Item description for Touch and Stretch: Shiatsu for Everyone by Toru Namikoshi...
No more bad backs, stiff necks, or sore shoulders! Now a revered shiatsu expert shares his leisurely yet effective technique for alleviating muscular discomfort and other conditions. Combining Japanese digital pressure massage (shiatsu) with gentle stretching exercises, his system extends and limbers muscles simultaneously thus avoiding the usual muscular pains or injuries. This invaluable book provides easy instruction for warm ups, basics, and optimal manual manipulation. A clear text and profuse diagrams cover multifold health benefits, from inducing calm to improving circulatory and nervous systems, to preventing such ailments as arteriosclerosis, insomnia, ringing in the ears, and headaches. A special section offers tips on adding fun to daily treatments. At last, you can look and feel better with a regimen that requires no special equipment and needs so little space or time it can fit even the busiest schedule.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10" Width: 7.2" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2000
Publisher Japan Publications
ISBN 4817090049 ISBN13 9784817090041
Availability 0 units.
More About Toru Namikoshi
TORU NAMIKOSHI was a leading force in modern shiatsu. He is the author of The Complete Book of Shiatsu Therapy: Health and Vitality at Your Fingertips and Shiatsu Therapy: Theory and Practice. A son of the founder of The Japan Shiatsu College in Tokyo, he died in 1994.