Shiatsu & Osteokinetic

Holistic Physical Therapy

KENKO is the Japanese word for health

Shiatsu is a form of therapeutic bodywork from Japan. It is a non-invasive therapy that helps to reduce stress and to contribute to overall well-being with preventative and remedial effects.

Kenko Loves Shiatsu is characterized by its body communication. Your body tells me where the energy can't flow, often why, and together we restore the flow of energy.

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Shiatsu works with different manual techniques. By applying gentle pressure along the meridians (energy channels that run through the whole body) and stimulating the tsubos (acupuncture points found on the meridians), the Ki (life energy) is set into motion. As a result, blockages will be removed and the body’s self-healing powers are mobilised.

Shiatsu helps...    
  • to relax
  • to ease physical and emotional pain
  • to connect body, mind and soul
  • to find a deeper understandig for yourself
  • to boost your self-healing power
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"Osteokinetic" means movement of the bones. It is a soft manipulation of the spinal column that is often found to be blocked.

Its gentle technique to adjust the vertebrae and the pelvis helps to reduce neck & shoulder complaints, tensions and back pain.

Such blockades and complaints can be connected with head-aches, stiffness or organ complaints.

This energetic Body Oil Treatment derives from Gua sha - a healing technique of traditional East Asian Medicine that involves applying oil and scraping your skin repeatedly in a downward motion with a massage tool (jade stone or horn). It is intended to move stagnant Ki (energy) and to improve your circulation.

So if you like the feeling of oil on your skin, this technique might be yours!

All Be Fine Massage

This is a special Shiatsu Oil Massage for the senses. Calming and supporting essences like lavender, bergamot or ylang ylang, smooth music and a cozy ambience will give you the space to take a timeout, just for you. You can deeply relax and so gain strength again. Just try it!

女 On'na Massage

This Shiatsu Massage works similar, just the focus is different. On'na means woman in Japanese. Here we use Rose Oil and also create the space you need, to get in touch with your inner On'na.
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The Thai tapping massage "Tok-Sen" is a unique technique that, due to the vibrations generated, can release blockages in the meridians and general tension. This technique is integrated into the Shiatsu massage treatment. The rhythmical tapping takes a meditative effect and you can feel the soft vibrations through your body until your bones.

Scars on your body are part of you and your life story. They must not but can cause troubles in the meridian flow. Therefore, it makes sense to have a closer look to them in the shiatsu session and in case, to do a harmonization with the acupressure pen.

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The price of the treatment depends on place and duration:

Shiatsu in the Practice

70 minutes ........... 79 EUR
90 minutes ........... 98 EUR

Shiatsu at your Home ..... on demand

Please bring cozy cotton clothes and socks to the treatments.

COVID 19  - please bring a mask!
  • Lerchengasse 13a, 1080 Wien, Österreich
  • Portugal: Batalha/ Leiria/ Nazaré

Growing up in a medical family, I later found my approach to the area of health in the Eastern Therapies. First I started to practice Reiki, followed by the Shiatsu formation of 3 years at the Naikido School in Vienna (certified by the Austrian Shiatsu Association). 2017 and 2018 I practiced Shiatsu in a medical centre in Vienna. Since then, I have been practicing in both Austria and Portugal. I am a nerd of Toaist Philosophy and doing Shiatsu, Energy and psychology courses on a continuous basis.

Coaching Formation

Lebens- und Sozialberatung, 1210 Wien
Certified 2023, focus on systemics

Advanced Trainings

* 2021 Shiatsu and Pregnancy, Kiatsu School, by Anneliese Haidinger
* 2021 FemPower, cycle oriented living, by A. Nussbaumer/ Apura
* 2022 Breathwork, by Dr. Simone Koch
* 2022 Awaken Course by Christina Lopes
* 2022 Energy Cleansing for Home and Workspace, by Diego Sanchez
* 2023 Becoming supernatural/ The Formula, by Dr. Joe Dispenza
* 2023 Masterclass: Duality - Energy Healing, by Jeffrey Allen
* 2023 Shakti Worrior Dance, by Bellyfit, Instructor Training
* 2023 Feeling-Code Compact Course, by Birgit Steiner
* 2023 Shaman Healing, The Four Winds Society
* 2023 Bao Mai: The Heart Uterus Meridian, by Diego Sanchez
* 2023 Oriental Diagnosis, by Sensei Ohashi
* 2023 Neo-Tantra, by Layla Martin
* 2023 Unleashed - Traumabonding, by Sonja Kopplin
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健康 Kenkō means health in Japanese. In Japan, there are concepts and rituals that are meant to lead to a healthy living. To have a good Kokoro, for example, means to have well connected your heart, spirit, soul and mind.

