Author(s): Wendy Kavanagh
"The Complete Massage Tutor" is the one-stop guide to treating yourself and others through soothing massage routines. Expertly written by a leading therapist, this book provides comprehensive advice on all aspects of massage practice. With step-by-step instructions for a complete massage sequence, specialised routines for children and the elderly as well as targeted treatments for a wide range of common ailments, this book will equip you with all the skills you need. There is also specialist advice on how to set yourself up in business as a professional massage therapist.
- Recommended by the Vice President of the Federation of Holistic Therapists - Written by an expert author involved in setting professional standards for massage therapists throughout the UK - Essential reference for beginners and more experienced massage therapists alike, with advice on setting yourself up in business
Wendy Kavanagh was director of the London College of Massage for ten years. She has written articles for a number of leading newspapers and is the editor of Massage World Magazine, a journal for massage therapists. Wendy works with the board of the General Council for Massage Therapy in the UK, advising on massage training and professional standards.
Introduction The origins of massage How does massage work? The body and the effects of massage Massage preparation Massage techniques The massage sequence Specialized massage Massage for common ailments Setting up a massage practice Glossary Index