The Complete Book of Massage

Overview

Massage: it's the natural, time-tested, non-invasive, chemical-free therapy for so many of the body's systems. Its proven benefits range from boosting the circulation to maintaining mobility and strengthening weakened joints. Here, designed for safe, effective home use, is an easy-to-follow illustrated introduction to basic massage techniques, with detailed sequences for every part of the body--including Indian head massage, hand and foot massage, self-massage, and whole-body massages. This comprehensive guide is...
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Overview

Massage: it's the natural, time-tested, non-invasive, chemical-free therapy for so many of the body's systems. Its proven benefits range from boosting the circulation to maintaining mobility and strengthening weakened joints. Here, designed for safe, effective home use, is an easy-to-follow illustrated introduction to basic massage techniques, with detailed sequences for every part of the body--including Indian head massage, hand and foot massage, self-massage, and whole-body massages. This comprehensive guide is ideal for anyone who wants to learn the essentials of professional massage.
 
 
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847329462
  • Publisher: Carlton Books
  • Publication date: 3/6/2012
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Atkinson is a complementary therapist who runs her own private clinic and accredited training school in England. A health and fitness writer for over 25 years, she is the author of over 16 books, including Healing Touch for Children and A Practical Guide to Self-Massage. Mary was the recipient of the prestigious Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Outstanding Achievement Award for 2010. She lives in Sussex, England, with her husband and two daughters. Her website is maryatkinson.org.uk.
 
Esme Floyd is a freelance writer specializing in health, science, and lifestyle subjects. She is the author of eight books, including 1001 Little Health Miracles, 1001 Little Wellbeing Miracles, and 1001 Home Remedies & Natural Cures.
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