Bowen Unravelled

A Journey into the Fascial Understanding of the Bowen Technique

Written by Julian Baker
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For Bowen technique therapists and any bodywork practitioners interested in using a gentle, nonintrusive pain-relief therapy, this book draws on myofascia and connective tissue dissection to explain how the Bowen technique initiates a body-wide signaling mechanism to start the process of healing and restore normal function.

With more than 100 full-color images...

The Art of Somatic Coaching

Embodying Skillful Action, Wisdom, and Compassion

Written by Richard Strozzi-Heckler
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The Art of Somatic Coaching introduces the concepts and principles of coaching with practices that include body awareness, bodywork, and mindfulness for both the coach and the client. Author and expert coach, Richard Strozzi-Heckler, PhD, explains that in order to achieve truly sustainable changes in individuals, teams, and organizations, it is...

The Actor's Secret

Techniques for Transforming Habitual Patterns and Improving Performance

Written by Betsy Polatin
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Offering revolutionary new training for the actor, The Actor's Secret teaches actors and performers how to incorporate the fundamentals of the Alexander Technique, Somatic Experiencing®, and Breathing Coordination in order to reduce performance anxiety and stress; improve stage presence, breathing, and vocal production; and restore well-being and healthy functioning. These three...

The Soft Tissue Release Handbook

Reducing Pain and Improving Performance

Written by Mary Sanderson and Jim Odell
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For practitioners of massage therapy, sports massage, remedial massage, and physical therapy, soft tissue release is a powerful tool in treating chronic pain conditions such as shoulder impingement, tennis elbow, and iliotibial band friction syndrome. Soft tissue release also aids post-surgical recovery and is used in the treatment of highly trained...

Healing through Trigger Point Therapy

A Guide to Fibromyalgia, Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction

Written by Devin J. Starlanyl and John Sharkey, Illustrated by Amanda Williams
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This book is about empowerment for chronic pain patients and care providers
alike. Every chronic pain condition has a treatable myofascial trigger point component, including fibromyalgia. Many of the localized symptoms now considered as fibromyalgia are actually due to trigger points. The central sensitization of fibromyalgia amplifies symptoms that trigger points...

Applied Kinesiology, Revised Edition

A Training Manual and Reference Book of Basic Principles and Practices

Written by Robert Frost, Ph.D., Foreword by George J. Goodheart, Jr., D.C.
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The revised edition of the best-selling book on Applied Kinesiology, Applied Kinesiology, Revised Edition introduces a diagnostic method that uses manual muscle testing to assess the body's "Triad of Health"--structure, chemistry, and psyche. To perform a muscle test, the practitioner applies light pressure that the client then resists. If the client...

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Volume Five

Written by Michael J. Shea Ph.D, Contribution by Raymond Gasser, Ph.D., Carol Agneessens, M.S., Ann Diamond Weinstein, Ph.D. and Sheila Shea, M.A.
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In Volume 5 of his innovative series on biodynamic and craniosacral therapy, Michael Shea presents invaluable information about therapeutic approaches to pre- and neonatal babies--in particular, low-birth-weight babies. In addition, more than 50 meditations on stillness are provided for the benefit of the practitioner.

The first part of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Volume...

Quantum-Touch 2.0 - The New Human

Discovering and Becoming

Written by Richard Gordon, Chris Duffield, Ph.D. and Vickie Wickhorst Ph.D.
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Quantum-Touch 2.0—The New Human endeavors to significantly enlarge the possibilities of what humans can be and do. In clear, step-by-step instructions, the reader will learn to easily demonstrate that human limits are as yet unknown.

Readers can learn to do healing on multiple people at once to reduce their pain in minutes...

Craniosacral Therapy for Children

Treatments for Expecting Mothers, Babies, and Children

Written by Daniel Agustoni
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Craniosacral Therapy for Children introduces a craniosacral therapy treatment protocol for babies and children up to 12 years of age. A gentle hands-on healing approach, craniosacral therapy releases tensions in the body in order to relieve pain, resolve trauma, and improve physical and emotional health. Author and craniosacral therapist Daniel Agustoni...

Muscle Energy Techniques

A Practical Guide for Physical Therapists

Written by John Gibbons
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Muscle energy techniques (METs) are a tool for physical therapists to strengthen patients' weak muscles, restore normal muscle tone, increase joint mobility, and improve circulation, musculoskeletal function, and overall well-being. First developed in 1948 by American osteopath Fred Mitchell, METs offer a valuable approach for practitioners of physiotherapy, sports therapy, osteopathy...

Foundations in Craniosacral Biodynamics, Volume Two

The Sentient Embryo, Tissue Intelligence, and Trauma Resolution

Written by Franklyn Sills, Illustrated by Dominique Degranges, Contribution by Cherionna Menzam-Sills
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Foundations in Craniosacral Biodynamics presents a comprehensive grounding in the clinical skills needed in a biodynamic approach to craniosacral therapy. Author Franklyn Sills places particular emphasis on developing what he terms "perceptual skills," diagnostic skills that enable the practitioner to perceive the subtle sensations and intuitive insights that are the groundwork...

Vision for Life

Ten Steps to Natural Eyesight Improvement

Written by Meir Schneider
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In Vision for Life, natural health pioneer Meir Schneider shares ten essential principles of healthy vision discovered in his forty-year personal and professional journey. Born almost blind, Schneider taught himself to see and developed an innovative program of healing and recovery that has helped thousands of people regain and improve their...

