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MBLEx Therapy

SFSM MBLEx Therapy & Techniques

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What is a form of bodywork based in traditional Chinese meridian theory in which acupuncture points are pressed to stimulate the flow of energy? acupressure
Who cured the loss of his voice and nasal difficulties with improved posture and head positioning? F.M Alexander
What is the first element of the Alexander Technique? correcting improper posture
What is the second element of the Alexander Technique? elongating muscles and releasing muscle spasms
What is the third element of the Alexander Technique? visualization exercises focusing on seeing the body longer and freer
What is the general term for practices involving touch and movement in both Eastern and Western practices where the practitioner may use manual and energetic techniques to promote health and healing in the recipient? bodywork
In the 1900s, who discovered cranio movement? Dr. William Sutherland
In the 1970s, who helped to further Sutherland's discovery as both an evaluative tool and a corrective one? Dr. John Upledger
What therapy is a light touch manipulation of the head and bottom of the spine to restore optimal cerebrospinal fluid movement? craniosacral
What is an umbrella term for bodywork systems that work deeply into the muscles and connective tissue to release chronic aches and pains? deep tissue massage
What is an educational system that uses movement to bring about more effective ways to function? feldenkrais method
Who invented the Feldenkrais Method? Moshe Feldenkrais
Who developed Hellerwork? Joseph Heller
What consists of a series of eleven 90-minute sessions of deep tissue bodywork, movement education and dialogue designed to realign the body and release chronic tension and stress? hellerwork
What is a combination of Chinese acupuncture theory, Taoist Yogic philosophy and breathing methods, and Japanese acupressure techniques? jin shin do
What method promotes movement of lymph into and through the lymphatic vessels? manual lymph drainage
What is the intentional and systematic manipulation of the soft tissues of the body to enhance health and healing? massage
What is the general term for health and healing practices involving touch and movement, which are based in massage and related manual techniques? massage therapy
myo muscle
elastic connective tissue wrapped around muscles and other parts of the body fascia
In what method are restrictions located and gentle sliding pressure is applied in the direction of the restriction to stretch the tissues? myofascial release
What is a systematic approach to myofascial treatment that attempts to interrupt the neuromuscular feedback that maintains pain or dysfunction? neuromuscular therapy
In what technique are points of pain located and then the body is gently moved to fold around the point and rest in a position where there is no pain? otho-bionomy
Who developed Ortho-Bionomy? Arthur Lincoln Pauls
What therapy is a form of bodywork that uses light touch and gentle rocking movements intended to balance life energy by affecting general and muscular relaxation? polarity therapy
Who developed Polarity therapy? Dr. Randolph Stone
universal life energy reiki
What is a form of bodywork based on the theory of zone therapy, in which specific spots of the body are pressed to stimulate corresponding areas in other parts of the body? reflexology
Who developed Rolfing? Ida P. Rolf
What is a form of hands-on manipulation and movement education that works with the connective tissues, in order to balance the whole body in gravity? rolfing
Who developed the Rosen Method? Marion Rosen
What is a system of bodywork and movement that helps the client experience himself in a more accepting and loving way through non-intrusive, subtle touch, awareness of breath, movement exercises and gentle coaxing? rosen method
shiatsu finger pressure
What derives both from the ancient healing art of acupuncture and from the traditional form of Japanese massage, amma? shiatsu
What type of massage is a blend of Swedish strokes, compression, pressure-point therapy, cross-fiber friction, joint mobilization, hydrotherapy, and cryotherapy? sports massage
What is Swedish massage also known as? western massage
Who is Swedish massage credited to? Per Henrik Ling
Effleurage, petrissage, friction, tapotement, and vibration are strokes of what kind of massage? swedish massage
Who was Therapeutic touch developed by? Dolores Krieger and Dora Kunz
What is based on the idea that human beings are energy in the form of a field? therapeutic touch
What ancient bodywork system is designed to unblock energy and improve vitality by applying pressure along energy pathways called sens? thai massage
Who created Trager? Milton Trager
What operates on the principle that one learns to be lighter, easier and freer by experiencing light, easy and free sensations in the body? trager
What utilizes ischemic compression of individual areas of hypersensitivity in muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia? trigger point massage
Who pioneered trigger point therapy in the United States? Janet Travell
What is a system that employs the stretches of Zen shiatsu in a pool of warm water? watsu
Who originated Watsu? Harold Dull
Who is the innovator of Zero balancing? Fritz Frederick Smith
What is a hands-on procedure for evaluating and balancing the relationship between body energy and body structure? zero balancing
Created by: jrpotter