Breema

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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 at least 300 exact Breema sequences.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pendergrast, Elaine (Fall 2008). "Practice for living Breema teaches 'Art of Being Present'" (PDF). Many Hands: New England's Magazine for Holistic Health.
  2. ^ Frey, Rebecca (2005). "Breema". The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine. Volume 1 A-C (2nd ed.). p. 316. ISBN 0787674257.
  3. ^ "The Nine Principles". The Breema Center.
  4. ^ 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.