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Amma Therapy: A Complete Textbook of Oriental Bodywork and Medical Principles

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The word Amma, which means andquot;push-pullandquot; in Chinese, was applied to a form of Oriental massage dating back five thousand years to the period of the Yellow Emperor. Founded and developed by Korean-born Tina Sohn, Amma Therapy is a highly refined and complex system of bodywork whose techniques and treatment strategies combine the use of traditional Oriental medical principles and a Western approach to organ dysfunction. It utilizes a variety of techniques, sometimes paralleling those found in major forms of therapeutic massage, as well as powerful new points discovered by Tina Sohn.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226;and#160; This revised and enlarged edition now serves as a textbook for bodyworkers.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226;and#160; Accompanied by extensive illustrations and twenty detailed treatments for a variety of common medical conditions, this teaching guide explains and demonstrates the proper execution of Amma Therapy techniques applied directly to the physical body.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226;and#160; Includes nutritional and exercise recommendations providing a remarkably holistic guide for practitioners and students in all fields of bodywork.and#160;

Synopsis:

The word Amma, which means "push-pull" in Chinese, was applied to a form of Oriental massage dating back five thousand years to the period of the Yellow Emperor. Founded and developed by Korean-born Tina Sohn, Amma Therapy is a highly refined and complex system of bodywork whose techniques and treatment strategies combine the use of traditional Oriental medical principles and a Western approach to organ dysfunction. It utilizes a variety of techniques, sometimes paralleling those found in major forms of therapeutic massage, as well as powerful new points discovered by Tina Sohn.

•  This revised and enlarged edition now serves as a textbook for bodyworkers.

•  Accompanied by extensive illustrations and twenty detailed treatments for a variety of common medical conditions, this teaching guide explains and demonstrates the proper execution of Amma Therapy techniques applied directly to the physical body.

•  Includes nutritional and exercise recommendations providing a remarkably holistic guide for practitioners and students in all fields of bodywork. 

Synopsis:

Founded and developed by Korean-born Tina Sohn, Amma Therapy is a highly refined and complex system of bodywork whose techniques and treatment strategies combine the use of traditional Oriental medical principles with a Western approach to aid in the healing of organ dysfunctions. 180 illustrations.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 404-408) and index.

About the Author

Tina Sohn, founder and master of Amma Therapy, is a co-founder of the Wholistic Health Center in Syosset, New York, one of the largest health centers in the United States; and the New Center for Wholistic Health Education & Research.

Table of Contents

andlt;Iandgt;Acknowledgmentsandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Forewordandlt;/Bandgt; by Faye N. Schenkman, Academic Dean of the Amma Therapy Program, New Center College for Wholistic Health Education and Researchandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Preface:andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;/Iandgt; The Origins of Amma Therapy in America andlt;Iandgt;by Linda Saslowandlt;BRandgt;andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Part One: The Philosophyandlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;1and#160; What is Amma Therapy? andlt;BRandgt;2and#160; The Development of Wholistic Heath Care andlt;BRandgt;3and#160; The Homeodynamic Model andlt;BRandgt;4and#160; Nutrition: Evolution, Theory, and Practiceandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Part Two: The Principlesandlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;5and#160; The Fundamentals andlt;BRandgt;6and#160; The Anatomy of Energy andlt;BRandgt;7and#160; Oriental Physiology andlt;BRandgt;8and#160; Methods of Diagnosisandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Part Three: The Making of an Amma Therapistandlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;9and#160;and#160; The Development of the Amma Therapist andlt;BRandgt;10and#160; The Development of Sensitivity, Strength, and Palpatory Skills andlt;BRandgt;11and#160; The Importance of T'ai Chi Chuan to Amma Therapy andlt;BRandgt;12and#160; Ethics and the Amma Therapist andlt;BRandgt;13and#160; The Basic Amma Therapy Treatment andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Part Four: Applied Amma Therapyandlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;14and#160; Amma Therapy Assessment and Diagnosis andlt;BRandgt;15and#160; General Treatment for Revitalizing and Balancing the Body andlt;BRandgt;16and#160; Treatment for Stiff Neck with Shoulder Pain andlt;BRandgt;17and#160; Treatment for Lower Back Pain andlt;BRandgt;18and#160; Treatment for the Common Cold andlt;BRandgt;19and#160; Treatment for Indigestion andlt;BRandgt;20and#160; Treatment for Constipation andlt;BRandgt;21and#160; Treatment for Diarrhea andlt;BRandgt;22and#160; Treatment for Headaches andlt;BRandgt;23and#160; Treatment for Premenstrual Syndrome andlt;BRandgt;24and#160; Treatment for Hypertensionandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Appendix andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;/Bandgt;Suggested Reading andlt;BRandgt;Bibliography andlt;BRandgt;Index andlt;/iandgt;

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892814886
With:
Rockwell, Richard
Author:
Sohn, Robert
Author:
Sohn
Author:
Sohn, Tina
Author:
Sohn, Robert C.
Author:
Shon, Tina
Author:
Rockwell, Richard
Publisher:
Healing Arts Press
Location:
Rochester, Vt. :
Subject:
Alternative Therapies
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Subject:
Massage
Subject:
Medicine, chinese
Subject:
Medicine, Chinese Traditional.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Alternative
Subject:
MASSAGE AND BODYWORK
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series Volume:
104-156
Publication Date:
19970131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
170 bandamp;w illustrations
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
11.14x8.68x1.28 in. 2.99 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The word Amma, which means "push-pull" in Chinese, was applied to a form of Oriental massage dating back five thousand years to the period of the Yellow Emperor. Founded and developed by Korean-born Tina Sohn, Amma Therapy is a highly refined and complex system of bodywork whose techniques and treatment strategies combine the use of traditional Oriental medical principles and a Western approach to organ dysfunction. It utilizes a variety of techniques, sometimes paralleling those found in major forms of therapeutic massage, as well as powerful new points discovered by Tina Sohn.

•  This revised and enlarged edition now serves as a textbook for bodyworkers.

•  Accompanied by extensive illustrations and twenty detailed treatments for a variety of common medical conditions, this teaching guide explains and demonstrates the proper execution of Amma Therapy techniques applied directly to the physical body.

•  Includes nutritional and exercise recommendations providing a remarkably holistic guide for practitioners and students in all fields of bodywork. 

"Synopsis" by , Founded and developed by Korean-born Tina Sohn, Amma Therapy is a highly refined and complex system of bodywork whose techniques and treatment strategies combine the use of traditional Oriental medical principles with a Western approach to aid in the healing of organ dysfunctions. 180 illustrations.
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