Kei Shiokawa is a Rolfer™ & Shiatsu/Massage practitioner practices in Melbourne, Australia. She is a member of Rolf Institute® of Structural Integration (Australian Group) and Australian Traditional Medicine Society.
ROLFING® STRUCTURAL INTEGRATION
Rolfing® is a hands-on bodywork developped by Ida.P.Rolf based on over 50 years of scientific researches and clinical applications, aiming for better alignment of the body through soft tissue manipulation and movement education.
- Deep Tissue
- Myofascial Release etc.
Truly holistic form of bodywork developped in Japan addressing from musculo-skeletal issues to digestive problems. By applying gentle ~ firm pressure with finger, palm, elbow, knee, and sometimes foot(!), incorporating various stretches to balance the energy(= Chi, Qi, Ki, Prana....) flow in the Meridians. Often combined with acupoints therapy. You'll feel relaxed, energised or calmed, and balanced.
Kei's Shiatsu style is based on 'Zen Shiatsu' practice and combined with the methods of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Usually start by checking Hara( =stomach, abdomen) to find out which meridian to work on.