A one-of-a-kind guide to shiatsu, providing step-by-step instructions for performing this unique and effective therapy.
With shiatsu (a Japanese word meaning "finger pressure") you can release and stimulate the energy flowing through your body -- using just your hands and fingers -- to awaken your body's natural healing modalities. The Book of Shiatsu is the authoritative, step-by-step guide to this uniquely effective therapy. The techniques offered are simple and can be used to treat a variety of health problems, particularly: Arthritic conditions Backaches Emotional stress Headaches and migraines Intestinal disorders Menstrual and reproductive problems Muscular pain and tension Here you'll find more than 240 color drawings and photographs in a brand-new, accessible format, demonstrating how to give both whole-body and specialized massages, diagnose specific conditions, and work with the body's energy meridians to promote sustained health and well-being.
Paul Lundberg has been teaching shiatsu since 1976 following his training in Japan and England. He is a founder and director of the Shiatsu College in London, with a private practice in shiatsu and acupuncture in Brighton, UK, as well.