All About Ashi

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What is Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage?

A barefoot Massage technique using broad and deep compression and gliding strokes over the body. Bars installed on the ceiling are used for therapist's support and balance. This massage is deep relaxing and effective in treating many muscular issues as well as stimulating the lymphatic system.

 

 


Benefits of Ashiastu

  • Quick deep relaxation.
  • Deeper than hands-on deep tissue without poky feel.
  • Elongate and stretch shortened muscles especially the spine.
  • Relieves pain, muscle spasms, other muscles discomfort and stress.
  • Ashiatsu increases circulation.
  • Stimulates the lymphatic ( immune ) system.
  • Improves posture and movement.
  • Creates sense of well being.
  • Ashiatsu is luxurious and yet therapeutic at the same time.

Do not receive Ashiastu Barefoot Massage if you have :

  • Pregnancy or trying to conceive
  • Implants within nine months
  • Boils, skin lesions or abscesses, varicose veins
  • Tuberculosis, thrombosis, aneurysm, kidney disorders, recent bowel or hernia surgery
  • Phlebitis, cellulitis, lupus
  • taking Coumadin, Lovenox, Heparin, or heavy asprin
  • Uncontrolled high blood pressure or heart condition, pace maker, stent, shunt
  • Rib fracture, osteoporosis
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Any recent injuries, surgeries, open wounds, rashes, or cancers
  • Fever

" I received the Ashi-Thai. I really enjoyed it. I loved the passive stretching. I could feel the effects from the session even more so the following day. I felt loose and relaxed, and there was no soreness the following day that can sometimes happen after receiving body work."

- Nancy V.  Athletic Trainer.