Shiatsu is a therapeutic form of acupressure, that uses flowing stretches and gentle rotations of the limbs and joints, as well as simple structural alignments and muscle release techniques. The person receiving shiatsu remains clothed and treatment takes place on a futon on the floor.
Why have Shiatsu Massage?
Shiatsu involves applying pressure to the body using thumbs, palms, elbows, knees and feet. It is based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Shiatsu practitioners aim to restore the balance of energy through the meridians in order to promote health and stimulate the body’s natural healing abilities.
- Contributes to overall wellbeing
- Benefits a number of musculoskeletal and emotional conditions
- Reduces muscle stiffness, stimulates the skin and aids digestion
- An excellent treatment to relax and realign.