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[mass noun] A form of shiatsu massage that takes place in water.
- ‘It's large for a city spa, superbly designed and offers a vast range of therapies, many of which - Watsu, Shiatsu, Balinese synchronised massage - draw on the traditions of the East.’
- ‘With both Watsu and skydiving, you must suspend all your anxieties and place your complete trust in your coach - whether jumpmaster or masseuse.’
- ‘And when a muscle pulls or a ligament tears, all manner of body workers are available: Gyrotonic, Nia, Watsu, yoga, and of course, Pilates.’
- ‘All offer programs beyond the blissful soak in mineral water: from Swedish and Shiatsu massages to wraps and Watsu.’
- ‘For matching spa services try sound and color therapy, energetic massage like Reiki, many water therapies like Watsu, floatation tank work and saline pool therapies, are also a good match.’
1980s: blend of water and shiatsu.
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