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Balancing Your Body
Self-Help Approach to Rolfing Movementav Mary Bond179Skickas inom 5-8 vardagar.
Fri frakt inom Sverige för privatpersoner.Going beyond good posture and movement efficiency, Mary Bond presents a unique self-help program of body transformation. Much of what we experience as physical tension or stress is the result of an imbalanced body. When our physical structure is habitually bent, twisted, and compressed, the body glues itself together with tension in order to remain upright. Bond demonstrates how the connective tissue that holds our bodies together is actually very flexible and will, with encouragement, adapt to new, healthy patterns of posture and movement. Rolfing Movement combines touch and verbal messages to help you become more responsive to your body's inner cues. The author offers a practical series of structural awareness exercises that will help you redirect your awareness to internal sensations of tension or balance. These movement explorations are written as scripts so that you can practice the movements with detailed directions. By learning to recognize and respond appropriately to your body's internal messages, you will discover a new freedom of expression in your body, leading to a marked increase in health and vitality.
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"One of the most interesting and useful self-help books available." * Massage Magazine * "A do-it-yourself program of balancing the body through a series of structural awareness exercises that focus on balance in how we walk, breathe, sit, and do simple movements, taking us on a fascinating and vital journey into the blueprint of our structure." * Yoga Journal * "Meticulous instructions for exploring how you hold and move every part of your body. The rewards aren't to be underestimated. Rolfing Movement goes to the core of why many people feel stiff and disjointed." * Natural Health *
With a Master's degree in dance from UCLA, Mary Bond trained with Dr. Ida P. Rolf and is a certified Rolfer and Rolfing movement teacher. Her articles on bodywork and posture have appeared in numerous magazines. She lives in California.
Introduction Chapter 1 Blueprint for Structure Chapter 2 Every Breath You Take Chapter 3 How to Throw Your Weight Around Chapter 4 The Pelvis Connection Chapter 5 Going with the Flow Chapter 6 Wings to Fly Chapter 7 Heads and Tails Chapter 8 Sides of the Coin Chapter 9 My Structure, My Self Chapter 10 Winning the Game Appendix Bibliography Index