Shiatsu massage is a way of relaxation, but in its main theory it is a holistic bodywork using acupressure techniques which is applied with hands, thumbs, elbows and knees.
Shiatsu acupressure technique has its roots from the acupuncture therapy and Traditional Chinese Medicine. The difference between acupuncture and acupressure is that in the first case the practitioner uses very thin needles but in the case of acupressure the therapist uses deep tissue pressure on the twelve body meridians.
It is a bodywork originated from Japan and is believed to has been branched out from Thai massage due to it similarity in the techniques used and is very popular in Japan due to its many healing benefits from a direct affect on the meridians which in consequence help to unblock the meridian points where the chi is blocked and causes health problems. The oriental medicine philosophy says that the main cause of diseases is in the unbalanced chi in the body. It is used to reach the harmony of chi in the human body.
Shiatsu assists in balancing of the internal harmony and heals the underlying causes of a condition. Harmonizing the chi inside the body shiatsu promotes health and strengthens the body’s own healing abilities.
You will be benefited from:
Stimulates the circulatory, lymphatic and hormonal systems.
Regulate the activity of the autonomic nervous system.
The practitioner will get in contact with the patients body through correct breathing and mental attitude. After this the practitioner will begin to uncover the root cause of the suffering, be it mental or physical.
The patients are encouraged to make changes in their lives in order to find the positive way of improving the quality of their life.
Among other benefits of shiatsu massage that can help with a range of stress problems and chronic conditions including: