Shiatsu Therapy


Full body treatment 

60 min / 90 min

From £70 - / £90 -

Home visit in southwest, southeast, west and central London


What is Thai Massage?


Similar to Shiatsu, Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda (traditional Indian medicine), the philosophical theory of Thai Massage is based on the life energy channels and the belief that a person’s health and well-being relies on the balance of life energy called Prana (equivalent to Qi or Ki). The obstruction of Prana can cause discomfort or illness in a person. The blockages in the physical form are knots within the muscles or tendons. There are major energy channels called Sen Sib throughout the body, and they need maintenance to avoid any blockages or stagnation.


Thai Massage helps immensely to remove blockages that could obstruct energy flow in the Sen Sib, and bring balance to body, mind, and spirit. In therapeutic massage, the practitioner applies pressure on points along Sen Sib to relieve common ailments. 




The benefits of Thai Massage


Therapeutic Thai massage is particularly effective in the following conditions:

  • Knee pain

  • Sprained ankle

  • Shoulder and neck stiffness

  • Dizziness

  • Fatigue

  • Headache and neck pain

  • Menstrual cramps

  • Arm weakness, numbness, and stiffness

  • Indigestion and abdominal pain

  • Constipation

  • Leg pain, cramps, and stiffness

  • Back and lower back pain




Additional benefits of Thai Massage:


  • Improves blood and lymphatic circulation reduces oedema and lowers heart rate

  • Improves muscle strength, relieves muscle tension, removes toxins from muscle mass, relaxes tendons and enhances elasticity, increases joint mobility and flexibility, reduces stiffness

  • Stimulates and improves the activity of the nerves and sensations with the effect of reducing pain,

  • Improves the function of the internal organs

  • Induces a sense of total relaxation

  • Reduces the stress of daily life

  • Brings the practitioner and receiver both close to a tranquil, meditative state


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The treatment is usually performed on a mattress on the floor with the receiver fully clothed. The practitioner applies acupressure with their hands, thumbs, fingers, palms, elbow, and knees to treat the whole area of the receiver’s body including, feet, face, and head. Numbers of stretching positions are included.




Before the treatment


  • Please wear loose, comfortable clothes.

  • Do not have a large meal or any alcohol.

  • Read consultation form carefully and make sure you understood everything. I will bring a printed consultation form with me for you to fill out and sign.




You cannot have treatment if you: 


  • have fever

  • have been pregnant for less than three months

  • have any serious illness or injuries that need GP’s approval to have Shiatsu, and you haven't obtained one

  • have any medical condition that needs immediate medical help such as infection, fever, injuries that are still at the acute stage, etc

  • have any contagious disease such as skin disease, infection, etc

Cancellation Policy

Please be reminded of my cancellation policy as below.

  • Cancellation on the day of your treatment: 100% fee will apply.

  • Cancellation the day before of your treatment: 50% treatment value fee will apply.

Eri Ito - Shiatsu Acupuncture 

BSc(Hons), LicAc

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