The Japanese Philosophy and Japanese Aesthetics are a set of ancient ideals. The concept of aesthetics in Japan is seen as an integral part of daily life to develop a better attitude and living. Japanese aesthetics encompass a variety of ideals, some of these are traditional (like Wabi-Sabi or Enso), others are modern.

In Zen Buddhism, for example, Ensō is a hand-drawn circle to express a moment when the mind is free to let the body create. The Ensō (that you can see in the logo) symbolises enlightenment, strength, elegance, the universe, and mu (the void). It is characterised by a minimalism born of Japanese aesthetics.

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生活衛生 Seikatsu eisei - Life hygiene!

Nowadays, it is very easy to get useful information about health and lifestyle issues from books, the internet or a personal advisor. You just have to choose wisely a good source.
In my mission of kenko well-being, I will mention a few topics to consider, that affect our daily life. Some of them, we can work out in the Shiatsu practice.

  • nutrition (to receive "gathering Ki" from the food, TCM)
  • breathing (to receive "gathering Ki" from the respiratory air, TCM)
  • exercise (to release stagnant Ki)
  • footwear (to ensure a good support of your skeleton and not to harm it and other body parts)
  • stress management (to find your balance between active and passive)
  • harmony (Feng Shui)
  • sexuality (to have a deep connection with yourself and your partner, Tantra)

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Wabi-Sabi is the art of not only accepting your imperfections but also of appreciating them and making the best of life. It means taking pleasure of the imperfect, impermanent and incomplete. Authenticity is key. It is also closely connected with Zen-Buddhism.

Kintsugi is a good example of Wabi-Sabi: cracked pottery is fixed by filling with gold dusted lacquer as a way to show it's delicate beauty - the fault is not hidden but highlighted.

In Zen philosophy, there are 7 aesthetic principles for achieving Wabi-Sabi:

  • Fukinsei (不均斉): asymmetry, irregularity
  • Kanso (簡素): simplicity, clean and neat
  • Koko (考古): basic, austere, mature, reduction to bare bones
  • Shizen (自然): without pretense, natural
  • Yugen (幽玄): subtly profound grace, not obvious, simlpe elegance
  • Datsuzoku (脱俗): unbounded by convention, free
  • Seijaku (静寂): tranquility, silence

Japanese Tea ceremony - The Way of Tea is also referring to Wabi-Sabi. The four principles of the practice are harmony, respect, purity and tranquility, aiming to awaken the senses and unite the mind and body.
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Zazen is a meditation we practice in Naikido Shiatsu. It relates to the concept of nothingness and involves regularly meditating so that you can clear your mind and come back to your true nature.

It is easy to practice in your daily life - just sit on the floor or a cushion in an upright position and try to clear your mind by not thinking about anything. You can start with short periods of 8 or 10 minutes. If you have troubles with calming your mind, try to focus on slow and deep breathing. Later, you can slowly extend and try up to 2 x 30 minutes, including a little tea ceremony in between the periods.
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Tao means "the Way". It is a religious or philosophical tradition of Chinese origin which emphasizes living in harmony with yourself and the Tao. It accents on Wu wei (action without intention), naturalness, simplicity, spontaneity, and the Three Treasures: compassion, frugality, and humility.

Wu wei is a central concept in Taoism and Shiatsu. It means "action of non-action" or "action without intent" - it is a natural action that does not involve struggle or excessive effort. Wu wei is the cultivation of a mental state in which our actions are in alignment with the flow of life. In Shiatsu, this means that we do not force to get a result.
Shinrin-yoku is the Forest Therapy, also called forest-bathing. It is the medicine of simply being and walking in the woods which provides a lot of benefits for your well-being:

  • Boosted immune system (increase in the count of the body's Natural Killer (NK) cells)
  • Reduced blood pressure
  • Reduced stress
  • Improved mood
  • Increased ability to focus
  • Accelerated recovery from illness
  • Increased energy level
  • Improved sleep