The Body Heals Itself

The Body Heals Itself : How Deeper Awareness of Your Muscles and Their Emotional Connection Can Help You Heal

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Improve your physical health and emotional wellness with The Body Heals Itself, a practical guide to understanding, healing, and activating your muscles on an emotional level. This book shows you how the muscles are storehouses for emotions and encourages you to use that information to let go of pain. Guiding you on an energetic journey within your own body, The Body Heals Itself provides a road map to the muscles that explores not just their physical aspects, but their emotional and spiritual components, as well. By understanding the link between your emotional and muscle bodies, you can unlock your healing potential and live better.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 19.05mm | 698.53g
  • Minnesota, United States
  • English
  • 45 illustrations and 40 photos
  • 0738750735
  • 9780738750736
  • 77,593

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Readers interested in holistic treatments and therapies will find this a solid reference.--Library Journal

Emily Francis' work is an important offering in the maturation of the emotional body. I believe the future of the planet depends on books like hers.--Katie Silcox, New York Times bestselling author of Healthy Happy Sexy

[The Body Heals Itself features] new awareness and understanding of what our bodies have to teach us and, most importantly, how we can become masterful listeners.--Thom Rutledge, psychotherapist and author of Embracing Fear and The Self-Forgiveness Handbook

The Body Heals Itself is a fascinating read. It takes us into the emotions and deep wisdom of our body in surprising ways. This book gives us tools to understand this hidden part of ourselves--one that may have formally been an acquaintance now becomes an intimate friend.--Dr. Paulette Kouffman Sherman, psychologist and author of The Book of Sacred Baths

Emily unravels the art of touch and its ties to our deeply held emotions with well-oiled grace. Inspire and be released--one muscle at a time.--Micah A. Howard MD, CHt, integrative and functional healthcare practitioner, board certified family physician, master clinical hypnotherapist, and CEO of Invested Healer, LLC

Emily is a highly skilled and effective therapist ... I highly recommend this book to all athletes and anyone looking to know the body in a more conscious and meaningful way.--Lara Sturm, USA Powerlifting National Champion and American record holder

[Emily Francis] has done her homework in talking with many experts in the field. The materials here are the start of a great new field of study and it makes me want to learn more.--Craig Marker, PhD, Chair, Mercer University Clinical Medical Psychology

Emily Francis allows any residual perceptions of the mind and body in isolation to evaporate. She, literally, merges the concepts of the emotional being and the muscular system that supports, protects, and propels the body. She effectively integrates Eastern and Western medicine, breaking down walls of misunderstanding.--Sara Raiser, MD, CMT
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About Emily A. Francis

EMILY A. FRANCIS (St. Johns Creek, GA) has worked in corporate wellness and as an aerobic director, kickboxing instructor, and yoga instructor. She holds a gold medal in the US Open in Tai Chi Form. She also holds certifications from several massage therapy schools and is the author of Stretch Therapy (Blue River Press, 2013).
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44 ratings
3.84 out of 5 stars
5 25% (11)
4 45% (20)
3 20% (9)
2 7% (3)
1 2% (1)
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