Spacious Body: Explorations in Somatic Ontology

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North Atlantic Books, 1995 - Health & Fitness - 245 pages
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In Spacious Body, Jeffrey Maitland brings his knowledge and personal experience of Buddhism, phenomenology, alchemy, psychoanalysis, and the bodywork system of Rolfing to bear in forging concepts adequate to an understanding of embodied experience.

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An excellent look into the mind-body written by a man who has firsthand experience with Zen, Rolfing and teaching philosophy. Read full review

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Certified Advanced Rolfer and Instructor Jeffrey Maitland is one of four Advanced Rolfing Instructors in the world, and is Faculty Chairman and Director of Academic Affairs for the International Rolf Institute. Dr. Maitland was a professor of philosophy at Purdue University for thirteen years and was certified to practice Rolfing 1979. He has published numerous articles on Rolfing, the theory of somatic manual therapy, and philosophy in various professional journals. Dr. Maitland maintains a private practice in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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