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Zen body-being : an enlightened approach to physical skill, grace, and power

Author: Peter Ralston; Laura Ralston
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Frog, Ltd., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Martial master and consciousness guru Peter Ralston translates his body-being work into a "physical education" for anyone interested in the body. Teaching a simple Zen mindset that expands our awareness of mind, body, and interaction, he leads us to new possibilities in awareness, skill, and effortless power"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ralston; Laura Ralston
ISBN: 9781583941591 1583941592
OCLC Number: 64896671
Description: xiii, 183 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: What is physical ability? --
Cultural influences --
The source of improvement --
Accessing body intelligence --
Beginner's body-being --
Mind training --
Creating insight --
Zen --
The basics of perception --
Three aspects of body awareness --
Awareness --
Feeling is foremost --
Intent, impulse, and feedback --
Feeling-awareness --
Body-being basics --
Opening a door --
five steps to transformation --
Enhancing feeling-awareness --
Barriers to feeling --
Learning to investigate what's true --
Some key elements of learning --
Questioning self --
Being your body --
Body and identity --
Two domains of feeling --
Creating feeling --
A more conscious experience --
Student-on-a-stick --
What is a principle? --
Insight --
An object in space --
Five principles for an effortlessly effective body --
Body basics --
What is alignment? --
Body design --
Fourteen points on structural alignment --
Being aware of structural alignments --
Using the body effortlessly and effectively --
What is intrinsic strength? --
A discovery of effortless power --
Changing our minds --
Noticing perception --
Perception and response --
Controlling the mind --
Turning perception into feeling --
The creative aspect of mind and perception --
Mind, perception, and relationship --
Awareness, relationship, and interaction --
The principle of effective interaction --
Increasing relational awareness --
Inclusive awareness --
More than you need to know about consciousness --
Getting in our own way --
Body-being and interaction --
Study and training --
Training --
The body and exercise --
The body at the office --
The body at labor --
The body and athletics --
Stretching the body --
Body-being for the body-worker --
T'ai chi for every body --
Sex and body feel --
The body and the arts --
A practice for life.
Responsibility: Peter Ralston with Laura Ralston.
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"Martial master and consciousness guru Peter Ralston translates his body-being work into a "physical education" for anyone interested in the body. Teaching a simple Zen mindset that expands our awareness of mind, body, and interaction, he leads us to new possibilities in awareness, skill, and effortless power"--Provided by publisher.

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