Shiatsu massage is an ancient Japanese healing method. Due to its name — “shi” (finger) and “atsu” (pressure) — it’s often described as a form of acupressure. apply pressure to various areas of the body’s surface to help heal common ailments and conditions, and correct imbalances in the body. Pressure applied to points on the body promotes energy flow and corrects disharmonies throughout the body. In addition to being a deeply relaxing experience, Shiatsu helps relieve stress, treat pain and illness, and contributes to your overall health and wellbeing..