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...became widely recognized in Japan as a therapeutic approach to manual therapy. “Shiatsu” is a Japanese word which literally translates as “finger pressure.” Shiatsu continues to evolve with various approaches to incorporating traditional Japanese manual therapy, Traditional Chinese Medicine and western anatomy and physiology.

Presently, the AOBTA® acknowledges six specific Forms of shiatsu, which all meet the national education requirements for the ® Certified Practitioner level in Asian Bodywork Therapy. These forms are: Five Element Shiatsu, Integrative Eclectic Shiatsu, Japanese Shiatsu, Macrobiotic Shiatsu, Shiatsu-Anma and Zen Shiatsu. Other forms of shiatsu may be recognized by the AOBTA® in the future.

Macrobiotic Shiatsu

Shiatsu Anma Therapy 

Zen Shiatsu

Five Element Shiatsu

Integrative Eclectic Shiatsu

Japanese Shiatsu

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