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bodywork

/body·work/ (-wurk″) a general term for therapeutic methods that center on the body for the promotion of physical health and emotional and spiritual well-being, including massage, various systems of touch and manipulation, relaxation techniques, and practices designed to affect the body's energy flow.

bodywork

A generic term for the use of touch (e.g., massage, deep tissue manipulation, movement awareness, energy balancing, exercise, and others) to either improve bodily structure and function (e.g., circulation and relaxation), or as a therapeutic modality to reduce pain and heal damaged musculoskeletal units. Central to all forms of bodywork is the belief that there are blocks in the flow of energy and fields that indirectly cause disease, and which, when unblocked, result in a return to the state of health.

bod·y·work

(bod'ē-wŏrk)
Any technique involving touch, massage, manipulation, and/or energetic principles for the improvement or restoration of health.
See also: massage therapy

bodywork

An informal term for any claimed therapy, such as massage, in which parts of the body are manipulated.

bodywork,

n 1. a collection of techniques for restoring health and balance to the entire person by working through the body.
2. to apply any number and combination of the therapeutic touch paradigms that have been developed.
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Once therapy begins, the bodyworker particularly needs to be cautious abaut the possibility of flashbacks or hyperarousal in the session.
Thereafter, the clinical coordinator assesses what could be a compatible match among the client, the bodyworker, and the psychotherapist.
Third, he was non-threatened by this type of bodywork because the bodyworker was using more direct touch and manipulation of the body, more in concert with his .
Feedback from the client and the bodyworker helps in evaluating the body therapy in real time as in the three cases cited.
60) Hence, it is essential to maintain that interactive triangle through open and constant communication among the psychotherapist, the client, and the bodyworker.
They range from active therapies, where the dancer is led in a movement form (Pilates, Body-Mind Centering, Alexander Technique, or Zena Rommett Floor-Barre Technique) to the passive forms, where a bodyworker treats a dancer by using physical touch (Myofascial Release, The Trager Approach, and Cranio-Sacral Therapy).
Your dance studio might be a good place to get recommendations for the right class or bodyworker for you.
Portuguese massage therapists and bodyworkers are now able to purchase massage tables and massage supplies at BestMassage.
Wang revealed that the new shop manager and head customer service representative in Portugal will be Carlos Silva, a Portuguese massage therapist and bodyworker.
Asheville Center for Massage Aromatherapy: Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers is desined to teach the art of including essential oils in the massage practice.
Two weeks ago the announcement was made that the next shipment of the massage tables would have rounded corners, a feature that many bodyworkers and therapists consider desirable.
es, BestMassage's Spanish website, is now online allowing Spanish bodyworkers and massage therapists to easily purchase items from the low-price massage table leader.