Charles VanAcker |
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Location: Mountain View, CA
Mountain View, CA, USA
Incalls: Available; Outcalls: Available within the provider's 90 mile range.
Style(s): Shiatsu, Japanese, maya abdominal, deep tissue,
See below definition.
I bring a calm and peaceful presence that will relax your body & mind and leave you energized as the blood flows through your body. I do outcalls / incalls in a studio in Mountain View.
The session is typically done through a sheet with no oil.
I learned and practiced in japan.
Let me know if you have any questions, & how I can help improve your life!
Shiatsu is a manipulative therapy developed in Japan and incorporating techniques of anma (Japanese traditional massage), acupressure, stretching, and Western massage. Shiatsu involves applying pressure to special points or areas on the body in order to maintain physical and mental well being, treat disease, or alleviate discomfort. This therapy is considered holistic because it attempts to treat the whole person instead of a specific medical complaint. All types of acupressure generally focus on the same pressure points and so-called energy pathways, but may differ in terms of massage technique. Shiatsu, which can be translated as finger pressure, has been described as needle-free acupuncture.
Shiatsu has a strong reputation for reducing stress and relieving nausea and vomiting. Shiatsu is also believed to improve circulation and boost the immune system. Some people use it to treat diarrhea, indigestion, constipation, and other disorders of the gastrointestinal tract; menstrual and menopausal problems; chronic pain; migraine; arthritis; toothache; anxiety; and depression. Shiatsu can be used to relieve muscular pain or tension, especially neck and back pain. It also appears to have sedative effects and may alleviate insomnia. In a broader sense, shiatsu is believed to enhance physical vitality and emotional well being.