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What is Shiatsu?

Shiatsu literally means 'finger pressure' and is a massage modality that originated in Japan. It is one of the most popular bodywork modalities in Japan and gaining popularity (MORE)

How much is a shiatsu?

That is a good question. Depending on how long the therapist has been qualified, whether you are in a clinic, hotel, your own home or the therapists home, a posh neighbourhood (MORE)
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Why was Shiatsu created?

Interesting question... There is a story that a young boy in ancient Japan had to travel a long way with his mother who was suffering from what we would now call Rheumatism. T (MORE)

What does shiatsu do?

Shiatsu involves applying pressure to special points or areas on the body in order to maintain physical and mental well being, treat disease, or alleviate discomfort.
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What is shiatsu used for?

Some people use it to treat diarrhea, indigestion, constipation, and other disorders of the gastrointestinal tract; menstrual and menopausal problems; chronic pain; migraine; (MORE)
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When did Shiatsu develop?

Shiatsu is an offshoot of anma that developed during the period after the Meiji Restoration in 1868
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What does Shiatsu?

Shiatsu typically consists of sustained pressure (lasting up to 10 seconds at a time), squeezing, and stretching exercises
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How is shiatsu done?

People usually receive shiatsu therapy while lying on a floor mat or massage table or sitting up
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What is Shiatsu massage?

very closely related to acupressure, working with the same points on the body and the same general principles, although it was developed over centuries in Japan rather than in (MORE)

What is a shiatsu?

Hi, as a Shiatsu therapist I feel qualified to answer this. Shiatsu is a Japanese Massage using the fingers, thumbs, elbows and knees to apply pressure to meridians and pressu (MORE)