By Sandra K. Anderson BA LMT ABT NCTMB
Be ready to reply to certification questions about shiatsu, and improve the abilities you have to to turn into a profitable practitioner! This complete, easy-to-use textbook covers foundational details and techniques, by means of extra complicated idea and perform. you will learn the way the channels (meridians) impact consumers' overall healthiness, the right way to behavior exams, tips to retain right physique mechanics in the course of perform, how you can tackle imbalances in all of the 5 components, and lots more and plenty extra. The accompanying DVD contains over ninety mins of video exhibiting particular purposes defined within the e-book. Workbook-style routines and questions on the finish of every bankruptcy increase your figuring out and retention of the cloth. A identify within the Mosby's therapeutic massage occupation improvement Series.
- Comprehensive textbook introduces you to all of the necessities of shiatsu, providing an entire heritage at the heritage of shiatsu, appropriate jap philosophies and Asian bodywork options, the channels (meridians), and correct physique mechanics.
- A separate thought and perform part explores numerous evaluate tools and the way to judge evaluate info, options and positions to deal with imbalances in all of the 5 parts, and complex techniques.
- Includes the entire worthwhile studying positive factors you are expecting from a Mosby's therapeutic massage occupation improvement sequence name, comparable to a colourful, full-color layout, bankruptcy outlines and studying pursuits, key words, workbook sections, and a significant other DVD.
- Authored through a number one specialist and licensed practitioner with a historical past in shiatsu schooling and instruction.
- DVD packaged with the ebook includes over ninety mins of video exhibiting particular functions and strategies played by means of the writer, reminiscent of qigong, easy shiatsu options, jitsu and kyo, simple kata, together with the hara concepts, and a regular remedy session.
- Each video clip at the DVD is referenced within the textbook with numbered icons that direct you to specific clips at the DVD.
- Over 330 full-color illustrations visually characterize options and techniques.
- Special quote bins interspersed all through every one bankruptcy, include suggestions and proverbs from Buddha, Eleanor Roosevelt, the Dalai Lama, Helen Keller, and plenty of others.
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Stores and excretes urine. Inﬂuences uterine function. Inﬂuences posture by giving strength and support to the back. UB starts at UB-1 in the hollow superior to the inner canthus of the eye and, bilaterally, travels superiorly to the forehead. It widens slightly at the superior portion of the frontal bone then travels over the top of the head, then down the posterior of the head to the occipital ridge. It travels down the posterior cervical region approximately 1 inch lateral to the vertebral column.
Shiatsu, and all bodywork, has at its core the Shen. CAUSES OF DISEASE As previously stated, traditional Chinese medicine views the human body as an integral part of its surroundings and the universe. Human beings have a connection to nature and its cycles, ebbs, and ﬂows. Those same cycles are within the body as well. The Yang of day warms and moves Qi. The Yin of night encourages Blood to cool, moisten, and nourish the tissues. This is also how traditional Chinese medicine views health—as ﬂowing along a continuum.
The ability to form thought, have emotions, connect to others and surroundings, appreciate beauty, form a code of ethics, choose how to live, create new works, and have ideas that have never been thought of before are all aspects of Shen. Although Shen is an abstract concept, it nonetheless has real manifestations. It can be 7/5/2007 9:41:54 AM Chapter 2 reﬂected in the eyes, heard in the speech, and noticed in how a person carries himself or herself. The spirit of a person is infused in every ﬁber of his or her being.