Massage: A Step-by-step Guide by Yvonne Worth
Giving a brief history of massage, this guide describes the different types of strokes, pressures and techniques, and also includes step-by-step instructions for performing a simple massage on adults, babies and children, and a self-help section for common ailments. The guide includes : the origins of massage; basic strokes and treatments; and details of massage oils. Massage is an ancient art with restorative powers that can improve the body's circulation, reduce stiffness, and ease joint pains. It's also a great tonic for relieving stress. This compact and illustrated introduction steers the reader through the numerous methods and techniques of massage, and offers information on the use of various oils.