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nounmass nountrademark in US
A system involving deep tissue massage and exercise, designed to help correct posture, improve mobility, relieve pain, etc.
- ‘The form of tissue Hellerwork primarily focuses on is the fascia - the plastic-like tissue that wraps all muscles.’
- ‘Another school of structural integration is Hellerwork, which will not only align and integrate your body parts, it will do the same for your mind and soul.’
- ‘Not to be outdone, Saturday's Guardian had a 20-page article on ‘Extreme Wellbeing’, featuring a range of expensive and dubious therapies such as Hellerwork and kinesiology.’
1980s: named after Joseph Heller (born 1940), the US educator who developed it.
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