In Japanese, "ashi" means foot and "atsu" means pressure. Ashiatsu is massage delivered with feet in lieu of hands. Using bars on the ceiling for balance, I apply deep, broad, compressive strokes with my feet. The pressure is deep, but not sharp and pointy like a deep tissue massage given with thumbs and elbows. This pressure is easily sustained for the length of the massage, providing a highly therapeutic yet profoundly relaxing experience. It's perfect for athletes, people with dense muscle tissue, and those who feel like they just can't get a deep enough massage.
You'll still love it! Ashiatsu CAN be the deepest masasge out there but it doesn't have to be. Each session is tailored to YOUR needs. Even with a lighter touch, you'll find this massage to be incredibly therapeutic and relaxing.
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