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Shiatsu Massage with Nerisa @ Jupiter Massage & Pilates

Shiatsu is a non-invasive therapy that works to balance the natural flow of energy, or Qi (pronounced "chee") through the body, which improves circulation, relieves stiff muscles, alleviates stress and contributes to overall wellbeing. At Jupiter Massage & Pilates, Shiatsu is performed by Nerisa our resident Shiatsu specialist, using kneading, pressing, soothing, tapping, and stretching techniques and is performed without oils through light, comfortable clothing. The treatment is done on a low massage table or on the floor.


Shiatsu is used to treat a wide range of chronic conditions, such as headaches, PMS, digestive disorders, fatigue, insomnia, fibromyalgia, stress, anxiety, and muskuloskeletal pain, including low back, neck, and joint pain.  The effect may be stimulating and invigorating or calming and sedative, depending on the goal of the session, which will be determined by you, so that your experience at Jupiter Massage & Pilates is completely tailored to your …

Benefits of Thai Massage

Traditional Thai massage is an authentic healing art and unique form of body work that has been in practice for over 2000 years. It was developed as a therapeutic method of healing to treat illnesses, and to maintain health and well-being.

  Thai Massage is an effective and unique combination of energetic alignment  and physical massage starting at the feet and progressing up to the head. Using a sequence of gentle, flowing exercise movements, the body is moved and loosened as the joints and muscles are stretched. This unique type of massage also restores the flow of energy throughout the body with applied acupressure on the "Sen" energy lines, aimed at harmonizing and rejuvenating.

   Thai massage is done on the floor with the client dressed in comfortable loose clothing. A typical session lasts from 1 to 2 hours using point pressure and muscle stretching plus accupressure, exercise movement and reflexology. The practitioner's hands, feet and elbows are all utilized to re…