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The Touch of Healing: Energizing the Body, Mind, and Spirit With Jin Shin Jyutsu [Paperback]

Alice Burmeister
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Aug. 4 1997
The Touch of Healing offers readers the means to greater health, vitality, and self-understanding through the practice of an ancient oriental healing art and practical holistic philosophy called Jin Shin Jystsu. Gentle touching similar to acupressure is used to release tension that accumulates and is at the root of dysfunction, disease, and imbalance. The authors explain the natural life force that runs through the body and demonstrate with case studies, detailed analysis, and more than 30 illustrations, how to integrate this system into one's life. The key healing points and body flows, known as "Safety Energy Locks," are presented with step-by-step instructions on how to utilize them for healing and greater self-awareness. Many self-help practices are also offered that address a wide array of common ailments, including headaches, digestive disorders, fatigue, depression, and arthritis along with prescriptive exercises for relief of emotional ailments such as loss of confidence, anxiety, and depression.

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Healing is Within Your Hands Dec 28 2001
Format:Paperback
I had been bed-bound for a year, when I bought this book. It is laid out in a logical way, with clear instructions and pictures. When I needed to do a sequence I drew stick figures using red circles for right and green for left pressure points on recipe cards. It was easier to follow than the written step-by-step on a day to day basis. You can look up what to do by your symptoms OR by the type of emotional stress you've been thru - we are MIND+BODY+SPIRIT=all intertwined. Doing Jin Shin got me out of bed, and is balancing my body and mind! My last blood test was so balanced it was incredible/unbelievable. This book gives you what you need to heal/balance your body: addictions, cravings, pains, all manner of physical problems, headaches, itchy places, too hot, too cold, chronic fatigue, heart problems, lung problems, you name it, there is something you can do about it!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Mixed feelings... Feb. 22 2003
Format:Paperback
I did not get through this book. Perhaps it was because
it was so strongly recommended to me by a friend and my head
wasn't ready for it.
I know that Jin Shen brings up stuff and obviously this did.
I think I was intimidated about how to begin work on myself.
I don't think my review should have a lot of relevance to stop you from getting it. I am saving the book for a future look at it...when I have more courage to do the deep inner work. I
am a clairvoyant and tend to do things more mystically and etherically...the body is my place of difficulty....if you can
understand this orientation..its my challenge to reconnect to my
body....The friend who recommended this is now a practicing professional...she obviously loves it and is a fabulous practitioner...she worked on me and it was wonderful.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars miracle fingers Jan. 17 2000
Format:Paperback
Just to tell a few of you what this book has meant to my son and i.We first heard of jin shin in mayof 1999.philomena dooley and leyla wefalle,introduced my son and i in the middle of the airport..in nantucket.they were presenting a class the next morning..i said we would be ther .
my son has renal kidney failure,at 13 years of age.he is an absolute gem and has alot of spirit. after going to the class and realizing how good he looked and felt it was amazing..his blood pressure went way down and the bloat left his body he truly looked wonderful..we took the book home and read it like the bible it never leaves my bedside.main central makes my day function and we do the kidney flow on mike as much as possible dont forget he is 13(hahahah).we went for a five day treatment in boulder that words can not describe.we would like to go to arizona and have some more hands on..i think we could beat this kidney disease.with the likes of jin shin thank you may burmeister for bringing it to us
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5.0 out of 5 stars Easiest self help ever! June 23 1999
Format:Paperback
My first experience using this book for self help was when I was feeling so nauseated and wiped out during menses that I could hardly walk across the room. I lay in bed with a hot water bottle and started doing the Main Central and Supervisor/Mediator - the Trinity flows (pages 45-54). An hour or so later I got up and felt absolutely fine! I thought - this is magic! To think I could just feel better by placing my hands on different locations of my body and holding them there, that I would harmonize my body and feel better - no effort, no machines, nothing extra, just me and this little book. Truly portable! I have since used this regularly for long distance highway driving, just doing it at a rest stop to re-energize me. Also in the book are general daily sequences (page 133) I have done while doing my laundry in the laundromat - "doing these in succession is an especially good way to deal with almost all of the various stresses we regularly confront in modern life." I have to agree. There is so much useful information in the book it seems overwhelming at first, but as I have explored it little by little, it always amazes me that even when I do it when I feel good, I feel even better! And when I have been feeling awful, that it helps so much! There is even a quickie "first aid" listing in the back of the book.. I used the left hand over right hand to keep a toenail on that I had mashed into some furniture.. also I find when I really would like to feel better, I just hold my fingers. The thing that is so wonderful about this book is this is a gold mine of information about self help that you can do anywhere, at meetings, waiting for the bus, in bed, anywhere. Read more ›
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing and easy to do April 13 2012
By L. Power HALL OF FAME TOP 10 REVIEWER
Format:Paperback
I did some of the finger holds in the book in the bookstore.

