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Table of Contents Preface Foreword Chapter One: Being a Body What is Physical Ability? Cultural Influences The Source of Improvement Accessing Body Intelligence Beginner's Body-Being Chapter Two: Origins and Influences Mind Training Creating Insight Zen The Basics of Perception Three Aspects of Body Awareness Chapter Three: Feeling-Awareness Awareness Feeling is Foremost Intent, Impulse, and Feedback Feeling-Awareness Body-Being Basics Opening a Door - Five Steps to Transformation Enhancing Feeling-Awareness Barriers to Feeling Chapter Four: Learning, Being, and Creating Learning to Investigate What's True Some Key Elements of Learning Questioning Self Being Your Body Body and Identity Two Domains of Feeling Creating Feeling Chapter Five: The Principles of an Effective Body-Being A More Conscious Experience Student-on-a-Stick What is a Principle? Insight An Object in Space . . . Five Principles for an Effortlessly Effective Body Relaxing Feeling the Whole Body Moving From the Center Being Grounded Being Calm Body Basics Chapter Six: Structural Alignment What is Alignment? Body Design Fourteen Points on Structural Alignment Being Aware of Structural Alignments Chapter Seven: Seeking an Effortless Power Using the Body Effortlessly and Effectively What is Intrinsic Strength? A Discovery of Effortless Power Chapter Eight: Mind and Perception Changing Our Minds Noticing Perception Perception and Response Controlling the Mind Turning Perception into Feeling The Creative Aspect of Mind and Perception Mind, Perception, and Relationship Chapter Nine: Relationship and Consciousness Awareness, Relationship, and Interaction The Principle of Effective Interaction Increasing Relational Awareness Inclusive Awareness More Than You Need to Know About Consciousness Getting in Our Own Way Body-Being and Interaction Chapter Ten: Life Practice Study and Training Training The Body and Exercise The Body at the Office The Body at Labor The Body and Athletics Stretching the Body Body-Being for the Body-Worker T'ai Chi for Every Body Sex and Body Feel The Body and the Arts A Practice for Life
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Martial arts -- Psychological aspects.
Martial arts -- Philosophy.