The Northern School of Shiatsu
How do you embrace the arrival of autumn?
As the leaves change their colors and the air turns crisper, autumn signals a natural transition in the world around us. It's a time of transformation, not only in nature but also within ourselves.
Shiatsu can help us to find balance and rejuvenation.
The Shiatsu Society UK
This organisation is dedicated to research in support of Shiatsu.
This means studies that enable explore how, why and for whom Shiatsu can be safe and effective. Over the years the Society has engaged in various types of research with the aim of establishing an evidence base for the beneficial uses of professional, therapeutic Shiatsu.
This autumn 2023 edition features an article by the founder of the Northern School of Shiatsu, Carol Dean. Fast forward to page 12 to read Carol's article.
What is Shiatsu?
Shiatsu is an ancient Japanese Therapeutic Bodywork and Acupressure System to promote and maintain health for better wellbeing.
It is a powerful, holistic and non-invasive therapy that can both promote better well being in addition to repairing body and mind. It engages the body's inner wisdom and healing resources to bring integration and transformation to your health and wellbeing.
Although deeply satisfying at a physical level, Shiatsu is not just a physical treatment. It includes the emotional, psychological and spiritual aspects of being.
What can Shiatsu treat?
Shiatsu can contribute to relieving deep stress symptoms such as digestive complaints, anxiety, exhaustion, insomnia and headaches. In particular:
Mental anxiety and depression.
Managing neck, shoulder and back pain.
Relieve tight muscles and fascia.
Sciatica and musculoskeletal pain.
Stiffness, lack of mobility, joint issues.
Arthritic and rheumatic pain.
Emotional challenges, life transitions, shock and loss.