Shiatsu is an understanding of anatomy and physiology, treating all body systems including the integumentary, muscular, nervous, circulatory, skeletal, endocrine, and digestive systems.
The technique refers to the use of fingers and palms of one’s hand to apply pressure to particular sections or pressure points on the surface of the body for the purpose of correcting the imbalances of the body. It is perfect for common ailments such as headache, insomnia, back pain, frozen shoulder and sciatica. As tension alleviates during a treatment, you’ll feel those tense tight sore spots in your body slowly dissipate.
As a preventative or maintenance therapy, Shiatsu also helps you clear the mind, relax the body an uplift the spirt making you feel relaxed and replenished. It is a hands on therapy as a natural and holistic , Shiatsu enhances the body’s natural healing ability and helps normalize the body functions, preventing illness.
Treatments are tailored to your particular needs and pressure is adjusted to to your comfort level. There is no need to remove clothing for a shiatsu treatment but we do recommend wearing something light-weight and comfortable.
Shiatsu is covered by ICBC, WorkSafeBC, and GREEN SHIELD.