Massage Techniques

D. Baloti Lawrence, Author Perigee Books $10.95 (160p) ISBN 978-0-399-51189-9
Massage as a treatment for stress is winning an ever-increasing number of adherents. Here Lawrence, coauthor of Massageworks and a New York masseur, covers 12 of the most commonly used methods of massaging the body. Each is fully explained, from a discussion of its origins and development to easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. Exercise fanatics and exercise phobics alike will find much of value. For athletes, the benefits of stretching and toning the muscles are considered; Lawrence shows nonathletes what muscle relaxation and toning massage can accomplish. Tips on self-massage, the mind/body connection, skin-care guidelines and exercises for maintaining flexibility are also provided. (JunepSIMPLY ELEGANT COUNTRY FOODS:
Reviewed on: 06/01/1986
Release date: 06/01/1986
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