Isogai(1)Japanese pharmacist who has focused on exercise therapy in later life: according to Isogai, the opening angle of the hip joint is crucial for the development of disease symptoms.
Kumbhaka(1)The interval after the breaths. A moment of greatest physical concentration.
Manual Integration(1)alternative name for Sotai-ho: the movements of the body ends are integrated with those of the center!
Miura Sotai(1)Miura was one of the first students of Hashimoto sensei. His style is strongly reminiscent of the Seitai Jutsu. See this Clip.
movement chain(1)A movement will never (!) take place in one segment alone. It is not separated from the rest of the body! It spreads as a kind of chain one link to the next over the body. Always the whole organism is in the action, involved in the action. Thus the emergence of a local hardening is the result of a process that affects the entire organism.
octahedron model(2)The extraordinary vessels are comparable with resting waters, in them there is no flow of energy. Yoshio Manaka has them therefore attributed a topological feature. They describe the inner and outer divisions of our bodies. In the first two cell divisions to develop three of the eight vessels: The center line is the front through the Conception (Ren), at the back by the Governing Vessel (Du Mai) represents. The waistline is symbolized by the belt meridian (dai mai).
Self detection(3)"Doshin": Sotaiho is no curative treatment in the usual sense. Sotaiho requires the participation of the person concerned. It refers to the "in-itself listening" during treatment. Therapists, doctors and drugs can not cure. This can only be done by nature! So it is an essential part of the therapy to detect misalignments or restrictions to understand the cause of the problem.
Sotai(6)Backward movements (Tai-so means Gymnastics; Sotai is the reverse term)