shiatsuWhat 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.

shiatsu massage

Benefits include:

Improved circulation
Sense of wellbeing
Increased energy
Improved sleep
Emotional stability
A profound effect on posture
Better digestive function

For Relief of:

Neck & shoulder tension
Back pain
Headaches and migraines
Tiredness & fatigue
Mental health issues
Women’s health
Menstrual irregularities
Digestive difficulties



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 is available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays at Freedom Chinese Medicine. $20 off Shiatsu Massage sessions with Andrew or Sue in October 2017! Not available with any other offer.

Call 9486 5966 or click here to book online.

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