Advanced 1

Advanced 1This course expands the Ohashiatsu curriculum while also focusing on the essentials of Ohashiatsu: the difference between homologous and homolateral movement; how to perfect cross-patterning movement; use of mother/messenger hands.


You will learn to make minor and major transitionsduring a session: from supine to prone, from side to prone, etc. smoothly and effortless. Other techniques and theory to be covered are a review of Masunaga meridians; sit-up position; neck techniques with and without the use of a scarf; bo and yu points; the four shins of observation; and analysis of body structure using kyo and jitsu theory. One class is reserved for a Practical Application seminar, in which students demonstrate their ability on guests and are evaluated by the instructor. The course includes a written examination and a tutorial with the instructor.