The Do-In Way: Gentle Exercises to Liberate the Body, Mind, and Spirit

Overview

D¯o-In is an ancient traditional exercise for the cultivation of physical health, mental serenity, and spirituality. Over the last 5,000 years, it has served as the origin of such well-known disciplines as shiatsu, acupuncture, moxibustion, yogic exercises, and meditation. Literally meaning to pull and stretch, D¯o-In originated as a way of achieving longevity and attaining the highest potential of mental and spiritual development.

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Overview

D¯o-In is an ancient traditional exercise for the cultivation of physical health, mental serenity, and spirituality. Over the last 5,000 years, it has served as the origin of such well-known disciplines as shiatsu, acupuncture, moxibustion, yogic exercises, and meditation. Literally meaning to pull and stretch, D¯o-In originated as a way of achieving longevity and attaining the highest potential of mental and spiritual development.

D¯o-In techniques are a series of motions designed to harmonize body systems. The D¯o-In Way details the

fundamental aspects of this exercise, which involves breathing, posture, and self-massage and manipulation to stimulate body systems. The gentle application of pressure on the body’s meridians corresponds with physical processes, and allows for the conditioning of internal organs. This is a comprehensive handbook to an ancient system of movement designed to enhance physical, mental, and spiritual health.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780757002687
  • Publisher: Square One Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/28/2006
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 784,048
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Michio Kushi came to the United States shortly after World War II upon completing studies at Tokyo University. Since then, he has lectured on macrobiotics; the meeting of East and West; traditional Oriental medicine, philosphy, and culture; and the relization of world peace and planetary harmony. Mr. Kushi is the founder and president of the East West Foundation, Kushi Institute, Kushi Foundation, and Macrobiotics International. He is the bestselling author of numerous books, including Your Body Never Lies, The Cancer Prevention Diet, and The Macrobiotic Way. As the leading voice in macrobiotics, Mr. Kushi continues to speak throughout the world on this topic. He currently resides in Brookline, Massachusetts.
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