In a shiatsu session the therapist uses pressure usually with thumbs, fingers, palms and elbows to induce deep relaxation.
Shiatsu is dynamic form, involving firm pressure and stretching of the limbs and torso, kneading and releasing tight muscles, and supporting areas of weakness.
To receive Shiatsu is deeply relaxing and invigorating, leaving a feeling of stillness and a sense of being in touch with every part of the body.
Shiatsu massage acts on the nervous system, improving the physical and emotional response to the events of life. After treatments, people often describe feeling a clearer mind and a sense of relaxed energy.