Nakamura Tempu Sensei, founder of the Shin-shin-toitsu-do system of Japanese yoga, also taught a method of self-healing and bodywork (hitori ryoho or hitori massage). His emphasis was on yuki, which is the transference of life energy through a massage-like technique.
This transfer of energy (ki) promotes relaxation, increases blood circulation, enhances flexibility, and revitalizes the mind and body. You can read more about Nakamura Sensei and his teachings at www.japanese-yoga.com.
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