Description - Connecting Through Touch by Peggy Morrison Horan
There are more than 40,000 nerve endings in the human hand. With a little good advice and a lot of loving, sensual practice, readers of this book can learn to turn each one of these sensitive points into a powerful tool for improving communication, deepening intimacy, and sharing love. Author Peggy Horan was one of the founders and longest-serving practitioners in the Massage Department at the world-renowned Esalen Institute. Now readers can learn her secrets of Esalen Massage.Starting with a simple setting that can easily be accomplished with few special preparations, readers will learn, step-by-step, how to make a deep and meaningful connection with their partner's body. Using a combination of strokes from the most time-honoured massage traditions, they will learn to be mindful of where their partner holds stress and tension. As the massage continues, readers will enter into a profound nonverbal dialogue with their partner, learning much from the simple act of contact with another body. All of the techniques are illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Elegant and refined, this book is a perfect gift for a special someone or a friend in love.
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Author Biography - Peggy Morrison Horan
Peggy Morrison Horan is a thirty-five-year practitioner and teacher of Esalen Massage, student of yoga and movement, and retired midwife. She coproduced the Esalen Massage video in 1996 and was one of the founders of the Esalen Massaage School. She managed the Massage Department at Esalen for many years before retiring from management in 2004. She still practices and teaches there.