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The Resource The everything massage book : practical, simple techniques you can use at home to relieve stress, promote healing, and feel great, Valerie Voner

The everything massage book : practical, simple techniques you can use at home to relieve stress, promote healing, and feel great, Valerie Voner

Label
The everything massage book : practical, simple techniques you can use at home to relieve stress, promote healing, and feel great
Title
The everything massage book
Title remainder
practical, simple techniques you can use at home to relieve stress, promote healing, and feel great
Statement of responsibility
Valerie Voner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Voner, Valerie
Dewey number
615.8/22
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA780.5
LC item number
.V66 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Everything series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Massage
Target audience
adult
Label
The everything massage book : practical, simple techniques you can use at home to relieve stress, promote healing, and feel great, Valerie Voner
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0414/2004002187.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 280-281) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 9
  • Massaging the Abdomen
  • 95
  • Chest and Front of the Arms
  • 96
  • Massaging the Back from the Front
  • 100
  • Neck
  • 101
  • Working the Face, Head, and Scalp
  • 103
  • Who Will Use Massage?
  • Quiet Touch
  • 104
  • 8
  • Understanding and Relieving Stress
  • 105
  • Stress Is the Life Force
  • 106
  • Distress and Disease
  • 107
  • How the Mind Influences the Body
  • 9
  • 108
  • Effects of Stress on the Body
  • 109
  • Release Through Massage
  • 112
  • Other Relaxation Techniques
  • 113
  • 9
  • Self-Massage
  • 117
  • Relaxation and Massage
  • Stretching and Breathing
  • 118
  • An Exercise in Silence
  • 118
  • Massaging Your Abdomen
  • 119
  • Shoulders, Arms, and Hands
  • 121
  • Massaging Your Lower Body
  • 125
  • 12
  • Lower Back
  • 129
  • Face, Head, and Neck
  • 130
  • Close with Chakras
  • 132
  • 10
  • Sports Massage
  • 135
  • Effects of Sports Massage
  • 2
  • 136
  • Techniques for Sports Massage
  • 138
  • When to Massage Athletes
  • 142
  • Routines for Sports Massage
  • 144
  • Understanding Sports Injury
  • 149
  • 11
  • Importance of Touch
  • Chair Massage
  • 151
  • Evolution of Chair Massage
  • 152
  • In the Office or on the Road
  • 153
  • Advantages of Chair Massage
  • 155
  • Techniques for Chair Massage
  • 156
  • 15
  • A Chair Massage Routine
  • 159
  • 12
  • Sensual Massage
  • 167
  • Massage and Intimacy
  • 168
  • Benefits of Sensual Relaxation
  • 168
  • Listen to Your Partner
  • Introducing Touch to Others and Ourselves
  • 170
  • Setting the Stage for Sensual Massage
  • 172
  • Techniques for Sensual Massage
  • 173
  • Create Your Own Routine
  • 177
  • 13
  • Pregnancy and Massage
  • 179
  • 17
  • Why Prenatal Massage Is So Important
  • 180
  • Massage During Labor
  • 181
  • Following Birth
  • 183
  • Pregnancy Massage Essentials
  • 185
  • A Simple Head and Neck Routine
  • 186
  • 1
  • Touching with Compassion
  • Massaging the Body
  • 188
  • 14
  • Infant Massage
  • 193
  • Philosophy of Infant Massage
  • 194
  • Effects of Massage on Infants
  • 195
  • Techniques for Infant Massage
  • 19
  • 197
  • A Simple Routine
  • 200
  • Massage and the Older Child
  • 205
  • 15
  • Massage and Aging
  • 207
  • Principles of Elder Massage
  • 208
  • Appropriate Touch
  • Effects of Massage on the Elderly
  • 209
  • Seniors Give Back
  • 210
  • When Massage Is Okay
  • 210
  • When Massage Is Not Okay
  • 211
  • Techniques and Considerations for Elder Massage
  • 212
  • 21
  • A Routine for Senior Massage
  • 214
  • Touch and Dying
  • 217
  • 16
  • Using Massage for Symptomatic Relief
  • 219
  • Causes of Stress
  • 220
  • Headaches
  • When Touch Is Inappropriate
  • 220
  • Abdominal Issues
  • 222
  • Problems with the Respiratory System
  • 222
  • Minor Aches and Pains
  • 223
  • Chronic Pain
  • 224
  • Cardiovascular Problems
  • 21
  • 225
  • Using Massage for Cancer Patients
  • 226
  • Massaging Someone with AIDS
  • 226
  • 17
  • Spas for You and Me
  • 229
  • Evolution of the Spa Experience
  • 230
  • Light Touch
  • What Spas Offer
  • 231
  • Application of Water: Hydrotherapy
  • 233
  • Create Your Own Spa
  • 236
  • Homemade Treatments for Your Home Spa
  • 237
  • Spa Shopping
  • 239
  • 24
  • 18
  • Specialized Massage and Bodywork Techniques
  • 241
  • Foundations of Eastern Medicine
  • 242
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • 244
  • Japanese System
  • 246
  • Thai Massage
  • Deep Pressure
  • 248
  • Ayurvedic Tradition
  • 248
  • Other Ancient Traditions
  • 250
  • Swedish Method of Massage
  • 252
  • Deep-Tissue Massage
  • 253
  • 19
  • 25
  • Aromatherapy, Crystals, and Chakras
  • 255
  • Uses and Benefits of Aromatherapy
  • 256
  • Origins of Aromatherapy
  • 256
  • How to Use Essential Oils
  • 258
  • Crystals and Chakras
  • 261
  • So What Is Massage Anyway?
