Shiatsu Massage in Bayside, Melbourne

Shiatsu is a holistic hands-on therapy developed in Japan based on traditional oriental medicine wisdom. The theory of traditional Oriental medicine proposes that energy (known as Qi) moves through the body in well-defined channels known as meridians.

Shiatsu is a nurturing and deeply relaxing form of massage, based on oriental medicine.

Good health is reliant upon a harmonious flow of Qi through the meridians and internal organs. If the circulation of Qi within the body becomes blocked, various illnesses can manifest.

With the patient fully clothed, firm or light pressure can be applied using the fingers, palms, feet, elbows and knees. Treatment may also include the use of cupping, moxibustion (warming herbs), flowing stretches and muscle release techniques. Balance Complementary offers one of the best value, most effective shiatsu massage in the Melbourne Bayside area.

Conditions that respond well to Shiatsu include:

Meet our Shiatsu Therapist

Marian Jarvis

Marian is a highly trained and nurturing Shiatsu therapist. She studied under several world renowned practitioners and has completed further studies in pregnancy shiatsu. Marian has a deep understanding of stress and its impact on the body and has a passion for restoring health through deep relaxation. Marian uses her extensiveexperience in health education to inform people about better diet and lifestyle choices.

Specialities include: general health, stress, muscular aches and pains, women’s health and hormonal issues, pregnancy massage.