Reflections

Hard work, soft work and much more in Shiatsu

Hard work, soft work and much more in Shiatsu

When Do prevails over Jutsu I have been practicing martial arts for 33 years now and 20 years just for Shiatsu. For years I have been obsessed with studying and learning, which is still the case, but to a lesser extent. I have sought and am still seeking approaches...

Ecology and Shiatsu

Ecology and Shiatsu

While Mother Nature is in agony, everyone seems to be saying that something must be done and quickly. But what? No one seems to know much about what can save the environment and we continue our routine, our crazy consumption, our race against time and for money. Why...

The Ternary Principle in Shiatsu

The Ternary Principle in Shiatsu

Amongst the many Shiatsu schools that exist, most refer in their names or in their technical approach to the theories of Yin/Yang (which represent duality), or Wuxing (the 5 movements). But few of them bring attention to the Earth-Man-Heaven trinity, while this...

Rhythms in Shiatsu pressure

Rhythms in Shiatsu pressure

There is a lot to say about rhythms in Shiatsu. Shiatsu is a therapeutic art intrinsically linked to far-east medicine. This is, in turn, entirely related to the movements and rhythms of nature that ancient Chinese have observed for millennia. It is therefore logical...

Is there a tradition in Shiatsu

Is there a tradition in Shiatsu

In 2017 an exciting conference was held about traditional Shiatsu vs modern Shiatsu took place, at the Shiatsu European Congress [1]. The purpose of the discussion was to highlight the differences between the roots and the evolutions of Shiatsu nowadays and whether...