I offer effective Shiatsu treatments at my therapy room in Parkstone. Also at The Broadstone and Wareham Clinics. Shiatsu is ideal for:-
physical and emotional stress
a sense of well-being
boosting energy levels
relief from tension
aiding joint mobility
Shiatsu is an ancient Japanese massage therapy following similar principals as acupuncture by working on a system of energy channels or ‘meridians’, each connecting with an organ. Pressure is applied using thumbs, palms and elbows. And gentle stretching techniques to stimulate and re-balance energy.
Shiatsu can offer effective relaxing treatments, specifically tailored to your own needs, which can help a wide-range of conditions — from specific injuries or health problems to more general symptoms.
Continual stress leads to pain and illness. Shiatsu treatment relieves muscle tension and can aid joint mobility, which significantly improves posture. It promotes relaxation, bringing relief from tensions, improves your mood, aids sleep, and boosts energy levels.
Shiatsu is effective on all levels — mind, body, lifting our spirits and sense of well being with a positive attitude.
I have seen clients for many years with physical and emotional stress problems and Shiatsu has been effective to resolve them.
‘I have been seeing Josie for Shiatsu treatment on a fairly regular basis. She is very knowledgeable and sensitive to the needs of her clients and whether she is dealing with a stiff neck or upset stomach, she always seems to achieve positive results. She has also helped my sister to give up smoking in her capacity as a Hypnotherapist and this was after only one session!'
What does a Shiatsu session involve?
After an initial consultation, the treatment will be carried out on a couch. Where conditions make this difficult, e.g., poor health, injuries, disabilities and the elderly, patients can be treated in a chair.
Please bring or wear loose comfortable clothing for your treatment and avoid eating at least one hour before your visit.
How many sessions will I need?
The number of treatments varies for each person. One session maybe adequate but for optimum benefit two or more may be required. This can be discussed after your treatment. When a condition improves many people continue with regular treatments — making a difference to the quality of their lives.
Josephine Pridmore is on the Register of Professional Practitioners and Fellowship of the Shiatsu Society (UK).
Registered Practitioners have all achieved an approved standard of training as established by the society's assessment panel and are bound by its Code of Ethics.
All Registered Practitioners have Professional Indemnity Insurance.
Josephine Pridmore is a Fellowship Member of the Shiatsu Society.
Professional diploma in Shiatsu from the British School of Shiatsu (Dip. BSS) in London, 1986 - 1989, studying under Ray Ridolfi.
She has also completed a year’s training course at the College of Cranio-Sacral Therapy, London 1991. Elements of this are occasionally used in her Shiatsu treatments.
Since 1988 she has attended many post-graduate workshops with visiting Shiatsu teachers, including Saul Goodman, Patrick Riley, Waturu Ohashi, Pauline Sasaki, Kiku Zutrau-Miyazaki, (Sotai corrective postural alignment) and Shinmei Kishi.
If you have any health problems or concerns Josephine will be happy to discuss these with you.