Shiatsu is a Japanese form of massage therapy. The word Shiatsu means “finger pressure The theory underlying shiatsu is the same as acupuncture: Energy flows through meridians in your body, and applying pressure to specific points along those meridians affects your physical body, providing benefits such as relief from headaches and a wide variety of aches and pains, along with relief from stress, anxiety and other mental disturbances. Gentle stretching techniques are also applied over a wider area of the body to integrate the point work and encourage the flow of Chi (energy) throughout the body. Shiatsu is a meditative healing art that honors the body, mind and spirit.
Therapist perform traditional shiatsu with you fully clothed lying on a mat on the floor. However, some practitioners use a low massage table or do the technique with seated in a chair.
Reduce muscle stiffness
Noticeable relief from muscle aches
Stimulate skin and influence nervous system
Improved immune system
Relief of digestive issues such as constipation
Improved quality of sleep
Enhancement of overall energy and blood circulation
Great Modality For People Who:
Suffer from headaches and migraines
Suffer from constipation or other digestive disorders
Suffer from PMS: cramps, depression, stress/anxiety and fatigue/insomnia
Experience side effects from chemotherapy