Shiatsu (Complete Illustrated Guide)
This guide to shiatsu covers every aspect of this sensitive healing art, the origins of which date back nearly 3000 years. Fully illustrated with colour photographs, each step of Shiatsu treatment is shown in sequence for ease of use.
Shiatsu is a healing art which uses the power of touch and pressure to enable us to find our own self-healing capabilities. The therapy involves using fingers, thumbs, hands, elbows, knees and feet to stimulate the body’s energy points. This text covers aspects of this healing art, the origins of which date back nearly 3000 years. It covers the practical aspects of Shiatsu, from the full-body treatment to advice on exercise and self-help measures. It is fully illustrated with colour photographs throughout and each step of Shiatsu treatment is shown in sequence for ease of use.
- The history of Shiatsu and its development as a self-healing therapy.
The various techniques of Shiatsu and how they act on the body.
Information on Ki, the meridians, and how to achieve a state of total relaxation.
Practical step-by-step Shiatsu sequences
A thorough reference section.