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Book of Shiatsu
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Here is the first detailed, step-by-step guide to the healing are of Shiatsu. The ancient Oriental system used hand, elbow, knee, foot, and whole-body pressure as well as gentle manipulation to alleviate tension, pain, and a wide range of chronic discomforts and minor ailments.
More than 240 color illustrations and photographs demonstrate the simple tools, techniques, and principle of Shiatsu. By learning whole-body and specialized routines, diagnostic techniques, and how to work meridians, you'll be able to help yourself and others.
The Book of Shiatsu continues FIRESIDE'S bestselling series of books for mind and body, which includes The Book of Message, The Sivananda Companion to Yoga, The Book of Stress Survival, and The Way of Energy.
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With shiatsu (a Japanese word meaning "finger pressure") you can release and stimulate the energy flowing through your body--using just your hands and fingers--to awaken your body's natural healing modalities. This book is a step-by-step guide; the techniques offered are simple and can be used to treat a variety of health problems, particularly arthritic conditions, backaches, emotional stress, headaches and migraines, intestinal disorders, menstrual and reproductive problems, and muscular pain and tension. Here you'll find more than 240 color drawings and photographs in a new accessible format, demonstrating how to give both whole-body and specialized massages, diagnose specific conditions, and work with the body's energy meridians.
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