Shiatsu / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131184190
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 3/24/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 1,197,099
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Corinna Somma obtained her Certification in Massage Therapy from Twin Lakes College of the Healing Arts, an Associate's degree in English from De Anza College, a Bachelor's degree in Communication from Stanford University, a Master's degree in Literature from Old Dominion University, and a Doctorate in Law from Regent University. She has been practicing Shiatsu since 1989 and teaching Shiatsu and yoga since 2001.
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Dedication

Title Page and Quotes

Preface

Acknowledgements

Part 1: Introduction to Shiatsu Theory

Chapter 1: History of Shiatsu

Chapter 2: Qi and Meridians

Chapter 3: Yin Yang

Chapter 4: The Five Elements

Chapter 5: The Zang Fu Organ System

Chapter 6: The Eight Principle Patterns and Kyo Jitsu

Chapter 7: Acupoints

Chapter 8: Complementary Modalities

Chapter 9: Practice Preliminaries

Part 2: Introduction to Shiatsu Practice

Chapter 10: Intro to Prone Upper Body Protocol

Chapter 11: Intro to Prone Lower Body Protocol

Chapter 12: Intro to Supine Lower Body Protocol

Chapter 13: Intro to Supine Upper Body Protocol

Chapter 14: Intro to Ampuku Protocol

Chapter 15: Intro to Sidelying Protocol

Chapter 16: Intro to Seated Protocol

Chapter 17: Intro to Moxabustion and Gua Sha

Chapter 18: Intro to Qi Gong Exercises

Appendix 1: Glossary of Acupoints

Appendix 2: Answers to Study Questions

Appendix 3: Answers to Tests

Appendix 4: Resources

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