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Bibliography and Links

Techniques, Methods, Practices, and Theories



Acupressure's Potent Points: A Guide to Self-Care for Common Ailments.  By Michael Reed.  Bantam, 1990.  272 pages.  ISBN: 0553349708.

: An Easy-To-Use Handbook of Simple Exercises and Self-Massage Techniques for Busy People.  By Amiyo Ruhnke and Anando Wurzburger.  Tuttle Publishing, 1996.  ISBN: 0804830819.

.  What Type of Massage to Get and How to Make the Most of It.   By Thomas Claire.  New York, William Morrow, Quill, 1995.  Index, bibliography, glossary, notes, resources, 440 pages.  ISBN: 0688149529.  VSCL.   

Chi Self-Massage: The Taoist Way of Rejuvenation.   By Mantak Chia.  Healing Tao Books, 1991.  Reissue Edition.  176 pages.  ISBN: 0935621016.   

Chinese Qigong Massage: General Massage.  By Yang Jwing-Ming and Alan Dougall.   YMAA Pub., 1992.  336 pages.  ISBN: 0940871254.

Chinese Self-Massage Therapy: The Easy Way to Health.   By Fan Ya-Li.  Blue Poppy Press, 1999.  154 pages.  ISBN: 0936185740.   

Do-In 2: The Art of Rejuvenation Through Self-Massage and Breathing Exercises.  By Jacques de Langre.  Happiness Press, 1978.  52 pages.  ISBN: B0006X205O.

Fingers, Hands, Touch, Touching, Somatics

A Gift for Healing: How You Can Use Therapeutic Touch.  By Deborah Cowens.  Three Rivers Press, 1996.  254 pages.  ISBN: 0517886510.

Healing Self-Massage: Over 100 Simple Techniques for Re-energizing Body and Mind.  By Kristine Kaoverii Weber.  Collins and Brown, 2005.  96 pages.  ISBN: 1843402114.

Jobs' Body: A Handbook for Bodywork
.   By Deane Juhan.  Foreword by Ken Dychtwald.  Barrytown, New York, Station Hill Press, 1987.  Index, bibliography, 365 pages.  ISBN:  0882681346.  VSCL. 

KindTouch Massage: Self-Massage for Health and Well-Being.   By Lynne Walters and Kathleen M. Webster.  Sterling Pub., 2002.   Book and CD combination.  146 pages. ISBN: 0806915439.

Me-ssage: A Natural Method of Full Body Self-Massage.   By Judy Unell.  Trafford, 2003.  48 pages.  ISBN:  1553697499.

Qigong (Ch Kung, Dao Yin, Yangshengong): Links, Bibliography, Resources, Quotes, Notes

Pilates: Links, Bibliography, Resources, Quotes, Notes   

Qigong Massage - Self Massage.   Instructional videotape by Yang Jwing-Ming. YMAA Publications, 1999.   

Quotations, Curiosities: Fingers, Hands, Touch, Touching, Somatics

Self-Massage:  A Complete 15-Minutes-A-Day Massage System for Health and Healing.  By Jacqueline Young.  Thorsons Pub., 1992.   128 pages.  ISBN: 0722525109.   

Strength Training for Seniors





Strings on Your Fingers: String Figures, String Games, String Tricks

Fingers, Hands, Touch, Touching, Somatics

Touching - Thoughts and Quotations for Gardeners

Tools - Thoughts and Quotations for Gardeners

Pulling Onions: Thoughts of a Gardener

Hands and Touching: Reflections, Studies, Bibliography, Quotations

Self-Massage Therapy: Bibliography, Links, Resources

Strings on Your Fingers: String Art, String Stories, Native Crafts




Self-Massage for Your Eyes.  By Simon Wang.  Part of the Chinese Health Library Series.  East Health Development Group, 1998.  ISBN: 0964160560.  

Sexual Reflexology: Activating the Taoist Points of Love.  By Mantak Chia and William U. Wei.  Destiny Books, 2003.  2nd Edition.  192 pages.  ISBN: 0892810882.

Stretching and Flexibility: Links, Bibliography, Resouces, Quotes, Notes

Subject Index to the Cloud Hands Website

Taijiquan: Links, Bibliography, Resources, Quotes, Notes   

Trigger Point Therapy Workbook:  Your Self-Treatment Guide for Pain Relief.  By Clair Davies.  New Harbinger Pub., 2001.  267 pages.  ISBN: 1572242507.

What is Tui Na?

Yoga: Links, Bibliography, Resources, Quotes, Notes









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