The Massage Bible
The Definitive Guide to Soothing Aches and PainsBook - 2009
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.
Publisher: New York : Stirling, c2009
Branch Call Number: 615.822 MUM
Characteristics: 400 p. :,col. ill. ;,17 cm