Frequently Asked Questions
How does Jin Shin Jyutsu work?
The therapist uses a system that employs 26 points, referred to as safety energy locks, on your body located along energy pathways(known as meridians). Holding these points in sequence reestablishes the flow of energy throughout your body. This can bring about relief for any type of stress whether it is mental, emotional, physical or spiritual.
What can I expect during a session?
The receiver remains clothed and lies face up on a cushioned treatment table; there is no massage or manipulation of muscles involved.
What are the benefits of Jin Shin Jyutsu?
You will have an increased sense of wellbeing, deep relaxation and renewed energy, as well as relief from the symptoms of stress related disorders.
Can I have a Jin Shin Jyutsu treatment if I’m on medication?
Jin Shin Jyutsu It is a powerful and effective tool to relax and reduce stress and pain in our daily lives. It is a very supportive method, co-operating with other medical and natural therapies.
Is it safe to have a treatment if I’m pregnant?
Jin Shin Jyutsu is excellent for preparing for pregnancy and during pregnancy. As the Art works with the subtle energies of your body it can ease pregnancy discomforts as well as support the development of your unborn child.
What should I wear to the session?
It is suggested you wear loose, comfortable clothing
Should I eat before my session?
If you eat before a session it is recommended it be a light meal or snack. If you eat a large meal before the session a lot of your body's energy will be focused on digesting your food instead of healing your body! Equally, a meal directly after a session is not recommended for the same reason.
Will I feel better straight away?
The response to a session is unique to each individual. Conditions of muscular tension are generally the quickest to resolve. The more chronic a condition the longer it will take to get better, though improvement in symptoms may be almost immediate.
Is there any point in having therapy if I feel well?
Definitely! Jin Shin Jyutsu is an excellent tool to keep you in peak condition and prevent the onset of disease. Prevention is better than cure.
Is there anything I can do to help myself?
Yes. Your practitioner will guide you on what holds you can do to improve your wellbeing.
What does a Jin Shin Jyutsu session cost?
The fees can vary from one practitioner to another please refer to your nearest practitioner for details.