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Discovering the Body's Wisdom: A Comprehensive Guide to More Than Fifty Mind-Body Practices That Can Relieve Pain, Reduce Stress, and Foster Health, Spiritual Growth, and Inner Peace
Discovering the Body's Wisdom is the most authoritative and complete guide available for this fast-growing area of holistic health. Drawing on more than twenty years of research and hands-on experience, Mirka Knaster offers a wealth of information to help you understand and choose among more than sixty mind-body practices - from traditional Eastern disciplines such as T'ai ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published June 1st 1996 by Bantam
(first published 1996)
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Jun 03, 2010 Sandy rated it liked it
I've had this book for ages, poked around it int and found it very valuable. Sadly, I'm not the best of students and get distracted easily. However it is a really good reference book and I recommend it highly!
This is an excellent, well-researched book covering the myriad of ways one can go about trying to heal the body/mind and feel better. The author does a pretty good job of organizing so much information - although he last section on combining body/mind read like it was added at the last minute and tended to be redundant, particularly following her discussion of eastern body movement practices. She provides a good description of each body way with a little information about training/certification ...more
I bought this book many, many years ago and have read it here and there over the years. It's filled with information about the body, how we use it, and how we can fix it if it's broken. It's a fascinating understanding of the greatest instrument we will ever own.