About BODY BEAUTY
For the mind and body to connect and bring you back to your soul.
You will find your inner beauty by connecting to your soul.
Ryu Kawajiri, L.Ac., ATC
Born and raised in Osaka, Japan
2007 Opened "Body Craft" Treatment Clinic in San Diego, California.
Started the clinic with customized treatment sessions based on integrated medicine that utilizes micro-current, rehabilitation, massage according to each patients' conditions.
2012 Graduated Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and became a California Certified Acupuncturist. The scope of Integrated Medicine expands with the addition of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.
2013 As the treatment clinic moved to a new location, "Body Craft" became a acupuncture clinic/personal training gym that is not only medical but takes an Integrated Approach that covers all treatment, rehabilitation, and training.
Many athletes and clients trusts Ryu's treatment and training methods using the Integrated Approach, an approach that understands the connection of the entire body which is completely different from the current treatment and training methods.
Also, Ryu holds many seminars both in Japan and United States on micro-current treatments and training theories.
California Certified Acupuncturist
NATA Certified Athletic Trainer
DNS Certified Exercise Trainer
Around 2002 Meets Yoga
At the time, she suffered from panic disorder but realized her symptoms were relieved after practicing yoga and became interested in yoga. She thought maybe other people can be healed the same way as her, which led her to be determined that she wanted to be a yoga instructor.
2005～2007 Study abroad to San Diego
During this time, Anna participated in many types of yoga in the US and found the differences between yoga in the US and Japan. (Hot yoga, Anusara yoga, Ashtanga yoga）. After returning to Japan, Anna started taking a yoga instructor training course and learned traditional hatha yoga of India.
2009 Completes Yoga Instructor Training Course
After completing the training course, Anna lived in Rishkesh, India for three months to learn yoga. She learned Sanskrit and Kirutan under Swami Hamsanandaji and learned Asana, yoga sutra, and Bhagavad-Gītā under Swami Visuwarupananada ji. After returning to Japan, Anna started teaching yoga.
However, after being engulfed in "servicing others", Anna lost herself, lost the balance of living in the present, and veered away from yoga. She lived her days of feeling ungrounded for a while.
2013 After reading Jinosuke Kokoroya's book, she started practicing "making the effort to speaking up" and her whole world changed. She learned to cherish her own self.
2014 Married, Move to San Diego.
- California Licensed Esthetician
- Yoga Alliance ( RYT200) at Soul of Yoga Institute
- DNS YOGA , DNS Exercise Course 1 Completed
- Y.L.S Group Yoga Instruction Training Course Completed (Japan)
- Licensed Facial Esthetician (Japan)
- Licensed Body Esthetician (Japan)
About YOMOGI STEAM
YOMOGI Steam is a health and beauty treatment where Yomogi and other Chinese herbs are boiled under a seat that has a hole on the top and the steam which includes the herbal components, comes out of the hole. By absorbing the steam throughout the whole body, it will warm the body from the core and improve blood circulation of the pelvic area. By having the steam hit the mucous membrane that has more absorbing power than the skin, it makes it easier for the body to absorb the active components.
It is called "chai-yok" in Korea and Yomogi Steam has been around for a long time. It was especially used for women after child birth in order to recover their body from the change they experienced during pregnancy. It is said that Yomogi Steam reduces the size of the vagina and releases the left over blood from the uterus.
From ancient times, YOMOGI Steam was used as a form of purification through sacred ceremonies among the indigenous people in parts of Africa.
It was called "Yoni Steam" and rather than Chinese herbs, they used herbs such as lavender, rose, chamomile, and other herbs that are used in aroma therapy. "Yoni" in Sanskrit means "Sacred" "Female genitals" and "uterus". It is also the symbol of Shakti in Hinduism. In Spanish, it is "Bajos" which is an ancient practice for women to connect holistically with their bodies.
During the YOMOGI Steam, you can relax by reading your favorite book or magazine.
