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Body Massage for the Beauty Therapist - Audrey Githa Goldberg

Body Massage for the Beauty Therapist

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Published: 16th August 1996
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The beauty therapist, increasingly called upon to administer massage, will welcome this manual. Its modern and practical approach will appeal to all who wish to improve their standard of massage.

The physical comfort and reassurance which massage can give, especially when coupled with exercises, make it more than a sensuous luxury: rather it is a positive factor in promoting bodily wellbeing.
The clear and detailed explanations of massage techniques in 'Body Massage for the Beauty Therapist' are supplemented by many drawings and photographs, which also serve to clarify the structure of the human body and its functioning.
The personality and qualities of the therapist are brought into perspective and helpful advice given on the organization of the salon. Valuable sections are included on relaxation techniques, correct breathing and exercises which the client can undertake. Aromatherapy and gyratory massage are also covered.

'To call the first textbook of its kind the best is an illogicality...But it must surely be a long time before we see another book on massage as instructive and easy to read as Body Massage for the Beauty Therapist.' - Hair and Beauty

'A modern, practical approach to massage is given in this manual written exclusively for beauty therapists.' - Health and Beauty Salon's Book of the month, October 1996

Foreword
Preface
History of Massage
Ethics, the beauty therapist, and the salon
Manipulations and massage technique
The physiological effects of massage
Order and method of work
Bones
Joints
Muscles
Active exercises
Breathing and relaxation
About electrical treatments
New techniques
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780750624534
ISBN-10: 0750624531
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 350
Published: 16th August 1996
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition