Each point is described with its unique characteristics: names, Chinese name, meridian number, how to find the point, how to activate the point, benefits of the point and illustrations describing where the point is on the body. Everything you’ll need to start on these Great 8 points (plus Bonus Points)!
• how to find the points
• how many points to work
• how to apply pressure to points
• duration for pressure on the points
• frequency for performing acupressure
• breathing techniques
You’ll learn about this ancient acupressure healing system from both the eastern and western perspectives, as well as gain an understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) acupressure concepts such as points and meridians – the pathways for life-energy and "qi".
This knowledge will allow almost anyone to begin to practice acupressure with the confidence they need to help themselves relieve stress and pain. By the end of this book you will have a clear understanding of this powerful form of physical healing, which has served human beings for thousands of years. It can work for you too!
About the author
Sherri Obermark is a writer of books in the alternative medicine, and self-help genres. She believes that holistic healing can be achieved when the individual chooses to take control of their own health. She finds that when the body and mind are working in harmony the body’s ability to the heal is at its peak. She seeks to inspire individuals to look for the reasons behind their illness, and create a path to bring about real and lasting changes in their health, and well-being. The fascinating interplay between the body and mind has been an area of study, and a theme in her work.