Shiatsu is a physical therapy that supports and strengthens the body’s natural ability to heal and balance itself. Shiatsu originated in Japan from traditional Chinese medicine. Sarah uses touch, comfortable pressure and manipulative techniques to adjust the body’s physical structure and balance its energy flow. Shiatsu can be used in the treatment of a wide range of internal, musculoskeletal, and emotional conditions. It helps reduce muscle stiffness, stimulate the skin, aid digestion, and influence the nervous system. Shiatsu is used to treat a wide range of chronic conditions, such as headaches, PMS, digestive disorders, fatigue, insomnia, fibromyalgia, stress, anxiety and musculoskeletal pain, including low back, neck, and joint pain.The effect may be stimulating and invigorating or calming and sedative, depending on the goal of the session.
Sessions are done on the floor allowing for deep therapy and grounding. Sarah uses a specially designed Shiatsu mat which is made from organic cotton and resembles a futon style mattress which is lays on the floor. All clients remain fully clothed at all times. Please arrive 15 minutes early for your appointment and allow 15 minutes after your appointment for rest. Session investment: $65