Indian Head Massage 4E

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Indian Head Massage covers the fundamentals of the subject in a clear and accessible format: from anatomy and physiology to health and safety, massage routines and marketing techniques.

This edition has been fully updated in line with the latest NOS and relevant VRQ/NVQ qualifications and contains new essential learning features such as health and safety and knowledge check boxes. Multiple choice questions at the end of every chapter provide you with practice for your ...

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Overview


Indian Head Massage covers the fundamentals of the subject in a clear and accessible format: from anatomy and physiology to health and safety, massage routines and marketing techniques.

This edition has been fully updated in line with the latest NOS and relevant VRQ/NVQ qualifications and contains new essential learning features such as health and safety and knowledge check boxes. Multiple choice questions at the end of every chapter provide you with practice for your assessment, whatever awarding body you are following. This book also covers the Indian head massage units for Level 3 Beauty Therapy NVQs/VRQs.

Full of new step-by-step photographs, FAQs and definitions, and links to video clips straight from the page, this is an essential text for all students of Indian head massage.

Now with a FREE supporting website including interactive multiple choice quizzes, anatomy and physiology labelling activities and links to video clips of the routine.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781444168228
  • Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Edition description: In Print
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Helen McGuinness is the prinicpal of the Holistic Training Centre in therapies. She is the author of Anatomy and Physiology: Therapy Basics, Aromatherapy: Therapy Basics and Baby Massage and Facials and Skincare in Essence, also published by Hodder Education.

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgements     vi
Preface     vii
Introduction to Indian Head Massage     1
Essential Anatomy and Physiology for Indian Head Massage     16
Conditions Affecting the Head, Neck and Shoulders     88
Consultation for Indian Head Massage     105
Indian Head Massage Case Studies     121
Indian Head Massage Techniques     130
Stress Management     193
Health, Safety, Security and Employment Standards     216
Promotion and Marketing     247
Frequently Asked Questions     265
Resources     267
Glossary     271
Index     278
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