Watsu is done in a heated pool or body of water which allows the body to stretch much more profoundly, effecting releases not possible otherwise. This is beneficial especially for those who cannot comfortably lie or sit on the conventional massage table or chair, and allows for weightlessness of the client. Other goals include strengthening muscles, increasing flexibility and the range of motion of the client.
By supporting, rocking, and moving the whole body while stretching a leg or arm, Watsu lessens the resistance there is when a limb is worked in isolation. When the whole body is in continual movement, each move flowing gracefully to the next, there is no way to anticipate what’s coming next and build up resistance. Without pain, the body can move beyond those limitations fear would otherwise impose. New life can be stretched into long neglected connective tissue and the restricted body is shown new possibilities of freedom.
Cathy is available for Watsu sessions at your location! Individual or group sessions are possible. All that is needed is a warm pool and an open mind! Try your session today!
Early in my teaching of wholistic wellness, you showed up in my class. I’ve seen you slam the door on your previous life and proceed to learn more and more, to be of to people seeking to be well. So… today I see you as a woman who has transformed yourself to serve your clients in ever so deep and meaningful ways. I’m happy to have been with you at your make-over-beginning, and I’m proud of your bright light that shines on so many, here in Tampa Bay, who are on a path of self renewal. We are blessed to have your partnership and support right here in our community.
Wholistic Health Educator (since 1993)