Shiatsu is a 2,500-year-old system of natural healing based on the beauty and philosophies of Japan and China.
If you find that you would like to offer some practical natural healing to your family, friends and yourself this might be the class for you. Shiatsu is a therapeutic bodywork massage that came from Japan but is based on traditional Chinese medicine that is coupled with modern anatomy and physiology.
In this class you will learn the simple yet effective Shiatsu finger pressure techniques. It is one of the main modalities within the larger profession of Asian Bodywork Therapy. Shiatsu is non-invasive, performed without oils through light, comfortable clothing, and uses soothing, kneading, pressing, tapping and stretching techniques. Shiatsu therapy stimulates and harmonizes the flow of “Qi” (vital energy) throughout the body and has both preventative and therapeutic affects. They relieve and prevent chronic aches & pains and everyday ailments. Shiatsu and Self-Shiatsu are simple and effective ways to learn how to relieve headaches, backaches, stiff necks, fatigue, indigestion and menstrual discomfort. Shiatsu also helps trigger healing. In this class you will gain experience by receiving and giving Shiatsu techniques for the neck, back, abdomen, legs, and feet.
An understanding of the basic theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Qi, Yin/Yang, and Eight Principles) will be gained as students are taught through “hands-on” training and provided with the background of why Shiatsu works.
Enroll by May 4th for this popular Shiatsu Basics class at MN CenterPoint Massage School. Come and see what students love about CenterPoint! You may want to start taking classes, workshops, or considering our massage therapist certificate programs. We offer all of the different disciplines and are accredited with all of the national certifications. Our faculty is accredited also. Call 952-562-5200 to schedule this class. Total hours of this class: 6