Massage is an ancient art with restorative powers that can improve the body's circulation, reduce stiffness, and ease joint pains. It's also great tonic for relieving stress. This compact and illustrated introduction helpfully steers the reader through the numerous methods and techniques of massage, and offers valuable information on the use of various oils. It gives a brief history of massage and describes the different types of strokes, pressure and techniques.
The book also includes:
- The origins of massage
- Basic strokes and treatments
- Details of massage oils
- Step-by-step instructions for performing a simple massage on adults, babies and children
- A self-help section for common ailments
Packed with essential advice, this book is a wonderful opportunity to rediscover harmony and balance within your body.