The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Body-mind Disciplines

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Taylor & Francis, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 448 pages
-- 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
Subtle Energy Practices
115
Feng Shui
121
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140
Acupuncture and Asian Bodywork
177
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