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Discovering the Body's Wisdom A Comprehensive Guide to More Than Fifty Mind-Body Practices That Can Relieve Pain, Reduce Stress, and Foster Health, Spiritual Growth, and Inner Peace

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ISBN-10: 0553373277

ISBN-13: 9780553373271

Edition: 2013

Authors: Mirka Knaster

List price: $22.00
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In an attractive, oversized format, enlivened with illustrations, sidebar quotes, personal accounts, techniques to try, and profiles of leaders in the field, Discovering The Body's Wisdom is a basic resource for well-being and natural health. Body disciplines and therapies have enjoyed phenomenal growth in the past decade, becoming a major alternative to mainstream medicine and traditional psychotherapy.  But with more than 100,000 practitioners and dozens of methods available in the United States alone, how can consumers choose the right one for themselves? Mirka Knaster's richly informative guide provides an overview of the principles and theories underlying the major Eastern and…    
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.36" wide x 9.18" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.178
Language: English

Introduction: The Journey of a Lifetime
The Benefits of Bodyways
Body Alienation: Where We Lost the Body
Body Wisdom
Choosing and Working with a Practitioner
Deciding on a Bodyway
Psychological Dimensions of Bodyways
How to Use This Guide
Western Structure and Function: Traditional Massage and Contemporary Therapies
Structural Approaches
Functional Approaches
Western Movement Arts
Eastern Energy
Other Energetic Systems
Eastern Movement Arts
Convergence Systems
Acknowledgments
Appendix: How to Deal with Sexual Misconduct
References
Index