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Title:
The massage bible : the definitive guide to soothing aches and pains
Author:
Mumford, Susan.
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Physical Description:
400 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm
Summary:
From Chinese massage to Shiatsu to Indian head massage, this lavishly illustrated bible presents all the techniques needed to master the basics. Every spread features large and easy-to-follow photos, while the text guides beginners on what pressure to exert, what part of the hand makes contact with the body, and exactly what to do, whether they're feathering the back, working on the neck and scalp, or performing a sequence on the arms and hands. In addition to holistic and sports massages, there are suggestions for special situations (including massaging a baby); advice on massages to relieve common ailments; and lifestyle tips.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Techniques -- Holistic massage -- Chinese massage -- Shiatsu -- Indian head massage -- Massage for special situations -- Common ailments -- Lifestyle tips.
ISBN:
9781402770012
Format :
Book

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