An Introduction to the Most Popular Massage Therapies
Author: Nicola Stewart
Category: Health & Fitness
What’s the best massage for you? Do you just want a quick, relaxing massage, or do you have a specific condition, and need to know which massage therapy will heal it most effectively? Whatever you’re looking for, 'The Complete Body Massage Course' is sure to have it. The book features massage treatments to promote general wellbeing and help a wide range of everyday ailments and conditions. The first part of the book details the basics – what to wear, how to set up your work space and oils and lubricants. This is followed by the main part of the book where you will find detailed instructions of 15 of the most popular massage therapies - including Swedish, Thai, Shiatsu and Indian Head Massage. Each one has a full introduction giving the history and the benefits of the therapy and then there are step-by-step colour photographs, enabling the beginner to learn the principles each one. For those who wish to learn more and investigate further the third part offers a range of other therapies in more concise detail. The book ends with a fully cross-referenced symptoms index so readers who wish to try a massage that's ideal for a specific condition or ailment, can find the right massage with the minimum of fuss. 'The Complete Body Massage Course' is the ideal resource book for all those interested in being introduced to the massage techniques available to improve their mental and physical wellbeing.
"It's an easy read and will help you find the silver lining behind every cloud." - Prima **** NEW EDITION FULLY UPDATED THROUGHOUT WITH FUN FACTS, POSITIVE MESSAGES AND NEW RESEARCH **** Everyone wants to be happy. But it's a lot easier said than done. Most books on happiness are fixated on particular routes to happiness, such as wealth, NLP, positive thinking, or mindfulness. This book takes a more joined-up approach, using each of these techniques, but also including the latest scientific research on what really makes us happy (clue: it's not the things you think).
The Complete Spa Book for Massage Therapists is specifically for massage therapy students who want to succeed in the spa industry, whether as an employee or an owner of their own spa. It is the only book that includes extensive information about real-world working conditions in actual spas, with an enormous amount of feedback from working spa directors and owners regarding what they are looking for in employees. Beyond giving explanations and step-by-step instructions regarding a wide range of spa modalities, the book offers an in-depth look at topics that many other resources do not cover. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Most statements about embodied spirituality have been cerebral and abstract, presented from a theological or philosophical point of view. This massage manual seeks to give the reader an experience of embodied spirituality. The introduction situates massage, the art of anointing, within the framework of Christian spirituality and then proceeds to enflesh that through the meditative quality of the massage sequences, through the graphic and sensitive portrayal of vulnerability among the various men and women who volunteered to be the models in the sequences and, last but not least, through the visible devotion of the massage therapists.
The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Even if you are completely new to massage, in just 96 pages you will discover how to master the essential movements and release tension, heal pain and soothe anxiety, helping you to share the benefits of healing touch in the quickest time possible.
A Complete Integrative Program for Increasing Immunity and Rebuilding Health
Author: Dan Kenner
Pubpsher: New Harbinger Publications
Category: Health & Fitness
There are new studies every day linking common foods and habits to increased cancer risk, but many of the causes of and treatments for cancer remain a mystery to practitioners of conventional medicine. If you're ready to try a different approach for strengthening your immune system, one that's based in scientifically researched natural medicine and alternative treatments, let The Whole-Body Workbook for Cancer be your guide. Written by a health care researcher with a background in Western naturopathic medicine and traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine, this book offers sound methods for supporting your body with proven cancer-fighting foods and supplements and creating a lifestyle that assists in the healing process. Using this book, you will develop a longevity strategy of seven proven immune-boosting elements: detoxification, diet, supplements, lifestyle changes, exercise, emotional healing, and psychospiritual healing. Each of the seven sections addresses the most common cancers and offers remedies for the relief of symptoms associated with cancer and chemotherapy. This book will show you: •How to detoxify your body •Techniques for using positive thinking for quality of life and survival •How to make lifestyle changes you can live with •Proven strategies for emotional healing
Demonstrates and explains relevant and safe massage for your dog, together with information about how the dog 'works' in relation to what effects massage has. Clear, specially-commissioned photos and technique descriptions explain how you can be so much more in touch with the health of your canine companion