Medical massage has been used to alleviate pain for thousands of years. Now you can learn to expertly use pressure and movement to relieve pain, ease tension, and provide comfort to the weak and weary.Secrets of Massage is a comprehensive guide to learning the traditions and benefits of massage. While massage is a refined skill, this guide will makes learning approachable, with full colour photographs, illustrations, instructions, and step-by-step sequences. From effleurage and petrissage, to friction and shiatsu, you will learn basic techniques and how to apply them to a full-body massage routine. Special sections will show you how to include essential oils into your sessions. Create a suitable environment and develop a fundamental understanding of the physical and emotional benefits now! This ancient tradition of healing through touch is at your fingertips.
Cathy Meeus (UK) has worked on popular health books for more than 30 years. Recently she has developed her interest in complementary therapies and has contributed to a number of books in this area.