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Shiatsu theory and practice

Author: Carola Beresford-Cooke; Thomas Myers
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Singing Dragon, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Practical and comprehensive, this fully revised third edition draws on Zen Shiatsu theory, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Five Phase theory to provide step-by-step guidance on translating theory  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carola Beresford-Cooke; Thomas Myers
ISBN: 9781848193086 1848193084
OCLC Number: 923727772
Notes: "First published by Churchill Livingstone, Elsevier, London, UK, 2011."
Description: xiii, 411 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: What is shiatsu? --
The history of shiatsu --
The science of qi --
How does shiatsu work, practically? --
The healing encounter --
Self-development, health care and injury prevention for the shiatsu practitioner --
Working with shiatsu 1 : it's not what you do, it's the way you do it --
Working with shiatsu 2 : basic techniques and tools --
Working with shiatsu 3 : a trip around the body --
Traditional chinese medicine for the shiatsu practitioner --
Zen shiatsu --
The water phase : the kidneys and bladder --
The wood phase : the liver and gall-bladder --
The fire phase: the heart, small intestine, heart protector and triple heater --
The earth phase : the spleen and stomach --
The metal phase : the lungs and large intestine --
The four methods of diagnosis --
Interpreting the diagnosis --
The session --
After the session.
Responsibility: Carola Beresford-Cooke ; foreword by Thomas Myers.

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There are books on Shiatsu and then there's Carola Beresford-Cooke's. Her book is the most in-depth, complete and balanced compendium of theory and practice of our art. It's elegantly written and Read more...

 
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