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    DescriptionShiatsu works by stimulating the body's vital energy flow in order to promote good health. The practitioner uses palms, thumbs and fingers, elbows, and even knees and feet to apply pressure and stretching to the energy lines or "meridians." This text written by a renowned practitioner, has been designed as a comprehensive guide to the basic principles and methods of this practical healing art. The book provides a description of how and why shiatsu works and the ways in which to apply it. A straightforward explanation of the basics underlying shiatsu forms the starting point, followed by detailed advice on how the practitioner or student can prepare both body and mind for giving shiatsu. A discussion of the principles of applying techniques leads into practical, step-by-step instruction on a wide range of technique sequences, all accompanied by clear, explanatory line drawings and color photographs. These help beginners maximize their understanding of how to relieve stress and promote well-being through shiatsu.


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    Title
    The Foundations of Shiatsu
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris Jarmey
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 183 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781556436390
    ISBN 10: 1556436394
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.0
    Ingram Subject Code: HL
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 420
    DC21: 615.822
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: VFMS
    Libri: I-HL
    DC22: 615.822
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24650
    DC22: 615.8/22
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Approval Code: T68301400
    BISAC V2.8: HEA014000
    LC classification: RM723.A27 J372 2007
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    COLOR PHOTOS & ILLUS. THRUOUT
    Publisher
    North Atlantic Books,U.S.
    Imprint name
    North Atlantic Books,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 June 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Berkeley
    Author Information
    Chris Jarmey, MCSP, DS, MRSS, is the course director and principal of the European Shiatsu School, which he founded in 1985. He has served several terms as the education officer, medical liaison officer, and assessment panel member for the Shiatsu Society. He has specialist skills in therapeutic Eastern and Western exercise, and has been practicing and teaching shiatsu, yoga, and qigong for over 35 years. Jarmey is the author of several successful books including "The Concise Book of Muscles, The Atlas of Musculo-skeletal Anatomy, The Concise Book of the Moving Body, The Theory and Practice of Taiji Qigong, Acupressure for Common Ailments, "and" The Book of Meditation." His book "Shiatsu: The Complete Guide" is currently the leading reference book for shiatsu students and therapists. Jarmey teaches body mechanics, bodywork therapy, and anatomy extensively throughout Europe, and currently runs a bodywork therapy practice in Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK.