Synopses & Reviews
A revolutionary method that teaches bodywork practitioners and their clients how to feel the inner logic of the muscular system.and#160; andlt;BRandgt;Each body has its own logic, its own language of release. This internal logic is at the heart of Body Rolling, an innovative technique that uses a ten-inch ball to stretch muscles, freeing restrictions in the body, increasing blood flow, and promoting healing. Body Rolling teaches andquot;touch and tellandquot; anatomy; you learn to physically find the origin of a muscle and sense what it feels like for that muscle to fully release. Experiencing first-hand the interrelationships in the muscular system comes as a revelation to most bodywork therapists. Body Rolling is an excellent treatment for a number of conditions, and it can re-teach muscles to move effortlessly and painlessly. It creates structural changes that are positive, permanent, and powerful, and that prevent new injuries from occurring.and#160; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The author explains the underlying principles of her technique, shows how to get started, and gives instructions for basic side, front, and back routines.and#160; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Detailed chapters focus on treating specific conditions such as lower back pain, neck problems, and the effects of aging.and#160;
Body Rolling is a revolutionary method that teaches bodywork practitioners and their clients how to feel the inner logic of the muscular system while freeing restrictions in the body, increasing blood flow, and promoting health. Detailed chapters focus on treating specific conditions such as lower back pain, neck problems, and the effects of aging.
Learn to feel the inner logic of the muscular system with this innovative technique.
About the Author
Yamuna Zake is an internationally-acclaimed bodywork practitioner who teaches workshops in the United States and abroad. She lives in New York City. Stephanie Golden is a professional journalist, medical writer, and nonfiction author who also lives in New York.and#160;
Table of Contents
andlt;bandgt;Body Rollingandlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;An Experiential Approach to Complete Muscle Releaseandlt;/iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Part 1: Principles of Body Rollingandlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;1 Elongating Muscle, Creating Space andlt;BRandgt;2 Developing a Relationship with Your Body andlt;BRandgt;3 Making the Mind-Body Connection andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Part 2: The Basics andlt;BRandgt;andlt;/bandgt; 4 Getting Started andlt;BRandgt;5 Basic Back Routine andlt;BRandgt;6 Basic Side Routine andlt;BRandgt;7 Basic Front Routineandlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Part 3: More Focused Work andlt;BRandgt;andlt;/bandgt; 8 Lower Back Pain andlt;BRandgt;9 The Abdomen: Postsurgical Conditions and Prolapsed Bladder, Intestines, and Uterus andlt;BRandgt;10 Leg, Foot, and Ankle Alignment andlt;BRandgt;11 Sciatica andlt;BRandgt;12 Scoliosis andlt;BRandgt;13 Herniated Disk andlt;BRandgt;14 Shoulder Problems andlt;BRandgt;15 Neck Problems andlt;BRandgt;16 Freeing the Rib Cage andlt;BRandgt;17 Pregnancy and Postpartum andlt;BRandgt;18 The Effects of Agingandlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Conclusion: An Open-Ended Practice andlt;BRandgt;Resources andlt;BRandgt;Acknowledgments andlt;BRandgt;Index andlt;/iandgt;