Jin Shin Jyutsu®


The Life in All Things

In ancient times traditional people saw no distinction between body, mind, and spirit. Consequently, the practices they used to assist the body naturally promoted physical, emotional, and spiritual wholeness. Moreover, people saw their health or "harmony" as dependent upon bringing seemingly disparate elements into balance.

Jin Shin Jyutsu (pronounced jin shin jitsu) helps us remember that every one of us possesses the simplest instruments needed to bring about harmonious balance—the breath and hands. It reminds us that these instruments are all that we need to enhance our physical and mental vitality, which in turn help eliminate the causes underlying disease, or "disharmony". Most importantly, it reawakens our awareness of the life energy that permeates the universe. This renewed awareness enables us to send life-giving energy through various locations in the body.

Jin Shin Jyutsu requires no disrobing. Ideally wear loose cotton clothing.

Taken from "The Touch of Healing, Energizing Body, Mind, and Spirit with the Art of Jin Shin Jyutsu®" by Alice Burmeister with Tom Monte.

 



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