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4 Ways to Use your Mat

Acupressure is a form of physical therapy and The Shakti Mat simply allows for easy self-treatment. Here are the most common ways you can use your Shakti Mat at home.

 

Standing


Duration 5+ Minutes
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Tip: Start off in socks, and slowly build up to bare feet.
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The feet are covered in pressure points making standing on The Shakti Mat a perfect way to achieve a deep acupressure effect. This is one of the more intense ways to use The Shakti Mat as your weight is spread over a smaller number of spikes.
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  • Can help to refresh and massage tired feet, perfect for after a long day of work.
  • Try standing on The Shakti Mat first thing in the morning, this can help to support an energised and fresh start to the day.
  • Can support normal circulation to the feet, easing a feeling of cold feet in the night. 

Neck and Shoulders

Duration 15+ Minutes
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Tip: You can roll up The Shakti Mat like the photo above or place a rolled up towel underneath a flat mat for the same effect. This position can be particularly useful in times of stress and tension. Poor posture while standing or working at a desk can result in tension around the neck and shoulders.
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  • Applying The Shakti Mat to this area may help to soothe tired and tight muscles.
  • Users might also find this position is the most useful to aid healthy and normal recovery from headaches.
  • We also love putting a thick, rolled up towel under the neck so the spikes curve into the base of the head and neck.

Back

Duration 20+ Minutes

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Tip: Using The Shakti Mat as part of your bedtime routine prepares the body for a deep restful sleep. Try placing The Shakti Mat in bed, lie still and listen to restful music - many people find themselves fall into much deeper sleeps.

 

      • Users can expect to be put into a deep, relaxed state.
      • May help easing of the muscles of the back.
      • Support for healthy circulation.
      • Support for falling asleep and staying asleep.

Legs

Duration 5-10 minutes
Tip: You may fin your muscles warm and relax, perfect for post run recovery.
  • Intense nervous stimulation to support muscle strength pre-exercise.
  • Acupressure can support the bodies natural healing activity.
 


       
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