‘Dub’ Leigh is the founder of Zentherapy® and the teacher of Everett Ogawa, who developed Integral Bodywork®. This book chronicles Dub’s life journey that brought him to Ida Rolf, Moshe Feldenkrais, and ultimatey Tanouye Roshi in Hawaii, the Zen Master who encouraged Dub to develop Zentherapy®. Alex has copies of this book for sale or loan.
The Rolfing Experience: Integration in the Gravity Field — Betsy Sise, 2005.
Betsy Sise, a Structural Integration practitioner, wrote this book as a way to provide context and information for clients who are beginning or considering going through the ten sessions of Structural Integration. She has collected interviews and stories from clients who have received series and what their expectations and experiences were.
Yin Yoga: Principles and Practice — Paul Grilley, 2012.
Paul Grilley provides elegant explanations of the yin style of yoga poses used to specically target fascia and connective tissue. Excellent on theory, exercises, and further reading.
Somatics: Reawakening the Mind’s Control of Movement, Flexibility, and Health — Thomas Hanna, 1988.
Thomas Hanna extends the work of Moshe Feldenkrais in Functional Integration developing the field he calls Somatics. He presents theory and daily maintenance exercises that enable the body and mind to re-learn proper movement and perception.
In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness — Peter Levine and Gabor Mate, 2010.
Peter Levine explores how stress and trauma are experienced and released in mammals from a neurological perspective and explains how humans create unique circumstances of “freezing” trauma in muscle tissue and fascia.
The Revolutionary Trauma Release Process: Transcend Your Toughest Times — David Berceli, 2008.
David Berceli is a bodyworker and traumatologist who has researched how animals and humans “discharge” trauma and stress neurologically by a natural tremoring process. In his case studies in war zones, Berceli recognized that in all cultures, adult humans “unlearn” the innate ability to release stress and trauma through tremoring. He introduces his Trauma Release Exercises® as a method re-learning how to tremor and release frozen stress and trauma, particularly from the deep core muscles (iliopsoas).