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bodywork

1. the external shell of a motor vehicle
2. any form of therapy in which parts of the body are manipulated, such as massage
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Once therapy begins, the bodyworker particularly needs to be cautious abaut the possibility of flashbacks or hyperarousal in the session.
Well, I hope to see you at tai chi." She starts to make her way along the table to the aisle, but then she stops and adds, "Did they tell you that we've got a bodyworker coming to this retreat?
The first time I went to my bodyworker's was on the afternoon of my thirty-second birthday.
Influenced by the storytellers of long ago, Elisa learned to express herself through poetry of the natural world, collage art, as an educator of young children with unique learning styles and currently as a natural healer and bodyworker for families and their pets.
They range from active therapies, where the dancer is led in a movement form (Pilates, Yoga, Gyrotonics[R], Body-Mind Centering[R], Alexander Technique[R], or Zena Rommett Floor-Barre Technique[R]) to the passive forms, where a bodyworker treats a dancer by using physical touch (Myofascial Release, The Trager Approach, and Cranio Sacral Therapy).
A "bodyworker" is anyone who uses his or her hands with the intent of affecting a musculoskeletal problem, he said.
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).
“We wanted to offer high-quality tools that were useful for the traditional Thai massage therapist, the experienced bodyworker, or for those who wanted to use these tools on themselves.
We are confident that this product will be a must-have for many of our bodyworker clients.”
Wang revealed that the new shop manager and head customer service representative in Portugal will be Carlos Silva, a Portuguese massage therapist and bodyworker. Silva was also responsible for the translation of the website from English to Portuguese.
Recently he posted the question, “What is your favorite thing about being a massage therapist or bodyworker?” He said the responses were both informative and beautiful as people revealed their love of helping others and their joy in creating their own hours as therapists.
The article draws on data from in-depth interviews conducted with therapeutic massage practitioners in order to take seriously the ways in which energy directs and shapes the work that these bodyworkers do, adding new empirical understandings of what working with energy entails.