Massage For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0470642750
  • ISBN-13: 9780470642757
  • DDC: 615.822
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 512 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Massage For Dummies, 2nd Edition, features 25 percent new and updated content including: Expanded step-by-step coverage on massage techniques including Thai, Swedish, and Deep Tissue; The latest techniques to help get the kinks out of the shoulders, neck, back, and other parts of the body (including self-massage); Tips on creating a warm and relaxing massage environment; The newest strokes and techniques that can help relieve specific painful conditions such as fibromyalgia, migraines, and carpal tunnel syndrome; All-new and improved photos and illustrations throughout the book.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
Authors' Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Discovering Massage.
2: Not Just a Rub: How Massage Can Improve Your Life.
3: A Brief History of Touch.
4: Your Skin and What's beneath It: What You're Touching When You Massage Somebody.
5: The Art of Receiving Massage.
6: Making Massage Part of Your Life: A Massage Road Map.
7: Your First Massage Appointment, Step-by-Step.
8: The Rules for Receiving Massage.
9: Enjoying the Spa Experience (There and at Home).
10: The Art of Giving Massage.
11: Setting the Stage for a Great Massage.
12: Stocking Your Massage Tool Chest.
13: All the Right Moves.
14: Putting the Moves Together: Massaging the Back of the Body.
15: Putting the Moves Together: Massaging the Front of the Body.
16: A Special Treat for the Feet: Reflexology.
17: Have Hands, Will Travel: Doing Massage for a Living.
18: Massage for Every Body.
19: Higher, Faster, Stronger: Sports Massage.
20: Sensual Massage.
21: A Massage for Baby (and Mommy Too).
22: Self-Massage Techniques to Use at Work.
23: The Part of Tens.
24: Ten (Plus a Few More) Top Places to Study Massage.
25: Ten Outstanding Places to Receive a Top-Notch Massage.
Appendix: Massage Resources.