Acupressure, shiatsu, tuina
Acupressure is used around world for relaxation, wellness promotion and the treatment of many health problems. Many traditional Asian medical philosophies consider health to be a state of balance in the body that is maintained by the flow of life energy along specific meridians. A disease is believed to occur when energy flow is too low, too high or blocked. Acupressure aims to restore normal life energy flow using finger and palm pressure, stretching, massaging, and other bodywork techniques. During acupressureA complementary therapy derived from acupuncture, which uses finger pressure rather than the fine sterile needles used in acupuncture. finger pressure is applied to specific acupoints on the body. It is believed that there are 12 primary channels and eight additional pathways circulating life energy throughout the body, maintaining the balance of yin and yang.