Shiatsu is a Japanese form of therapeutic bodywork rooted in a long lineage of history and healing methods. It is a combined treatment of acupressure, massage and stretching techniques based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
“Shiatsu” translates as “finger pressure” and was developed in Japan in the early 1900s as the integration of traditional Japanese manual therapies with modern western medical knowledge.
The session starts with a short intake discussion where the purpose and wishes for the treatment can be discussed. Afterwards, a diagnostic method determine the current state of the energy in your body. Together, the assessments provide the most effective therapeutic session according to individual needs and potential imbalances.
Shiatsu helps gain and keep the optimal balance of the organism (body’s systems) and promote the energy flow.
Shiatsu is relaxing: breathing becomes deeper and the heart rate slows down, energetic blockages release.
Shiatsu is vitalizing: when done on a regular basis, it strengthens & stimulates the immune and nervous system, activates the metabolic process and the body’s defences.