An Integrated Approach
Massage Therapy is said to be the oldest form of healing throughout history. As a result, numerous styles of massages and complex theories of touch were developed. We have accumulated and learned various styles of touch and theories of pain management throughout the years. We believed that massage is an adaptive and fluid healing art, which should use the appropriate methods of touch to assist individuals to achieve the highest quality of life. Below, we listed and gave a brief introduction of the various types of manual manipulation techniques that influenced and are incorporated into our style!
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- Richie Norton
Acupressure works on the acupoints along the meridians of the body to release the blocked qi and restore balance to the body. It is a lost art that can benefit and improve many individual's physical and mental being. This allows the body-mind-spirit to return to a harmonious state thus increasing our blood circulation, freeing us from pain, and allowing us to live our highest quality of life.
Tui Na is an ancient non-invasive form of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Thus, also making it the oldest form of manual therapy. It focuses on the concepts of Yin & Yang and the meridians. Tui Na takes the whole acupuncture Chanels into accounts and promote the free flow of qi & blood.
Shiatsu is a Japanese form of bodywork. It is highly influenced with Japanese Traditional Medicine, which also viewed pathologies in terms of Chinese Medicine. Among the first practitioner of Shiatsu were Anma, who were blind Japanese massage therapist. They understood the meridians, manipulation the acupoints to rebalance the body. This was done by discover Kyo (excesses) and Jitsu (deficiencies) of the bodies.
Thai Massage was developed based on the teachings of Chiwaka Komaraphat. He was the father of Thai bodywork and medicine. His work incorporated various theories, such as yoga from India, Buddhism, and Chinese Medicine. Thai Traditional Massage & Medicine uses a different set of meridians lines called Sen Lines to diagnosis and realign the body. This techniques focuses on unblocking the sen lines and promoting the free flow of the wind.
Trigger Point Therapy
Muscle Energy Techniques