Core Awareness, Revised Edition

Enhancing Yoga, Pilates, Exercise, and Dance

Written by Liz Koch, Foreword by Emilie Conrad and Bob Cooley
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Core Awareness, Revised Edition: Enhancing Yoga, Pilates, Exercise, and Dance offers a guide to Core Awareness, a body-oriented approach that explores the practice of bringing focus and attention to inner sensation as the means of cultivating an innate capacity for expressive movement. Developed by somatic educator and author Liz Koch, the...

The Vital Psoas Muscle

Connecting Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Well-Being

Written by Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones
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Located deep within the anterior hip joint and lower spine, the psoas major (usually just referred to as the psoas) is critical for optimal postural alignment, movement, and overall well being. The psoas is the only muscle in the human organism that connects the upper body to the lower body, and...

Out in the Open, Revised Edition

The Complete Male Pelvis

Written by R. Louis Schultz, Ph.D., Foreword by Marcelo Coutinho
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Out in the Open, Revised Edition: The Complete Male Pelvis offers a frank exploration of the male pelvic region from a cultural and scientific perspective. Focusing on pelvic structure and development, the book explains how male sexuality develops throughout a man's life—from birth onwards. An experienced Rolfer with an academic background...

Awakening Somatic Intelligence

The Art and Practice of Embodied Mindfulness

Written by Risa F. Kaparo, Ph.D., Foreword by Rick Hanson, Ph.D. and James Oschman, Ph.D
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Awakening Somatic Intelligence: The Art and Practice of Embodied Mindfulness—Transform Pain, Stress, Trauma, and Aging offers a guide to Somatic Learning, an innovative body-oriented approach that incorporates mindfulness, visualization, breathing exercises, postures, and stretches. Developed by author, psychotherapist, and award-winning songwriter and poet Risa Kaparo, PhD, Somatic Learning is based on leading-edge...

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Volume Four

Written by Michael J. Shea, Contribution by Sheila Shea and Carol A. Agneessens, Photographed by Claudine Laabs
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Interest in craniosacral therapy has exploded in recent years—not surprising given its gentle, effective approach to working on the spine and the skull and its cranial sutures, diaphragms, and fascias. The treatment focuses on the 92 percent of the human body composed of living water, rather than the eight percent that...

From Manual Evaluation to General Diagnosis

Assessing Patient Information before Hands-On Treatment

Written by Alain Croibier, D.O., Foreword by Jean-Pierre Barral, D.O.
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Based on Dr. Croibier’s everyday clinical experience, this book provides critical tools for examining patients in order to determine what the course of treatment should be. Written for manual hands-on therapy students and practitioners that include osteopaths, physical therapists, and chiropractors, the book explores in depth the osteopathic diagnosis process that...

The Roots and Philosophy of Dynamic Manual Interface

Manual Therapy to Awaken the Inner Healer

Written by Frank Lowen, Foreword by Jean-Pierre Barral
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The Roots and Philosophy of Dynamic Manual Interface is a personal account of the development and evolution of Frank Lowen’s hands-on therapy. A former program director and popular instructor at the Upledger Institute, Lowen begins with his own history and an account of the unique events that have shaped his career. Originally...

The Anatomy of Stretching, Second Edition

Your Illustrated Guide to Flexibility and Injury Rehabilitation

Written by Brad Walker
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The multiple stresses of contemporary life—whether from excessive sports play, overwork, or overuse of technology—are increasingly taking a toll on the body. Symptoms range from muscle soreness and pain to pinched nerves to potentially more permanent disabilities, including serious body injuries. One safe, quickly productive way to address the problem is...

Pain Relief with Trigger Point Self-Help

Written by Valerie DeLaune
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Trigger points—tender, painful knots that develop in muscles and tissues—are a common cause of chronic pain. With more than a quarter of all Americans suffering from various types of daily chronic pain, it’s estimated that these hyper-irritated hardened masses are the primary cause of pain 75 percent of the time.
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Your Body, Your Voice

The Key to Natural Singing and Speaking

Written by Theodore Dimon Ed. D., Illustrated by G. David Brown
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In this innovative book, Theodore Dimon, EdD, shows how each part of the vocal organ (breathing, larynx, throat, and so on) works as part of a larger musculoskeletal system that is often interfered with, and how identifying this larger system and understanding in a practical way how it works allows a...

The Anatomy of Exercise and Movement for the Study of Dance, Pilates, Sports, and Yoga

Written by Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones
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Awareness of movement potential,” says author Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones, “is key to a healthy body and injury prevention.” The Anatomy of Exercise & Movement shows readers how to gain that awareness by understanding the biomechanics of movement. In ten chapters, color-coded for easy reference, the author covers all of the major...

Harmonizing Your Craniosacral System

Self-Treatments for Improving Your Health

Written by Daniel Agustoni, Foreword by William Martin Allen, Ph.D.
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Harmonizing Your Craniosacral System: Self-Treatments fo Improving Your Health offers exercises developed to promote healing, body awareness, and relaxation. The book’s techniques are based on the principles of craniosacral therapy, a hands-on approach that works gently with the spine, skull, sacrum, and connective tissue in the body to release pain and...

Foundations in Craniosacral Biodynamics, Volume One

The Breath of Life and Fundamental Skills

Written by Franklyn Sills, Contribution by Cherionna Menzam, Ph.D., Foreword by Michael Kern
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Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy (BCST) is commonly seen as the spiritual approach to craniosacral therapy (CST); in fact, BCST as taught by Franklyn Sills, the pioneer in the field, is quite different from conventional CST. Biodynamic work is based on the development of perceptual skills where the practitioner learns to become sensitive...

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