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Massage Basics: Guide to Swedish, Shiatsu, and Reflexology Techniques
     

Massage Basics: Guide to Swedish, Shiatsu, and Reflexology Techniques

by Mark F. Beck, Shelley Hess, Erica Miller
 

Drawing on the expertise of leading massage educators, this book demonstrates in detail the massage movements and procedures that professional therapists use. With precise, illustrations and photographs, all of the common techniques used in Swedish massage, Shiatsu, and Reflexology are clearly shown and explained. From simple, relaxing movements to pressure point

Overview

Drawing on the expertise of leading massage educators, this book demonstrates in detail the massage movements and procedures that professional therapists use. With precise, illustrations and photographs, all of the common techniques used in Swedish massage, Shiatsu, and Reflexology are clearly shown and explained. From simple, relaxing movements to pressure point therapy, the steps needed to give an effective, complete body massage can be mastered quickly.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766837607
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Series:
Personal Care Collection Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.38(d)

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Meet the Author

Mark F. Beck has been a massage therapist since 1975 and a massage educator for over 20 years. He has served as a school director and was active in the National Massage School Association (AMTA Council of Schools). He has held several offices in state and national professional associations. Mr. Beck was the owner/director/instructor of Magic Valley Massotherapy Institute from 1980 to 1990 and is currently the owner/director of Cooperative Training Systems (1996—present). He is recognized as one of the original thought leaders" in massage education and is the creator/author of Structural Muscular Balancing."

Shelley M. Hess, and internationally acclaimed author and lecturer, specializes in holistic salon care. She had been a guest of the American Medical Association's Dermatological Conference for two years and is a member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, CIDESCO-USA, and the National Cosmetology Association' Fashion Committee - Aesthetic Division. She is currently the president of Facemaker Enterprises in Anaheim Hills California.

Erica Miller is a noted esthetician, lecturer and writer. The author of countless articles for a number of leading skin care magazines, she is currently the president of Spa Health Consultants. Ms. Miller has lived in Japan and studied shiatsu at the Kanebo Total Beauty Academy and the Imai School of Massage in the Namikoshi Method.

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