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Shiatsu Massage Southampton

Are you looking for Shiatsu in Southampton? YOU Massage Therapy can help!


Tailored, Traditional, Balancing, Therapeutic Shiatsu in Southampton

Are looking for Traditional Shiatsu Massage in Southampton?

Shiatsu is an ancient Japanese style of Massage therapy that works with and enhances the body's natural balance and ability to heal.


Shiatsu is 'Whole-istic' in approach and tailored to your needs to balance out mind, body and spirit; reducing tension and removing blockages within the body's energy pathways to allow healing energy to flow naturally around the body.


Please wear loose clothing to your Shiatsu appointment,


Shiatsu is based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine and can provide many benefits such as deep relaxation, stress reduction and relief from muscular tension. It promotes health and well-being and can be used therapeutically or as a way of preventing illness or pain. Shiatsu has been used in a variety of ways. It has been used to help with pain management, in cancer care and with addiction. It can also help with a chronic illness or pain. Shiatsu can help with joint and muscle issues or body structure problems. It can also help with tension, stress, fatigue or low energy.

We have detailed some ailments Shiatsu Massage is known to help with, however if you would like to know more about whether this is the right treatment for you, please call us on 02380 639747.

  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Muscular Tension
  • Headaches
  • Digestive Disturbances
  • Menstrual Dysfunction
  • Poor Immunity
  • Backache
  • Sprains And Strains
  • Neck And Shoulder Stiffness
  • Joint Pain
  • Sinus Congestion
  • Poor Circulation
  • Lack Of Energy/Fatigue


When Shiatsu is not advised

If you have any of the health conditions in the list below, vigorous Massage like Shiatsu Massage is not appropriate. Feel free to contact us for more information on why. Do not proceed with Shiatsu Massage if you have: Acute conditions (including fever and acute inflammation); Bleeding disorders; Contagious diseases; High Blood Pressure; Osteoporosis; Physical trauma (recent dislocation, wound or broken bone); Recent chemotherapy; Thrombosis; Vascular disorders; Vomiting;

We will normally offer a much gentler form of Massage Therapy as an alternative for you, there are some conditions where even gentle massage may not be suitable, click here to read about more serious contra-indications.


In a Shiatsu treatment, you remain fully clothed and no oil is used. It is usually conducted on a futon or mat on the floor but has been adapted for table at YOU Massage.

Elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine are incorporated into this style of Shiatsu (Zen Shiatsu) which means there is a focus on energy channels (meridians) to correct imbalances, as in Acupressure. One hand is used as a 'listening' hand which usually remains still to create support while the other is used to apply pressure.

Pressure is applied to the meridians and points using thumbs, fingers or palms. Treatment also usually involves stretches and joint rotations to help relieve tension, stiffness or pain. Before a treatment begins a 'hara diagnosis' takes place where your stomach is palpated (through clothing) to locate energy imbalances in the body. Please ensure you wear loose clothing when you come for your Shiatsu treatment.


Please note, a consultation is required on your first visit for any treatment; necessary to get a good understanding of you and tailor the treatment around your needs.

Please allow an extra 15 minutes and £7.50 during your first visit.
Find out more about our Consultations and how to get yours for free >

Remedial Massage 60 minutes
First Visit Price:
(includes consultation)
Treatment Price: £44.00
With Concession *:
(consultation £6 extra *)
Course of 4 Sessions :
(includes consultation)
(Save £17.50!)


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Enhance with Aromatherapy or Physio Taping for £3
Add an Organic Mini Facial: 15min £10 (or call us to build your own package!)
* See you you qualify for a Concession click here

YOU Massage Southampton Shiatsu

The Shiatsu that we offer in our Southampton Massage Studio, is a completely different style to the traditional western oil massage. In a Shiatsu Massage, you remain fully clothed through the treatment and no oil is used. Shiatsu Massage uses pressure points and yoga like stretching to release tension and relax muscles. Please ensure you wear loose clothing, contact us if you're not sure what's best.

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