First impressions of Jin Shin Jyutsu
I had never heard of Jin Shin Jyutsu. I first stumbled on the foreign term while exploring meridians. Hopefully, I went for a session. I felt a bit better and more relaxed after my first session. Still, I didn’t understand how it worked. From the very start, I was intensely curious.
During this time in my life, I was so tense that I was often in pain. Most days were filled with pain and tension. During sessions I felt that the practitioner must be applying great force and pressure – amazingly, her hands rested lightly on the surface of my clothes. The discomfort came from my own tension, rather than external pressure. Each time, though, the tension eased, my body relaxed, and I felt so much better. My health improved as my tension eased.
From healing to a lifelong study
My experience with Jin Shin Jyutsu has changed over time – from feeling better to life changing experiences. I see the world differently. As per the Jin Shin Jyutsu tagline, I now KNOW myself. The best part is that harmony is within our reach – you can help yourself. This how I’ve done it – daily self-help and studying at week-long seminars. I am so grateful for the opportunities to learn in person from many of the wonderful Jin Shin Jyutsu instructors: Anita Willoughby, Mona Harris, Waltraud Riegger-Krause, Philomena Dooley, Susan Schwartz, Petra Elmendorff, Wayne Hackett, Chus Arias, Sadaki Kato, and Majella Delaney. I have studied online this year with Sara Harper, Jed Schwartz, Jill Pasquinelli, and Ian Harris.
In recent times, I’ve started sharing about this art online – free of charge. These offerings, talks from the Mind Body Experience, are available to everyone. You can access the recordings on the Energy Flows YouTube channel.
I look forward to sharing the gentle of art with you.