Interview with DoAnn T. Kaneko: master of Anma and Shiatsu

Among the great contemporary figures of Shiatsu, Tsuneo Kaneko sensei is one of the great promoters of Shiatsu and Anma, of which he is a graduate, and holds the title of Doctor of Oriental Medicine. Trained by the greatest masters, including Dr. Katsusuke Serizawa,...

The Wind Points

Amongst the different climatic factors that can attack the body, there is the Wind. Cold or hot, humid or dry, the wind  combines with other factors to aggress the body. Who has not experienced a cold, unpleasant spring or autumn wind that immediately tenses the...

Ampuku : abdominal acupuressure

The book Ampuku by Philippe Vandenabeele is a must have in his library. It will delight historians, those who seek to understand the original techniques of Shiatsu, lovers of ancient images and explorers of all kinds. But this book marks an important turning point for...

Treatment of hormonal migraine

While the treatment of headaches and migraines (frontal, ocular, lateral, occipital andapex) is a great classic of therapeutic Shiatsu, the treatment of hormonal migraines for women remains little discussed and difficult to treat. However, it is one of the most...

Interview with Nobuyuki Takeuchi: founder of Yin Shiatsu

Still quite unknown in Europe, Yin Shiatsu starts to make a name for itself. But at the origin of this name there is a man and not the least: Nobuyuki Takeuchi sensei. One can easily think of him as a modern-day samurai, uncompromising on behaviour, commitment and...
Interview Chris McAlister: from Tibet to Sweden

Interview Chris McAlister: from Tibet to Sweden

As president of the European Shiatsu Federation, Chris McAlister is a personality in the world of Shiatsu. But apart from this official title, we don't know much about his life and his career. His life is like a novel of travel, adventure, martial arts and oriental...

Those Aikido masters who spread Shiatsu

Those Aikido masters who spread Shiatsu

The history of Aikido is sometimes mixed with that of Shiatsu, because many Japanese masters have spread these two skills around the world. While they were sent to different continents to disseminate Aikido, they were also great teachers of Shiatsu. Compared to the...

Interview Toshi Ichikawa : ToShiatsu’s founder

Interview Toshi Ichikawa : ToShiatsu’s founder

Shiatsu can sometimes guide a person from childhood and only become his or her life path much later in adulthood. That’s the whole personal story of Toshi Ichikawa. Now teaching Toshiatsu in Paris, he is one of the masters who touches people with his simplicity, his...