Synopses & Reviews
The author of the indispensable bodywork classic JOB'S BODY offers a fresh look at the physically, emotionally and socially transformative powers of touch. Backed up by extensive research as well as long hands-on bodywork experience, this collection of fourteen essays (many originally written for Massage Magazine) takes on not only difficult and critical issues facing therapeutic touch, but also its potential to create positive change in all our lives.
Table of Contents
The Goddess of bodywork -- The body politic -- Celebrating hedonism and self-esteem -- Touch the children -- Somatic education and evolution -- The voices of angels -- Facilitated segments : biomechanics and pathology -- Muscles and emotions -- Beyond the brain : a body of information -- The breath of life -- Touch and tolerance : bodywork as a social force.