Bloat & The Invisible Attack

Posted on October 10, 2021

Since the beginning of the pandemic the #1 reason clients request metaphysical colonics and lymphatic drainage sessions are due to bloat. It’s so predominant and frequent, I thought it would be helpful to address in this month’s article. So here we go….

For those who have worked with me or …

The Vulnerability of Truth

Posted on January 22, 2021

The Vulnerability of Truth
By Stephanie Kato

We believe in the power of “speaking one’s truth”. We encourage each other and proclaim how empowering it feels. I think most of us agree that speaking the truth is a good idea and although it is a simple concept, in reality it …

Personal Defining Moments

Posted on December 7, 2020

Experiences in life serve to provide defining moments for human beings. Major events such as births, deaths, new relationships (friendships and romantic), marriage, divorce, business endeavors, illnesses and (now) global pandemics affect each of us in different ways. Traumatic, challenging and heartbreaking experiences tend to linger in our hearts and …

Stay Above the Fray

Posted on November 3, 2020

Doesn’t it feel like our stress levels have never been higher? And yet, somehow, it continues. What can we do to find joy and happiness despite all this stress? Is it even possible? As an eternal optimist, I believe anything and everything is possible, even in the darkest of times. …

Love Perspective & The Immune System

Posted on August 10, 2020

It’s common knowledge that healthy eating, exercise, adequate hydration and even a positive attitude helps to boost our immune systems. Strong immune systems are key to strong and healthy bodies, now more than ever.

Our present experiences bring up controls issue simply because there are so many things in our …

Sugar & Fungus

Posted on September 27, 2019

What is the one thing that most of my clients have in common remain unaware they have it? Fungal infections! Insidious by nature, fungus goes undetected because it grows slowly and the symptoms vary. It appears as though physical issues pop up out of nowhere. In reality, they incubate under …

Congestion in the Body

Posted on August 27, 2019

A new client took a colonic and the outcome surprised her. After years of improper eating and inadequate water intake, she decided it was time to make some changes and came in. She expected her body to release a lot more, since she had eaten healthfully the previous week. I …

Parasites, Candida, Bacterial Infection and Antibiotics

Posted on July 30, 2019

Whenever a new client comes in for a colonic and fills out the questionnaire, 90% of the time the symptoms reported most are gas and bloat. There are a few reasons someone might experience these symptoms: inflammatory diet, insufficient water intake, improper food combining, ingesting fried foods or carbonated drinks, …

Why We Have Unexplained Weight Gain and How to Lose the Weight

Posted on August 13, 2018

Part 1

As a Metaphysical colon hydrotherapist, one of the statements I often hear is “I’ve gained weight and I don’t know why. My diet is the same and I’m exercising so I don’t understand where this weight is coming from.”

The Wisdom of the Body

When people …

Instagram Videos

Posted on May 23, 2018

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Why We Suffer & How We Can Heal

Posted on May 10, 2018

Everyday I am honored to work with people who are courageous and aspire to live as authentically as possible. Through their trust and sharing, I learn a great deal about our collective human experience. For as much as we fight each other at times, we are so much more alike

Seek First to Understand to Encourage Compassion

Posted on January 20, 2018

This morning I was on my way to Pilates and I had 2 – 5 gallon bottles of water in the back of my car. As I was turning the corner to get onto the freeway, one of the bottles tipped over and I must not have tightened the cap …

Bowel “Movements”

Posted on May 10, 2016

Let’s look at the two words we typically use to describe the process of colon elimination – bowel movements. In order for us to release waste out of our bodies, we need to move our bowels. But guess what? That’s not all…for us to move our bowels we also have

Owl Venice

Posted on March 15, 2016

Have you ever tried or wanted to try an elimination diet?? It can benefit just about anyone, but especially those with digestive issues including leaky gut and candida, which most Americans suffer from to some degree as our diets are typically high in processed foods and sugar.

As a personal …

The Constipation and Stress Connection

Posted on March 15, 2016

I created Metaphysical Colonics because I believe in order to obtain optimal health, it is vital for us to to look at the connection between certain self-sabotaging belief systems, unresolved or leftover emotional issues, lack of trust in a higher source (even our higher self) and physical dysfunction – especially

Detaching with Compassion

Posted on February 1, 2016

Last week I gave some examples of how to detach from another person’s personality or behavior. I’ve since realized it would be helpful to expand on that topic with some concrete tools on how to accomplish the actions/changes I suggested.

Practice self-compassion

I was speaking to a friend the other

It Isn’t Personal

Posted on January 21, 2016

I love offering metaphysical colonics and lymphatic drainage sessions because it gives clients the opportunity to view their experiences from different perspectives. This can be especially helpful if the perspective they currently view their life from causes them internal (emotional) suffering.