You can also listen to your favorite songs upon request (We ask you to play the music with low sound).
Otherwise, we also recommend "meditating" during the YOMOGI steam and connect to your inner self. As we can dim the lights, you can rest your eyes and brain in the dark room and relax.
What YOMIGI STEAM can do for you
- Improving cold sensitivity
It is said that cold sensitivity can be the causes of many illnesses. There are many areas that the body might feel sensitive to the cold such as the arms, feet, back, and toes. Cold sensitivity is said to be caused by dysautonomia, hormonal imbalance, low blood pressure, anemia, and lack of energy. For women, since the lower part of the intestines are complex since they have the uterus and ovaries, it is said that old blood tends to accumulate. The YOMOGI Steam enables the body to get warm from the core by having the steam that includes the Yomogi and other Chinese herbs to hit the mucous membrane that is connected to the lower body intestines directly. Since the Yomogi contains heat retaining components, it can keep the body temperature warm. Also, since you wear the cover, it wraps the outside of the body with warm steam, which enables the body to get warm from the inside and outside. Heaters only help you get warm from the surface of your skin which does not help you from the core. It is very important to warm your body from within.
Especially for women, the ovulation period is said to be the peak of cold sensitivity, where we recommend receiving the Yomogi treatment around this time.
- For gynecological problems such as infertility and irregular menstrual periods
By warming up the mucous membrane that is connected to the uterus, it improves the blood circulation of the pelvic area. The root of gynecological problems from infertility, irregular menstrual periods, and menstrual pain is cold sensitivity of the body. Especially, bad blood circulation often occurs in the lower body which tends to be the area that becomes highly sensitive to the cold. By warming the mucous membrane that is closer to the pelvis area than the skin with the steam that consists of herbal components, it can stimulate the blood circulation of the pelvis area. Also, in Korea, the origin of YOMOGI Steam, it was a folk remedy that started with the belief that it was good for the body after giving child birth. It is recommended to improve the functions of the uterus and ovaries.
- For beautiful skin
The components of Yomogi and other herbs are absorbed through the pores through the warm steam which moisturizes and firms the skin.
Also, it breaks down any extra fats in the skin and flushes out the bodily wastes which enables your skin to become beautiful and have a brightening effect on your skin. For patients that have atopic dermatitis and those that easily get acne on their back, the Yomogi components are effective in relieving the itchiness and suppressing any areas that are inflamed. In regards to beautiful skin, women's number one concern is the face. We recommend putting the YOMOGI Steam body cover over your head and letting the YOMOGI Steam hit your face.
- For detox and weight loss
By warming up your body with the YOMOGI Steam, your blood circulation improves which activates parts of your body that has slowed down or was inactive.
Bodily wastes and endotoxins in your body are broken down which is emptied out of the body by sweating. It also breaks down and removes your body fat which leads to dietary effects.
- The detox effect on the mind
As your body gets warm and both your mind and body starts to relax, you can let go of your traumas, heal your inner child, and you will find new thoughts/ideas that require realizations.
You will be able to tell others things you were never able to share such as things you held in in the past and things you didn’t realize you were fighting on your own. To be able to share is to heal. It has that kind of effect.
Effects of YOMOGI Steam
- Cold sensitivity, Stiff Shoulders, Headaches, Insomnia, Stress Relief
- Menstrual cramps, Irregular menstrual periods, Infertility, Menopause prevention and relief
- Uterine Fibroids, Women's disease prevention and relief
- Tightening the vagina after labor, Emptying the wastes from the vagina and activate its' functions
- Prevent obesity and burning visceral fat
- Improve metabolism
- Improve immune strength
- Relaxation effects
- Hemorrhoid improvements and recurrence prevention
- Sterilization, Anti-inflammatory effect
Things You Should Know
- Please do not push yourself to receive the YOMOGI Steam treatment longer than the duration you feel comfortable with. For first time patients, patients that have hot flashes and/or cold sensitivity, please start the YOMOGI Steam gradually. You will get used to it as time goes by.
