'Body Massage' is packed with information, advice, tips and techniques on how to massage the legs, arms, stomach and chest as well as the classic tension-storing areas of the neck, shoulders and back. These trouble spots are the book's particular focus, with tips and advice on stress-busting, and step-by-step stretching routines to help keep muscles relaxed and joints supple and flexible.
Each technique is illustrated with step-by-step photographs and accompanied by easy to follow instructions. As well as self-massage techniques, the book also covers how to adapt your techniques to make the massage suitable for practice on babies, children, the pregnant and elderly.
In addition, the properties of the creams and oils that can be used and their various health and beauty benefits are fully explained. This comprehensive, accessible guide to gentle but effective massage is the ideal introduction for anyone who wants to practice on themselves or friends and family.
- Publication Date:
- 15 / 04 / 2008
- 194 x 260 x 19mm