Shiatsu is a gentle form of hands-on therapy. It is based in Traditional Chinese Medicine & uses the same pressure points & Meridians (lines of energy) as Acupucture. It uses the 5 Element diagnosis system, an Eastern, holistic form of understanding the body, mind & spirit.
Shiatsu also uses touch as a form of diagnosis, the practioner follows what they feel, or what they pick up, as they move around the body. Shiatsu is always tailored to that client, on that day, so every treatment is different. It can be a quiet & holding treatment &, when appropriate, it can be a more physical & energetic treatment.
Because of its approach Shiatsu is a very supportive therapy & can help with well-being & energy levels. It meets the client how & where they want to be met, it can meet them on a physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual level. Shiatsu works to balance the energy in the body, when there is balance there can be relief from symptoms & a sense of wellness.
I am offering tasters at an event on Sunday – a good opportunity to try this relaxing yet energising therapy out. The event is in Broadclyst, near Exeter, from 10.30 till 4.30. More details can be found on my Facebook page.
Valentine’s Day is nearly on us. I am offering 10% off gift vouchers purchased before the 14th February, for a Valentine. These vouchers can be used for Shiatsu or Natural Face Lift Massage. Both these treatments are deeply relaxing, nurturing & supportive. They can help with energy levels & release tension & stress. So I reckon they are a perfect Valentine’s present.
I can send vouchers out electronically so still plenty of time to get them arranged. Do get in touch through the ‘contact me’ page to arrange.
If you are interested in finding out more about Shiatsu then have a look at the pages on here. I have a Facebook page where I post details of events & offers. You may also want to check out the Shiatsu Society website for more information on Shiatsu.
Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us & I am offering 10% off any gift vouchers bought before the 14th February, for a Valentine. These vouchers can be used for Shiatsu or a Natural Face Lift Massage.
Shiatsu is a form of hands-on therapy that can leave the client feeling relaxed, improve their energy levels & alleviate stress & tension. It is like a massage but is given through clothes. It is given on a futon mat, on the floor, but can be given on a couch or seated. It works by balancing the energy in the body, relieving symptoms & relaxing the body & mind.
Natural Face Lift massage is a mixture of Japanese & Indian face massage. It includes Shiatsu pressure points & works the neck & shoulders as well as the face. It has a really deep relaxing affect on the whole body & is a great pampering treatment.
I absolutely love how relaxed & chilled people are when they leave after a treatment & is a great present for someone you care about.
Sending love out to you all! x
I use Shiatsu on myself, my husband & children regularly. Not just for relaxation, although it’s great for that. My boys are noisy, energetic & enthusiastic so sometimes it is hard for them to settle at the end of the day. It is a pleasure to give them a Shiatsu & watch them visibly calm down, breathe more deeply & slow down. They often talk to me after a Shiatsu, or we play quietly together. They also sleep well.
I use Shiatsu on myself to help when my mind is racing, I can slow myself down & think more clearly. I use it to help with digestion & menstruation. I have always suffered with painful periods & uncomfortable digestion, I can manage both a lot better with Shiatsu. I also use Shiatsu to support my motivation & mood. I have in the past become stagnant & stuck in a rut but now I cam more adaptable & flexible & can make changes with more ease.
Obviously I am a fan of Shiatsu, I studied it for 3 years, alongside full-time work. I can also pass on tricks & tips that I have learnt to help other people support their health & the health of their family. I often give recommendations at the end of a session, lifestyle & diet options. I also offer ideas of stretches or exercises that may help support their condition, complaint or their well-being.
I can offer longer Shiatsu appointments, at my home practice in Exeter. These can include a full Shiatsu treatment plus guidance on ways to support you & your loved ones.
I’m off to stretch now, to help my circulation & to aid my sleep tonight. xx
So very excited to receive a large parcel in the post today.
I was pretty upset when my trusty, but bottom of the range, massage chair broke just before Christmas. I was in the middle of a session of Shiatsus for the hard working staff at my son’s school. I had to give some of the Shiatsus to people whilst they sat on a normal chair. Hardly relaxing, having to support yourself, rather than leaning into a comfy chair.
