Jin Shin Do combines acupressure, Taoist yogic breathing, and Reichian segmental theory (addresses how emotional tension affects physical body) with the goal of releasing physical and emotional tension and armoring. It aims to promote a state in which the patient can address the emotional factors that may underlie various physical conditions.
A form of acupressure that holds vital points for prolonged periods.
Jin Shin Do¡ (JSD), the "way of the compassionate spirit," is Iona Marsaa Teeguarden's synthesis of Eastern and Western theories and practices. It is a method of releasing muscle tension and stress by applying deepening finger pressure to combinations of specific points on the body. It combines classic Chinese acupuncture theory, Taoist Yogic philosophy and breathing methods, and Japanese Acupressure techniques.1
Developed by a psychotherapist, it combines acupressure, Taoist yogic breathing and Reichian segmental theory (addresses how emotional tension affects the physical body) with the goal of releasing physical & emotional tension and armoring. Aims to promote a state in which the patient can address the emotional factors that underlie various physical conditions.
combines gentle yet deep finger pressure on acu-points with simple body focusing techniques to release physical and emotional tension. It promotes a gentle, trance-like state during which the recipient can get in touch with the body and access emotions related to physical conditions. As with other acupressure modalities, the client is fully clothed.
Jin Shin Do is a therapeutic technique of massage. It combines elements of Japanese acupressure, Chinese acupuncture, and Taoist philosophy.