Asian Therapies Overview

Here’s what you can find on this site about Asian therapies: What Are Asian Therapies? — Overview of working with the body’s energy or chi Types of Asian Bodywork — Quick summary of Acupressure, Tui Na, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Five Elements Acupressure and Shiatsu More detail: What Is Acupressure? What… Read more“Asian Therapies Overview”

What Is Asian Bodywork?

Asian bodywork uses gentle hand and finger pressure along the body’s energy channels. The objective is to restore and balance the flow of energy throughout the body. There are many forms of Asian bodywork, some well known (Shiatsu), some obscure (Seiki Soho). What they have in common is their foundation… Read more“What Is Asian Bodywork?”

Tui Na: Rebalancing Your Energy

Tui Na is a form of Asian Bodywork that uses touch to balance the body’s energy. If you enjoy receiving Swedish-style bodywork, you’ll love Tui Na massage. Tui Na (pronounced tway-nah) offers all the benefits of traditional western massage, plus the ability to address and mitigate specific health concerns. A… Read more“Tui Na: Rebalancing Your Energy”

Tui Na Resources

Tui Na (pronounced tway-nah) is a style of acupressure massage. It offers all the benefits of traditional western massage, plus the ability to address and alleviate specific health concerns. A typical Tui Na session uses a variety of strokes along energy channels, as well as gentle shaking, stretching, and movement… Read more“Tui Na Resources”

Shiatsu Resources

Shiatsu is a style of Asian Bodywork developed in Japan. It combines Chinese massage techniques (Tui Na, Anma, Qigong) with insights from Western physical therapy. Like all Asian Bodywork, it’s based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Shiatsu is known for its use of rhythmic pressure along energy channels…. Read more“Shiatsu Resources”

Qigong Healing Resources

Qigong is a big subject. It’s probably best known as a self-help practice for improving one’s health — it’s what we see the citizens of China doing in the parks every morning. The term “qigong” in its present usage is of recent (20th century) origin, but the practice of qigong-like… Read more“Qigong Healing Resources”