What is Myofascial Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage or FasciAshi Massage ?
Myofascial Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage sessions at MR WELLNESS LA from Arthur are focused on finding restriction patterns in your tissue that contribute to your main complaint of pain or discomfort. Although different areas of your body may be treated within a session, this is not always a “full body” massage. A few good head-to-toe, steamroller-like assessment strokes typically start out the session, then we hone in on the tissue-issue that “kneads” the most focus.
Traditional “Hands On” Manual Therapists like Physical Therapists or Chiropractors, Airrosti Providers & advanced fascial trained Massage Therapists employ MANY elements & approaches to Myofascial Release in their work, so you will find these ideas almost everywhere.
HOW USING THE FEET AS A TOOL MAKES THIS DIFFERENT: because I am using my feet, the broader pressure does not have that mentality of
"stab and drag thru your muscles with an elbow or thumb until you cry" I use my feet because it diffuses the pressure & doesn’t trigger your pain response in the same way a smaller tool like fingers/elbows/thumbs would.
In any Myofascial session, much less lotion/oil is applied to your body to help get a better grip & engagement of the tissue, to help me really feel the elastisity & plyability, rather than glossing over it. . This helps me move very slow, & give deep, solid, steady sustained pressure to help unstick the stuck parts that hold you back.
Myofascial work typically is intense, but not "no pain no gain." Using a Barefoot Massage approach to some theories a practioner would apply through their hands gives you the same benefits.... Just less torture in the process.
IS THIS FOR YOU ?
Clients who weigh 50 pounds more than Arthur, or those who have large frames, dense muscle tissue and chronic pain can benefit from styles of Myofascial Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage, famous for back and hip pain relief. These services are particularly popular among athletes and active adults. Please discuss with your massage therapist any potential health concerns before trying any form of Barefoot Massage. This is NOT a light massage: so if you don’t like deep pressure, you won’t like this.
IS THIS SAFE TO RECEIVE ?
When this massage provided by a trained and certified therapist and trained by an Authorized Instructor, like Arthur, Myofascial Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage is safe, effective and painless, not to mention profoundly relaxing. The amount of pressure is carefully monitored throughout the session, and easily adjusted to a perfect level of deep tissue pressure for the clients comfort. No form of Barefoot Massage at Heeling Sole is “No Pain, No Gain” — the safety and well-being of the client is our foremost concern.