Author(s): Larry Costa
Larry Costa has managed some of the world's most famous bodies, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Uma Thurman and John Travolta. Massage: Mind and Body enables you to bring his renowned pampering and therapeutic techniques into your own home. Larry explains the essential strokes and techniques, then guides you through his signature full-body massage - the one for which clients have been known to wait up to three months. From seasonal wraps and exfoliating treatments to a cleansing facial and scalp massage, Larry describes luxurious pampering routines and provides his own simple recipes for oils, lotions and treatment blends. Therapeutic massage routines show how to work tight knots out of tense muscles, ease the pain of backache and soothe a stressful headache.