Do-It-Yourself Shiatsu: How to Perform the Ancient Japanese Art of Acupressure

Do-It-Yourself Shiatsu: How to Perform the Ancient Japanese Art of Acupressure

by Wataru Ohashi
     
 

A growing number of Americans are discovering the pleasurable and therapeutic uses of shiatsu, a Japanese method of acupressure. In Do-It-Yourself Shiatsu, Ohashi, one of the most knowledgeable and well-known U.S.-based shiatsu experts, offers step-by-step instruction on how to perform shiatsu at home. Ohashi, who has taught and practiced shiatsu for more

Overview

A growing number of Americans are discovering the pleasurable and therapeutic uses of shiatsu, a Japanese method of acupressure. In Do-It-Yourself Shiatsu, Ohashi, one of the most knowledgeable and well-known U.S.-based shiatsu experts, offers step-by-step instruction on how to perform shiatsu at home. Ohashi, who has taught and practiced shiatsu for more than thirty years, focuses on common ailments faced here in the West. He provides clear explanations of all technical terms and helpful photographs throughout to illustrate shiatsu techniques and locations of pressure points. Also included are explanations of special shiatsu exercises, designed to keep energy flowing through the body, and a new preface by the author.

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From the Publisher
Ohashi...continues to spread the healing spirit he has discovered by his own professional example. —Massage Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140196320
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Series:
Compass Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,274,738
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Ohashi, one of the best-known bodywork and shiatsu experts in the West, was born in Japan. In 1970, he emigrated to the United States and founded the Ohashi Institute, a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to teaching his specially developed methods of shiatsu.

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