- Please make sure to drink a lot of water before, during, and after the YOMOGI Steam.
- Patients with heart problems, myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, diabetes, high blood pressure, infectious diseases are not allowed to receive YOMOGI Steam treatment.
- Patients that are allergic to YOMOGI are not allowed to receive YOMOGI Steam treatment. Please make sure to consult with us if you have any allergies to any other herbs.
- Steam will come out of the hole of the seat. Please be careful not to burn yourself since it gets really hot. Also, there is a pot boiling the herbs under the seat. Since there are cords, please make sure to not move the seats.
- Please make sure to keep warm after the YOMOGI Steam to prevent yourself from getting sick.
How to use YOMOGI Steam
YOMOGI STEAM Q&A
Do I have to bring anything?
There is nothing you need to bring. However, there is a possibility that your make up will come off after sweating from the YOMOGI Steam. If you would like to redo your make up, we recommend that you bring your make up. Since the Chinese herbs are absorbed through your skin, we recommend you come in without make up (We have make up remover available).
How often should I receive the YOMOGI Steam treatment?
The following is a standard recommendation:
For any gynecological related improvements, 2-3 times a week
For body condition improvements, 1-2 times a week
For health and skin maintenance, 1-2 times a month.
However, please schedule your treatments at a reasonable pace. We recommend you come in when you feel your body is cold, when you want to detox, or when you want to relax. Also, you will start to sweat after the third session. We recommend doing the YOMOGI Steam at least 4 to 5 times a month for 3 months for gynecological related and body condition improvements. Although it varies between individuals, you will start to see a change after continuing the YOMOGI Steam for approximately 3 months.
Can I do the YOMOGI Steam when I am on my menstrual period?
No, we do not allow YOMOGI Steam treatment if a patient is on their menstrual period for sanitary purposes.
The treatment made me sweat a lot. I would like to take a shower after the treatment...
After the treatment, it will only be towel dry. Since the Chinese herb components are absorbed through your skin, although you sweat, the sweat is clean and nourishes your skin. It is good to not shower for about 2-3 hours after the treatment in order to let your skin absorb the Chinese herb components. When you take a shower that day, we recommend not using soap and to only lightly rinse off with water.
Will I be completely naked under the YOMOGI Steam body cover?
Normally, you are naked under the YOMOGI Steam body cover. It is most effective to have the steam directly touch your skin to absorb the Chinese herb components. We do have paper shorts available upon request. However, it is more effective when you do not wear anything because the rate of absorption is greater from the vaginal area.
Can I do the YOMOGI Steam while I am pregnant?
No, we do not allow YOMOGI Steam treatment if a patient is pregnant. However, there is an exception if you come in with your midwife.
Is YOMOGI Steam for men?
Unfortunately, YOMOGI STEAM is only for women.
I heard that YOMOGI Steam is effective for weight loss. Is this true?
By absorbing steam that includes Chinese herbal components, it enable the body to warm up from inside which improves blood circulation, breaks down body fat, and remove bodily wastes from the body. Due to this reason, your body fat will decrease. It is said that 30 minutes of YOMOGI Steam will burn as much calories as doing aerobics for 1 hour. For areas with lots of body fat and cold sensitivity, bodily wastes tend to build up and creat celluolite. YOMOI Steam is effective for weight loss along with improving cold sensitivity.
I am worried about the sanitary conditions of the YOMOGI Steam equipment.
Every equipment that a patient touches and the chair is sterilized. All of the linens are replaced for every patient and is washed and sterilized. We do not allow patients with infectious diseases to receive the YOMOGI Steam treatment. For those that are concerned, please wear paper shorts. We also have wet tissues available for delicate areas you would like to use on.
I am currently trying to become pregnant . I heard the YOMOGI Steam is effective for infertility treatment.
