Watsu for Children by Inspire Mum & Baby

Watsu for Children

What is Watsu?

Watsu is the world's first form of Aquatic Bodywork and the principle form of Aquatic therapy for rehabilitation and eventually, became a form of mind and body relaxation. Watsu was developed in 1980 by Harold Dull. The Kinesitherapy (movement) working on the stretching structure in the water allows the myofascial connection and releases to take place creating joint mobilisation, fascia mobilisation and neromobilisations. 

So what will Watsu bring to you?

Warm water, unconditional holding and treating the body as a whole, promotes deep relaxation, quieting the sympathetic and enhacing the parasympathetic nervous systems. It has profound beneficial effects for trauma, both physical and psycho-emotional, with therapeutic application for neuromuscular injuries, stress, chronic pain, kids with mental stress due to mind or body conditions, exam stress, special needs and discomfort during pregnancy. 

Benefits of Watsu: 

  • Decreased muscle tension
  • Reducing pain
  • Increase in joint mobility
  • Activation of parasympathetic part of ANS
  • Eliminate tension and fatique
  • Deep relaxation

Why Watsu for Children?

Watsu for Children is conducted by experienced practitioner and therapists who are familiar with the development of children and physical movements, qualified with special needs education and incorporating the knowledge into the free flow movements to encourage deep relaxation and mobility of movements with the aide of water. Hydrostatic pressure increasing with immersion can be used for training respiratory muscles or in antioedema therapy. Watsu for Children are useful for children with high stress due to mental or phyiscal conditions, special needs, exam stress and also a good form of relaxation to promote better sleep. Watsu for children is suitable for children of any ages. 


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