Ohashiatsu is a nurturing method of touch. Like other Eastern therapies,
Ohashiatsu manipulates the energy within the body and uses a framework of
Eastern philosophy. However, the emphasis of Ohashiatsu is on communication
and synergism between giver and receiver and the self-development of the
giver, as well as the receiver, and on the true physical, psychological and
spiritual harmony for both.
This is the primary difference between Ohashiatsu and other bodywork
modalities: Ohashiatsu maintains and improves the giver's posture, movement
and well-being. When you give Ohashiatsu, you are energized and rejuvenated
because of the way your body moves, because you are enhancing your Ki (life
essence) energy, and because you are meditating while you are working.
Ohashiatsu combines hands-on touch techniques, gentle exercises and stretches,
and meditations in a seamless flow of movement. Ohashiatsu is an energizing
dance. It is a mutual issue: When the giver enjoys, the receiver benefits.
When you as the giver communicate your enjoyment and attitude about life to
the receiver, the receiver will use your example to become healthier and
happier in the future.