Ending the Energy Debate – Moving Forward with High Quality Education and Therapy

There have been many recent on-line discussions in our field about “energy” and the role it may or may not play in our work and education. Many people have noted regretfully that some of the discussions have given rise to divisiveness somewhat uncharacteristic in our field. Partly this may be a function of “social” media. When it comes to sorting out emotions, it is not a very effective medium. ...
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Is massage/bodywork a science?

Is massage/bodywork a science? Is it a form of non-verbal psychotherapy? Is it a fine art? a form of holistic healthcare? an allopathic medical practice? a wellness modality? a liberal art? a spiritual practice? Massage and bodywork in the U.S. have been regarded as healthcare practices and, increasingly, beginning in the 1960’s, epitomized at the Esalen Institute, as part of what they c...
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