The Bodymind Ballwork Method

The Bodymind Ballwork Method

A Self-Directed Practice to Help You Move with Ease, Release Tension, and Relieve Chronic Pain

Ellen Saltonstall


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Release stress and tension in the body using only rubber balls with this illustrated, step-by-step guide
Yoga and bodywork teacher Ellen Saltonstall introduces a self-directed, gentle practice to help release tension in the body. The Bodymind Ballwork Method features the use of rubber balls in a range of sizes to support, massage, and stretch the body in specific places, with clear instructions for techniques from head to toe. An integrative body-mind practice, Bodymind Ballwork works to relieve soft tissue pain as well as emotional stress and trauma and is designed to empower readers to maintain their own health and mobility.


Ellen Saltonstall:
Ellen Saltonstall is a certified bodywork teacher and yoga therapist with over forty years of experience. Her commitment to bodywork comes out of her early professional experience in modern dance performance and massage therapy. At the Saltonstall Studio in Manhattan, she teaches students who are physical therapists, massage therapists, acupuncturists, yoga teachers, psychotherapists, dance teachers, visual artists, writers, and attorneys. Bodymind Ballwork plays a regular part in her classes, workshops and private sessions. She has offered teacher training in Bodymind Ballwork for ten years, and teaches this method internationally.