Shiatsu is a Japanese body massage which is performed to treat and speed up recovery thanks to the influence and manipulation of the ki in the body. This is the new name of the oldest forms of healing method using hands from Japan. It is used prophylactically to maintain the health and well-being. It can also be used to relieve acute pain.
It involves the use of oppressive hand and manipulative techniques to regulate the body's physical structure and its natural inner energy to remove disease. Shiatsu keeps the body, soul and intellect in a harmonious balance, stimulates the self-healing power of the body and provides deep relaxation.