He was a Shiatsu therapist and Professor of Western psychology in Tokyo. Masunaga integrated elements of Shiatsu and the Taoist roots of Chinese medicine with Western psychology and physiology and basicRead More
elements of Zen Buddhism, as well as his experiences from innumerable Shiatsu treatments, to create the Zen Shiatsu Therapy. It is characterised by a special inner attitude of respect and attention towards the patient. Masunaga also expanded the Chinese meridian system.
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Masunaga wrote two books about his theoretical framework for Zen Shiatsu and its practical applications
„Zen Shiatsu: How to Harmonize Yin and Yang for Better Health“ and
which described Yoga-like-exercises for selfhelp in maintaining internal balance and good circulation
The main textbook of Zen Shiatsu used today is „Shiatsu Theory and Practice“ by Carola Beresford-Cooke
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