  • 3
  • Hot Rock Massage
  • 264
  • 20
  • Finding a Professional Therapist
  • 267
  • All Therapists Are Not Created Equal
  • 268
  • Choosing the Type of Treatment
  • 269
  • Looking for the Right Place
  • Physical Structure
  • 270
  • What to Expect
  • 272
  • Training in Massage Therapy
  • 272
  • 29
  • Skeletal System
  • 30
  • Makeup of the Muscles
  • 30
  • Nervous System
  • 32
  • Endocrine System
  • 1
  • 33
  • Working of the Heart and Blood
  • 34
  • Lymphatic System
  • 35
  • Respiratory System
  • 36
  • Digestive System
  • 36
  • Elimination of Waste
  • What Does Massage Do?
  • 37
  • Integumentary System
  • 38
  • Preparing Yourself
  • 44
  • Consider the Receiver
  • 45
  • When Massage Is Called For
  • 47
  • When Massage Is Not Called For
  • 3
  • 49
  • Tools Used in Massage
  • 51
  • Appropriate Draping
  • 57
  • Oils, Creams, or Powders
  • 58
  • 5
  • Basic Massage Strokes
  • 61
  • History of Massage
  • First Touch
  • 62
  • Stroking Touch (Effleurage)
  • 63
  • Kneading Strokes (Petrissage)
  • 66
  • Friction Strokes
  • 69
  • Tapping Strokes (Tapotement)
  • 72
  • 4
  • Other Basic Strokes
  • 74
  • 6
  • Applying the Strokes: Back
  • 77
  • Working the Back
  • 78
  • Neck and Back of the Arms
  • 83
  • Lower Body
  • Massage Today
  • 84
  • Halfway Point
  • 87
  • 7
  • Applying the Strokes: Front
  • 89
  • Turning Over
  • 90
  • Feet and Legs from the Front
  • 91
Control code
ocm54392533
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 289 pages
Isbn
9781593370718
Lccn
2004002187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
615.822 V894E ; P ; XX-N ; Series - adult ; C904BT2/2004.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o54392533
  • (Sirsi) o54392533
Label
The everything massage book : practical, simple techniques you can use at home to relieve stress, promote healing, and feel great, Valerie Voner
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0414/2004002187.html
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 280-281) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 9
  • Massaging the Abdomen
  • 95
  • Chest and Front of the Arms
  • 96
  • Massaging the Back from the Front
  • 100
  • Neck
  • 101
  • Working the Face, Head, and Scalp
  • 103
  • Who Will Use Massage?
  • Quiet Touch
  • 104
  • 8
  • Understanding and Relieving Stress
  • 105
  • Stress Is the Life Force
  • 106
  • Distress and Disease
  • 107
  • How the Mind Influences the Body
  • 9
  • 108
  • Effects of Stress on the Body
  • 109
  • Release Through Massage
  • 112
  • Other Relaxation Techniques
  • 113
  • 9
  • Self-Massage
  • 117
  • Relaxation and Massage
  • Stretching and Breathing
  • 118
  • An Exercise in Silence
  • 118
  • Massaging Your Abdomen
  • 119
  • Shoulders, Arms, and Hands
  • 121
  • Massaging Your Lower Body
  • 125
  • 12
  • Lower Back
  • 129
  • Face, Head, and Neck
  • 130
  • Close with Chakras
  • 132
  • 10
  • Sports Massage
  • 135
  • Effects of Sports Massage
  • 2
  • 136
  • Techniques for Sports Massage
  • 138
  • When to Massage Athletes
  • 142
  • Routines for Sports Massage
  • 144
  • Understanding Sports Injury
  • 149
  • 11
  • Importance of Touch
  • Chair Massage
  • 151
  • Evolution of Chair Massage
  • 152
  • In the Office or on the Road
  • 153
  • Advantages of Chair Massage
  • 155
  • Techniques for Chair Massage
  • 156
  • 15
  • A Chair Massage Routine
  • 159
  • 12
  • Sensual Massage
  • 167
  • Massage and Intimacy
  • 168
  • Benefits of Sensual Relaxation
  • 168
  • Listen to Your Partner
  • Introducing Touch to Others and Ourselves
  • 170
  • Setting the Stage for Sensual Massage
  • 172
  • Techniques for Sensual Massage
  • 173
  • Create Your Own Routine
  • 177
  • 13
  • Pregnancy and Massage
  • 179
  • 17
  • Why Prenatal Massage Is So Important
  • 180
  • Massage During Labor
  • 181
