AUTHOR: Maxwell-Hudson, Clare
PUBLISHER: Prentice Hall PTR
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Soothing and revitalizing, massage is the supreme mind-body therapy for people of all ages.
Drawing on the unrivaled experience and knowledge of Clare Maxwell-Hudson, one of the world's foremost practitioners, Massage is the most up-to-date and beautifully illustrated guide available. State-of-the-art photography captures movement on the page, showing exactly how each stroke should be performed. A series of unique international masterclasses features routines ranging from Thai and traditional Indian bridal massage to shiatsu and Swedish massage. Beauty treatments for face and body include a facial massage for a natural face-life, and a hydrotherapy massage to boost circulation and tone the muscles. Therapeutic massage, based on the latest medical research, offers relief for a wide range of health problems. Other treatments include massage for expentant mothers, newborn babies, and the elderly. Fully comprehensive and innovative in its approach, this is the definitive guide to the wide-ranging powers of massage.
A leading authority on massage for more than 30 years, Clare Maxwell-Hudson is the author of The Complete Book of Massage -- a phenomenal success with more than 155,000 copies sold in the U.S. alone-and DK's Clare Maxwell-Hudson's Aromatherapy Massage.
PUBLICATION DATE: 8/1/2006
CATEGORY: Health & Fitness, Medical