Shiatsu Is a Form of Body Treatment ...

Shiatsu Is a Form of Body Treatment ...

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Shiatsu is a form of body treatment using a variety of different kinds of pressure and stretches to stimulate the flow of "life energy" around the body. 

What is Shiatsu ?

Traditional Chinese Medicine is based on the principle that there is a life energy that circulates round the body and flows along channels or meridians. 

Shiatsu is a pressure technique applied to various parts of the body to stimulate the flow of "life energy" or "qi". This energy can be influenced by applying pressure at various points on the body. 

The energy can either flow too much or too little or could be completely blocked.

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