Some initial questions are appropriate to finding out more about your lifestyle and how you relate to your own health. These conversations serve as useful guides as to how to work in the session. The client often lies down on the futon mat to receive appropriate hands-on pressure on the areas of the body that are most in need of attention but shiatsu can also be given in a sitting position. The guiding aim is to best meet the client’s needs at every level with the least amount of effort and yet with the maximum amount of energetic assurance.
Wear loose comfortable clothing preferably made from natural fibres to allow freedom and ease of movement
Any kind of viral infection, toxicity etc that is telling you to rest and heal, eg bad cold, heavy cough, painful swellings and exhaustion; here the message is surely to rest and erecover. Obviously, this includes any symptoms relevant to Covid-19. Listen to your own intuition
Absolutely. Receiving Shiatsu is a wonderful way to come into a clear and calm space within