Aquatic theraphy, a water massage. It incoporates static passive streches and seqence of passive body movements or patterns performed at warm 33 degrees water. It is based on theories of meridians introduces applied techniques of Shiatsu into the water.
The primary objective is to allow the body to drift into a deeper state of relaxation.
The person is cradled throughout the various movement sequences. Weight is reduced on vertebrae and extremities, thus enhancing muscle relaxation. Once the relaxation is achieved aided by weightlessness efects, spine flexibility is increased to levels far beyond what can be reached on land.
WATSU has a profound effect on neuromuscular system. It relevies stress, chronic pain, help to ease the dyscomfort of pregnancy, used in sports training and recovery. It is beneficial for special needs.