Shiatsu, Japanese therapy for comprehensive health



2019-05-01 por Mudán Burgos

Shiatsu, Japanese therapy for comprehensive health

Starting from the idea that the human body is more than a musculoskeletal structure through which vital energy also circulates for its functioning, Shiatsu is born. p>

This is a massage technique of Japanese origin that takes place in the mid-20th century, but which is based on the millenarian philosophy of Traditional Chinese Medicine , which establishes the ability of the body's energy system to stimulate the physical aspect to promote self-healing.

Point pressure method

In order to establish the perfect balance between body, mind and emotions, the Shiatsu method consists in exerting pressure with the fingers at specific points of the body to relieve Ailments and cure pathologies.

It is based on the advances of energy medicine and its application on human psychology and anatomy as synergistic elements of an integral structure.

This Japanese massage is mainly performed by the thumbs, but therapeutic pressure variations have also been developed with the hands, feet, elbows and knees.

Integral stimulation of the organism

Through the Shiatsu pressure techniques skin and muscle receptors are stimulated to send a message to the brain centers and activate a chemical and nervous reaction to optimize the systems functional of the body.

  • Muscular . Improves the circulation and management of lactic acid to provide flexibility and muscle function.

  • Skeletal . Promotes the health of the joints, strengthens the cartilage and facilitates movement.

  • Circulatory . It favors the dilation of blood vessels, relaxes the arteries, improves circulation and heart rate.

  • Digestive . Helps stomach and intestinal functioning, balances gastric function and absorption of food.

  • Immunological . Strengthens the body's natural defenses by stimulating the immune mechanism.

  • Endocrine . Stimulates the chemical response and the production of hormones for the proper functioning of the organs.

  • Nervous . Activates the nervous tissues that control the function of the organism at the central level.

    Through Shiatsu massage you can increase the level of awareness of the functioning and capabilities of the body, restore emotional balance and obtain comprehensive well-being.