Watsu has many benefits, but it is uniquely effective as a therapy for controlling pain with its combination of deep relaxation, multi-dimensional movement and warm water therapy.
Wellness guru Dr. Andrew Weil is a major proponent of Watsu. In his words…
“While other bodywork modalities are based on touch in a stationary, two-dimensional world, Watsu offers a different experience. A three-dimensional environment, nearly free from gravity, within a warm and comforting fluid-space and the opportunity to connect with another person all have obvious therapeutic potential.
Achieving states of deep relaxation combined with the therapeutic benefits of good massage therapy can be of great benefit in controlling pain, relieving stress, and recovering from emotional and physical trauma.”
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