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Restoring harmony through maximising energy pathways in the body

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ACUPUNCTURE & CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY with PRIYA VASSEN

Priya Vassen has her acupuncture & craniosacral therapy practice at Seven Circles in Gardens, Cape Town where she receives her clients in a welcoming and serene environment.

A consultation with Priya is thorough and deeply addresses prevailing issues, causative factors, what may be lying behind and the possible healing journey ahead. Whether looking for instant pain relief or a long term commitment to health and wellbeing, Priya is accommodating and professional in her execution.

Having a background in acupuncture & craniosacral therapy, the Chinese 5 elements and many body based healing arts from yoga to martial arts Priya uses all her faculties and wisdom in a combined intuitive and professional way to diagnose the most effective treatment. Her kind, enquiring and intelligent assessments are profoundly skilful and potent.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture, uses very thin sterile, stainless steel needles inserted at specific points to modify the flow of ‘chi’ or vital life energy in the body. These points govern energy pathways called meridians. Different meridians feed energy to different organs and areas of the body. By locating the meridian that feeds a problem area, the flow of energy is stimulated or decongested often delivering instant relief.  Acupuncture is an incredible way to restore health and is particularly well known for relieving pain.

Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral therapy is a skilful, no-invasive hands-on therapy that re-kindles the body’s innate capacity for self-repair.

Injuries, illnesses, traumas and continual daily stresses of life left untreated, can often restrict function and create problems over time, hindering our full expression and enjoyment of life. These effects can be physical, mental and emotional.

People come to Priya for conditions ranging from insomnia to low energy, pain, digestive complaints, circulation, injuries, chronic and acute conditions as well as disease prevention and optimising wellbeing. Programmes to reset your nervous system, increase immunity and general wellbeing interventions are also offered. In addition, proactive ageing interventions with facial acupuncture are also popular.

Treatments range from 60 minutes to 90 minutes depending on what is required.

Seven Circles Centre, 117 Hatfield St, Gardens, Cape Town | 078 065 2375 priyavassen@gmail.com

See more about Priya’s tips for resetting your nervous system here

FAQs

Q Does acupuncture hurt?

Inserting the needles does not hurt, it's not like having an injection as the needles are extremely thin and they go into the meridian lines and not into the veins. When energy moves through the meridians you can sometimes feel a little buzz or a static feeling. It is unusual to feel any more pain than that.

38 Reviews for Priya Vassen Acupuncture & Craniosacral Therapy

Exactly what is needed
5.0.0

If you are lucky enough to cross paths with Priya, don’t miss the opportunity to be treated by her. Priya is able to assess you on all levels and offers the space, words, and tools to support you exactly where you are on your journey. I have experienced two sessions with Priya and both of them fundamentally shifted my energy, perspective, and physical wellbeing. The acupuncture is painless and works on deep levels to re-align and transform. Priya is a profoundly gifted therapist and her work, knowledge and attention are invaluable. I would be treated by her every day if I could. What a phenomenal ally on your journey to wholeness. Make use of it if you can!

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mokola.mk14 1 Reviews
Great customer experience & ambience
5.0.0

Great service and ambience and a truly healing process.

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wnabeelah80 1 Reviews
It is a phenomenal journey
5.0.0

Highly recommend Priya, she is absolutely amazing! She makes me so excited and proud of my healing journey. Love every second of our sessions.

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Gifted, Guided, Embodied
5.0.0

I met Priya when I was in the midst of a major deconstruction. I was watching the ground disappear beneath my feet. I was in free fall and my nervous system was friend. She said ‘I need to catch you’ and boy did she. I can’t really articulate what happened in that first session, or the many sessions since apart from barely feeling the needles and then feeling my being align on a very deep level. I will never know how she knows when I’m not breathing from the other side of the curtain. I feel more grounded, balanced, aligned, regulated and strong after I’ve seen her and I’m able to be more present, show up more fully and more authentically in my skin and in that way for my family, friends and clients. I am deeply grateful and cannot recommend her highly enough. Thank you Priya

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Seen and cared for
5.0.0

I get to see Priya once a year and it feels like a homecoming. Our much needed check-ins leave me feeling deeply seen and cared for. I’m always astonished by her uncanny ability to read the body and its energies. Our craniosacral sessions have been powerful and healing for my nervous system. Her acupuncture treatments are expertly conceived and executed based on a holistic understanding of my body and story. So grateful to feel this understood and held.