In order to prepare your body for pregnancy, it is widely known that you need to improve your blood circulation in the pelvis area and to be relaxed both physically and emotionally. Since the YOMOGI Steam has these kinds of effects, it is said that it will help your body change to a body that is ready for pregnancy. Even if you may have a chance you are pregnant but the pregnancy is not for certain, you may do the YOMOGI treatment. Mostly, it is important to lead your body to become ready for pregnancy.
YOMOGI STEAM Price/Fee
- First Time Special 20minutes (Consultation) + 30 minutes (YOMOGI STEAM) ...... $25
- YOMOGI STEAM One session 30~40 minutes ...... $45
- YOMOGI STEAM 5 session Package ...... $200 ($40/session)
- YOMOGI STEAM 10 session Package ...... $350 ($35/session)
Time Option available upon request
- 10 minutes ...... $5
- 20 minutes ...... $10
YOMOGI STEAM + Acupuncture
We recommend acupuncture treatment for those of you that want to improve your body health or if you are experiencing any problems with your body. The YOMOGI steam warms the body, restores energy, and improves the circulation of the entire body. By receiving acupuncture treatment, the restored energy will be distributed to the parts of the body that needs it the most.
YOMOGI STEAM（$45 or any package) + Acupuncture (20~30min, Additional $50)
YOMOGI STEAM + Facial Treatment
The dirt in your pores will be cleaned out by the YOMOGI Steam and as the Chinese herbs become absorbed, it becomes more effective by combining it with a facial.
YOMOGI STEAM（30min) + Total Care Facial Treatment (90min) ...... $135 ($15 or more discount)
YOMOGI STEAM + YOGA
A combination of YOMOGI Steam and YOGA.
For those that want to actively move the body and feel refreshed, detox effects elevates when you do Yoga first where your blood flow improves and do the YOMOGI Steam where you can warm yourself from the core of your body.
When you're tired or stressed, you can warm up your body with Yomogi Steam first and heal your mind and body with restorative yoga.
YOMOGI STEAM (3Omin) + Private YOGA (45min) ...... $70
Yoga for people that are living in the present
The beginning of YOGA dates back to 4500 years ago. The environment that surrounds us is completely different from then. Since the people's senses were very sharp 4500 years ago, there were certain Asanas possible because people were aware of their body, their refined senses, and the Purana that surrounds the body. Most people are insensitive to their body awareness in the current environment. By keeping the essence of YOGA, we will teach yoga that fits the people of today.
It is hard to do a certain pose because your body is not flexible, there are painful areas for certain poses, your knee hurts, when you do yoga your stomach hurts….As you can see, even if we try hard to do things similar to the people in the past, it will only result in injuries.
There is yoga we can find because we are who we are today. By including movement exercises such as DNS that is gaining a lot of attention these days, be aware of your breathing and try to make it a daily routine to have time for soothing meditation with poses that is correct and right for you.
Do I need to bring anything？
Water, Yoga mat, large towel or blanket, and yoga block or rope if you have it.
Is the lesson taught in English or Japanese?
Typically the lesson is taught in Japanese but lessons can be taught in English if needed.
Is there anything I need to be aware of?
If you can, it is ideal for you to do yoga 2 hours after you eat.
I am currently going to the hospital for my high blood pressure. Can I still do yoga?
If you are going to the doctors for any of the following reasons (Heart disease, Internal organ disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, etc.), please let your doctor know about taking yoga lessons. Please let the instructor know. You may need to sit out on certain poses.
Yoga + Restrative
Please contact us for schedule. Feel free to call/text us or check our SNS.
- One Class ...... $20
- Private YOGA (1 hour) ...... $50
About BODY BEAUTY's Facial Treatment
What our facial can do for you
Below are 3 results you can see by the cell being activated and becoming younger.
- Improve the quality of your skin
The quality of the skin will improve by removing dullness and red blemishes of the skin. Increasing the moisture from deep within the skin layer will make your skin feel and look healthy and translucent.
