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Author Mumford, Susan.

Title The complete guide to massage / Susan Mumford.

Imprint New York : Plume, [1996], c1995.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    615.822 MUM    Available
Description 191 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Note Originally published: A complete guide to massage. London : Hamlyn, 1995.
"First Plume printing, January, 1996"--T.p. verso.
Includes index.
"A Plume book."
"A step-by-step approach to total body relaxation"--Cover.
Contents Before Beginning -- Introduction to massage -- Anatomy guide -- Preparation for massage -- Getting Started -- Oils -- Warming up -- Practicing the strokes -- Stimulating energy -- Simple Techniques -- Effleurage -- Kneading -- Wringing -- Pulling -- Squeezing -- Opening -- Circling -- Feathering -- Pressing -- Raking -- Stretching -- Simple Massage -- The back -- The back of the legs -- The neck -- The face -- The arms -- The chest -- The abdomen -- The front of the legs -- Further Techniques -- Thumb rolling -- Thumb circling -- Friction -- Heel pressure -- Rocking -- Percussion -- Pressure points -- Joints -- Further Massage -- The back -- The back of the legs -- The feet -- The neck -- The face -- The arms -- The hands -- The chest -- The abdomen -- The front of the legs and feet -- Specific Techniques -- Common ailments -- Tension -- Sensual massage -- Self-massage -- After Massage.
Subject Massage.
Added Title Massage
ISBN 0452275180 (pbk.)
9780452275188 (pbk.)

 
    
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