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This work offers a more Western sensitive approach to traditional Chinese medical theory, offering Western-based rationales, comparisons, and analogies. The text features a series of photographs created by the author to demonstrate shiatsu more

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  • Paperback | 487 pages
  • 213.4 x 274.3 x 30.5mm | 1,179.35g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131184199
  • 9780131184190

About Corinna Somma

Corinna Somma obtained her Certification in Massage Therapy from Twin Lakes College of the Healing Arts, an Associate'sdegree in English from De Anza College, a Bachelor's degree in Communication from Stanford University, a Master's degree in Literature from Old Dominion University, and a Doctorate in Law from Regent University. She has been practicing Shiatsu since 1989 and teaching Shiatsu and yoga since 2001."show more

Table of contents

Table of Contents   Dedication Title Page and Quotes Preface Acknowledgements   Part 1: Introduction to Shiatsu Theory  Chapter 1: History of Shiatsu   Chapter 2: Qi and Meridians   Chapter 3: Yin Yang   Chapter 4: The Five Elements   Chapter 5: The Zang Fu Organ System   Chapter 6: The Eight Principle Patterns and Kyo Jitsu   Chapter 7: Acupoints   Chapter 8: Complementary Modalities   Chapter 9: Practice Preliminaries   Part 2: Introduction to Shiatsu Practice   Chapter 10: Intro to Prone Upper Body Protocol   Chapter 11: Intro to Prone Lower Body Protocol   Chapter 12: Intro to Supine Lower Body Protocol   Chapter 13: Intro to Supine Upper Body Protocol   Chapter 14: Intro to Ampuku Protocol   Chapter 15: Intro to Sidelying Protocol   Chapter 16: Intro to Seated Protocol   Chapter 17: Intro to Moxabustion and Gua Sha   Chapter 18: Intro to Qi Gong Exercises   Appendix 1: Glossary of Acupoints Appendix 2: Answers to Study Questions Appendix 3: Answers to Tests Appendix 4: Resourcesshow more

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