Touch is the essence of shiatsu. We ail need to be touched in some form, and shiatsu gives you a wonderful opportunity to fulfil this need in a loving and caring way. The nurturing touch of shiatsu helps trigger the vital self-healing process within each of us.
Shiatsu is a physical therapy aimed at treating your condition through the application of touch, Short on sides long top haircut as well as helping you to learn how to heal yourself. The treatment approach and philosophy is similar to acupuncture in its usage of the meridians (energy channels) and tsubo (pressure points) but shiatsu does not call for needles.
Shiatsu is a Japanese word meaning finger pressure, The application of pressure is the underlying principle of shiatsu. Different stretching techniques and corrective exercises may also be part of the treatment with the intention of creating balance in the body, both physically and energetically.
It is easy to learn the basic principles of shiatsu; it is also enjoyable and makes you feel good. You are taking responsibility for your own health, and taking care of yourself which is very important because it empowers you to create changes when required. In shiatsu we take a holistic approach and look at the whole person – body, mind and spirit – in trying to find out where the imbalances and causes of stress actually lie.
It is always very exciting to hear and learn about radically different interpretations of how the body and mind work. While you may not agree with every last precise detail, they do, as in the case of shiatsu, provide a large number of marvellous insights into how we can manage and regulate our lives. One really beneficial result is knowing how to eliminate stress, enabling you to stay young, vibrant and healthy.