Release stress and tension in the body using only simple rubber balls with this accessible, step-by-step guide to a bodywork system that can benefit people of any age or physical condition, developed by a top yoga and bodywork teacher.
The Bodymind Ballwork Method is an accessible guide to the method developed by yoga and bodywork teacher Ellen Saltonstall--a self-directed, gentle practice to help people release tension and move with ease. The Bodymind Ballwork Method features the use of rubber balls in a range of sizes to support, massage, and stretch the body in specific places, with clear instructions for techniques from head to toes. With 70 black and white photos and 25 drawings to illustrate techniques and concepts, the author offers exercises for spine, head, neck, face, abdomen, ribs, shoulders, arms, hands, pelvis, thighs, knees, lower legs, and feet. An integrative body-mind practice, Bodymind Ballwork works to relieve soft tissue pain as well as emotional stress and trauma, and is also designed to empower individuals to maintain their own health and mobility in connection with any ongoing physical activity they do.