Shiatsu Massage by Olga - Licensed Massage Therapist, Therapeutic Massage, Relieving back and foot pain, Specializing in calf, foot and back massage (our therapeutic specialty), Japanese Shiatsu Massage, acupressure.  Helps circulation, reduces pain, relieves stress, promotes sleep at the Longhouse in Gulfport, similar to a massage spa environment. 



                              Shiatsu FAQ's 



Question:  What is Shiatsu Massage? 

Answer:  Shiatsu Massage addresses the acupressure points along the meridians that flow throughout the body.  Using hands and feet to address the shiatsu points,  energy is encouraged to flow and to remove any blocks without the use of needles.  Shiatsu massage parallels and compliments acupuncture type of ancient Chinese healing art.  




Question:  Is Shiatsu Massage painful?  

Answer:  Shiatsu massage does not have to be painful. If you have never had a massage before and are trying shiatsu massage for the first time, your body may be releasing toxins and energy may be flowing into areas that have been lacking stimulation.  This can cause a surge of energy and feelings that are new and this does not have to be painful.  Drink plenty of water after your shiatsu massage and help facilitate the release and balance of your energy flow.  



Question:  Is Shiatsu Massage deep body work? 

Answer:  Yes.  Often clients say that shiatsu massage is similar deep tissue massage.  



Question:  What should I wear when I come for my shiatsu massage?  

Answer:  If you prefer wearing clothing during your shiatsu massage please wear soft, loose cotton garments such as exercise or yoga clothing.  


Question:  How long does a shiatsu massage treatment take?  

Answer:  Usually an hour, or a few minutes longer than that.  



Question:  What does it cost for a shiatsu massage treatment?

Answer:  Usually a shiatsu massage runs $60.00 for a one-hour treatment.  A one-half hour appointment is available as well.  



Question:  Where is Olga's Shiatsu Massage located?  

Answer:  At the LongHouse at 2309 49th Street South, Gulfport, Florida 

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Question:  Can you do shiatsu massage on a table? 

Answer:  Yes, if you have special needs we can do the shiatsu massage on a massage table.  Please let us know what your physical conditions and your needs are, when making your appointment for your first shiatsu massage.  





Question:  Will shiatsu massage relieve tightness in my shoulders?  

Answer:  Yes.  Shiatsu massage will relieve this shoulder tightness.  Shoulder tightness is a common issue for most of us today.  



Question:  How will I feel after my shiatsu massage?

Answer:  It depends on what your body needs.  Some clients like to rest after their massage and others feel energized.  Your body knows best and it will tell you what it needs.  



To set up an appointment contact Olga at 727-504-2163 or email her at, and you also can feel the benefits of shiatsu massage. 


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