Borrowed from Japanese, Do In is a technique of relaxation and self-massage and means “the way of energy”.
It is also called “energy toilet” because it is a self-massage technique based on Chinese medicine and its theoretical bases, previously selected to improve people’s physical health, mental health, but also spiritual elevation improve what they practice. It also allows you to use proper meditation, exercise, and stretching techniques.
Let’s see this practice of self-massage in detail!
The Do In, what is the practiced technique?
Do In is practiced with the fingers to balance the energies of the body and is somewhat similar to Shiatsu. However, strategic points are being worked on; It promotes good breathing, blood circulation and digestion.
It needs to be practiced with a very specific technique to get the best results.
First, it must begin with the help of the fingers, elbows, or palms to allow adequate stimulation of bodily functions. Starting with:
Also known as the basic sequence, it consists of sitting in a chair and breathing for a few seconds while breathing. Using the palms of your hands, rub very vigorously across the crown of your head, then down in front of your face and then towards your stomach.
Then rub all parts of your head, going through the face, neck, forehead, ears, jaw, shoulders, neck…
Then perform the massage on the upper limbs: wrists, elbows, hands, arms.
The same rhythm follows on the stomach, like the chest, the pelvis, the back and the abdomen.
The lower limbs are massaged in the final position, that is the knees, inner thighs, calves, ankles and feet. The movements must always be carried out with the same intensity and the same energy.
Finally, the session must end with relaxation. In the supine position, breathing should be free. Remember to place your knees on your stomach and slowly dance on either side of your spine.
The advantages of the do-in technique?
The do-in technique is full of several advantages, here are the most noticeable ones:
It is of great help with the tensions of daily life Promotes good physical condition immediately in the morning and throughout the day Reduces symptoms related to pregnancy such as heavy legs, fatigue … Allows you to get back in shape quickly after an operation, an illness , an accident. Relieves headaches. Promotes a quick and good night’s sleep. Allows regulation of weight gain. It also helps manage and significantly reduce stress.
And among the great advantages of this technique, two caught our attention the most:
Toning the face: This is a common technique. By stimulating the face with the Do In self-massage, the skin is regenerated, blood circulation is improved and the face is toned and rejuvenated Relieve stress: With the help of the palms, tap the rib cage making repeated exhalations. Next, while inhaling, touch the main line of your body, which is at the level of the breastbone.
All in all, it’s best to practice the do-in sitting down in the morning and start the day with a good dose of energy. However, thanks to its simple execution, it can be practiced anywhere and anytime.
What are the health disadvantages?
There are no specific disadvantages or contraindications to the practice of Do In. However, it is necessary to remove all accessories, shave nails and choose a chair that puts comfort above all else.
* Presse Santé strives to convey health knowledge in a language accessible to all. In NO CASE can the information given replace the advice of a doctor.
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