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Breema is a form of bodywork that has been described as a cross between partner yoga and Thai massage. The techniques may be utilized in either a practitioner-recipient mode or solo as "Self-Breema." The practice is intended to bring body and mind together,[1] and no strong exertions or muscular contortions are involved.[2] Breema utilizes "Nine Principles of Harmony" which frame the practice, and are applicable to every situation in life.[3] These principles are said to assist with mindfulness in daily life.

There are over 300 exact Breema sequences,[4] which are taught at the Breema Center in Oakland, CA, as well as by Certified Instructors.


  1. ^ Pendergrast, Elaine. "Practice for living Breema teaches "Art of Being Present"" (PDF). Many Hands. 
  2. ^ Frey, Rebecca. "Breema". Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine. Retrieved 2008-02-15. 
  3. ^ Template:Url= breema/principles/
  4. ^ Moon, Amy (April 11, 2007). "Dr. Feelgood: Jon Schreiber brings Breema to the people". Retrieved 2008-09-09.