jin shin jyutsu
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jin shin jyutsuBodywork
A Japanese form of acupressure based on gentle touching and cradling of the body rather than massage; the practitioner identifies zones of compromised flow of energy chi (life force) by pulse diagnosis and then attempts to harmonise the body, mind and spirit, simultaneously touching a combination of 2 of 26 “safety energy locks” located along the body’s energy pathways so as to redirect the patient’s intrinsic life forces to unblock the flow of energy.
Jin shin do, Jin shin jyutsu (jin shin dō) (joo′tsoo) [Japanese, way of the compassionate spirit]
A form of acupressure used by practitioners of alternative medicine and conventional health care providers to treat selected health problems.