By Ray Ridolfi. 110 pg., 5.5" x 8.5" paperback. A preventive therapy based on application of pressure to the body surface which act on the subtle electromagnetic energy of the body, our life essence, "Qi". It works on the principle that touching in a caring manner helps trigger self-healing in the patient. This book explains how shiatsu therapy works with our energy system and our nervous system, how diagnosis is made, the five transformations of energy, and describes what is involved in treatment and self-help.