The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Body-mind Disciplines

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Nancy Allison
Taylor & Francis, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 448 pages
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-- Audience: High school and college students seeking useful information about body-mind practices or a career in alternative or complementary health care.
-- Covers more than 120 disciplines, including martial arts, meditation practices, massage, and bodywork. Arranged alphabetically within each category.
-- Provides historical, theoretical, and practical information about methods and practices that develop the body-mind connection.
-- Essays written by over 100 experts in their respective fields.
-- Lavishly illustrated with black-and-white photos and boxed insets highlighting important facts about each discipline.
-- Annotated resource lists cite organizations with contact information, including Web sites and e-mail addresses.
-- Each entry includes sources for further reading.
  

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Contents

Skeletal Manipulation Methods
33
Nutritional and Dietary Practices
53
MindBody Medicine
64
Sensory Therapies
82
Subtle Energy Practices
115
Massage
142
Acupuncture and Asian Bodywork
177
Movement Therapy Methods
200
Meditation
317
PsychoPhysical Evaluation Frameworks
327
Expressive and Creative Arts Therapies
341
BodyOriented Psychotherapies
378
EmotionalKinesthetic Psychotherapy
392
Hakomi Integrative Somatics
399
Medical Orgone Therapy
405
Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor
411

Somatic Practices
244
Martial Arts
274
Yoga
305
Psychosynthesis
419
Rubenfeld Synergy Method
425
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Nancy Allison began her work with adolescents 25 years ago. For most of that time she has been in Title I schools in Houston where she has worked extensively with children of poverty, minority students, and English learners. As a literacy coach she has shared her success with other teachers in the Houston area for the past 16 years.

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