body massage for holistic therapists
By: Francesca Gould
Body Massage for Holistic Therapists covers all the required knowledge for the VTCT certificate in swedish massage and the VTCT and ITEC diploma in body massage. It is also an excellent text for practitioners who wish to expand their knowledge of body massage.
Taking a practical, workbook approach, this book encourages students to thoroughly understand the benefits and theory of massage while helping them acquire the necessary skills and techniques.
Chapter 1: Introduction to massage
Chapter 2: Body systems and the effects of massage
Chapter 3: Consultation and planning of treatment
Chapter 4: Massage techniques and preparing for massage treatment
Chapter 5: The body massage routine
Chapter 6: Considerations and modifications to massage treatment and other types of physical therapy
Chapter 7: Legislation, good practice and setting up a business
Chapter 8: Examination preparation