PS Therapies Brighton offers Zen Shiatsu within it’s range of treatments and therapies. Shiatsu is defined as manipulation of the human body by using the thumbs, fingers and palms to apply pressure to the skin to correct internal malfunctioning, promote and maintain health and treat specific diseases.
Shiatsu emphasises correction and maintenance of bone structure, joints, tendons, muscles and meridian lines whose malfunctioning disable the body’s energy and autonomic nervous system, causing disease and is a wonderful way to relax.
Shiatsu is one of the oldest forms of chinese medicine, based on what is known as Five Element Theory, these are Fire, Water, Wood ,Metal and Earth.
It is believe that an imbalance in any of the elements could be responsible for disorders of the mind and body. Shiatsu uses acupressure to reflex points along the bodies meridian lines which run from the top of the head to the tips of the toes and can help restore natural flow to the bodies internal and external structures organs and systems.
This can be a very powerful relaxing and releasing way of re-balancing the natural flow of energy , using the breath of the client to apply pressure , stretching and manipulating the the joints to allow this free flow of energy . It enhances self awareness and sensitivity, and releases tension.
Shiatsu can help alleviate the pain associated with a wide range of conditions. It can also assist an individual with their self development and self healing; balancing the underlying causes of a condition; taking into account the functioning of the physical and psychological; promoting and strengthening the body’s own healing abilities.
Shiatsu is a deeply relaxing experience and regular sessions help to prevent the build-up of stress in our daily lives. Following a treatment, the individual may have feelings of increased vitality and relaxation.
Some of the physical benefits include stimulating the circulatory, lymphatic and hormonal systems and regulating the activity of the autonomic nervous system.
The client is fully clothed and the treatment is carried out on a comfortable surface often on a floor using yoga mat.
Contact me at my Brighton clinic to see how you may benefit from Shiatsu.