Massage: The Healing Power of Touch by Karen Smith
Have a helping hand to becoming a mastermind of massage with this practical guide. Use massage to increase circulation, dispel toxins, banish muscular tension and relieve stress. Drawing upon Karen Smith's extensive practical experience as masseuse, aromatherapist and reflexologist, each chapter covers a different theme: learn how to use essential oils to rebalance emotional tension and create the right ambience; embark upon a voyage of discovery around the body; explore ways to conquer stress and alleviate mental tiredness; enjoy the sensual pleasures of water therapy; and understand the influence of the "sensual calendar" on your emotional and physical well-being. With easy to follow step-by-step instructions and photo-sequences explaining the full repertoire of massage strokes and techniques, Massage is an accessible introduction to the language of the senses.