Med Spa Blog Connecticut

My First Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy Experience!

Published on December 30, 2011 by

When I scheduled for the Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy at in , Connecticut I admit, I was skeptical. The idea of having someone’s feet massaging me for an hour intimidated me. I did not know anything about the massage therapist so I didn’t want to offend anyone, it’s just that I had never had this service before and I had no idea what to expect! Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy is the American adaptation of a treatment originally from the Philippines and then from India. The American treatment was founded by Ruthie Piper Hardee who was born with both scoliosis and mild spondylitus. Combined with the constant leaning over to give […]

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Ashiatsu….God Bless You???

Published on July 6, 2011 by

My name is Linda Johnson; I am a licensed massage therapist, (LMT) and have been for 14 years. I have continued my education in many modalities of massage. One of my favorite class and method of massage is Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy, AOBT for short or as I like to refer to it, Ahhhhshi. It has been dubbed the ‘deepest most luxurious massage your ever receive’. Ashiatsu is a Japanese term meaning foot pressure. There are only a few forms of barefoot massage use the hands above the head. These healing art forms can be found from Eastern Asia to the Pacific Rim and they are not always considered massage […]

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