- Smaller face and face lift
When the sagging muscles of the skin on your face tighten, the lymph circulation will improve. This will cause toxins and swelling to be removed faster, resulting your face to become smaller and tightened.
- Slowing down the aging speed
Since the turnover cycle (process of dead cells peeling off from the surface layers as new cells develop) will be restored, the ability of the cell to recharge and recover will improve. The skin's speed of aging will get slowed down, and you will be able to maintain a healthy younger skin.
- Relaxation、Recovery from Fatigue
By adjusting each brain wave, αwave, βwave, δwave, Γwave, θwave, to the best condition, you can experience deep relaxation and recover from fatigue.
*Individual results may vary.
The Road to True Beauty
Trustworthy Counseling with the knowledge of foundations of beauty
We believe that to discover the unknown beauty, it is essential for the patient and the therapist to have a reliable and trustworthy relationship to fully understand and agree the treatment we perform at Body Beauty. We fully support our clients with free counseling sessions to understand you on the inside and outside.
Original method created based on science
The development of Body Beauty aesthetics starts from the clients' safety and reassurance which is based on dermatology, physiological anatomy, and cerebral physiology. Techniques on accelerating blood flow, muscle movement, lymph drainage, and other unique methods are conducted to draw out the true beauty of the clients.
Deepen and heighten your results using the new cutting-edge device: Electro-Acuscope
Electro-acuscope is the cutting-edge technology used in the US. It is able to read the body's current condition and send electrical currents into the cells to reconstruct homeostasis in the body, which stimulates the rebirth of cells and the body's repairing ability.
The device allows us to monitor the essential oxidation process and the generation of ATP that carries energy to the cells. The electromagnetic vibrations that can be read can be divided into physiological vibrations (healthy condition) and irregular vibrations (pathological condition as a result of old age and deteriorating body functions).
Electro-acuscope will first read the patients irregular vibrations (input), and then will send the necessary electrical current to the affected area (output), which accelerates the repair and regeneration of the system. The acuscope system does not only read the irregular vibrations but the amperage, voltage, resistance, capacitance, conduction coefficient, etc. as well. It monitors all of close to 256 different aspects and on top of that it evaluates the electrical characteristics from the pulse and voltage of the current. Afterwards, depending on all of the results, the electrical current and voltage will be adjusted to optimize the most effective treatment for each individual.
When the electro-acuscope receives irregular vibrations, it sends a 180° phase waveform to the patient which cancels out the irregular vibration. To reduce the error between the measured value and the equilibrium value, the input and output is repeated and homeostasis is reconstructed.
The following effects occur in the body after the acuscope sends electrical currents into the cells:
- Voltage change in the cell membrane.
- The voltage dependent channels allow certain ions to transport over.
- The transport of amino acids begins.
- The formation of ATP, which is used for energy metabolism.
- The synthesis of protein increases.
- As the electrical current increases, the production of ATP, amino acids, protein increases.
As you can see, the electro-acuscope differs from the traditional and basic devices used for treatment, and it can accelerate the repair and regeneration of systems by using electricity. It can also be used to control and alleviate pain and is suggested to be used clinically.
Electro-acuscope can activate and rejuvenate the cells in the body. By rejuvenating the things that make up the body, the healthy glow that shines from within is true beauty.
This is the Beautist we aim to be.
- BASIC (50min) ...... $55
- EYE REJUVENATION (60min) ...... $75
- WRINKLE-FREE (60min) ...... $75
- FACELIFT (60min) ...... $75
- TOTAL CARE (90min) ...... $105
7956 Convoy Ct., San Diego, CA 92111
(Inside Body Craft)
Mon-Sat: 10am – 8pm (Last Session starts at 7pm)
* Sessions are taken in a room inside Body Craft that is acupuncture clinic and personal training. Sometimes, you can hear voices of other patients from other treatment or training sessions. If you would like a quiet environment for the session, please let us know. We will try our best to schedule around the Body Craft appointments.
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