SHIATSU is a Japanese form of physical therapy involving numerous stretches and pressures applied to different parts of the body onto the “Acupuncture” or “Pressure” points which, in turn, create a balance in the body's energy to maintain good health.
Body balance – how Shiatsu can help you
Many people are liable to: Stomach upsets, colds, depression or moodiness and will fall into the category of “Half Healthy People”.
SHIATSU is an excellent way to keep the body balanced and in harmony, maintaining its vitality and health. When skilfully administered SHIATSU can help with the relief of many other ailments, all of which can be treated successfully, enabling people to become more aware of their bodies needs and helping to prevent further health issues.
And Shiatsu is enjoyable!
“SHIATSU” is not only effective but also thoroughly enjoyable, leaving you relaxed and completely revitalized. It can be given safely anywhere and as often as once a day as it involves no drastic interference with the body's processes. It simply rebalances the “KI” so that the body can heal itself.
"If you light a lantern for another, it will also brighten your way"
Gosho Zenshu 1598
What does Shiatsu mean?
The actual word “SHIATSU” means “Finger Pressure”. SHI = Finger, ATSU = Pressure. Its origins are ancient and a part of the classical oriental medical theory which dates back as far as 2.000 BC. To the beginnings of “Acupuncture”. There are a variety of techniques used but they are all linked with the common belief in the body's energy “KI” which flow in interconnecting channels or “Meridians” around the body.
Each “Meridian” is connected to a psycho-physical function or organ. Its action can be affected at certain points along the channels known as “Tsubos”, which are more prominent where the energies meet. When good health is maintained the energy flows smoothly along the “Meridians”. But if the body has been weakened through: Incorrect posture, traumatic experiences (e.g: Accident or immoderate lifestyle) deficiencies will arise in some areas; the “KI” no longer flows smoothly and disease will occur.
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