Praise for A Pilgrim in Your Body: Energy Healing and Spiritual Process
"By successfully coupling energy healing with spiritual growth, Gilkeson has elevated the potential of all health therapy. I highly recommend this book for all persons interested or engaged in the healthcare world."
-Fritz Frederick Smith, MD, Founder of Zero Balancing, author of Inner Bridges and Alchemy of Touch
"Jim Gilkeson has done a masterful job of describing the inner journey of healing and its interface with energy and the physical body. Not an easy task to understand or to undertake, yet he has laid it out with clarity and [practical] ways to access this within yourself with exercises and treatments. He has put words to a process that occurs within all of us, whether we know it or not, and has helped to bring the process into conscious awareness. "Bravo and well done! I love the title and honor the Pilgrim in us all."
-Lisa Upledger, DC, CST-D, FIAMA
"Jim Gilkeson established himself as an important spokesperson for holistic approaches to wellness in Energy Healing: A Pathway to Inner Growth. His new book, A Pilgrim in Your Body, continues his teachings of wise, pragmatic solutions to balancing among spirit, body, intellect, and emotion. His kind wisdom and humor demystifies energy healing and makes it accessible to new as well as experienced practitioners."
-Denise Low, PhD, Author of Touching the Sky and Words of a Prairie Alchemist
"A Pilgrim in Your Body will not only help practitioners make the transition from bodyworker to healer, but will educate anyone interested in the healing potentials of energy work. This is an important book!"
-Hal Zina Bennett, Author of The Lens of Perception: A Users' Guide to Higher Consciousness
"Jim Gilkeson is a pioneer, an explorer, and an expert in this vast unnamed territory that is ultimately spiritual. This book offers a map, makes connections, and offers methods that directly affect the health and betterment of everyone of us."
-Lauren Artress, Author of Walking a Sacred Path and The Sacred Path Companion: A Guide to Using the Labyrinth to Heal and Transform
The universal principles and practices of energywork can often be difficult to understand. Utilizing his vast experience as a bodywork therapist, a meditation teacher, and an advocate of energy-oriented healing, Jim Gilkeson offers you a wealth of personal exercises, partner treatments, and entertaining vignettes in this essential guide to energywork.
With wit and wisdom, Gilkeson navigates you through this exciting world of energywork and shows you how to fully access the energy field that surrounds and penetrates our physical bodies. Gilkeson gives you the tools you need to successfully enter this dimension in order to help those individuals in need of therapies that address the level of deep transformation in their worlds.
Serving three different, but interlocking purposes, A Pilgrim in Your Body
Impeccably researched, A Pilgrim in Your Body also includes an extensive bibliography and glossary of terms to help further your education in this exciting field. You'll never look at health therapy the same again!
- sets energy healing in the context of a psycho-spiritual undertaking and spiritual process
- presents fifteen major recurring themes that show up in all energywork, regardless of the modality or style
- introduces personal energy-oriented practices for the internal work of anyone interested in opening new pathways to inner growth and cultivating their spiritual qualities and potentials