This revised edition of An Introductory Guide to Massage is an accessible reference for students studying towards qualifications in Body and Holistic massage and provides the underpinning knowledge and skills needed for successful massage treatments. The classical techniques that form the basis of most systems are thoroughly explained, and the student is introduced to the different types of massage commonly offered by complementary, spa and sports therapists. An Introductory Guide to Massage is practical reference also has detailed sections on preparing for treatments, consulting with clients and record keeping, together with an overview of other therapies that are compatible with massage.
New to this 3rd Edition:
- A section on massage in a care setting
- Enhanced information on massage mediums
- A revised chapter summarizing other complementary therapies
- An expanded and reset index