The Development of Shiatsu in
Shiatsu was developed in the early part of the 20th century by a Japanese practitioner, Tamai Tempaku, who incorporated the newer Western medical knowledge of anatomy and physiology into several older methods of treatment. Originally he called it "Shiatsu Ryoho", or "finger pressure way of healing", then "Shiatsu Ho ", "finger pressure method". Now known simply as "Shiatsu", it was officially recognized as a therapy by the Japanese Government in 1964, so distinguishing it from the older form of traditional massage, Anma. The role of shiatsu therapists is to diagnose and treat according to the principles of Oriental medicine.
(Yang: everything begins in here, for example the father and the mother)Energy
Happy and strong
Dry, thin, little
Red, yellow, white
Talkative, always doing something
Long, in front
Short menses, not so often, little
(Yin: here everything is growing )
Sad and weak
Wet, large and big
A lot of hair and almost nothing on the body
Brown, black, blue, violet
Long menses, a lot and often
It's the diagnosis of this moment.
If you touch the wrist you have to feel all organs with the same energy.
If you feel a organ more that others that's too yang and if you feel an organ bad that's too Yin.
The wrist will tell the therapist which meridians are going to get the massage.
It's the diagnosis of the sickness you have a long time.
You can divide a face in three parts and those needs to have the some dimensions.
The skin has to have the same color.
If you have red spots is Yang, if you have black spots or dark brown that's Yin.
You have to have the right amount of wrinkles for your age.
It's the diagnosis of the last 3-6 months.
The tongue has to have a layer above, but without a color,
if it's too white you will have problem at your gullet,
if it's too green you will have problems at your liver.
It's the diagnosis you will get in the future.
The iris needs to have mainly the some color without spots.
If you will notice on time that you will get a sickness you could be on time to anticipate it.
It's the diagnosis of the day.
The belly doesn't need to be swollen, no hard spots,
you don't have to notice a separation between plexus and belly.
It's the diagnosis of the last 10 years.
You don't have to notice any red spots, for a man you not to many body hair.