Section One: Practice 1. The Basics - Why, When and How 2. Recommendations for the Shiatsu Practitioner 3. Shiatsu Tools and Techniques 4. Shiatsu Treatment Routines in the Four Positions Section Two: Theory 5. Traditional Chinese Medicine for the Shiatsu Practitioner 6. Zen Shiatsu Theory Section Three: Harmonizing TCM and Zen Shiatsu Theory 7. The Water Element - The Kidneys and Bladder 8. The Wood Element - The Liver and Gall Bladder 9. The Fire Element - The Heart, Small Intestine, Heart Protector and Triple Heater 10. The Earth Element - The Spleen and Stomach 11. The Metal Element - The Lungs and Large Intestine Section Four: Bringing Theory and Practice Together 12. The Four Methods of Diagnosis 13. Interpreting the Diagnosis 14. The Treatment 15. After the Treatment Section Five: Appendices
Carola is a well-known and highly respected teacher of shiatsu. She has taught for many years at the Shiatsu College (UK) in London, and recently gave a talk at the Edinburgh Book Festival!
The greatest achievement of this book is the extent to which the athour has been able to differentiate the three models ad to set each out in its own terms. Tom Litten, Institute for Complementary Medicine Journal