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Sotai Ho

Sotai Ho uses simple movements and breath work to release muscular restrictions and bring the body back into alignment with its natural gravitational center. It was developed in Japan in the 1950's by Dr. Keizo Hashimoto, M.D
So means “to manipulate,” tai means “body,” and ho means “method.”

You can heal yourself with Sotai Ho.

Dr. Hashimoto found the easiest way to release these restrictions was to listen to the body's own wisdom to avoid pain and move into the direction of ease. And when this movement is coordinated with our breath, the body quickly adjusts and falls back into its natural aligned state.

After your acupuncture treatment and upon request, we can work together to find the specific Sotai movements you can do at home. These exercises can help break old patterns and keep you in your body's natural gravitational center, allowing you to get the most from your treatments.

Sotai Ho - Good Hearth in Rockland, Maine


“To treat a patient for an illness without correcting distortion in their frame is like bailing water with a bottomless bucket.”
– Dr. Keizo Hashimoto


Sotai Ho is simple, effective, and non-invasive.  Even better, you can take it home and use it on yourself.  It is a perfect way for anyone who is shy of needles and moxa to begin to understand the power of Eastern Medicine.  Contact us now for more information. 

See also: Other Therapies / Herbal Medicine

Tobey Williamson offers Acupuncture / Herbal Medicine / Immune Support in Rockland, Maine

Sotai Ho - Good Hearth in Rockland, Maine

My teacher, Dr. Chieko Maekawa, explaining Sotai Ho Movement Therapy

Good Hearth
Eastern Medical Arts

18 Grove St.
Rockland, ME 04841

3 Curve St
Kingfield, ME 04947


Sotai Ho - Good Hearth in Rockland, Maine
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