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What to expect in a Contemplative Shiatsu treatment:

Contemplative Shiatsu treats the whole person - body, mind and spirit. This promotes deep relaxation, improved vitality and healing.

Every effort is made to have the experience of a Contemplative Shiatsu treatment be relaxing and peaceful. Because of the techniques involved, Contemplative Shiatsu is performed on the floor, on an all-cotton futon. Touch ranges from gentle to powerful but always within the client's range of comfort.

One should avoid wearing any perfumes - wear loose, comfortable clothing and refrain from eating a large meal prior to the treatment. The client lays comfortably on a mat on the floor. An assessment is made - based on the information you bring about your concerns or area of discomfort. Contemplative Shiatsu works on a much deeper level than conventional massage. Generally the whole body is treated - with concentration on the areas of concern and the root of the symtoms.

I encourage clients to reflect on their lifestyles to get beyond the symptoms and to the root of the issue. This can include stress reducing techniques, nutrition, body movement/stretches and counselling, to name a few. Together we can work towards supporting the balance of internal and external environments that will lead to living in harmony and peace.

Services:

Initial Contemplative Shiatsu consultation
(includes Shiatsu treatment)
$120.00
 
Contemplative Shiatsu treatment: 1 hour$120.00
 
Contemplative Shiatsu and
Traditional Eastern Head massage: 1.5 hour
$130.00
 
Women's Mindfulness-Based Support Group led by Ann MacKinnon
at the Institute of Traditional Medicine
 
Auricular Acupuncture Treatment