Day: September 10, 2017

Meridians

Definition: (In acupuncture and Chinese medicine) each of a set of pathways in the body along which vital energy is said to flow. There are twelve such pathways associated with specific organs. There are 12 major meridians in the body: Lung Large intestine Spleen Stomach Heart Small intestine Bladder Kidney Pericardium (circulation/sex) Triple Warmer Liver …

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Shiatsu Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA. Riktr Pro Massage

Shiatsu The word Shiatsu is Japanese. “Shi-” refers to finger, and “-atsu” means pressure. Shiatsu – Kanji, Hiragana, is a form of Japanese bodywork based on ideas in traditional Chinese medicine. In the Japanese language, shiatsu means “finger pressure”. Shiatsu techniques include massages with fingers, thumbs, feet and palms; assisted stretching; and joint manipulation and mobilization. To examine a patient, a shiatsu practitioner uses palpation and, sometimes, pulse diagnosis. The …

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Ashiatsu

Ashiatsu Meaning – “foot” (ashi) “pressure” (atsu) Ashiatsu is a type of massage therapy in which the therapist walks on the client’s back, using bars and other props for support to vary pressure and weight. This modality has its roots in Asia, but today, several different versions of Ashiatsu massage are practiced around the world. Learning to …

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