The concept that “It isn’t personal” is not a

How Do I Cleanse? Detox in Action…with Compassion

Posted on January 13, 2016

When people choose to start a cleanse, or change their lifestyle to become healthier, it is commendable.  Often, when they begin they may start off pretty gung-ho. They sign up for some colonic sessions and buy everything they need to be successful. Then they start the cleanse and over time,

Benefits of Metaphysical Colonics – Part 2

Posted on December 1, 2015

In Part 2 of Iyasu’s 3 part video interview, Stephanie Kato, owner and founder of Iyasu Colonics sits down with Esosa from Raw Girl in a Toxic World to discuss how she discovered colon hydrotherapy, how it changed her life and shaped the work she offers clients today.

Stephanie explains

Benefits of Metaphysical Colonics

Posted on October 28, 2015

What is a Metaphysical Colonic?

Welcome to Part 1 of Iyasu’s 3-part interview series! Stephanie Kato, the owner and founder of Iyasu, sits down with Esosa from Raw Girl in a Toxic World to discuss what a metaphysical colonic is. Never heard of a metaphysical colonic? This type of colonic

Back to Basics

Posted on October 8, 2015

When trying to heal gastrointestinal issues, we can easily get derailed by all the different kinds of diet, cleanses or the latest and greatest fad. Personally, I like to keep things simple by getting back to the basics.  Those basics include: lymphatic drainage massage, moving your lymph daily, moving your …

How Do I Cleanse? Self-care on a Budget

Posted on August 4, 2015

For some, colonics and lymphatic drainage sessions are just not in the budget. What can a person do who needs to practice self-care but cannot spend the money to receive sessions? I’ve created the following to offer guidance for this particular situation:

What if I can’t afford a colonic?

There …

How Do I Cleanse? The Lymphatic System

Posted on June 22, 2015

In my humble opinion, I believe the lymphatic system is one of the most important and least understood systems of the body. Whether you are thinking of cleansing your body to maintain good health or to heal from illness, stimulating and moving the lymphatic system is vital. From this understanding, …

How Do I Cleanse? Chronic Dysfunction from a Unique Perspective

Posted on May 21, 2015

Our body, our guide

All of us are busy with our lives, our careers, our relationships and our families. So naturally we may become disconnected from our bodies. When our bodies go to dysfunction, we may not know how to connect back in (or we never learned how to in …

How Do I Cleanse My Body: Loving Perspectives While Cleansing

Posted on April 23, 2015

At Iyasu, we don’t believe that cleansing has to be a negative or stressful experience. We understand and acknowledge that cleanses can be intimidating to begin with and may feel intense as the cleanse progresses. This can be true because when your physical body detoxes, it can bring to the …

Why do I get constipated when I quit drinking coffee?

Posted on April 17, 2015
The Coffee Conundrum by Stephanie Kimura Kato

Recently I decided to quit drinking coffee…again! I have quit and started drinking coffee so many times I’ve lost count. Why put myself through this? Well, as a blood type O+, coffee is not the healthiest thing for me to be drinking. According …


Posted on March 27, 2015

In my last blog, I discussed some helpful tips for living a lifestyle to encourage the body to heal its constipation, from a physical body perspective. With this blog, I am offering perspectives from the mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of constipation. Being a holistic practitioner I never look at …

Why Colonics Are Beneficial During Juice Cleanses

Posted on March 16, 2015
By Breanna Wood – (310) 207-7772

Whether you are interested in trying this hot juicing trend or eating raw/vegan for a few weeks, let’s first take a look at why it has become so popular. Why are so many people out there doing so many of these cleanses, and …


Posted on March 5, 2015

As you can imagine, many clients who seek out colonics do so as a result of having constipation. Constipation can vary from person to person. Some people have suffered from it for most of their lives. Others find that constipation is a new experience for them. Whatever your experience, if …


Posted on February 23, 2015

Two of the biggest digestive issues we hear from clients involve gas and bloating. Iyasu’s last blog looked at some potential physical origins of these symptoms. Let’s look at some possible metaphysical healing methods we can use to help alleviate gas or bloating: metaphysical colonics, bio electric lymphatic drainage, mental …


Posted on February 7, 2015

Two of the biggest digestive complaints we hear from clients involve gas and bloating. At Iyasu, this makes perfect sense to us, given the various origins of these symptoms. Let’s look at some of the possible healing methods we can use to help alleviate gas and bloating: Elimination diet, thorough …


Posted on January 22, 2015

As a colonic therapist I hear about many different digestive dysfunctions and I am often asked how to deal with them.

One of the most effective self-diagnostic tools that I encourage clients to use is the process of elimination. This can be accomplished through different methods and I will …

Making the Connection

Posted on September 23, 2014

We encourage our clients to honor the wisdom of their body by asking what it is trying to tell them through physical dysfunction. Sounds interesting, right? But how do we do this, exactly? The following outlines a few suggestions:

Writing: Keeping in mind the physical issue you are having …

“If you’re looking to go deep on many levels, this colonic spot incorporates energy work, essential oils, crystals and aromatherapy.”

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