Holding a finger while squeezing with my other hand, and holding for a while, in my case until after I could feel a pulsing sensation, and then doing a different position.

I work with energy methods such as Reiki, Qigong, Quantum Touch, EFT and other practices, so I am thinking this is just another energy practice not likely to add much to what I already know.

Yet, this is a really great practice, which is easy to do, and I can really feel more energy flowing. It also seems to combine very well and boosts my Reiki self healing.

When the fingers of your hands touch various energy points in your body they act like cable jumpers sending a charge between both points and improving the energy flow and releasing blocked energy caused by emotional problems or illness, even injury. Free flowing energy acclerates the body's self healing.

According to the book there 14400 points in each finger. Can you imagine the possible health benefit of holding just one finger? Multiply that by the six positions, add the Trinity Flows and the SEL's, and you can feel for yourself quite easily how beneficial this whole system is.

This book is easy to read and follow. I recommend the Energy Medicine kit by Donna Eden, which is based on a different discipline of energy healing, which is extremely good for someone starting out. If you have not moved energy before I recommend Quantum touch by Richard Gordon.

This is definitely one of the best energy books I have read, and I highly recommend it. I am surprised this system is not better known.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A must have book
Wonderful success stories, and more importantly easy to follow directions for administering Jin Shin Jyutso on ones self and on others.
Published 1 month ago by Heather Kilian
5.0 out of 5 stars A good book to learn self help
Really like this self help book. A very good beginning book Jin shin jyutsu. We have seen some amazing results.
Published 3 months ago by beth
5.0 out of 5 stars This works unbelievably!
Not just the how to, but very good diagrams as well, clear and easy to follow instructions. Such easy things to do that bring so much relief, amazing! Read more
Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Jin shin Jyutsu Classic
For anyone interested in self-healing this a great book to have at your finger tips.
Gives a good overview of this amazing healing art. Read more
Published 6 months ago by Kathleen
5.0 out of 5 stars Touch of Healing
I choose this book because of the info and writing style . It is an excellent account of Jin Shin Jyutsu's principles and practises for the beginner or an experienced practioner.
Published 9 months ago by Jean
5.0 out of 5 stars A book that will change your life and the life of those you love!
If you are looking for a book that will open up a vast new horizon for a natural approach to sound and full physical, mental and emotional health, look no further! Read more
Published 20 months ago by Reinhold Kauk
5.0 out of 5 stars Learning to use Jin Shin Jyutsu
Jin Shin Jyutsu is a gentle Art that uses specific patterns of touch to open energy blockages to help the body balance and harmonize. Read more
Published on March 21 2010 by Robin McKay
5.0 out of 5 stars Self Healing with Jin Shin Jyutsu
Touch of Healing is wonderful guide to using Jin Shin Jyutsu on oneself or on others. While some of the concepts are difficult, the applications are direct and quite effective. Read more
Published on July 9 2001 by James T. Surguine
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