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Job's Body: A Handbook for Bodywork (3rd edition)

JUHAN Deane [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9781581770995

Station Hill Press 2002 3rd Edition

AU $58.95
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Possibly the most famous and widely used single resource in the field of bodywork (required for national certification in massage therapy), this beautifully written book gives a richly detailed picture of how and why the body responds to therapeutic touch. A reader-friendly yet scientifically reliable and detailed introduction to the human body, this updated edition (including new introductory and supplemental material) surveys 'bodywork,' showing how its practices alter deep-seated patterns of body and mind. Possibly the most famous and widely used resource in therapeutic bodywork, this beautifully written, detailed and reader-friendly picture of how and why the body responds to touch is both scientifically reliable and inspiring. Furthering the presentation of recent research in biochemistry, cell biology and energy medicine in the Second Edition, this new and greatly expanded edition includes advances in neurophysiology and physics, reconfiguring knowledge of mind and body, from 'microgenesis' to 'quantum consciousness.' A rare book for the general reader as much as professional and student interested in the body-mind and not wanting a dry, clinical presentation. Deane Juhan brings a rare combination of theoretical skill and practical knowledge to his work with the human body . . . An important and pioneering book — Michael Murphy, co-founder of Esalen Institute and author of The Future of the Body

255 x 180mm. Index, photographs, drawings

450pp

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Western massage     

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