3409 Grand Avenue
Suite 7
Oakland, California 94610

Tomi Knutson Craniosacral Therapy

3409 Grand Avenue
Suite 7
Oakland, California 94610


My name is Tomi, and I've been offering Massage and Craniosacral Therapy in the Bay Area since 2005. In my Oakland practice, I've supported people from all walks of life, from newborns to 93 years old.

During COVID, here are the current offerings at Touching In:
Free 15-min Wellness check-ins
45-min Distance Craniosacral Intro Session
60-min, 75-min Distance Craniosacral Session
Monday Morning Meditations, 10-10:45

Shelter In Place Sliding Scale:
45min $60-85
60-min: $90-115
75-min: $110-135
The On-line Scheduler is up to date, so feel free to schedule there same as before.

Monday morning Meditations, 10-10:45am on Zoom
These guided meditations are 30-minutes and are designed as a "system check". They are a simple way of reducing anxiety and stress, and a great way to start the week. By becoming present with our whole selves and feeling into what is alive for us in the present moment, it becomes easier to see what we need to move through the day, the week, or SIP, in general. The meditation changes every few weeks and has included the 5-Senses, the 4-Bodies and currently the Earth-Heart Meditation.
Cost: By donation through Venmo or Paypal

Our mission is to help our clientele navigate more gracefully the transitions or "seasons" of the human experience. By "Touching In" to body, mind and spirit with presence during these inevitable transitions, we begin to access our own innate wisdom and creativity, and learn to release the holding patterns which keep us from evolving and living our lives more fully. Our skills and experience are offered for the little ones all the way to the old ones. May all beings be happy.

By consciously Touching In to our body, mind and spirit during life's transitions, we lessen our suffering and learn to release the holding patterns which keep us from evolving. With mindfulness and intention, we learn to access our own innate health, wisdom and creativity to live our lives more fully now.

What is Craniosacral Therapy?
Craniosacral Therapy (CST) is a subtle healing modality borne out of Osteopathy, the ancient art of bone setting. CST works on the physical, as well as, the emotional and subtle energetic levels to optimize the function and motility of the Craniosacral System (CS), thereby supporting the bodies entire system from the inside out.
The Craniosacral System consists of the brain, the spinal cord, 22 cranial bones, the central nervous system and the cerebro-spinal fluid that surrounds and protects these structures and processes. It extends from the bones of the skull, face, and mouth (the cranium) down to the sacrum. By tuning into the CS system, and particularly the cerebrospinal fluid, the practitioner is able to assist in the bodies' release of tension patterns, (both physical and emotional) thus allowing the bones, muscles, and tissues to move more freely. This freedom, in turn, allows the innate wisdom or "inner healer" of the body to come forth and express itself. Most clients experience a deep calm or rest both during and post-session that feels restorative and enlivening, and leaves them feeling more resourced within.

Craniosacral Therapy has many health benefits:
Increases proprioception
Balances the autonomic nervous system
Mitigates the stress responses of the body
Clears restrictions in the fascial tissues
Balances energy levels in the body
Helps joints recover from injury
Heals strains in the soft tissues
Strengthens the immune system
Improves mental functioning
Balances hormones
Aids integration of life experiences
Improves sleep and thus dreaming life
Increases feelings of connection & wholeness within oneself and with the world.

Please call with any questions you may have. I look forward to connecting with you.

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Migraine & Headaches
Whiplash Injury
Chronic Back and/or Neck Pain
TMJ Syndrome
Orthodontic Issues & Dental Trauma
Ear and Sinus issues, including Tinnitus
Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue
Mental Health: Anxiety & Depression, PTSD, Grief
Recovery from surgery or illness
Pregnancy discomfort & Postpartum Recovery
Mental confusion or Brain Fog
Seasonal Depression​
Chemical Sensitivity/Environmental Illness


24 Reviews
January 17, 2019
I first met Tomi last year when I was looking for someone to help me with what had become chronic neck and shoulder pain that was not resolving with the...
January 03, 2018
Working with Tomi has changed my life and my health in a really profound way. I went to Tomi for the first time almost a year ago in search of lymphatic...
October 21, 2018
Such a god send! Tomi was EXACTLY the professional I was looking for! Having had many medical issues that kept me primarily in bed the first four months of...


Closed Now
Sunday: 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


3409 Grand Avenue
Suite 7
Oakland, California 94610
b/t Mandana Blvd & Elwood Ave Grand Lake, Lower Hills
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