Body work is an umbrella term for the many techniques, both ancient and modern, that promote relaxation and treat ailments through lessons in proper movement, postural reeducation, exercise, massage, and various forms of bodily manipulation.
—The Medical Advisor, Time-Life Books73
There are many healthy and enjoyable body-centered choices that you can make every day to practice emotional discipline. In this chapter I will share some body work possibilities that involve receiving therapeutic “manipulative” treatments, such as massage, from trained professionals. In the next chapter I will address body work via healthful forms of physical movement such as Tai Chi.142
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