What is Acupressure?
Acupressure is an ancient healing art developed in Asia over 5,000 years ago, using the fingers to press key points on the surface of the skin to stimulate the body's natural self-
Benefits of Using Acupressure include relieving pain, balancing the body, and maintaining good health. Acupressure's healing touch reduces tension, increases circulation, and enables the body to relax deeply. By relieving stress, acupressure therapy strengthens resistance to disease and promotes wellness.
Energy Work: The most potent form of energy work uses acupressure points. Energy (known as Chi or Qi) flows most freely when you touch, press, hold, or massage acupressure points. These healing pressure points are the gateways to the body's life energy force, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). This universal energy source is also the basis of traditional Martial Arts self-
Reiki channels universal life energy. The Acupressure Institute teaches how to send Reiki through acupressure points for healing the body. Channeling Reiki energy into the acupressure points enables a practitioner to tap into Traditional Chinese Medicine's (TCM) tremendous wealth of ancient healing knowledge -
Ancient Pressure Point Methods are taught at the Acupressure Institute; all using the same trigger points. Varying rhythms, pressures, and techniques create different styles of acupressure. Shiatsu, for instance, the most well-
Since 1976, the Acupressure Institute has offered comprehensive acupressure trainings in traditional Asian Bodywork Therapy (ABT) such as Thai Massage and Shiatsu massage to students from around the world. In comparing other Acupressure schools, our trainings provide high-
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