Definitions for "Shiatsu"
Acupressure massage originating from Japan where the therapist applies pressure to specific points in the body to stimulate and unblock ‘meridians' or pathways through which life energy flows.
A type of rigorous acupressure used in Japan on the skin surface, combining components of acupuncture and 'amma'.
This "finger pressure" massage therapy originated in Japan. The practitioner applies pressure to specific points along the Meridians (energy channels), using the fingers, hands, elbows, knees and even feet. It is thought to be healing and energy-balancing and can be used to treat many common medical conditions.