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Asian Healing Arts

By Barbra Esher, AOBTA CI. Dipl. ABT & Ac. (NCCAOM), LAc

Barbra Esher is the senior instructor and curriculum coordinator for the professional program in shiatsu and Asian bodywork at the Baltimore School of Massage. She is the past president of the American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia (AOBTA), and an AOBTA-certified instructor. This series of articles is based on information from her forthcoming textbook, Shiatsu and Chinese Medicine.

Previous Articles

Introduction to the Sinew Meridians
  January, 2004 (Vol. 04, Issue 01)
The "Secret" of Chinese Pulse Assessment
  October, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 10)
The "Secret" of Chinese Pulse Assessment, Part II
  August, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 08)
The "Secret" of Chinese Pulse Assessment
  June, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 06)
Yin and Yang Deficiency, Part VI
  March, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 03)
Yin and Yang Deficiency, Part V
  February, 2003 (Vol. 03, Issue 02)
Yin and Yang Deficiency, Part IV
  December, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 12)
Yin and Yang Deficiency, Part III
  November, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 11)
Yin and Yang Deficiency, Part II
  October, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 10)
Yin and Yang Deficiency, Part I
  September, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 09)
Twelve-Step Program to the Post-ABT Exam Party
  August, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 08)
Just Tell Me What I Need to Know to Pass the Test
  June, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 06)
Rebirthing AOBTA: A Retrospective of Three Years as President
  May, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 05)
The Korean Four Constitutional Types, Part II
  April, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 04)
The Korean Four Constitutional Types, Part I
  March, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 03)
Leaving on a Jet Plane
  February, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 02)
ABT Training
  January, 2002 (Vol. 02, Issue 01)
Got Yin/Yang?
  December, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 12)
Transformation
  November, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 11)
Unraveling the Lower Back Pain Puzzle
  October, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 10)
I'll Have a Mu-Shu Combo
  September, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 09)
The Soul of Your Shus
  July, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 07)
Road Maps of Our Lives: Navigating the Eight Extraordinary Vessels
  June, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 06)
Depression and the Five Elements, Part II
  May, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 05)
The Five Elements of Depression, Part I
  April, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 04)
Using the Six Divisions
  March, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 03)
"Not Now, I Have a Headache!"
  February, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 02)
Bodywork Therapies of Asia
  January, 2001 (Vol. 01, Issue 01)
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