This is the complete illustrated guide to expert head, face, body, legs and feet massage techniques. It is the ultimate expert step-by-step manual of massage techniques suitable for beginners to advanced levels. It includes routines both for self-massage and to enjoy with a friend or partner.
It features specially devised step-by-step massage for people at all stages of life, from babies to the elderly. It also features over 800 specially-taken colour photographs designed to illustrate every technique in simple-to-follow detail. We all experience some degree of stress and anxiety in our day-to-day lives, and this book provides a wide range of treatments and techniques to soothe, tone and relax the body. Special routines for tackling specific problems are included, from headaches to indigestion, as well as a host of pampering treats.
The book includes the latest techniques from East and West, including deep tissue massage, aromatherapy, shiatsu, reflexology and Indian head massage. 800 step-by-step photographs and illustrations make this book the ultimate guide to therapeutic body treatments, healing and pampering.
Nitya Lacroix is a highly regarded massage therapist and a leading author in the field. Qualified in Western and Eastern techniques, she combines both approaches in all the programmes that feature in this book.
Sharon Seager's wide-ranging experience includes not only aromatherapy, but also cranial sacral therapy and Tibetan body work. Having trained in aromatherapy at the prestigious Robert Tisserand Institute, she has taught alongside Nitya Lacroix at the School of Holistic Massage.
Francesca Rinaldi has a professional background in hospital work and mental health rehabilitation and moved on to qualify in therapeutic massage. She is a member of the UK Massage Training Institute.
Renee Tanner current Chair of the International Federation of Reflexologists, has practised and taught reflexology for over 30 years.