Benefits of Shiatsu

Because Shiatsu is a holistic practice, it takes into consideration the unity of the Mind and Body and how they interdependent, it is very effective at treating a wide range of conditions on the physical level, as well as any specific stress-related, emotional, and psychological issues.

Shiatsu can…

  • Promote heightened quality of sleep for insomnia or sleep difficulties
  • Relieve stress by facilitating the relaxation response, calm the mind, ease the fluctuation of emotions, help release trauma, anxiety, and depression
  • Assist in rebalancing emotional responses
  • Alleviate muscular tension, aches and pains, including backache, neck and shoulder stiffness, joint pain, and limited mobility
  • Relieve headaches
  • Harmonize digestive imbalances
  • Ease menstrual and menopausal complaints, balancing the reproductive system
  • Support the health of women during pregnancy
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Promote the healing process in muscular sprains and strains
  • Increase circulation in the body
  • Open sinus congestion, relieve cold and flu symptoms