In this long-awaited description of the body-centered therapy developed by Marion Rosen, the reader begins to understand how emotional and physical ailments can be addressed through the gentle touch of the Rosen practitioner. Rosen explains how the practitioner identifies tensions in the body that point to the source of a problem, and how that awareness guides the healing process. With the help of psychotherapist Susan Brenner, one of Marion’s first students and director of Rosen Center East, she describes the origins of her method; how people reveal their emotions in body postures; barriers they set up to love, self-expression, and intimacy, and how Rosen work enables a client to move beyond these barriers. Treatments for asthma, migraine headaches, heart problems weak immune systems, and psychosomatic illnesses are chronicled. Essays by doctors, psychologists, and Rosen practitioners describe how this method of touch, words, and acceptance guides their work,and complete this remarkable tribute to a visionary woman. Available at Amazon Books and other book stores.
– Marion Rosen & Sue Brenner, 1991
In Rosen movement, healing manifests itself as a reclaiming of movements. Rosen Method movement is based on physical therapy exercises playfully executed and set to music. The body begins to move again as a whole with the freedom of early childhood. This book gives a history of Rosen Method movement, discusses the physiological basis of movement, and recommends exercises and music. Available from Amazon Books
This groundbreaking book about Rosen Method bodywork is also used as a text for Rosen Method training classes. It includes a brief biography of Marion Rosen, and a sound, easy to understand explanation of the theoretical and physiological foundation of Rosen Method. Mayland has written a piece that is as helpful to clients as it is to students, simplifying the process and its relationship to tension and holding, the breath, emotions, and spirituality.
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