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Priya has been instrumental to my health
5.0.0

When I came to Priya, I was really struggling with my mental health, physical health, inflammation, mental health and weight gain. Now, 6 months later I feel and look like a different person. She is so intuitive and amazing and I can’t recommend her highly enough!

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ms.penny.jane97 1 Reviews
Kind and intuitive healer who makes you feel so comfortable
5.0.0

Priya has helped me so much, I originally came to her for a pain in my shoulder that has bothered me for years, after two sessions with her the tension has finally released… Priya was so intuitive to what I was going threw and her office felt like a very safe space for me to express my needs and receive overall healing… I’m grateful I found her and will continue work with her to optimize my wellbeing.

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lindauksa13 1 Reviews
Total dedication to healing
5.0.0

The best acpuncturist and holistic healer. She has lifted me from the depths and I so appreciate her knowledge and love that she freely shares. From the physical to the emotional…she heals and gives of herself. Whatever your issue she will restore you.”

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gittan2367 1 Reviews
A meticulous and dedicated healer
5.0.0

Priya is an acupuncturist and healer with a big trunk of different modalities which she uses with caution and vast experience. My daughter and I first saw Priya in April 2023, soon a year ago. We have had numerous treatments; in the beginning we were exhausted after a treatment but as we have become stronger and peeling the layers of trauma, depression, adrenal fatigue to name a few of our ailments, the treatments are more uplifting and affirmative. Priya is a natural. She’s empathetic and supportive whether it’s emotional or physical. She meets you where you’re at, and treats you according to what she deems your body can handle. It’s never a rushed experience. Priya is meticulous and dedicated and if you trust her you will reap the benefits of her abilities.

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juliamruchman61 1 Reviews
Transformative experience
5.0.0

Being treated by Priya is a soulful, nourishing, transformative experience. Her intuition, sensitivity and generosity of spirit are unmatched. She approaches each person who enters her office with wisdom, her wealth of knowledge and a huge heart. Perhaps you thought that you were coming to see her for, let’s say, shoulder pain, but you will leave feeling energized, grounded, balanced and deeply seen. For her, acupuncture is a calling and a gift to the world. She believes it can change people for the better and I am living proof that it can.

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soetkind11 1 Reviews
Rescue remedy
5.0.0

Priya has rescued me many times over the past few months, always taking the time to hear me and offering useful insights.. helping me understand the connection between my ever unfolding life and the signs my body is giving me. Her technique is traditional which I resonate with.. a powerful healer! Acculturate has never been this relaxing and effective. <3

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orianedonner72 1 Reviews
Beautiful sessions
5.0.0

I have been going to Priya weekly for the past 2 month and my nervous system has drastically calmed down. I feel better, stronger and calmer. Its been a wonderful healing journey. Much love, O.

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zolani82 1 Reviews
Always hugely beneficial to be treated by Priya!
5.0.0

I am a regular client of Priya’s and every time I am see her my *entire* constitution feels like it has benefited. And these benefits are real and long lasting. Highly highly recommend that you see her!

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shiv96 1 Reviews
Gifted healer
4.8

I feel blessed to have found such a treasured collegue . Priya has an embodied wisdom, intuitive clarity and energetic sensitivity that ensures her sessions are potent and transformative . I have no hesitation in recommending her service to clients and friends. It is a sacred space

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Nourishment for the mind, body and soul.
5.0.0

Every session I have had with Priya has nourished my body deeply. I always receive exactly what my whole being needs. Priya is grounding, insightful and deeply intuitive. Her integrity, wisdom and integrative approach offers your mind, body and soul a place to breath and be held. She creates an environment for each client to be met in their uniqueness. I couldn’t recommend her enough.

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daniellehardy79 1 Reviews
Magic
5.0.0

In my experience, Priya’s work is nothing short of pure magic.