  • Following Birth
  • 183
  • Pregnancy Massage Essentials
  • 185
  • A Simple Head and Neck Routine
  • 186
  • 1
  • Touching with Compassion
  • Massaging the Body
  • 188
  • 14
  • Infant Massage
  • 193
  • Philosophy of Infant Massage
  • 194
  • Effects of Massage on Infants
  • 195
  • Techniques for Infant Massage
  • 19
  • 197
  • A Simple Routine
  • 200
  • Massage and the Older Child
  • 205
  • 15
  • Massage and Aging
  • 207
  • Principles of Elder Massage
  • 208
  • Appropriate Touch
  • Effects of Massage on the Elderly
  • 209
  • Seniors Give Back
  • 210
  • When Massage Is Okay
  • 210
  • When Massage Is Not Okay
  • 211
  • Techniques and Considerations for Elder Massage
  • 212
  • 21
  • A Routine for Senior Massage
  • 214
  • Touch and Dying
  • 217
  • 16
  • Using Massage for Symptomatic Relief
  • 219
  • Causes of Stress
  • 220
  • Headaches
  • When Touch Is Inappropriate
  • 220
  • Abdominal Issues
  • 222
  • Problems with the Respiratory System
  • 222
  • Minor Aches and Pains
  • 223
  • Chronic Pain
  • 224
  • Cardiovascular Problems
  • 21
  • 225
  • Using Massage for Cancer Patients
  • 226
  • Massaging Someone with AIDS
  • 226
  • 17
  • Spas for You and Me
  • 229
  • Evolution of the Spa Experience
  • 230
  • Light Touch
  • What Spas Offer
  • 231
  • Application of Water: Hydrotherapy
  • 233
  • Create Your Own Spa
  • 236
  • Homemade Treatments for Your Home Spa
  • 237
  • Spa Shopping
  • 239
  • 24
  • 18
  • Specialized Massage and Bodywork Techniques
  • 241
  • Foundations of Eastern Medicine
  • 242
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • 244
  • Japanese System
  • 246
  • Thai Massage
  • Deep Pressure
  • 248
  • Ayurvedic Tradition
  • 248
  • Other Ancient Traditions
  • 250
  • Swedish Method of Massage
  • 252
  • Deep-Tissue Massage
  • 253
  • 19
  • 25
  • Aromatherapy, Crystals, and Chakras
  • 255
  • Uses and Benefits of Aromatherapy
  • 256
  • Origins of Aromatherapy
  • 256
  • How to Use Essential Oils
  • 258
  • Crystals and Chakras
  • 261
  • So What Is Massage Anyway?
  • 3
  • Hot Rock Massage
  • 264
  • 20
  • Finding a Professional Therapist
  • 267
  • All Therapists Are Not Created Equal
  • 268
  • Choosing the Type of Treatment
  • 269
  • Looking for the Right Place
  • Physical Structure
  • 270
  • What to Expect
  • 272
  • Training in Massage Therapy
  • 272
  • 29
  • Skeletal System
  • 30
  • Makeup of the Muscles
  • 30
  • Nervous System
  • 32
  • Endocrine System
  • 1
  • 33
  • Working of the Heart and Blood
  • 34
  • Lymphatic System
  • 35
  • Respiratory System
  • 36
  • Digestive System
  • 36
  • Elimination of Waste
  • What Does Massage Do?
  • 37
  • Integumentary System
  • 38
  • Preparing Yourself
  • 44
  • Consider the Receiver
  • 45
  • When Massage Is Called For
  • 47
  • When Massage Is Not Called For
  • 3
  • 49
  • Tools Used in Massage
  • 51
  • Appropriate Draping
  • 57
  • Oils, Creams, or Powders
  • 58
  • 5
  • Basic Massage Strokes
  • 61
  • History of Massage
  • First Touch
  • 62
  • Stroking Touch (Effleurage)
  • 63
  • Kneading Strokes (Petrissage)
  • 66
  • Friction Strokes
  • 69
  • Tapping Strokes (Tapotement)
  • 72
  • 4
  • Other Basic Strokes
  • 74
  • 6
  • Applying the Strokes: Back
  • 77
  • Working the Back
  • 78
  • Neck and Back of the Arms
  • 83
  • Lower Body
  • Massage Today
  • 84
  • Halfway Point
  • 87
  • 7
  • Applying the Strokes: Front
  • 89
  • Turning Over
  • 90
  • Feet and Legs from the Front
  • 91
Control code
ocm54392533
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 289 pages
Isbn
9781593370718
Lccn
2004002187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
615.822 V894E ; P ; XX-N ; Series - adult ; C904BT2/2004.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o54392533
  • (Sirsi) o54392533

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