English Articles

Wilfried Rappenecker has written 3 books on shiatsu as well as numerous articles. Some of the articles have been translated into English and can be read here. You can also print them out for your own purpose.

For his books "Yu Sen - Shiatsu for Beginners", "5 Elements and 12 Meridians", and "Masunaga's Meridians" (the last one with Meike Kockrick), which have been translated into Italian, French and Polish.

  • A Meridian - what is it? - [ PDF ]
  • Being in the Hara [ PDF ]
  • Exericises and Shiatsu - [ PDF ]
  • How to deal with Stress - [ PDF ]
  • Internal Techniques - the quality of touch - [ PDF ]
  • Internal Technique of Extension - [ PDF ]
  • Is there an unspecific effect of Shiatsu? - [ PDF ]
  • Kyo and Jitsu - [ PDF ]
  • Living Meridians - [ PDF ]
  • Local Shiatsu [ PDF ]
  • No intention - [ PDF ]
  • Pain - [ PDF ]
  • Resonance in Shiatsu- [ PDF ]
  • Shiatsu and colds - [ PDF ]
  • Shiatsu for chronic pain in the lower back - [ PDF ]
  • Shiatsu with the heart energy - [ PDF ]
  • Shiatsu and headaches - [ PDF ]
  • Shiatsu with psychological problems - [ PDF ]
  • Shiatsu with a focus- [ PDF ]
  • The process of diagnosis - [ PDF ]
  • The Uniqueness of Shiatsu [ PDF ]
  • Traces of KI - introduction into a meridian free Shiatsu - [ PDF ]
  • What is energetic perception? [ PDF ]
  • What is Energy - [ PDF ]
  • What is health and what is illness? - [ PDF ]
  • When Shiatsu isn´t fun anymore - [ PDF ]
  • Working with Kyo and Jitsu - [ PDF ]
  • Shiatsu for the consequences of trauma (by Peter Itin) - [ PDF ]
  • Shiatsu and trauma therapy (by Paul Lundberg) - [ PDF ]
  • Notes on the treatment of pain (by Paul Lundberg) - [ PDF ]
  • Working with the Elderly (by Bill Palmer) - [ PDF ]