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Opening hours:

Kundalini House, North Fitzroy: Fridays 10.30am – 7.30pm

Natural Therapeutics, Brunswick: Tuesdays 9am – 8pm & Sundays 11 – 6pm

What is Shiatsu?

Shiatsu is a very nurturing, nourishing treatment that takes place on a futon on the floor. The person receiving shiatsu remains clothed, or is covered by a sheet.

Shiatsu is a therapeutic form of acupressure, muscle meridian stretching and corrective exercises derived from Japan. Shiatsu involves applying pressure to the body using a practitioner’s thumbs, palms, elbows, knees and feet.

And at times it can feel like a cat walking on your back. 🙂


What are the benefits of Shiatsu?

Shiatsu is excellent for general health maintenance and as a preventative therapy for all ages. It can also:

  • stimulate circulation
  • strengthen the body
  • promote relaxation
  • alleviate pain and discomfort
  • support the body back to its natural balance

Conditions that can respond well to shiatsu treatment include:

  • allergies
  • arthritis
  • asthma
  • back, neck and shoulder pain
  • constipation
  • depression
  • digestive problems
  • fatigue
  • headaches and migraine
  • insomnia
  • menstrual issues
  • RSI
  • sciatica
  • sports injuries
  • stress

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