What is Shiatsu?
The Japanese word ‘Shiatsu’ means‘finger pressure’. Shiatsu is a form of hands-on bodywork that restores energy & balance throughout the body focusing on meridians and acupressure points. Shiatsu combines different techniques of pressures and assisted stretches designed to activate the body’s natural healing system.
Shiatsu is conducted with the client fully clothed lying on a futon mattress. So please wear loose comfortable clothing.
A comprehensive treatment usually lasts 1 to 1½ hours, and leaves you with a feeling of relief and relaxation.
Therapeutic exercises may be prescribed to assist you further. Simple dietary and lifestyle advice may also be given.
What to Expect
Each treatment is especially designed to meet your individual needs, taking into consideration your state of health, and any symptoms you may be experiencing.
Treatment will consist of a variety of shiatsu techniques using thumbs on acupressure points, palms of the hands, elbows and knees along with yoga-like stretches. Moxa, cupping or spooning may also be used if required.
Sense of wellbeing
A profound effect on posture
Better digestive function
For Relief of
Neck & shoulder tension
Headaches and migraines
Tiredness & fatigue
Mental health issues
Digestive difficulties Hypertension
By working on the meridians & acupuncture points using a variety
of techniques, balance is restored to
your body, mind & spirit, giving you a feeling of peace and relaxation.
Shiatsu available on Tuesdays & Thursdays at Freedom Chinese Medicine.
Call 9486 5966 or click here to book: