Shiatsu in 1 minute – Introductory Video

Shiatsu is a Japanese word meaning “finger pressure.”  Shiatsu aims to balance the body’s energy system by using gentle pressure on meridians and relevant acupuncture points.  Unlike other forms of massage, Shiatsu is the most effective way to achieve balance and prevent illness.  If you are in pain, suffering from poor sleep, or just need […]

Shiatsu and feeling stressed and anxious

What happens when we get stressed or anxious? Long ago, when sabre-toothed tigers were predators, stress was useful – the adrenaline triggered our fight-or-flight response and would have saved our lives. Nowadays, stress typically describes a condition that occurs when the pressure exceeds our ability to cope. If the stress cannot be released physically, we […]

How Shiatsu can help back pain

Back Pain Do you ever suffer from a dull, constant ache in your lower back? Or do you have burning tension in your upper back or neck? Does a sudden, sharp pain make it hard to move? Back pain is the main cause of long-term sickness in the UK, responsible for more than 15 million […]