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A true healer of not only my injury but my soul
5.0.0

I came to priya in excruciating pain from a slipped disc compressing on my nerve causing pain into my hip and groin. She was the first specialists who asked me what is happening in my life. The stress of a family emergency on top of other things had sent my body into fight or flight. From that moment we went on a journey together that has transformed the way I view my body and mind and how to heal it holistically. Thanks to Priya I came off the pain meds, I began to learn how to calm my central nervous system down away from her practice and am happy to report that my pain journey is healing. I highly recommend Priya. Thank you for teaching me so much that will remain with me for life.

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tal67 1 Reviews
Priya is impeccable.
5.0.0

As a specialized kinesilogist and energetic body therapist, I highly recommend Priya. She is highly intuitive,wise, and professional. She takes acupuncture to another level. She is a life saver. I couldn’t be more grateful to have her assist me in my personal healing journey.

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camissa70 1 Reviews
Gentle energetic healing
5.0.0

My experience with Priya, gentle calming healing.. just being in her presence I am feeling grounded and happy. A wonderful place to visit, great acupuncture session. Thank you Priya!

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jamie.elkon96 1 Reviews
Exceptional practitioner.
5.0.0

As a psychologist working within an interdisciplinary framework, I have over the years carefully vetted many practitioners that I can confidently refer to. Priya is a gifted and trusted colleague. We have worked collaboratively over the years, with a wide range of clients and I cannot recommend her highly enough.

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Exceptional
5.0.0

I have been a client of Priya’s since she began her practice. I thought she was the best then…as time has gone by, she has become even better. As a fellow practitioner, I am discerning about whom I take my body and energy to. Priya is accurate, straight to the point, gentle, focused and an exceptional acupuncturist and cranio-sacral therapist.

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tomshomemade54 1 Reviews
Works every time!
5.0.0

I love receiving acupuncture treatments from Priya. She is experienced and knowledgable, and I always feel safe in her hands. Her treatments leave me feeling balanced, grounded and relaxed; yet also focussed and energised at the same time. Highly recommended.

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seeto.mark84 1 Reviews
Incredible healer
5.0.0

Priya is amazing. This was my first visit while here in Capetown on business. She is so intuitive, patient and caring and I truly felt understood. The treatment was exactly what I needed and very well priced. I’ll be back every time I’m in Cape Town.

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This was not a treat for me it was a necessity!
5.0.0

I came with a full bucket of aches and pains , which I was trying to self heal ( but failed )the minute I stepped into Priyas magical sanctuary a feeling of healing had already begun! I had questions and concerns and Priya answered and assured me with such patience , wisdom and knowledge that I knew I was getting my own scripted treatment . 2 hours had flown in 5 minutes yet I felt I had been resting for hours . I’ve completed my 2nd treatment and I hope I can still find an excuse to see submerge myself with more treatments – oh the wafts of moxa just complete this total healing experience

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drsararn21 1 Reviews
Skillful Spaceholder
5.0.0

I am personally grateful for the wonderful, loving and professional attention that I always experience with Priya. She has a soft and skillful hand, and goes out of her way to help and answer any questions, to feel seen, and understood. I fully recommend Priya for acupuncture treatments and advice for the various needs and coping of everyday challenges and stressful situations that come our way.

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hello48 1 Reviews
Priya is pure magic
5.0.0

I’ve been going to Priya for over 7 years now. She’s seen me put my back out from sitting too long, sneezing my neck out of alignment, and even a twerk injury. Whenever I feel any stagnation in my body, Priya is my first port of call. She never judges me and advises me with an exercise or two to self-heal. Being in Priya’s presence is nothing short of magical. She talks to my energy in a way I haven’t found in any other practitioner. I highly recommend Priya for her gentle and effective therapy.

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buyskesjenny16 1 Reviews
Highly recommended
5.0.0

I started having sessions with Priya after a personal tragedy. She is kind and caring and held a peaceful, non judgemental space for my healing. We also worked on other areas of my health and every-time I felt great results. Her knowledge and wisdom combined with her professionalism makes each session unique and special. I would highly recommend her sessions.

