acupressure Acupressure


Developed in Asia over 5,000 years ago, acupressure is an ancient healing therapy that utilizes fingers to depress key locations on the skin's surface to prompt healing withing the body. Similar to acupuncture, acupressure uses the same reference points on the body that release muscular stress; thus encouraging better blood circulation.

Acupressure is very beneficial as it can relieve pain and bring the body back into harmonious balance. Acupressure's healing ability promotes stress reduction, improves circulation, relaxes the body and strengthens the immune system. Acupressure can effectively be used to alleviate acute and chronic conditions such as arthritis, headaches, spinal-muscular pain, and sinus complications. Also a preventative therapy, acupressure is good for fatigue as well. Overall, acupressure is an excellent healing therapy for whole well-being -- mind, body and spirit.

Two techniques of acupressure are the "Shiatsu," and the "Jin Shin." Shiatsu acupressure, the most commonly used therapy, is notated for its vigorous and firm pressure application; while, the Jin Shin acupressure technique is a more gentle form -- whereby points are softly held for a moment or two. A typical acupressure session is done in a relaxing environment and does not require removal of the client's clothing. If you or someone you know is seeking an alternative method of healing, we have a selection of accredited acupressure therapists to choose from -- here, at Holistic Junction.

Business Member directory listings in the category Acupressure:

Northstate Therapeutic Massage Center  (Redding, CA)
Northstate Therapeutic Massage Center specializes in Sports massage, Pregnancy massage and lymphatic massage. We specialize in the treatment of fibromyalgia, and pain management
East West Academy of Healing Arts  (San Francisco, CA)
Description Pending
Mueller College of Holistic Massage Therapies  (San Diego, CA)
Becoming a massage therapist is an amazing experience. It's a great way to do what you love and get paid for it.
Dr. Chow  (San Francisco, CA)
Description Pending - Acupressure
Massage Clinic - School of Healing Arts Clinic  (San Diego, CA)
Discover Zen -Touch Shiatsu-A powerful and nurturing form of energetic bodywork. This innovative approach to acupressure/shiatsu massage was created by Seymour Koblin, the director of the School of Healing Arts.
School of Healing Arts  (San Diego, CA)
Description Pending
Academy of Chinese Culture & Health Sciences  (Oakland, CA)
The Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine is a four academic year professional degree curriculum designed to prepare graduates to be effective, competent, and caring members of the Chinese medicine profession
Pooled Resources  (Watertown, MA)
Acupressure involves applying pressure to specific points along fourteen "meridians" that reach to fingertips and toes, and connect with the brain and associated vital organs. These same meridians, accessed with needles...
JLM Educational Training - Reflexology & Meridian Therapy...WE COME TO YOU!  (Saint Petersburg, FL)
JLM Educational Training...FIND OUT WHY it has never been so clear to me that YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT!! Learn the truth of this statement through the study of Qi in the Reflexology and Meridian Therapy course.
Orcutt Acupuncture & Shiatsu Clinic  (Santa Maria, CA)
Shiatsu is a distinctive kind of pressure therapy designed to relieve fatigue, generate pleasant sensations and stimulate the body's natural healing powers. Click Details to learn more about Kathryn and her clinic.....
East-West Healing Arts Institute  (Madison, WI)
Welcome to East-West Healing Arts Institute. We are a national leader in fully integrated massage therapy training. If you're looking for...

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