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Thusare Talking Hands

103/12 Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
+94 11 4 369967
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Very satisfying experience

Even though we arrived unannounced (and) on New Year's Eve, the owner made sure we could get an... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Noelle C
via mobile
Best massage in Sri Lanka

Perfect pressure, not a single trigger point missed. Perfect routine, basic facilities and lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ApanAlex
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We provide training and economic empowerment for the visually impaired through the provision of top quality shiatsu massage therapy in Colombo, Sri Lanka Why Thusare Talking Hands Treatment: The therapy helps many chronic and acute problems such as headache, back pain and fatigue, or may be taken for relaxation and stress relief. Ethical Massage: Shiatsu acupressure massages are provided through a cotton cloth. No oils are used and there is no need to undress. Quality: Our blind therapists have high sensitivity to touch and are expertly trained by a Japanese Master. Social Purpose: Our work provides opportunity, self-respect and dignity for previously unemployed visually impaired Sri Lankans. All profits are reinvested in furthering this goal.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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103/12 Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
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+94 11 4 369967
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Even though we arrived unannounced (and) on New Year's Eve, the owner made sure we could get an hour massage. The massagers were very professional and thorough. Great project! Thank you very muchMore

Thank Noelle C
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Naohito I, Owner at Thusare Talking Hands, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Many thanks for leaving this review. I am delighted that you enjoyed our therapy. A Thusare Talking Hands focus is on our social purpose, that of training and economically empowering previously unemployed visually impaired Sri Lankans in the art of Shiatsu massage therapy. Now 13...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect pressure, not a single trigger point missed. Perfect routine, basic facilities and lovely people. Wish I could come back for more!More

Thank ApanAlex
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Naohito I, Owner at Thusare Talking Hands, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Many thanks for leaving this review. I am delighted that you enjoyed our therapy. We strive to provide our clients with an excellent high quality service. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Email: bookings@thusaretalkinghands.com Hotline:+94 76 619 7917 / +94...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While shiatsu isn’t my favorite modality, I had a very long travel day ahead of me and am so impressed with Thusare’s program for the visually impaired, so I booked an appointment. I’m so glad I did. The therapist was very conscientious in checking with...More

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Naohito I, Owner at Thusare Talking Hands, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your great review. I am delighted that you enjoyed the Shiatsu therapy provided by our Center. We strive to provide our clients with an excellent high-quality service. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Email: bookings@thusaretalkinghands.com...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I found this place on TripAdvisor and had the best reviews. The message itself was very different to any other place I've tried. The masseuse who is blind, he knew exactly which stress points he had to target. A must go if...More

Thank Hirudya B
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Naohito I, Owner at Thusare Talking Hands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your great review. I am delighted that you enjoyed the Shiatsu therapy provided by our Center. We strive to provide our clients with an excellent high-quality service. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Email: bookings@thusaretalkinghands.com...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited together and were treated side-by-side and at the same time by two different therapists. Both of our therapists were very pleasant and talented and the shiatsu massage was fantastic! It was a wonderful experience to be treated by therapists who...More

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Naohito I, Owner at Thusare Talking Hands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for leaving this review. I am delighted that you enjoyed our therapy. A Thusare Talking Hands focus is on our social purpose, that of training and economically empowering previously unemployed visually impaired Sri Lankans in the art of Shiatsu massage therapy. Now 13...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve had upper back, neck and shoulder issues for 12 months or so now, causing frequent headaches. This treatment was the most effective I’ve had in relieving these headaches, and freeing up the mobility in the problem areas. I was very happy with the service,...More

1  Thank bossjockey
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Naohito I, Owner at Thusare Talking Hands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your great review. I am delighted that you enjoyed the Shiatsu therapy provided by our Center. We strive to provide our clients with an excellent high-quality service. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Email: bookings@thusaretalkinghands.com...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

My shiatsu massage was fantastic! I always enjoy massages by the blind as I believe that the practitioners are able to rely on their sense of touch to better identify knots and problem areas. My massage was quite deep, which I appreciated, but if you...More

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Naohito I, Owner at Thusare Talking Hands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your great review. I am delighted that you enjoyed the Shiatsu therapy provided by our Center. We strive to provide our clients with an excellent high-quality service. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Email: bookings@thusaretalkinghands.com...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

A great experience of having ones body massaged by hands that really go by feeling the body without seeing the body. Best massage ever.

Thank Todelan
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Naohito I, オーナー at Thusare Talking Hands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Thank you so much for your great review. I am delighted that you enjoyed the Shiatsu therapy provided by our Center. We will try to put a signboard on the main road! I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a massage today. Professional, friendly and the actual massage was excellent. We are going back on Sunday. Excellent sports/relaxation massage.

Thank Jacqui L
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Naohito I, オーナー at Thusare Talking Hands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Thank you so much for your great review. I am delighted that you enjoyed the Shiatsu therapy provided by our Center. We strive to provide our clients with an excellent high-quality service. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

First impression is not great as it looks like an empty oldish apartment, lacking some decoration. But once you start getting massaged you forget about it all... The staff are very nice and sympathetic, they obviously ask if you have any problems, then one of...More

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Naohito I, オーナー at Thusare Talking Hands, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience after your recent visit. I am delighted that you enjoyed the Shiatsu therapy provided by our Center. We will improve the decoration and relaxing music on during the massage. We strive to provide our clients with an excellent high...More

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