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September 13, 2011

September 13, 2011

Absolute Sanctuary is happy to welcome back Shiatsu practitioner, Yutaka Homma, this month .

Yutaka has a long history as a Shaiatsu practitioner starting back in 1982 when he graduated from the Japan Shaitsu College.  Yutaka taught Shaitsu at various colleges in the USA and then opened 3 Shiatsu studios in Japan, one Shiatsu spa in the California and established  the Shiatsu Promotion Academy in Tokyo.  He also established a Shaitsu and massage school in Ho Chi Minh City.

So what exactly is Shaitsu?  It is a Japanese form of body work that means “finger pressure”.  Shiatsu has its roots in Traditional Chinese Medicine and the philosophy of this these systems is that imbalances and blockages of energy in the body are the cause of illness.  Shiatsu works along the meridian lines in the body to free the flow of energy.

Some f the many benefits of Shiatsu include stimulating blood and lymph circulation, promoting healthy digestion, strengthening the immune system and regulating neural and organ functions and hormonal secretions.

Yutaka will be giving an introductory talk on the health benefits of Shiatsu and how it an integral part of a healthy lifestyle.  Please join us on September 20, 2011 at 3:00pm for this talk.

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