There are two types of touch healing therapy - reflexology and shiatsu self massage. This form of therapy is extremely simple and very useful for people of all ages who would like to practice and learn self healing methods. Knowing every aspect of reflexology and shiatsu self massage; the different kind of massages, the pressure points, benefits of massage therapy and the like is very important.Reflexology, also known as acupressure, is related to the theory and practice of stimulating the reflex points in the feet and the hands for the purpose of tapping the life force called the 'prana' in the body for healing itself. Reflexology is a complementary therapy, which works on the feet and hand and it helps to heal the whole person, not just the prevailing symptoms. The main concept of reflexology is "Self-Healing". Reflexology follows the principle 'Heal Thyself' and induces the body by pressure massage at specific points in the feet just to do that. This energy flows in specific predictable pathways in the human body. It is premised that there is a definite relationship between the reflex points in the feet, muscles, internal glands and organs etc. it is believed and experience have proved that with pressure message on these reflex tender points, the internal organs can be regulated and rectified.