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Readings: healing happens

Michelle Tate’s first book, healing happens, was published on September 14, 2012. Michelle is an instructor at Aikido Shimboku Dojo and licensed acupuncturist and co-founder of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine both located in Lake In The Hills. The book is a … Continue reading

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“This is Your Brain on Music:  The Science of a Human Obsession” by Daniel Levitin  ISBN 978-0452-28852-2 Daniel Levitin began his career as a recording engineer and musician.  He decided to go back to school for his doctorate in neurophysiology. … Continue reading

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Why God Won’t Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief by Newberg, D’Aquili, and Rause. ISBN 034544034-X The authors begin this book by showing the results of PET scan imaging of a Tibetan Buddhist at peak meditation.  The data … Continue reading

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“The Essence of T’ai Chi Ch’uan, The Literary Tradition” by Lo, Inn, Amaker and Foe. ISBN 0-913028-63-0 This Chinese Classic on T’ai Chi Ch’uan is a poetic collection of the wisdom of the T’ai Chi masters.  It is as applicable … Continue reading

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“Anatomy Trains:  Myofascial Meridians for Manual and Movement Therapists” by Thomas W. Myers.  ISBN 0-443-06351-6 “A unique ‘whole systems’ view of myofascial/locomotor anatomy, in which the bodywide connections among the muscles within the fascial net are described in detail for … Continue reading

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