Jhin Shin Jyutsu

"The body is an instrument
which can be tuned."

Aaiyn Foster

Jin Shin Jyutsu is an ancient art, akin to acupressure.  It is for those addressing existing stress or health disharmonies, or for anyone simply choosing to maintain health, harmony, and well-being.

There is a vitality, a life-force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique.  And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and be lost.  The world will not have it."
                         -- Martha Graham to Agnes de Mille.

Jin Shin Jyutsu is an art of reawakening one's awareness and understanding of Self.   All are born with a profound delicate power to be able to enjoy their potential to the fullest extent.  However, due to one's lack of knowledge of Self, one is unaware of this profound delicate power within, and of the energetic matrix in the body  available for healing.

Jin Shin Jyutsu is simple, powerful, and available to all for self help.  Aaiyn Foster is a Certified Practitioner of Jin Shin Jyutsu 

Self-help class

July 17, 2010
1 - 6 pm

The art of getting to know (help) myself.


The purpose of this Self Help Study is to introduce the basic principles and theory of Energetic Medicine in Jin Shin Jyutsu while learning practical tools for helping oneself and others.   . . .to learn how to harmonize and balance ourselves physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually  through the nourishment of one's practice of health - deepening in the knowledge of restoration and revitalization through Jin Shin Jyutsu Self Help.        . . .the goal is to have a lot of fun and be incredibly nourished through this learning process...this re-membering.   And last but not least, the purpose is to provide this opportunity, here overlooking Casco Bay, to catch one's breath.   For more information about the class. download an  Adobe Acrobat file containing a recent class brochure and registration form

Location, cost, possible ceu's, etc. The Class will be held at  Diamond's View 10 New Island Ave. Peaks Island, Maine (a 20 minute ferry ride from Portland), and a short walk from the dock.   Take the 12:15 ferry, or the 9:30 or 10:45 if you would enjoy having breakfast or lunch and a quiet shore walk.  On return there is a 6:00 ferry, or two restaurants for supper afterwards.  Ask about various available accommodations if you would like to make an overnight or a week-end stay of it.

The Class fee of $110 includes  Mary Burmeister's Self Help Book 1, and a Safety Energy Lock chart.  Retake fee $70.  Pay by check or Paypal.

For more information and to register, download the file mentioned above, send e-mail to  AaiynFoster@MaineJinShinJyutsu.com, or call 207.774.3465.  Register early, as space is limited.

About Aaiyn Foster

Upon receiving her B.A. from U. of Colorado in French Literature and Psychology, Aaiyn began her personal study and practice of Meditation and Yoga in 1971, which opened the doors of curiosity and contemplation of the body's energetic systems. Aaiyn Foster began her formal study of Energetic Medicine in Japan in 1978 through the study of Shiatsu with Shozo Oyamada and Barefoot Shiatsu with Shizuto Masunaga, an International leading Master of the 20th Century.

In 1987 Aaiyn broadened her training to include Five Element Theory and Traditional Chinese Medicine, along with Acupressure at The New England Shiatsu Center in Boston.   Chi-Kung, a Chinese healing and martial art, was taught daily as part of the foundation of the healing arts.   Aaiyn has taught Chi-Kung along with Self-Shiatsu since 1989.   As an extension of the Self-Shiatsu, Aaiyn developed an Acu/Meridian Yoga class.  Also in 1989, she co-authored an Acupressure Manual.  She was recently featured in an article in Vegetarian Times.

Curious to learn more about how the western mind sees the human body, Aaiyn went on to study Cranial Osteopathy, Trager, and Holographic Repatterning, as well as Brain Integration or Educational Kinesiology.  Aaiyn is also trained in Reiki.

It is, however, in the incredibly simple and yet profoundly complex  system of Jin Shin Jyutsu which rests the core of Aaiyn's Health Practice since she began this study and practice in 2000.  Jin Shin Jyutsu is a system with rare integrity.  Aaiyn is delighted to share this ancient healing art with her clients and the community.

Please contact me Aaiyn Foster
190 Danforth Street
Portland, Maine 04102

E-mail: AaiynFoster@MaineJinShinJyutsu.com

Links Please look at my other web-sites describing my Integrative Nutrition and Shiatsu practice at  www.FosterWellness.biz  or www.MaineShiatsu.com

For more information about Jin Shin Jyutsu, their International Center maintains a web site at www.JinShinJyutsu.com.


Summer to the sweet ness

the sweet ness
when i water it.

a blossom
the fragrance

who says
only the nose

aaiyn foster