Tuina

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One of the oldest forms of Chinese bodywork, which dates back to the Shang dynasty around 1700 bce, Tuina, originally a form known as Yi Zhi Chan Tuina came into prominence when chi energy work was becoming an important part of the traditional Taoist medical practices of Anmo, or Gaomo. By around 650 ce, Tuina had developed into a separate, …

Trager® Approach

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Also referred to as Psychophysical Integration, this form of therapy combines hands-on bodywork with a set of simple movement exercises, called Mentastics or mental gymnastics, to release muscle tension, increase range of motion, and reeducate the body. It was developed by Dr. Milton Trager between the 1930s and 1950s as a means of releasing deep-seated areas of holding and pain …