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
Increase in joint mobility
Activation of parasympathetic part of ANS
Eliminate tension and fatique
Why Watsu for Pregnancy?
Watsu for Pregnancy is conducted by experienced childbirth and pregnancy practitioner and therapists, incorporates the knowledge of the needs of pregnancy into the whole movements modified for different trimesters to suit the needs of the different stages of pregnancy. The deep relaxation and free flow encourages deeper stretch, releasing frequent mind and body tension while awaiting for the birth. Watsu for Pregnancy is especially beneficial for prenatal moms who have body aches, sleepless nights, leg cramps, backaches, pain relief and prenatal moms who are close to the due date to relax and promotes opening on the pelvis, getting the baby into the optimal position, promoting labour. This prenatal treatment eases potential fear that arises close to the due date and generates a relax and serene connection between mom and baby.