Synonyms for shiatsu or Related words with shiatsu

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Examples of "shiatsu"
He also founded the "Scuola Zen di Shiatsu" (Zen Shiatsu School), that aims to use the art of shiatsu treatments as a zen practice.
Tokujiro Namikoshi (1905–2000) founded his shiatsu college in the 1940s and his legacy was the state recognition of Shiatsu as an independent method of treatment in Japan. He is often credited with inventing modern shiatsu. However, the term shiatsu was already in use in 1919, when a book called "Shiatsu Ho" ("finger pressure method") was published by Tamai Tempaku. Also prior to Namakoshi's system, in 1925 the Shiatsu Therapists Association began, with the purpose of distancing shiatsu from Anma massage.
He is a proponent of Tsubo Shiatsu as it elucidates anatomical and physiological references to the Tsubos of Shiatsu. He is the author of the book "Tsubo Shiatsu", the monograph "Shiatsu and Its Overseas Diffusion" and "Shin-ryo Performed by a Shiatsupractor". His father, Takuo Ikenaga, is the current Executive Director of the Japan Shiatsu Association.
Hiroshi Nozaki was a Shiatsu master and alternative healer well-known in Switzerland, France and Italy for his innovative techniques of Shiatsu, Qigong and Yoga and for starting the Ko School of Shiatsu (School of Lightness in Japanese Language 光). He is known for founding Hiron Shiatsu a branch of Shiatsu.
He was born in Kure, Hiroshima and graduated in psychology from Kyoto University. In 1959, he graduated from the Japan Shiatsu College and went on to teach psychology and shiatsu at the college. At the same time, he was professor of psychology at Tokyo Univertity. Masunaga grew up in a family of shiatsu practitioners, with his mother having studied with Tamai Tempaku, originator of the term shiatsu and author of "Shiatsu Ho" ("finger pressure method"). He founded Zen Shiatsu and the Iokai Shiatsu Center school in Tokyo. Masunaga is the author of "Shiatsu" (Japanese title), which became "Zen Shiatsu" when translated into English and published in North America and Europe in 1977. He also wrote several other Shiatsu books. He died at the age of 57 in 1981 of colorectal cancer.
He established the Canadian College of Shiatsu Therapy in British Columbia and the Canadian Shiatsu Society of BC. He was appointed as the first Chairperson of the Canadian Branch of the Japan Shiatsu Association by the then Chairperson of the Japan Shiatsu Association, Tokujiro Namikoshi. Since then, he has endeavoured to popularize Shiatsu with Vancouver as his North American centre for the dissemination of Shiatsu. Graduates from the Canadian College of Shiatsu Therapy are participating as Shiatsupractors throughout Canada, the U.S.A., Europe and Australia.
In the Japanese language, "shiatsu" means "finger pressure". Shiatsu techniques include massages with fingers, thumbs, feet and palms; assisted stretching; and joint manipulation and mobilization. To examine a patient, a shiatsu practitioner uses palpation and, sometimes, pulse diagnosis.
Kiyoshi Ikenaga was born in Tokyo in 1966. He studied Shiatsu directly with Tokujiro Namikoshi at the Japan Shiatsu College in Tokyo. After graduation in 1986, he obtained the license of "Anma, Massage, and Shiatsu" granted by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan. After moving to Canada in 1996, he practiced and taught Shiatsu at the Shiatsu Academy of Tokyo in Toronto.
In 1940, he established the Japan Shiatsu College in Tokyo. Many of his graduates now practice in Japan and overseas. Some of these graduates have popularized their own styles, called Derivative Shiatsu, such as Tadashi Izawa of Meridian Shiatsu and Shizuto Masunaga of Zen Shiatsu. Also Hiroshi Nozaki who began the Hiron Shiastu branch which a holistic school of shiastu popular in Switzerland, France and Italy. Namikoshi also established the Japan Shiatsu Association in 1947. He died at age 95 in 2000.
Namikoshi's school taught shiatsu within a framework of western medical science. A student and teacher of Namakoshi's school, Shizuto Masunaga, brought shiatsu back to traditional eastern medicine and philosophic framework. Masunaga grew up in a family of shiatsu practitioners, with his mother having studied with Tamai Tempaku. He founded Zen Shiatsu and the Iokai Shiatsu Center school. Another student of Namakoshi, Hiroshi Nozaki founded the Hiron Shiatsu a holistic technique of shiastu that uses intuitive techniques and spiritual approach to healing which identifies ways how to take responsibility for a healthy and happy life in your own hands. It is practiced mainly in Switzerland, France and Italy where its founder opened several schools.
Around this time (late 1970s) he became involved with martial arts and studied under Kanetsuka Sensei of the British Aikido Federation and also Chiba Sensei where he picked up many techniques concerning the breath which he then applied, along with his knowledge of acupuncture, to develop his own style of Shiatsu. He founded a school of shiatsu in the mid-1980s called Hara Shiatsu International and trained the first generation of Shiatsu teachers in the UK.
After five years training in Toshoji, Tetsugen was sent as a buddhist missionary in Italy, and in 1988 grounded the first monastery in Milan, Enso-ji il Cerchio. In 1992 had birth also the Shiatsu Zen school ("Scuola Zen di Shiatsu"). In 1995 follows the beginning, even in Enso-ji, of the offering of shiatsu massage, which permitted to monks and shiatsu teachers to use and improve the abilities apprehended in the training, making a job of that.
Shiatsu derives from a Japanese massage modality called "anma" which was itself adapted from "tui na". Tui na is a Chinese bodywork system that arrived in Japan by at least the Nara period (710–793 CE). Tokujiro Namikoshi (1905–2000) founded a shiatsu college in the 1940s, and is often credited with inventing modern shiatsu.
Starting in 1976, Dull studied in Zen Shiatsu in America and in Japan, where he studied with Shizuto Masunaga, the original creator of Shiatsu. He also studied with Reuho Yamada and Wataru Ohashi, the teachers who first introduced Shiatsu to the United States.
Tokujiro Namikoshi (, 1905-2000) is the founder of Shiatsu therapy.
Every three months, he held seminars in Shiatsu lasting for many days in which he himself not only taught Shiatsu but a lot of other Esoteric therapeutic systems among which were also his own discoveries.
Cohen works as a Shiatsu therapist and is married and father of two.
taken up and extended by Shizuto Masunaga, populariser of shiatsu massage .
There is no evidence that shiatsu is an effective medical treatment.
In 1973 Nozaki left Japan and began teaching in Switzerland founded the Ko School of Shiastsu in 1990 and developed a technique of shiatsu called the Hiron Shiatsu. It is a type of Shiatsu that focuses holistic healing and intuitive interpretation of healing needs of the patient. The technique emphasized the co-relations between the hands, feet, face and entire body. Hiron Shiatsu includes various invigorating and relaxing foot massage techniques that work on the spine and - as a special feature - also the use of one's own feet. Hiroshi Nozaki’s doctrine consisted in large part to identify ways how to take responsibility for a healthy and happy life in your own hands.