of Helena

Thank you for always taking the time to help me work through the pain in my body. Many times I come with a specific pain complaint and each time you are able to help me with pain reduction and restoring more normal life function. You always go above and beyond what is anticipated and asked for. Once my session is complete, I notice many other areas of my body feeling relief and my mind is calm. No matter if I am experiencing physical pain or emotional pain, your healing hands and attitude help me heal. There are not enough words to express the gratitude and appreciation I feel. Thank you so much for always being there.
— N.R., Sedona, AZ
Helena Bacellar is a miracle worker! Her myofascial release sessions have helped me so very much. I always feel like I am standing taller, and sitting more erect, after each session. I am impressed by how intuitively her hands can always find the most stressed points and sore spots in my body. And I’ve sent many of my friends who have visited me from afar. They have all had positive results, including my former beautician who was having ‘frozen shoulder’ problems based on her occupation. One session with Helena cleared that right up! Thus I can highly recommend her work, as it is a real treat to feel this much better after she has worked on you.
— M.S., Sedona, AZ
I look forward to each of my sessions with Helena and am never disappointed. If I have a particular physical problem, Helena’s healing hands unfailingly find helpful ways to address it. Her hands are magic on those days when I need to reduce tension and stress – it’s always amazing how she finds those special areas that need extra attention. I also love it when Helena applies myofascial techniques on my back – not only is my twisting due to scoliosis considerably reduced, I breathe better! Besides which, she is funny and makes me laugh. What more could you ask for?
— M.R., Rockville, MD

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