Craniosacral therapy, iahp.com/annehammel. Courtesy of Felix Wirth/ Corbis.
Craniosacral therapy, iahp.com/annehammel. Courtesy of Felix Wirth/ Corbis.

The practice might sound painful, or even creepy— but with Anne Hammel’s fingers doing the walking on my head, face, and spine, there’s a lightness of touch that packs a powerful effect. After a visit to her East Village studio, everything feels calmer.