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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, and no strong exertions or muscular contortions are involved. Breema utilizes "Nine Principles of Harmony" which frame the practice, and are applicable to every situation in life. These principles are said to assist with mindfulness in daily life.
There are at least 300 exact Breema sequences.
- Pendergrast, Elaine (Fall 2008). "Practice for living Breema teaches 'Art of Being Present'" (PDF). Many Hands: New England's Magazine for Holistic Health.
- Frey, Rebecca (2005). "Breema". The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine. Volume 1 A-C (2nd ed.). p. 316. ISBN 0787674257.
- "The Nine Principles". The Breema Center.
- Moon, Amy (April 11, 2007). "Dr. Feelgood: Jon Schreiber brings Breema to the people". SFGate.com. Retrieved 2008-09-09.
Breema students learn 300 exact sequences but are then free to mix and match according to what feels right during a session.