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Is a form of energy healing in which the therapist utilizes a combination of guided imagery and energy body manipulations to heal a certain physical organ or joint. Noninvasive physical touch of energy centers is important in the process of repatterning the etheric body.
Also called Zone therapy, this bodywork involves application of pressure to specific reflex zones on the feet, hands and ears that correspond to other parts of the body in order to stimulate body organs and relieve areas of congestion.
Japanese therapy in which the practitioner places his or her hands on the client's body to channel energy into the body. Blockages are released and energy stimulated. Very useful again for stress related problems. Leaves you feeling calm, relaxed and more in control.
Re-discovered by Seishiro Okazaki, it is an antique Japanese treatment that is effective in the treatment of migraine headaches, nervous tension, general fatigue, and muscular aches and pains.
Rolfing Structural Intergration
A method that focuses on realigning the fascia—the connective tissue that envelops the muscles and organs. The aim of Rolfing is structural integrity, or making sure that all of the organs, bones, and tissues are appropriately positioned within the body.
Created by Marion Rosen, it uses gentle, non-intrusive touch and works with held muscles to bring about physical and emotional awareness through relaxation. Rosen utilizes also observation of the patient's breathing patterns and communication to promote physical ease and pain relief.
Uses the basic strokes of classical massage, changing them so each stroke provides the client with the least invasive and most comfortable treatment. Each stroke in Russian massage has a known physiological effect on a healthy or dysfunctional body. It is frequently related to sports and physical activities.