About Lynn

lynn jaffeeLynn Jaffee is a licensed acupuncturist and the author of the book, Simple Steps: The Chinese Way to Better Health, a clear and concise explanation of Chinese medicine for the lay person. She is co-author of the book, The BodyWise Woman, a personal health manual for physically active women and girls. Read more about Lynn...

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Watsu: The Most Relaxing Bodywork You've Never Heard Of

Aquatic therapy and Chinese medicine

Imagine floating in warm water.  Your eyes are closed and the sounds of the outside world have receded.  You are gently stretched by the drag of the water while being comfortably supported.  You glide back and forth while your limbs are soothingly stretched and your back is softly flexed. You feel like seaweed floating on the surface of the sea.  This is Watsu.

The brainchild of California Shiatsu teacher Harold Dull, Watsu combines elements of massage, movement, dance, stretching, and Shiatsu—all performed in 95 . . . → Read More: Watsu: The Most Relaxing Bodywork You’ve Never Heard Of