Author(s): Rosalind Widdowson & Swami Tantramurti Saraswati
Published by: Regency House Publishing 1995
The power of touch is universally recognised as the simplest of all medical treatments. It is at the core of all massage techniques and the quality of that touch determines the success of your treatment.
We all have the ability to become a masseur and ‘Easy Steps to Massage’ makes this possible in a short space of time. The sound and straightforward approach gives you the opportunity to help others while helping yourself. Once you have gained confidence through following and practising the basic skills, you can start to work and experiment using your own intuitive ideas.
This step-by-step guide offers techniques from the classic traditions of Shiatsu, Thai, Swedish, Aromatherapy and Remedial Massage as well as Reflexology. Each chapter includes practical techniques designed to treat everyday ailments in various ways.
Roots of Massage
Preparing Aromatherapy Oils for Massage
Lotions, Talcs & Scrubs for Massage
Essential Oil Blends for Massage
Preparing & Practising Massage
Golden Rules of Aromatherapy & Massage – DO’s
Golden Rules of Aromatherapy & Massage – DON’Ts
Body & Facial Scrubs
Facial Care – Natural Treatments to Energize & Uplift
Hair Care – Natural Treatments to Enrich & Nourish
Body Care – Natural Treatments to Cleanse & Detoxify
Body Wrap – Natural Treatments to Energize & Uplift
Back Care – Natural Treatments to Revitalise & Soothe
Back Massage – To Release Deep-Seated & Long-Standing Tensions
Shiatsu Back Massage – To Soothe, Stretch & Strengthen
Foot Care – Natural Treatments to Refresh & Revive
Foot Massage – To Refresh & Revive
Leg Massage – To Drain & Detoxify
Tender Loving Care – To Calm, Comfort & Protect During Pregnancy