A HOLISTIC therapist uses snakes to massage her clients – claiming it cures depression and even helps victims of abuse. Instead of traditional massaging techniques, Sarah Zaad uses up to six pythons and boa constrictors on brave customers who want to relax or be treated for mental disorders.
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The flamboyant therapist from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil believes her snakes have a magic touch, which can benefit people by massaging their bodies.
The patient lies face down on the massage couch while pythons and corn snakes are laid across her back. The serpents twist around the arms and legs. It is said to be relaxing.
A holistic therapist is an individual who has been trained in the art of holistic therapy. Holistic therapy is treatment which aims to treat a client as a whole, rather than as a being separated into different parts which do not interconnect. You treat the individual’s body, spirit, and mind.