Intensive bodywork. Functional fitness.
Find Relief From Pain & Postural Issues
We believe that the best way to achieve balance in one’s body is through a combination of both bodywork and movement practices. We offer multiple modalities to suit the needs of a variety of clients at our office in the Inner Richmond district of San Francisco.
Goal-driven, results-oriented sessions and series are our specialty.
Improve Your Alignment & Flexibility
Take your Yoga, Pilates, or Martial Arts practice to the next level with Anatomy Trains Structural Integration (ATSI) and targeted fascia-based bodywork tailored to your individual goals and needs. We can help you increase your performance and deepen your practice, whether you are a beginner, advanced, or professional movement practitioner.
Bodywork & Movement Offerings
Efficiently address myofascial, joint, and nerve issues including carpal tunnel syndrome, sciatica and leg/hip/knee pain, thoracic outlet syndrome, and key components of scoliosis.
Fine-tune your alignment, address chronic pain/sensitivity, and re-balance your posture in gravity to achieve greater efficiency and ease of movement in your daily activities.
Build strength and flexibility, balance hypermobile joints, and gain tools for post-rehab fitness transitions with targeted sessions tailored to your fitness and alignment goals.
Bodywork & movement sessions available by appointment only.
Discover your innate abilities to decrease stress and chronic tension, build resilience and awareness, and move toward mind-body balance with our somatically-oriented, integrative approach to Stress Management Coaching.
Bodywork Classes & Mentoring
Study Thai Structural Bodywork theory and technique with Marla in small-group classes or via private mentorship. For experienced bodyworkers, movement instructors, and diligent students of related disciplines.
New intensive workshops will be offered in 2019.
About Marla Hanken, BCSI CMT CHT
With over 15 years experience practicing various forms of movement, and over a decade practicing Thai bodywork and teaching movement, Marla has developed a keen eye for spotting imbalances in the body. She utilizes her knowledge of Thai Sen Theory, Anatomy Trains myofascial meridians, Structural Bodywork, Neuromuscular Therapy, Yoga, Pilates, and Reusi Dat Ton (Thai Hermit Yoga) to create integrative healing systems uniquely tailored to each individual.