Hellerwork


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Hellerwork

(ˈhɛləˌwɜːk)
n
(Self-help) a form of deep tissue massage intended to release the build-up of physical and emotional traumas in the body
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So if it's a quick-fix, relaxing massage you're after then Hellerwork is not for you.
Hellerwork uses gentle movement and massage to release the muscles to help retrain the body.
Trauma Touch Therapy[TM], Hakomi Integrative Somatics[TM], Hellerwork, and Somatic Experiencing[R] are among the modalities that utilize touch/massage, breathwork, and/or movement to facilitate trauma resolution.
Practitioners of her methodology are trained either at the Guild for Structural Integration, the Rolf Institute, or in Hellerwork.
These therapies include, inter alia, anthroposophical medicine, art therapy, autologous blood therapy, the Bowen technique, colonic irrigation (colon therapy or hydrotherapy), colour therapy (light or photo therapy), crystal therapy (crystal healing or gem therapy), dance or movement therapy, enzyme therapy, the Feldenkrais method, flotation therapy, Hellerwork (structural integration), imagery (guided imagery or visualization), magnetic field therapy, meditation (or transcendental meditation), music therapy, neural therapy, Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP), oxygen therapy, ozone therapy, polarity therapy, Qi gong, Reiki, Rolfing (or structural integration), Shiatsu, Tragerwork and water injection (Ernst et al.
Hellerwork involves deep touch, but is limited to the fascia of the body.