Since the breakage I have been searching for a replacement. I was close to purchasing a replacement of similar quality to my original when I stumbled across a hardly used, top of the range chair.
I am super happy & have tried it out on my family already. It’s really comfy & easily adjusts to fit any shape or size of client.
So watch out for upcoming events as I will now be giving Shiatsu on this beauty of a chair.
My next event is in Broadclyst, near Exeter – details can be found here
Or have a look on my Facebook page for events & offers
What a lovely morning today, here in Exeter (shame about the really rotten, wet, windy & cold afternoon.)
The sun shone down on the wooden cabin & streamed in through the windows.
The birds came out & enjoyed themselves, just outside the shed window. They were chirping & twittering, eating the seeds we had put out for them & hopping around to get the ones that had dropped to the floor.
It was a really joy giving treatments this morning. The shed was warm & cosy & listening to the birds was perfect.
I gave Natural Face Lift massages today, & again I was impressed with the change in the clients faces after the treatment.
I enjoy giving these massages, I always slip some Shiatsu into the treatment. The points used on the face are Shiatsu points & also I get a sense of the whole body when just working the head, neck & shoulders.
What a pleasure giving such relaxing & nurturing treatments in such a perfect atmosphere. I definitely felt lucky that I do what I do!
I was invited to speak at a local Fibromyalgia group, to talk about Shiatsu & it’s benefits. I had a great time & it became as much a discussion as a talk.
However it reminded me that Shiatsu can be quiet hard to describe – I found myself saying regularly that its a good idea to try Shiatsu rather than only talking about it – I gave tasters at the end of the talk & they were well received.
I am at an event near Exeter next month & will be offering Shiatsu tasters for £10. Tasters are a great way to get an idea of what Shiatsu massage is.
Details of the event can be found here
hereShiatsu massage is very relaxing & can also leave the client higher levels of energy. Don’t just take my word for it though do have a look at the Shiatsu Society website
If you’ve not had a Shiatsu massage before, or you would like to see how I practice it you may want to try a taster. I do quite a lot of events & you may want to like my Facebook page so that you can be kept informed.
I have an event in February, in Broadclyst, very near to Exeter in Devon. Details of the event can be found here
You may also like to look at the pages on this site, which give details about my practices in Exeter & Dawlish & what a Shiatsu treatment involves.
I’m always happy to discuss Shiatsu so you can get in touch through the ‘contact me’ page.
We are having quite a winter, so far. It was so dark & cold today, just right for staying indoors, for resting, for hibernating.
Chinese medicine suggests this is exactly what we should be doing at this time of year. Reserving our energy, our vital energy. If we work too hard & do too much through the winter months we use up our core energy & risk not having enough energy to make the most of the spring & summer.
Shiatsu can help give a well-needed energy boost at this time of year. It can warm the whole body & get the energy & blood moving well. It can encourage deep rest, relaxation & sleep. All which can help manage in the cold winter months.
I work in Exeter & Dawlish, in beautiful Devon. I can discuss the cost of a treatment if needs be, as January can be a tough month financially. I’m also offering £10 case studies for my new qualification in Natural Face Lift in January.
You may want to check out my Facebook page. Also the Shiatsu Society website has information about Shiatsu as well.
So Shiatsu massages are, from now on, in the ‘Shiatsu Shed’ in my back garden. It’s a beautiful wooden cabin & perfect for rest & relaxation.
I am in Dawlish every other week & these treatments will be taking place in The Studio, which is a tranquil & peaceful space with a stream right outside, providing the perfect background music.
I have various other plans in the pipeline – events coming up from next month, offering Shiatsu in other towns in Devon, working in businesses, offer Natural Face Lift massage in salons in Exeter – ok maybe not all of them will come off but exciting opportunities around.
I now work Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays & some Saturday mornings. I can also offer evening appointments. I’m always happy to discuss Shiatsu so do get in touch through the ‘contact me’ page.