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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It definitely works - when I first lie down on the massage table it feels like a solid rock but when she is finished it feels like a feather bed," said Anne, who t also receives Hellerwork treatment from Scotland's only Hellerwork practitioner, Caroline Tremlett.
So I leapt at the chance to try something new: Hellerwork.
Practitioners of her methodology are trained either at the Guild for Structural Integration, the Rolf Institute, or in Hellerwork.
Hellerwork involves deep touch, but is limited to the fascia of the body.
html covers over 20 therapies, including some unusual ones such as Hellerwork and Rolfing.
Marcus (an osteopath) and Maria (a physical therapist) review various touch therapies such as massage reflexology, shiatsu, Hellerwork, Rolfing, reiki, kinesiology and aromatherapy--giving brief histories, principles and methods of application.
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.
Hellerwork is not a massage in the conventional sense of the word.