Infographic: Shiatsu Massage For Beginners
Shiatsu massage therapy for beginners:
Shiatsu massage therapy is just one of many types of massage therapy. Shiatsu massage therapy is generally considered safe when done by a licensed massage therapist, but always take precautions consult your physician first before starting any massage treatment.
How Shiatsu works?
In giving a shiatsu massage the center energy of the body are stimulated, leading to the stimulations of Qi and this will help bring back the balance and energies of the body. Massage therapist should know the sense of each of the energy centers, so that they can treat every specific conditions. Shiatsu massage technique is a holistic approach where in the massage therapies applies sustained pressure with their fingers or thumbs in a rhythmic series along acupuncture points or meridian area to unblock the flow of energy. This also uses a couple of techniques from circular motion, assisted stretching, joint manipulation, mobilization, palpation, kneading and rubbing. Pressure being applied with this massage technique can be diverse depending on the clients body complaints. This will help calm an dynamically active sympathetic nervous system, improving circulation, reducing stress and relieves stiff and contracted muscles.