Many everyday discomforts and tensions arise from the fact that we are alienated from our bodies. With the help of Body Mind Balancing, readers will learn to talk to and reconnect with their bodies. After just a short time, readers will begin to appreciate how much the body has been working for them and supporting them, and from this new perspective one can find new ways to work with the body and create a more harmonious balance of body and mind.
Introduces various programs and activities designed to awaken the links between mind, body, and spirit, including sensory therapies, subtle energy practices, massage, movement therapy methods, martial arts, yoga, meditation, and creative arts therapies
This book introduces readers to the many facets of body/mind psychology such as its history and its basis in physiological processes; the framework of its theories and models; its clinical application in counseling, psychotherapy, and the treatment of psychosomatic disorders; and its growing impact on our understanding of healing, communication, and conscious living. From Freud, Reich, and Lowen to holography and Tibetan Buddhist theories of madness; from Perls, Laslow, and self-actualization to acupressure, Rolfing, and insight medication; Marrone provides a challenging and sophisticated synthesis of highly diverse and powerful ideas in an exciting and readable style.
Features collected wisdom and mystical miscellany on religion, myth, the occult, and alternative health, providing instructions on such mystic activities as performing an Indian head massage and making crop circles.
“An inspiring guide packed with simple steps to empower your life.” - Christine Comaford, NY Times Bestselling Author of Rules For Renegades “Where Eat, Pray, Love stops; Body, Mind, and Solo continues and expands with valuable advice on how to create your own exciting adventures.” - Sophie Azouaou, Examiner Columnist & Media Personality With her bestselling travel guide, Fly Solo: The 50 Best Places on Earth for a Girl to Travel Alone, now available in four languages, author Teresa Rodriguez sets out to inspire others who want to take the leap of doing things alone in Body, Mind, and Solo. In this clever book, Teresa uses travel as the metaphor for change and courage. She gives simple steps to build the confidence you need to do things on your own—be it travel the world, leave a bad relationship, or start your own business. Discover the hope and inspiration you need to follow your dreams. Body, Mind, and Solo gives you the tools to become the powerful person you were meant to be. By following these seven easy steps, you can find strength and knowledge to conquer your fears. Step out into the world with enthusiasm and joy.
Drawing on his extensive experience as a coach and world champion athlete, bestselling author Dan Millman reveals a path to success not only in sports but in any life endeavor that requires training and the integration of the body and mind — from golf and tennis to playing the piano. Body Mind Mastery is a revised and updated edition of Millman’s classic The Inner Athlete and includes a brand new Peaceful Warrior warmup, with photos and instructions on creating a daily exercise routine from Millman’s principles, as well as a new section on the aging athlete. Through personal experience, as well as anecdotes from teaching and coaching at such schools as Stanford, U.C. Berkeley, and Ober...
A healthy body, clear mind, and soaring spirit are now within reach in Pilates Fusion—a holistic approach to one of the most beneficial fitness practices today. Melding the best of Pilates with Eastern philosophy, Pilates Fusion features over 50 fully illustrated stretching, breathing, and mat-based exercises matched with meditative visualizations to awaken the spirit while strengthening the body. Pilates instructor Shirley Sugimura Archer provides tips on setting up a practice space, pointers on correct execution, and enlightening counsel on the mind-body-spirit connection. Offering simple exercises for those just starting out along with more advanced forms, plus sequences tailored to meet specific needs, Pilates Fusion makes it easy to become fit and feel fantastic—inside and out.