Shiatsu Therapy has numerous benefits to the body and mind by restoring and maintain the body’s energy. It can be especially helpful for the following symptoms
Eastern medicine has a completely different perspective on health, the body and what is needed for healing. The West approaches illnesses and disease as problems that need to be fixed, with the remedy usually in the form of a pill. Eastern medicine believes the body and mind need to be in balance with its surroundings.
Shiatsu is a form of bodywork administered by thumbs, fingers, palms and elbows, feet and knees. The practitioner, is attuded to detecting the body responses to the treatment, which influences the subsequent treatment step by step. Pressure is applied to all parts of the body along specific pathways (meridians). These are essentially the same meridians that are used in traditional Chinese medicine for acupuncture.
It is understood that this technique stimulates the natural healing powers of the body, wherefore symptoms of disease lessen and vitality is regained.
Metal creates Water
Water creates Wood
Wood creates Fire
Fire creates Earth
Earth creates Metal
Metal controls Wood
Wood controls Earth
Earth controls Water
Water controls Fire
Fire controls Metal
The five elements have an inter-relationship in each of us; which must be kept in balance.
The cycles exists as a means to keep the elements balanced.
Each element is supported, nurtured and to a degree controlled by another.