Author: Sonal MittraPublisher: Star PublicationsYear: 2008Language: EnglishPages: 88ISBN/UPC (if available): 9781905863280
Massage is the oldest of all techniques for relieving pain and reconstructing tissues. It stimulates the lymphatic flow and invigorates blood chemistry thus cleansing the entire body system. It is effective in relaxing the mind and body, and helps to relieve the tension of daily life.Traditional Indian Massage is a simple, logical and practical description of massage and its benefits. This book describes the body anatomy, marma points and pressure points which are important to understand the procedure and benefits of massage. It elaborates on diet and energy giving foods which go on to make a healthy body. With details of various types of massage, different types of oils and the advantage of therapeutic massage, it gives hands-on tips for the masseurs as well as easy methods of self massage and beauty care.
1. The History of Massage2. Ayurveda And Massage3. The Massage Therapy4. Anatomy of the Body and Its Vital Points5. Techniques of Massage6. Methods of Massage7. Massage at Home8. Oils Used in Massage9. Types of Massage10. Benefits of Massage11. Mudras (Hand Postures)