Reiki: Hawayo Takata's Story by Helen J. Haberly. 1990. ISBN -10: 09441350604 The most authoritative book available on Reiki, Mrs. Takata's own story is told simply and powerfully by her student and friend, Helen J. Haberly, a Reiki Master whose years of experience with this healing energy qualify her as a respected Elder in this ancient tradition.
PilatesStyleArticle.pdf A Pilates Style Article in Adobe PDF format by Sharon Liao. March/April 2013. This recent article not only describes the TRAGER Approach well, but also describes how Pilates instructors are incorporating it in their work with clients.
Trager Menstatics: Movement as a Way to Agelessness by Milton Trager, MD. 1989. ISBN -10: 0882680676. Milton Trager's concept of self care (mental gymnastics) is so user friendly that a client can integrate these movements into daily life easily.
Moving Medicine: The Life and Work of Milton Trager, MD by Jack Liskin. 1996. ISBN - 10: 0882681966. Milton Trager developed his concepts rhythmic harmonization and mentastics out of his experiences with acrobatics, boxing, and massage. The resulting Trager approach is primarily a mental process, but it also involves such physical elements as touching, stroking, and feeling. Liskin gives us a lively picture of Trager, his supportive wives Marcie and Emily, and his method and how it grew.
RELAXATION SWEDISH MASSAGE
Sense Relaxation--Below Your Mind, by Bernard Gunther. l968. ASIN: B0006BVJCQ. Subliminal isometrics to help you let go, feel free.
DEEP CONNECTIVE TISSUE MASSAGE
Job's Body by Deane Juhan. 2003. ISBN - 10: 1581770995. An excellent guide to understanding the details of anatomy in a dynamic form from a movement therapist view.
The Body Has Its Reasons: Self-Awareness Through Conscious Movement by Therese Bertherat and Carol Bernstein. 1989. ISBN - 10: 0892812982. In this revolutionary and highly readable book, Thérèse Bertherat and Carol Bernstein shatter myths about traditional exercise and health. They introduce movement that is based on a profound self-awareness, freeing us from our limiting attitudes about ourselves and our bodies.
"The Magic Of Touch" . Article in Newsweek, April 6, l998, by Anne Underwood. A weekly massage may seem an indulgence, but new research suggests it can have major health benefits. Dr. Tiffany Field, founder of the Touch Research Institute at the University of Miami's School of Medicine outlines groundbreaking studies that detail the benefits of massage.