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A technique of extremely precise pressure on certain points of the body. These pressure points may be far from the system that they affect. For example, pressure on the forearm has been shown to be effective in relieving nausea (it really works!). Shiatsu is closely related to acupressure.
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Offering accredited short courses in massage, holistic and beauty therapy. Also VTCT NVQ courses.
We specialise in providing Practitioner level courses in Asian and Oriental inspired Holistic Therapies, Massage and Beauty Treatments, many of which have been brought to the UK from abroad.
i do provide a treatment of acupressure/massage in comfortable surrounding
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