Joy of Feeling: Body/Mind Acupressure -- Jin Shin Do
by Teeguarden, Iona Marsaa
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Retail Price: $ 26.00
How to relax the mind as well as the body: a thorough introduction to the sensible new
therapy known as Jin Shin Do.
Pent-up" aggressions, "repressed" emotions, "controlled" rage -- we spend so
much time resisting negative feelings that we become afraid of feeling at all. Now
there is a simple, gentle technique, Jin Shin Do -- which is rapidly gaining acceptance
around the world -- that offers a practical way of dealing with daily emotional stress.
The Joy of Feeling clearly explains Jin Shin Do, the author's unique synthesis of
Western psychology, Taoist philosophy, and acupressure theory, with examples and
anecdotes drawn from a dozen years of her professional therapeutic work in
California and elsewhere.
The Joy of Feeling spells out this therapeutic system in detail, showing the physical
tension points associated with such negative emotions as fear, anger, and guilt,
and demonstrating the "acu-release" exercises that can overcome them. Best of
all, this method can help one to learn to transform, rather than repress, bad feelings
leading to a more positive and pleasant way of life.
Iona Marsaa Teeguarden was trained as a psychotherapist and has an international
reputation as an acupressure therapist and teacher. The author of the best-selling
Acupressure Way of Health: Jin Shin Do (Japan Publications), she has a private
practice in Santa Cruz, California, and is the founder and director of the Jin Shin Do
For qualified instruction on the details and professional applications of Jin Shin Do
Bodymind Acupressure,'" seek instruction from an authorized, certificated teacher,
who will prominently display the Jin Shin Do (trademark) symbol. For a directory of
authorized teachers and registered practitioners throughout the U.S., Canada and
Europe, write to the Jin Shin Do Foundation for Bodymind Acupressure, P.O. Box
1097, Felton, California 95018, USA.