ISBN-10:
0702029637
ISBN-13:
9780702029639
Pub. Date:
03/04/2011
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Shiatsu Theory and Practice / Edition 3

Shiatsu Theory and Practice / Edition 3

by Carola Beresford-Cooke BA, LicAc, MRSS

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ISBN-13: 9780702029639
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 03/04/2011
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Carola Beresford-Cooke is a well-known and highly respected teacher of shiatsu. She has taught for many years at the Shiatsu College (UK) in London, and lives in Wales where she teaches and gives treatments (www.shiatsu-wales.co.uk).

Table of Contents

Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. Notes on the terminology used in the book. SECTION ONE: The science of Qi, old and new. 1. What is Shiatsu? 2. The history of Shiatsu. 3. The science of Qi. 4. How does Shiatsu work, practically? 5. The healing encounter. SECTION TWO: The practice of Shiatsu. 6. Self-development, health care and injury prevention for the Shiatsu practitioner. 7. Working with Shiatsu 1: it's not what you do, it's the way you do it. 8. Working with Shiatsu 2: basic techniques and tools. 9. Working with Shiatsu 3: a trip around the body. SECTION THREE: The theory of Shiatsu. 10. Traditional Chinese medicine for the Shiatsu practitioner. 11. Zen Shiatsu. SECTION FOUR: Putting theory and practice together. 12. The Water Phase: the Kidneys and Bladder. 13. The Wood Phase: the Liver and Gall-Bladder. 14. The Fire Phase: the Heart, Small Intestine, Heart Protector and Triple Heater. 15. The Earth Phase: the Spleen and Stomach. 16. The Metal Phase: the Lungs and Large Intestine. SECTION FIVE: The Shiatsu session. 17. The four methods of diagnosis. 18. Interpreting the diagnosis. 19. The session. 20. After the session. Appendices. Glossary of Chinese, Japanese or Shiatsu-specific terms. Bibliography. Index.

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