WATSU! Aquatic Bodywork

Watsu is a passive form of images (1)aquatic bodywork therapy that involves the watsu therapist supporting the client as they are gently moved through warm water in graceful, fluid movements that alternate with moments of stillness. This unique & powerful water massage integrates Shiatsu, joint mobilization and stretching which together encourage the freeing of the spine and the softening the mind~ allowing deep peace & relaxation to naturally arise. Being floated gravity free in warm water provides for a restorative environment for the body to dramatically unwind and release physical, emotional, and mental holding patterns.

The deep relaxation Watsu induces can lead to dramatic changes in the autonomic nervous system.  Through quieting the sympathetic and enhancing the parasympathetic nervous systems, Watsu has profound effects on the neuromuscular system.  In essence, the effects of Watsu lead to enhancement of the parasympathetic nervous system~ where body/mind/soul self- healing occurs.


The benefits of Watsu and Aquatic Bodywork often experienced by clients include:

~ increased mobility & flexibility
~ decreased muscular tension
~ reduction in anxiety & stress levels
~ increased depth of respiration
~ decreased pain
~ improved sleep
~ general sense of well-being
~ deep sense of peacefulness
~ insights into habits of mind

90 Min. Watsu Session $120

The 90 Minute Watsu Session allows for a complete Watsu experience. This session length is ideal in that it gives the body & mind time to truly relax and receive full benefit. This time includes intake time, pool time and integration time afterward in the infrared sauna.

Watsu Sessions will be available on Monday & Wednesday afternoons 3-4:30pm and on occasional weekend days beginning in February.

To schedule please contact Shoshanna directly @ 919.338.8143