Often I observed the Body of My new client and I pointed out the areas of pain or discomfort in their body, and described also their psychological states, in general; and they often asked me with a surprises,
"Are you psychic?.... How do you know?"
NO. I just read your Body."
In other words, your posture is the mirror of your personality.
Structural Body work transforms your posture and so also it transforms your personality to healthier, more beautiful, and positive.
I knew this for always. It was my hobby to learn anything that could enhance the health, like yog, healthy diet, physical and mental discipline etc. So, when I went to California, I decided to work in Medical field. I became Medical Assistant and did also Nursing assistant. But very Soon I was disappointed that 'Medical' could not offer a lasting solution for most of diseases or pains. I quit the job.
One summer afternoon, I was gazing the ocean at Laguna Beach, and wondering what to do. Suddenly, Fred, one of my friends, came back form his long hours of treasure hunting and he looked miserable. "Oh my back is hurting" he said. I got up and spontaneously, I put my hand on his back, "I am sorry Fred, that you are in pain" He took a deep breath, "Nina you have healing hands" he said, "Try massage business and you will find job in any corner of the world"
I did not know, at that time, what he meant , but I took his advice, and soon, his words became a prophesy.
I went School of Holistic Health, learn many kinds of modern and medical massages, and then became 'Holistic Health Practitioner' and finally chose Structural Work as my specialty. Because, even though massages offered much better solution than pain killers or Chiropractic, they did not provide any solution or lasting solutions in certain kind of physical conditions of the patients. But the Structural Work did. And for me personally it provided always a possibility to discover more mysteries hidden in Human Body. After more than ten years of my experience in this field, I am still learning. I love my work. Work is my prayer, my Sadhana, the means of personal progress as well as the progress of my clients. It is truly said, "We touch lives, we touch hearts"
During my association with Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, India, Revered Acharya Balkrishna ji inspired me to put together my knowledge and experience in this field in a form of a book, and "STRUCTURAL BODY WORK, a manual therapy" is the outcome of this inspiration. I believe, this book will be useful for the students in this field as well as therapists.
I firmly believe that a disease is the consequence of disorder within and imbalance or disintegration of structure. It is part of the philosophy of Yog and Ayurved that the state of our mind and emotions affects the state of our body and vice versa. The positive or negative psychological state reflects in our physical structure
There are many therapies invented by man kind to recover form different types of disorders and imbalances. 'Structural Work' is one of them. It is a kind of manual therapy which helps not only to transform you physically and make you more fit, but it also make you mentally more positive, more aware of your own being.
This is a New Scientific Therapy invented in USA, in last century, by Dr. Ida Rolf It seems based on the concepts of Yoga. This book will not just make people believe more in a natural way of healing but will also teach people about the many secrets that make our bodies the way they are.
I bless Miss (Tulsi) Nina for the success of this title "STRUCTURAL BODY WORK - A Manual Therapy".
Human body is the most wonderful creation of Mother Nature, but living in most unnatural way of today's hectic life, we have exerted excessive tension or stress on our 'body & mind' The innumerable diseases spread in the world today are the natual consequesnces of our unnatual way of living.
Like Yog & Pranayam, Structural Body Work, a modern manual therapy also plays an important role in the recovery of such type of physical disorders & helps the patients to recover, in the natural way, from many types of conditions incurable medically.
The Structural Body Work is based on science.
Tulsi' Nina had worked as Holistic Health Practitioner in California for over 10 years and she is a "Healer': At present she is serving in Patanjali Yog Peeth, Haridwar, India.
A student from Patanjali Yogpeeth Gurukul had a serious accident. He suffered from severe pain. X ray showed 5 slip disks. He was bed ridden for a month. When none of the medical treatments helped, the Structural Work by Tulsi' Nina rescued him from being disabled. She worked for 4 hrs the first day, and he got up from the bed. There after he received several Structural sessions in 3 months and he was cured. His new X ray indicated he had no more slip disks.
Tulsi' Nina's work in the title "STRUCTURAL BODY WORK- Manual Therapy" will prove to be beneficial both for patients & students of Structural Integration, I wish.
|Part I: The Theory|
|1||Introduction to Structural Body Work||11|
|Definitions (Healing touch, art, science, occult science, Psychosomatic)||13|
|Hath Yoga and Structural Work||14|
|Massage and Structural Work||15|
|Before and After Structural Work||17|
|Dr. Ida Rolf the inventor of Structural Work||18|
|Yogi Jyengar and others||19|
|2||Pre-requirements for students or Structural Work||19|
|Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology||19|
|Deep tissue and more||20|
|Understanding of Emotional Release||21|
|3||Dr. Upledger and Sri Aurobindo||22|
|Abhimanyu and pregnant mother||23|
|Five elements of Structural Work|
|(Gravity, Geometry, Fascia and Skeleton, Movement, Touch and Awareness)|
|4||The Force of Gravity of Earth. 1||23|
|Gravity and Animal Body||24|
|Gravity and Human body, and Evolution||24|
|Cause and Prevention of Ten si on: (physical, mental, subconscious, other)||32|
|5||Geometry of the body.2||44|
|Directional reference and three planes||44|
|6||Fascia and skeleton.3||46|
|Introduction of Fascia||46|
|The Fascia, the Ground substance and the Nervous system||48|
|Relation between Fascia and the Skeleton||48|
|7||The Movement. 4||49|
|Expansional Balance oJtherapist||54|
|8||Touch and Awareness.||55|
|Communication by touch||55|
|The necessary conditions Jor the "Communication by Touch"||57|
|Instructions to be given to client||57|
|10||Secrets of my success in Structural Work||63|
|12||Medical forms, assessment guide and more||82|
|Step 1. Releasing external layer of muscles the body (sessions 1, 2, 3)||91|
|3||Session 1 "Inspiration"||91|
|4||Session 2: Standing on one's own feet||107|
|5||Session 3: Reaching out||114|
|Step 2. Releasing Deep layers, the core work (sessions 4, 5, 6,7)||125|
|6||Session 4 : Control and Surrender||126|
|7||Session 5 Guts||131|
|8||Session 6: Holding Back||139|
|9||Session 7: Lose your Head||149|
|Step 3. Integration of the two layers, (sessions 8,9,10)||159|
|10||Session 8 Feminine Aspect||160|
|11||Session 9: Masculine Aspect||165|
|12||Session 10: The TotalIntegration, Bahoobali||167|
|13||Notes on Mysterious Experience in "Structural Sessions" and "NSA"||169|
|14||Tips for HHP||173|
|15||Integral Holistic Treatment (Different types of imbalances)||173|
|16||The Source of Holistic Therapies||175|
Item Code: NAM592 Author: Tulsi 'Nina' Cover: Paperback Edition: 2015 Publisher: Divya Prakashan ISBN: 9789385721076 Language: English Size: 9.5 inch X 7.0 inch Pages: 176 (Throughout B/W Illustrations) Other Details: Weight of the Book: 280 gms