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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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She uses the results of the pathologies to formulate new addresses for The Equine Touch so they can be used prophylactically as a preventative measure by Equine Touch bodyworkers, students and practitioners.
Bellingham massage therapist Marie Matteson's article on massage and melanoma awareness was recently published in the American Bodyworkers and Massage Professionals Journal.
More specifically, we focus on "escorts"--a broad category that includes male sex workers that other studies have labeled "call men," "masseurs," and "bodyworkers." The term escort is commonly used on the Internet in gay-oriented chatrooms and websites to refer to gay or bisexually identified men over the age of 18 who provide a range of sexual services via in-calls (at the home of the escort) or out-calls (at the home or hotel of the client).
Because they had been raped, female psychotherapists and bodyworkers were selected.
Learn about therapeutic techniques and find bodyworkers you trust before that eleventh-hour emergency hits.
Rault's team of 10 young bodyworkers will travel anywhere in Cannes, from a yacht in the harbor to a booth in the Palais, where they have set up massage stations for companies during conventions.
* Massage therapists, acupuncturists, and bodyworkers were able to contribute to the treatment for seriously and chronically ill patients.
The concepts and techniques may be most useful to those in the somatic professions, such as chiropractors, cranial osteopaths, nurses, bodyworkers, midwives, and massage therapists who wish to uncover and resolve traumatic memories in the body.
And yet, growing as it does from such movements, it is difficult not to see both implicit and occasionally explicit liberatory claims of self-help, when he writes about these bodyworkers' "bringing [people's] sense to Shakespeare" by means of bringing "human beings, (including those who study Shakespeare) to their senses" (167), the goal being "joyful reading" (100) and "creative freedom" (162).
Massage tables, a massage chair, and a mat were placed in the opposite corner, where another group of midwives were attended to by doulas who are bodyworkers. Besides providing the perfect opportunity for the doulas and midwives to meet one another individually, this served to give the midwives a sense of our caring touch and of our ability to comfort and support.
Zach Thomas, a Presbyterian minister from Charlotte, N.C., founded an organization in 1989, aiming, he said, to "bless" the trend and help churches "reclaim a more visible healing ministry." Some 200 people, most of the experts in therapeutic massage, have joined the group, the National Association of Bodyworkers in Religious Service.
In addition, Thunder Bay dealership had to contend with a strike by the local mechanics and bodyworkers unions.