Shiatsu Therapy is a contemporary healing art form that was conceived by Tokujiro Namikoshi of Japan in the early 1900s. Read about the History of Shiatsu which covers the fascinating development of Shiatsu in Japan and the Application of Traditional Shiatsu Therapy to understand what is involved in the procedure.
Shiatsu Masters refers to graduates who have been fully and successfully trained in the Traditional Shiatsu Therapy techniques outlined by the founder of Shiatsu, Tokujiro Namikoshi and his son Toru Namikoshi. The term Shiatsu Masters was initially created by a private school in Toronto, ON, the Shiatsu Academy of Tokyo, to classify graduates who have adhered to the traditional Namikoshi technique in their practices. The Namikoshi Shiatsu technique is a process where a specific procedure is done as the client lies in different positions on a floor mat. Shiatsu is applied to the Anterior, Lateral, and Posterior regions of the body in a systematic way by pressing on specific points. Clients benefit from the thoroughness of the procedure as Shiatsu is applied.
Grace Visconti is a Shiatsu Master who practices Mobile Traditional Shiatsu Therapy in Alberta, Canada. If you’re interested in experiencing Traditional Shiatsu Therapy, call to book an appointment with Grace Visconti and she will do the treatment onsite at your workplace or home. Experience an effective way of alleviating tension and stress in the body through the application of Traditional Shiatsu Therapy.