TouchAbilities: Essential Connections, is a trailblazing work that examines the core characteristics of the many BodyWork modalities practiced today. It presents a common language for all BodyWork practitioners. Using simple and practical examples, the book navigates the reader through universal and recurring concepts and techniques that are represented in various schools of thought. As an introductory guide, it distills all major BodyWork techniques into a familiar palette of touch options from which modalities can be created and developed.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||10.00(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)|
Table of Contents
Foreword by Sandy Fritz Preface About the Authors Contributor Page Navigating Through This Book PART I: TouchAbilities Fundamentals Chapter 1: BodyViews Chapter 2: Historical Development Chapter 3: TouchAbilities Essential Connections Chapter 4: Presence - Jack Blackburn Chapter 5: Body Mechanics Chapter 6: Ergonomics - Linda Riach PART II: TouchAbilities Components Chapter 7: Breathing Component Chapter 8: Cognitive Component Chapter 9: Energetic Component Chapter 10: Compression Component Chapter 11: Expansion Component Chapter 12: Kinetic Component Chapter 13: Oscillation Component Chapter 14: Gliding Component PART III: Sensory Experience Chapter 15: Palpation Chapter 16: SenseAbilities PART IV: Basic Understandings Chapter 17: Effects of BodyWork - Richard Schekter Chapter 18: Indications and Contraindications - Richard Schekter Chapter 19: Endangerment Sites - Richard Schekter Chapter 20: Practice Errors Part V: Becoming an Integrated BodyWorker Chapter 21: Putting it all into Practice Chapter 22: Attaining Mastery Chapter 23: Linking TouchAbilities to Modalities Conclusion Practitioners Actions Research Citations References Glossary Index