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on-site chair massage

We specialize in
Acupressure Chair Massage

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

We are a mobile company operating mainly around the City of London, London Bridge, Canary Wharf, central London and Greenwich. We set up in your office or your event venue for maximum convenience to you. We can also arrange massages further afield - this may be subject to extra costs.

The Acupressure Chair Massage is a fully clothed, relaxing and invigorating seated massage, which does not involve the use of any oils. The seated acupressure treatment lasts either 20, 30, 45 or 60 minutes and covers the head, neck, shoulders, back, and arms to relieve the symptomatic effects of stress.

What is an Acupressure Chair Massage ?

In Japanese, Shiatsu means "finger pressure". It is a Japanese acupressure massage technique consisting of finger and palm pressure, stretches and other massage techniques. Shiatsu is the Japanese alternative to Chinese acupuncture using the same pressure points, except without the use of needles.

What does "Shiatsu based Acupressure Massage mean" ?

How does Acupressure Chair Massage work ?

It relieves the pain and tension caused by the tightening of the upper body muscle groups and enhances the function of the circulatory system. Thereby, the massage drives out toxins and increases the flow of oxygen-rich blood to muscle tissue. The massage  is fully clothed. It is carried out in a specially designed chair.

In an hour, one to three people can have On-site Acupressure Chair Massages. The massage session’s length can vary. You may choose from 20, 30, 45 or 60 minutes per person. Minimum booking is two hours. For fairs we can do shorter massage sessions.

How many people can have On-site Acupressure Chair Massage in one hour?

  • Relaxes the tightening of the upper body muscle groups

  • Releases muscle tension

  • Improves blood circulation

  • Reduces the effects of stress

  • Promotes mental wellbeing

  • Temporarily lowers high blood pressure 

  • Strengthens the immune system

  • Relieves tension headaches and migraines

  • Improves focus & concentration

  • Increases energy & boosts teams morale

  • Induces a state of relaxation and creates a sense of wellbeing

  • Relieves and helps to prevent RSI (repetitive strain injury)

With a few exceptions*, the majority of people can benefit from chair massage. Nowadays, our work/life balance can feel out of kilter. We often feel overburdened, and over time this can result in poor performance in our lives. Katoka's massage is a fast, effective and safe way of reducing the effects of stress by providing a sense of wellbeing and improving blood circulation around the body, enhancing focus and productivity.

* Exceptions: if you had an operation in the last 3 months; if you are planning to become pregnant or are under 3 months pregnant.

Who can benefit from an Acupressure Chair Massage ?

What does "On-site" Chair Massage mean?

Ideally the massages take place in a meeting room booked for that purpose on the day or a quiet area in your office. The space required is approximately 2x3 meters per chair/massage therapist. An additional 15 minutes set-up time is required.

What London areas do we cover ?

What are the benefits of an Acupressure Chair
Massage ?

Want to know more about how acupressure massage works?

Visit our 'Wellbeing At Your Fingertips' section

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