The Book of Massage

The Complete Step-By-Step Guide to Eastern and Western Technique
Touchstone Books (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 20. November 2012
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  • 192 Seiten
978-0-7432-1151-2 (ISBN)
A beautifully illustrated introductory guide to the healing powers of a massage, from traditional massage to shiatsu and reflexology.

The Book of Massage is the classic guide to the relaxing and healing skills of the hands. Featuring both Eastern and Western methods, it presents step-by-step, beautifully illustrated instructions on everything from traditional massage to shiatsu and reflexology. The Book of Massage offers easy-to-follow techniques for giving the perfect massage, including advice on creating the right setting and suggestions for using aromatic oils and lotions. Now revised and updated with fresh color photos and drawings throughout, The Book of Massage is a simple and comprehensive handbook that reveals how you can experience the myriad benefits of giving and receiving a soothing massage.
  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
  • Windows
  • 55,60 MB
978-0-7432-1151-2 (9780743211512)
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Lucinda Lidell is a well-known healer and professional masseuse. She has contributed to many books on massage and natural healing, as well as the original Sivananda Companion to Yoga and The Sensual Body. She lives in London.
  • Intro
  • About this book...
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Beginning
  • Creating a Relaxed Environment
  • Giving and Receiving
  • Centring
  • Massage
  • Oiling
  • Basic Strokes
  • Basic Massage Sequence
  • Towels and Padding
  • The Back
  • Back of Legs
  • Shoulders, Neck, and Scalp
  • The Face
  • Arms and Hands
  • Front of Torso
  • Front of Legs
  • Connecting
  • Massage Checklist
  • Shiatsu
  • Ki
  • The Oriental Way of Health
  • Tools and Techniques
  • Basic Shiatsu Sequence
  • The Back
  • The Hips
  • Back and Outside of Legs
  • Back of Shoulders
  • Front of Shoulders and Neck
  • Head and Face
  • Arms and Hands
  • The Hara
  • Front and Inside of Legs
  • Shiatsu Checklist
  • Pressure Points for Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Theory and Principles
  • Foot Reflexes Chart
  • Basic Techniques
  • Foot Treatment Sequence
  • Hand Reflexes Chart
  • Hand Treatment Sequence
  • The Human Touch
  • Maternity
  • Babies
  • Later Life
  • Massage and Exercise
  • Self-massage
  • Body Reading
  • Splits and Asymmetries
  • Feet and Legs
  • The Pelvis
  • The Belly
  • The Chest
  • Shoulders and Arms
  • Neck, Head, and Face
  • The Body Speaks
  • Anatomy
  • Recommended Reading
  • Useful Addresses
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • Copyright

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