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Shiatsu Massage

Shiatsu Traditional Japanese massage is based on Chinese medicine. Similar to acupuncture it works the energetic lines that channel the vital energy through the body, helping to release emotional blockages that influence mental states and body pain. It also helps to keep the overall health of the organism, also working as a preventive measure.

In Japan, shiatsu is widely used as natural and home medicine in the relief of common and recurrent diseases, also granting for strength the interpersonal relationships through the power of touch. This massage is done dressed, not requiring you to take clothes off. Shiatsu massage is  perfect for people that don’t feel comfortable with direct touch and that would feel too exposed in a more western standard massage.

Shiatsu connects with subtle levels of individual bioenergy and is indicated in cases of: –

  • Depression and emotional instability Anxiety
  • Insomnia

The Benefits of Shiatsu are:

  • Skin flexibility
  • Circulatory system stimulation
  • Muscular tension reduction
  • Increasing joints amplitude and flexibility
  • Stimulation of intestinal and digestive function
  • Improvement of endocrine system function
  • Calms the nervous system
  • Relief of pain Energetic rebalance

Physical and psychological wellbeing and relaxation Shiatsu can also be a big help for people which already present health problems, for example in the case of: –         

  • Migraines
  • Back pain of muscular origin (acute or chronic)
  • Sciatica and low back pain
  • Digestive and intestinal indisposition
  • Circulatory, breathing and reproductive problems

Browse our range of treatments or contact us to discuss which treatment might be most suitable for you.

Our knowledgeable team will be happy to take you through the benefits and uses of each treatment in more detail.