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Browse Inner Traditions online bookstore for a wide variety of books on self-massage, trigger point therapy, posture, Rolfing, hot stone massage, healing touch, and other bodywork practices. Read excerpts from well-known authors and experts like Mary Bond, Donna Finando, Kam Thye Chow, Kathleen Porter, Michael Gienger, Cathy Thompson, and others. Shop a wide selection of the best massage and bodywork books from Vermont’s leading publisher of books for the mind, body, and spirit.

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  1. Spine Vibrations

    Spine Vibrations

    By Karen Grace

    With this CD, the 12 spine vibrations of color and sound are fed back to the body via the brain to re-mind the body of its original healthy frequency. By troubleshooting the problematic part of the spine a person can heal a specific area of the body as well as improve a certain emotion.
  2. Medicine Hands Therapists Workbook and Journal

    Medicine Hands Therapists Workbook and Journal

    By Gayle MacDonald, M.S., L.M.T.

    Oncology massage is growing into a discipline with a deep body of knowledge. This workbook and journal includes quizzes, supplemental activities, awareness exercises, reflective questions, ethical dilemmas, touch exercises, and case studies so that the information becomes more ingrained.
  3. Seven Peppercorns

    Seven Peppercorns

    By Nephyr Jacobsen

    This book covers the vast scope of traditional Thai medicine practices including Thai element theory, physical therapies, medical Buddhism, herbal medicine for massage, divinatory practices, and spirit medicine; all held within the context of a Thai bodyworker’s instructional manual.
  4. Medicine Hands

    Medicine Hands

    By Gayle MacDonald, M.S., L.M.T.

    Oncology massage is growing into a discipline with a deep body of knowledge. The 3rd edition of Medicine Hands reflects this maturation. Every chapter contains updated information on massaging people affected by cancer and new chapters cover each stage of the experience: treatment, recovery, survivorship, side effects, and end of life.
  5. Let Your Body Speak

    Let Your Body Speak

    By Ewald Kliegel

    This book covers the self-healing properties of the body and the psychic, emotional, and physical elements central to existence. It provides a deeper understanding of the psychological function of each organ, including eyes, hands, hips, knees, shoulders, spine, and teeth, and explains how they act in concert within the body.
  6. Thai Massage & Thai Healing Arts

    Thai Massage & Thai Healing Arts

    By Bob Haddad

    Presenting a wider scope than traditional how-to books on Thai Massage, this authoritative study uncovers a wealth of previously unavailable information on the historical, spiritual, and cultural connections to this powerful healing art.
  7. Encyclopedia of Thai Massage

    Encyclopedia of Thai Massage

    By C. Pierce Salguero, PhD
    By David Roylance

    Drawing from Thai history, cultural studies, Buddhist religion, yogic practices, anatomy, and physiology, this guidebook bridges the gap between theory and practice while presenting bodywork as it is understood in Thailand--a therapeutic medical science. Includes photographs and diagrams that illustrate a variety of techniques and examples of routines for treating specific disorders.
  8. Thai Massage Workbook

    Thai Massage Workbook

    By David Roylance

    A companion volume to Encyclopedia of Thai Massage, this interactive teaching tool provides an overview of the basic course for classic Thai massage routines. Updated with new content and a revamped layout, this handy reference also includes alternate steps from advanced courses as well as a section on Sen lines.
  9. From the Heart Through the Hands

    From the Heart Through the Hands

    By Dawn Nelson

    This book offers practical advice and true stories for those who want to improve their ability to communicate through touch. The physical and psychosocial benefits of skilled touch are elucidated, providing a greater understanding of how touch can be a tool to communicate with individuals with Alzheimer's and other dementias.

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