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The Tai-Shi-Ki is a energetic massage treatment that is performed in a ergonomic chair massage that focus in treating the body, mind and soul as one.
Treating the physical body but also the energetic path ways that are call Meridians.
It is a massage with origins in Japanese Shiatsu combine with Thai techniques such the use of a smooth bamboo stick, combine with flow of Tai Chi and using the universal Seiki energy to establish a deep connection to the receiver.
The Tai-Shi-Ki massage it can be perform from 30 to 60 minutes, therefore can be treat the upper, lower body or both depending on the time requested but the longer the better to achieve results it is a massage that can deliver results that can last for weeks or longer within vast list of benefits that can be found in traditional Japanese Shiatsu.
It is a special and very effective massage that Mario De Sousa developed from his knowledge in oriental massages and Shiatsu, also the practice of Tai Chi and the experience gain of working for many years within the corporate industry in London.
The Tai-Shi-Ki massage it is a multi award-winner 4 gold medals including the World Massage Championship 2019, representing UK Mario traveled to Copenhagen with his adapted Chair massage and bring back to UK two gold medals over 42 countries represented and 200 world top therapists participants at the event (IMA).
We Pressure Point are honoured to represented UK in Denmark June 2019 at the International Massage Association Championship (IMA)
Competing over two days, 42 countries and 200 participants, total of six massage categories.
Pressure Point by Mario De Sousa our director was crowned the World`s best Massage, in Chair massage and over all categories & equal achievement was repeated in 2018 at the UK Massage Championship.
A impressive achievement of four gold medals of the Tai-Shi-Ki Massage that makes us all proud.
Trew Fields Festival is a annual groundbreaking cancer awareness & holistic health festival that Pressure Point has the honour of participate voluntary every year.
A weekend of inspiring talks, workshops, music and play. Bringing together world-renowned health professionals, researchers, wellbeing experts and those living well with & beyond cancer. All set on a beautiful farm where the atmosphere's 'like walking into a giant hug'.
The weekend is curated to engage, empower and uplift. It's a celebration of knowledge sharing & connection. We aim to inspire greater health, hosting educational conversations, open debates & first-hand experiences. With woodland workshops, massages, yoga, arts & crafts, silent discos, meditation, Storytelling, live fermentation workshops & much more for all the family!
Mario is the most incredible masseur and Shiatsu specialist. I came to see Mario many months ago in the hope he could help me with chronic menstrual pain caused by Endometriosis. He has tailored my weekly visits and has not only managed to help reduce pain so I stop taking strong medicine, his Shiatsu treatments have helped to realign my body and mind. I equally enjoy Marios Shiatsu treatments as well as his award winning chair massage. I can recommend Mario wholeheartedly, he is friendly and professional in a relaxing environment.
"For years I have searched London for a high-calibre shiatsu therapist with the same physical power and discipline as the traditional Japanese shiatsu I have come to know in Canada and Asia. I finally found my answer in Mário de Sousa, whose passionate approach to Seiki shiatsu has brought relief to my 12 years of chronic back pain. Mário is intuitive and generous, and I salute his dogged determination to solve my problem."
Kendon, (Australian writer)
"I have had sports injuries for years and after a few massages with Mario I am now starting to exercise again, pain free. A professional and also an expert in his field, Mario truly connects with you and quickly understands how to treat your body. I will definitely be visiting again very soon!"
Andrea Noble, Noble Empowerment (CEO & Founder)
"With Mario I had my first chair massage. He was wholly professional, took time to connect with me from my arrival, worked wonders on tension, injury, meridians - I floated home! I thoroughly recommend."
I’ve been suffering from severe sciatica pain since 2012. In almost two hours of session Mario combined several treatments and helped me to relieve the pain and relax all my muscles. He started with a shiatsu chair massage for my blocked neck followed by a long seiki meridian shiatsu treatment ended by a full body yoga stretch. I ‘ve never felt so relaxed in my life!!! I strongly recommend him!!!
Highly recommended - as a mother and therapist it is important to look after myself and today I received my first and not the last treatment from Mario. His professionalism is outstanding and connected so well with me as his clients that he knew exactly where my tense spots of stored energy and tight muscles were - knowing exactly how to release and relax not only those points but my entire mind, body and soul. I feel in complete homeostasis so thank you Mario I look forward to my next treatment.
Mario may well be the most popular person at Wunderman Thompson! He is always booked solid with a waiting list and many others asking when he will be back in. He is very client focused and takes time to understand what you need. We have had fantastic feedback from employees saying they have felt the benefits long after the actual massage. Thanks Mario!
Tessa McCarffrey, (Wunderman Thompson Senior L&D BP)
Pressure Point London