An Overview of Five Element Shiatsu

By Mary Crinnin, L.M.T., and Dagny Alexander, L.M.T., R.Y.T.

Shiatsu is a wonderful tool for every massage therapist’s toolbox. Whether one chooses to incorporate specific shiatsu techniques or stretches, the knowledge of meridian locations, or simply an awareness of the theory of the five elements, shiatsu can add to any massage practice.