Ashi-Atsu, Japanese translation meaning foot-pressure. Integrating Eastern and Western techniques. Now combining the pressure of barefoot massage and the technique of soothing Swedish delivered by barefoot massage therapy. The natural curves of the foot harmonize with the body. The therapist stands above you on the table, using an overhead support system comprised of parallel bars suspended from the ceiling for balance, leverage and support, utilizing gravitational forces. Light oil applied. Barefoot, evenly distributing weight with precision and consistent deep compression. Smooth gliding pressure to relinquish unhealthy holding patterns and untangle knotty muscles. This therapy is a beautiful elongation of the spine. Creating a structural change in chronic soft tissue damage. Resistance is futile. Deep relaxation.