Balance your body, mind, and spirit and heal yourself with your own hands using this clear, step-by-step illustrated guide to the practice of the ancient Japanese healing art of Jin Shin—written by a trained expert with nearly three decades of experience.
You might be surprised to learn that the majority of today’s most common ailments including anxiety, backaches, colds and flu, digestive issues, immune disorders, migraines, and insomnia, can be alleviated naturally by restoring and harmonizing blocked, stagnant energy. The art of Jin Shin, based on the Japanese healing art of energy medicine, is practiced throughout the world. While related to acupressure and massage therapy, this holistic practice uses only minimal pressure and gentle touching with the fingers and hands to redirect or unblock the flow of energy along the body’s fifty-two points (twenty-six on each side of the body)—called Safety Energy Locations, or SELs—areas where energy tends to get congested. This simple, non-invasive process allows your body’s energy to flow smoothly, and with balance restored, you will experience a sense of wellbeing and calm.
The Art of Jin Shin explains all the basics of this healing art and provides you with the knowledge you need to practice it on yourself—with exercises ranging from simply holding a finger for a few minutes to spending twenty minutes to harmonize a specific circulation pattern. Whether you desire a deeper understanding of the body/mind/spirit connection or want to create a daily Jin Shin maintenance routine the power is literally at your fingertips.
Alexis Brink is a Licensed Massage Therapist and maintains a private practice in New York City. She has been a practitioner of Jin Shin Jyutsu since 1991 has taught classes in Jin Shin Jyutsu at the Jewish Community Center of Manhattan and at the New York Open Center. She offers study and mentor groups, as well as private tutorials and apprenticeships. In addition, she has taught self help classes to nurses and other medical professionals at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital Integrative Services and Valley Hospital in New Jersey. She has taught students and teachers in the New York City Public School System. Alexis continues to give workshops throughout the United States and Europe. She introduced Jin Shin Jyustu in her native country Holland and in January 2015, Alexis Brink was named head of the Jin Shin Institute in New York City. She is the author of The Art of Jin Shin and Healing at Your Fingertips.
"Once in a while, one comes across a person who demonstrates the potential to be extraordinary, and that is Alexis Brink. I have known Alexis for more than a decade and have always been impressed with her desire to break new boundaries and think beyond the ordinary paradigm." —Deepak Chopra
"The Art of Jin Shin is very well done with heavy paper and full color photos throughout. Each process shown is accompanied by a photo of someone performing the hold and this is very helpful to understanding the written instructions." —New Spirit Journal