Complete Illustrated Guide to Massage: A Step-by-Step Approach to the Healing Art of Touch

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Touch is a basic necessity for health and well-being that defies barriers of language or age. Massage reduces stress and relieves anxiety, soothes pain and discomfort, and cures insomnia. Filled with full-color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions, this encyclopedia of treatments and techniques teaches how to harness the healing power of massage.

"...a thorough examination of the benefits and proper application of therapeutic massage...plenty of color photographs demonstrating various ...

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Touch is a basic necessity for health and well-being that defies barriers of language or age. Massage reduces stress and relieves anxiety, soothes pain and discomfort, and cures insomnia. Filled with full-color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions, this encyclopedia of treatments and techniques teaches how to harness the healing power of massage.

"...a thorough examination of the benefits and proper application of therapeutic massage...plenty of color photographs demonstrating various techniques add further understanding and interest."

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Mitchell's practical and informative guide to the principles and techniques of massage discusses the background, development, and rationale of this therapy and introduces the various techniques through clear step-by-step illustrations. For basic collections. Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.
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With the ever increasing physical and emotional conditions that modern living demands on the body, the result of pain, stress and anxiety is ever present. In The Complete Illustrated Guide to Massage, learn how everyone, young and old, can experience the benefits of massage to reduce stress and alleviate pain. In this easy-to-follow guide, filled with helpful illustrations, learn the different forms of massage such as the Western treatment, an Eastern technique such as Shiatsu, or a simple neck rub. This reference is essential reading for all those who seek to restore the calm and tranquility in their lives.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780760717325
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/1/1999
  • Edition description: Barnes and Noble Edition
  • Pages: 224

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