Skiing with the whole body by Jack Heggie

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Published by North Atlantic Books in Berkeley, Calif .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Skis and skiing -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Feldenkrais method.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 175).

Book details

StatementJack Heggie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV854.9.P75 H44 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1399188M
ISBN 101556431406
LC Control Number93006846
OCLC/WorldCa27432024

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