Shiatsu – Acupressure Massage
What is shiatsu?
It is a Japanese therapeutic massage of millenary origin.
The combination of movements, pressure and stretching achieves a state of calm and deep relaxation.
It shares the foundation, the theoretical and philosophical knowledge with acupuncture, but benefits from the contact.
A respectful and sensitive contact that can have profound effects on the health of the person.
On a physical level, shiatsu relaxes and oxygenates the muscles. It also stimulates blood circulation and the secretion of endorphins.
At the energy level, it stimulates the movement of vital energy that runs through our body.
Shiatsu is especially indicated for people who suffer from problems related to the nervous system; Stress, Anxiety, Insomnia …
Likewise, shiatsu is highly recommended for all those people who suffer physical pain; Neck pain, Low back pain, Fibromyalgia … Pregnant women, very beneficial in pregnant women to prevent or treat discomfort and promote natural childbirt.
How can shiatsu help me?
Shiatsu is a good companion during pregnancy, it makes the lower back more flexible, improves circulation.
After 40 weeks Induce natural labor. Receiving Shiatsu helps in: Feel more energy and vitality Promote night rest and the absence of anxiety during the day. Relieve digestive problems. Through abdominal massage / Ampuku that means Calm the Hara. Reduce muscle stiffness to gain mobility.
Improve breathing, posture and circulation … among others. The session Shiatsu is carried out with the person fully dressed, with comfortable clothes, even better if it is cotton, pants and long-sleeved shirt and socks. Traditionally it is carried out on a futon on the floor, lying comfortably in different postures, depending on the needs of the person.
Although, if necessary, it is also suitable for a sitting position or on a massage table.
The session lasts 60 minutes How can shiatsu help me? The work, the hectic pace, the demands of everything we have to attend to carry a great load that is deposited on our body.
The body is a reflection of our interior, sometimes our body speaks forcefully about our tensions that are shown with pain. By freeing the body we also free the mind. We can’t change life, but we can change the way we live.