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jessembs90 1 Reviews
Truly healing, holding, envigorating
5.0.0

It’s too difficult to sum up the experience with Priya in a small paragraph – a consummate professional with such an incredible depth of knowledge… I found the therapy incredibly effective and the the experience, from meeting and talking to Priya until leaving her office, a soothing and unknotting tonic for the body, mind and being. It feels like a privilege to have access to this modality, and a person such as Priya, who is teeming with passion for the work and a sincerity which is unparalleled. Highly recommended.

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True healing
5.0.0

I would recommend acupuncture with Priya to everyone. It is a profound healing experience that has helped me so much to shake the lingering effects of COVID and restore vitality in my being. Priya approaches each session with deep care and you feel that you are held by her wisdom and knowledge. She is a truly wonderful healer.

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Ultimate Healing
5.0.0

My healing process has been a multi-faceted journey, but with Priya there has been a radical shift. Priya is a highly intuitive healer with a deep understanding of her modalities. She is able to see the truth beyond and behind your words and is able to recognize where energy is stuck or overactive in the body and emotion. She works with her knowledge of the meridians of the physical body as well as that of the more subtle bodies with wisdom and grace. She is present, compassionate, kind, trusting and trustworthy, and holds a beautiful sacred space for healing. I simply adore Priya and my gratitude to her is endless. I leave her feeling fully seen, held, nurtured and nourished, and more pain free.

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adamsuzman69 1 Reviews
Where the mystical comes into form and directly influences the physicsal
5.0.0

World class accupuncture a rare gift and vision which enhances the physical wellbeing in all sorts of interesting ways. Priya brings something few other people can or do. Highly recommended for anyone, give yourself this gift. I consider Priya to be a national treasure

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Amazing acupuncturist
5.3

I’ve been to quite a few acupuncturist in my time but Priya was undoubtedly the only one that’s really on top of her game. Thoughtful, kind and considerate. She really knows her art, and you can see that in the results. I would highly recommend her to anyone in need of healing, physically or mentally. They are acupuncturists and then there is Priya Vassen. Amazing!

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info78 1 Reviews
Priya has helped me heal in so many ways.
5.0.0

I can not recommend Priya enough. Besides her extremely professional work ethic and incredible knowledge, she has intuition and connection deeper than most healers I have experienced. She knows what she is doing and I always feel 100% safe and that I will leave her practice feeling better than when I entered.

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victoria73 1 Reviews
More than acupuncture
4.8

Priya holds sacred space like no other. She is always so perceptive of what’s going on for me even before I’ve opened my mouth. Her calm and grounded demeanor combined with her gentle technique, allows my nervous system to settle so I can really get the most out of her sessions. I’d highly recommend Priya to anyone looking for some deep and transformative R&R.

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cathyintune17 1 Reviews
Always a great pleasure to see Priya.
5.0.0

Seeing Priya for acupuncture is always a profound and beautiful experience. Having known Priya for many years, worked along side her as a Shiatsu Practitioner, I have great admiration for her skill and dedication to her art. I recommend my clients to her regularly, knowing that she will meet them with compassion and wonderful wisdom. She has helped me on numerous occasions, when my health was poor. I can’t recommend her enough!

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lenb.simons76 1 Reviews
An immensely profound experience.
5.0.0

Priya is just simply an exquisite being that holds incredible space for whoever visits her. I’m lucky to have her in my life. I trust her with my body, my wounds and my heart. Her wisdom and compassion stretches around the world.

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irani.maharaj22 1 Reviews
The best! You get much more than you expect.
5.0.0

I can’t recommend Priya highly enough. I decided to try accupuncture following by bout with Covid in December 2021. It brought back my childhood asthma and I’d read that accupuncture could help. Aside from being professional and amazing at her practice, Priya is deeply intuitive and holds a space that is contained, safe and loving.

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thirdeye80 1 Reviews
Incredible perception and healing experience
5.0.0

Priya was so engaging and had incredible insight about my body and how best to optimise it. I have made a commitment to use acupuncture as my preventative medicine practice. I feel so right about doing regular acupuncture as a way to optimise wellbeing

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