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A combination of massage, yoga, and acrobatics created by Benjamin Marantz. The client is placed in an inverted pose atop the acrosager's feet, with the head hanging freely. With no pressure on the neck or spine, the client's upper body can be effortlessly massaged.
Type of Chinese medicine that utilizes direct stimulation by a therapist’s fingertips, knuckles, or hands or from blunt-tipped instruments to boost specific points on energetic meridians and points on a patient’s body.
A Chinese technique similar to acupressure, except that fine needles are inserted at certain points along the meridians just under the skin to boost, disperse, and balance the flow of energy, alleviate pain, and treat a variety of chronic, acute, and degenerative conditions.
Conditioning of the cardiopulmonary system by means of dynamic exercise often accompanied with music that seeks to augment efficiency of oxygen intake, build the cardiovascular system and boost metabolic activity.
Is a non-aggressive Japanese martial art developed from jujitsu and making use of holds and throws. Aikido was created by Morihei Ueshiba and represents the way to unify mind, body and spirit; the way of peace.
A technique that develops and maintains the alignment of the head, neck and spine in order to reduce unnecessary strain on the body and release tension in the muscles. The Alexander Technique is a simple and practical technique for both self-improvement and self-help.
The conventional, mainstream Occidental approach to health care, focused on treating symptoms and isolating a specific disorder rather that treating the whole person.
Amma Or Anma
A form of Asian bodywork therapy. Some specialists consider Amma as the progenitor of all hand-healing therapies that assess and treat the energetic system.
Pets experience soft tissue injure in their daily lives as well as humans. Therapeutic massage provides relief, stimulates healing process and promotes stress reduction and relaxation.
The art and science of applying essential oils to promote health and well being. Aromatherapy is mostly utilized to help relax, stimulate the mind, enhance the mood, as well as countless other applications.
The treatment employing art-related activities of persons with mental and/or physical disabilities. Linking creative art to solving psychological conditions is an approach developed by 20th-century mental-health specialists.
Is a method common to all forms of Reiki in Western. Attunements utilize a process of placing the Reiki Symbols and energy into the meridians, aura or energy body. Some Attunement systems are centered on placing the energy in the Chakras.
Indian treatment using heated oils and herbs to trigger the body’s natural curative processes, boost the immune system, augment the metabolism, soften the skin and induce deep relaxation and peace of mind. Also called Ayurvedic Massage.