What is Shiatsu?
is a Japanese Healing Therapy
It combines 5000-year-old Chinese
healing wisdom with modern knowledge of anatomy, physiology
It uses a form of natural healing to balance the body's energy
and to stimulate the body's own healing abilities.
It is safe for all ages: from babies (and pregnant mums)
to the elderly.
It is closely related to the ancient healing art
However, the main distinction between shiatsu and acupuncture
is shiatsu's use of finger pressure in place of needles.
If acupuncture and shiatsu are so nearly alike, why use shiatsu,
when acupuncture has been practiced for thousands of years
and has even achieved respectability in Western medicine?
The answer lies in the fundamental nature and sensitivity
of the human hand.
Touch is the essence of shiatsu.
A supportive and therapeutic
hand in times of stress or injury will always assist recovery.
Finger and palm pressure, with gentle stretches and rotations
is used on the ancient Chinese acupuncture points and
Through the medium of touch, a trained shiatsu practitioner
can activate self-healing mechanisms within the receiver,
promoting a heightened sense of well-being in body, mind
How does it work?
Quantum Shiatsu™ promotes
the positive and creative
(anti-pathogenic) energy qualities in the body, and stimulates
the para-sympathetic nervous and immune systems to
It is amazing and awesome. It works for
sound concrete and scientific reasons. It triggers the release
body chemicals necessary to heal, to soothe and to
make the mind and body perform at their peak.
the right conditions, your body has a fantastic healing power,
and is able to make 500 million new
minute. However, stress, caffeine products and
nicotine inhibit this
An illness may be a "wake-up call" to
give us permission to change and rest.