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  • Published: 15 July 2012
  • ISBN: 9781583944363
  • Imprint: North Atlantic
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • RRP: $27.99
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Out In The Open, Revised Edition


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Out in the Open, Revised Edition: The Complete Male Pelvis offers a frank exploration of the male pelvic region from a cultural and scientific perspective. Focusing on pelvic structure and development, the book explains how male sexuality develops throughout a man's life—from birth onwards. An experienced Rolfer with an academic background in physiology, the late author R. Louis Schultz, PhD, offers the fruits of his wisdom gleaned over the course of his twenty-five year bodywork career.

A valuable guide for bodyworkers and laypeople alike, the book addresses such topics as:
Genital structure
Bodywork techniques to treat pelvic tightness
Erection, masturbation, and ejaculation
The link between emotion and male sexuality
Sexual stereotypes and myths

Enhanced with over 120 detailed photos and illustrations, the book offers valuable advice for bodyworkers working in the pelvic region, a possible area of tension and more serious pelvic conditions.

Revised by Schultz's protégé, Advanced Rolfer Marcelo Coutinho, this edition includes a redesigned cover, a new foreword by Coutinho, and an added appendix of 20 exercises and self-treatments for common pelvic dysfunctions.

  • Pub date: 15 July 2012
  • ISBN: 9781583944363
  • Imprint: North Atlantic
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • RRP: $27.99

About the Author

R. Louis Schultz

R. Louis Schultz has been a Rolfer since 1973, and is currently on the Anatomy Faculty of the Rolf Institute in New York City. He has authored numerous scientific articles and is co-editor with Rosemary Feitis of Remembering Ida Rolf (North Atlantic Books, 1996). Rosemary Feitis worked with Dr. Rolf on her groundbreaking book Rolfing, edited Rolfing and Physical Reality, and is co-editor of Remembering Ida Rolf. She practices Rolfing and homeopathy and lives in New York City. Illustrator Diana Salles is senior artist at the Museum of Natural History, New York. Photographer Ronald Thompson has been a Rolfer for twenty-five years and is a member of the Anatomy Faculty of the Rolf Institute.

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