PROFILE

PROFILE

Shizuka 'Shico' Moriwaki Profile

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When she was 11, the right side of her body became inexplicably paralyzed after an operation, causing scoliosis. From that moment, she started receiving various alternative treatments on a weekly basis.

  1. In March of 1992, she moved to New York. She began learning massage and shiatsu (finger pushing) based on Eastern techniques, immersing herself in the practice for seven years.
  2. . In April of 1999, she entered New York’s Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences, majoring in massage therapy. During her school years, she volunteered massaging Alzheimer patients, parents of children with cancer, and wheelchair rugby players. In 2000, she received her Associate's Degree in Massage Therapy. She created "ease therapy®" combining her knowledge of Eastern techniques and the Western treatments she learned in college.
  3. . In October of 2001, she established ease salon and massage LLC. It relocated in 2004.
  4. . By 2005, she had met 3 clients who maintained healthy bodies. Impressed by the potential benefits of having such a body, she decided to try fasting. Immediately after fasting, as she received an ease massage that used four hands, she came up with the idea of a therapy that applied this technique, focusing on the sensations of the muscle reflexes. Thus, she created the revolutionary “Soma Reflexology®.”
  5. . In September 2007, she enrolled into the American Institute in Florida, the only licensor for colon hydro therapists in the United States. In March 2008, she received her license in colon hydrotherapy (colon cleansing).
  6. . In March 2008, She began taking cooking classes (vegan and raw foods) around the world. In May 2008, after fasting for the 7th time, she planned a fasting tour. She started helping people as a heath adviser.
  7. . In June 2008, she established "ease NY Japan office" in Tokyo.
  8. . In August 2008, she held a workshop demonstrating hand massages and aromatherapy for Alzheimer's patients at Samejima Psychiatric Hospital in Japan.
  9. . In February 2009, she established ease NY LLC.
  10. . In May 2009, for the 2nd time, she held a workshop demonstrating hand massages and aromatherapy for Alzheimer's patients at Samejima Psychiatric Hospital in Japan.
  11. . In June 2009, ease NY LLC was opened for business.
  12. . In August 2009, she held a workshop to demonstrate how pregnant women can give themselves massages.
  13. . In March 2011, for the 3rd time, she held a workshop demonstrating hand massages and aromatherapy for Alzheimer's patients at Samejima Psychiatric Hospital in Japan.
  14. . In March 2012, held a fundraising event for the recovery effort for 2012 Tohoku Earthquake victims.
  15. . In September 2012, the original massage technique "Soma Reflexology®" was approved as a registered service mark by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
  16. . In December 2012, she established ease world LLC.
  17. . In March 2013, approved NCBTMB (National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork) Continuing Education Provider.
  18. . In June 2014, ease world LLC was started for business as ease NY for massage department .

LICENCE

  1. New York State Massage Therapy
  2. New York State Esthetic
  3. Florida State Massage Therapy
  4. Florida State Colon Hydrotherapy

CERTIFICATE

  1. NCBTMB(National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork)Continuing Education Provider
  2. Reiki
  3. Indonesian Scalp Massage
  4. Thai Massage
  5. Dr. Bach's Flower Essence
  6. Swedish Institute - Massage Therapy - Curriculum
  7. Department of Anatomy, Physiology, Muscle Sciences, Muscle Exercise Physiology, Pathology, and Neurology. Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Trigger Point, Myofascial Release technique, Reflexology, Craniosacral Therapy, among other techniques are taught.
  8. 4 HANDS MASSAGE
    4 Hands Massage is a technique where an ease massage is performed on a client by two therapists at the same time.
  9. “Soma Reflexology®”
    A technique more advanced than the four-hands therapy. A therapist performs a massage on discomforted areas, while stimulating the soma reflex muscle, distributing comfort throughout the areas in pain. It is a revolutionary treatment that relieves discomforted areas at twice the speed.

Makiko Kadoi Profile

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  1. After working as a hair stylist in Japan, in 1994, she moved to New York and studied makeup at NYBS (New York Beauty School). While working at hair salon in Manhattan, she met Shizuka Moriwaki, owner of ease salon and started receiving her massages. After graduating from NYBS, she became a freelance makeup artist for fashion shows, magazines, and commercials.
  2. In 1996, she studied facial treatment at ----- school and became interested in massage therapy, so she started studying massage from Shizuka.
  3. In 1997, she acquired a NY State license for cosmetology.
  4. In 2000, she entered the Swedish Iinstitute College of Health Sciences and acquired a bachelor's degree in massage therapy.
  5. In 2002, she joined “ease salon and massage LLC”, and she graduated from Christine nail school in Manhattan.
  6. Currently, she works as a Master Therapist, esthetician and also a head teacher.

LICENCE

  1. New York State Massage Therapy
  2. New York State Cosmetology

CERTIFICATE

  1. Reiki
  2. Indonesian Scalp Massage
  3. Dr. Bach's Flower Essence