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Basic Clinical Massage Therapy

Basic Clinical Massage Therapy: Integrating Anatomy & Treatment | 1.9 Gb
DVDRip | Resolution: 640х480(.mp4) | Audio: mp3 32 Kbps | Completion Time: 02 hrs. 45 min.
Genre: eLearning | Difficulty: Advanced | Language: English | Authors: James H. Clay, David M. Pounds
Basic Clinical Massage Therapy: Integrating Anatomy and Treatment is primarily a textbook for advanced massage therapy students who have already acquired the basic skills of Swedish massage and are now pursuing additional training in clinical massage therapy.

In this book, the author define “clinical massage therapy” as the use of manual manipulation of the soft tissues to relieve specific complaints of pain and dysfunction. As its title implies, this book integrates detailed anatomical information with basic clinical massage therapy techniques. By embedding illustrations of internal structures into photographs of live models, it shows exactly what muscle is being worked on, where it is, where it is attached, how it can be accessed manually, what kinds of problems it can cause, and one or more basic techniques for effectively treating it. The student can clearly see the involved structures in relation to surrounding structures, surface landmarks, and the therapist’s hands. Therefore, this book offers a truly innovative visual and tactile understanding of anatomical spatial relationships integrated with the learning of treatment techniques, which has not been possible with traditional approaches. [Read More]

Healing Stone Massage

This video will show you everything you need to know to begin your hot stone massage practice. You will learn about the various types of stones, textures and shapes as well and the benefits and cautions related to stone therapy. Then Carollanne Crichton will lead you through a basic hot stone massage utilizing foundation layouts and hot stone massage techniques.

The restorative section combines the placement of stones while placing the body in various yoga positions. With clear instruction, great music and useful techniques, this DVD will expand the use of stones in your practice. This DVD demonstrates how easy it would be to incorporate the stones into your practice.

Healing Stone Massage
VSHRip | AVI / DivX, 880 kb/s | 352×240 | 01:18:43 | English: MP3, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | 572 mb Genre: Massage, Health
Healing Stone Massage 2
DVD5 | NTSC 4:3 (720×480) VBR | MPEG, ~1409 kbps | 00:28:25 | English: AC3, 256 kb/s (2 ch) | 1.33 GB Genre: Massage, Health

Thailand shatters world mass-massage record

Six hundred and forty one pairs of Thai masseuses have broken the Guiness World Record for the most people being massaged at once. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra marked the start of the record attempt, which was part of the opening of Thailand’s Medical Expo 2012. Traditional Thai massages stretch and pressure muscles to relax and energise the body. “Tourists who come to Thailand and go back to their country, they usually compliment and talk about Thai traditional massage,” said one record-breaking participant, 58-year-old Prawet Moonklang. The previous record had been held by 263 Australian couples in 2010. (source)

Thailand on 30th August set a world record when 641 masseurs simultaneously practised holistic head-to-toe Thai massage on 641 people for 12 minutes. The move is aimed at promoting Thai massage and luring foreign tourists with the promise of traditional medical services. Guinness World Records certified the record, which was set during an event held as part of the Thailand Medical Hub Expo 2012 at Nonthaburi province’s Impact Muang Thong Thani.

The previous record was set in Australia in 2010, when 263 masseurs kneaded flesh simultaneously for five minutes. “I was happy that I was able to do it,” 87-year-old female masseur Pornpimol Panyawut said after participating in the record-setting massage. Pornpimol has practised Thai massage in the southern province of Chumpon for 57 years. Her father taught her the skill when she was young.

“Thai massage is our heritage and we have to pass it on to other generations,” she said. Thai spa and massage services are world renowned and generate Bt12 billion in revenue per year. There are about 1,436 spas certified by the Public Health Ministry, which will be classified into three internationally recognised levels: platinum, gold and silver. Now there are certified up to 33 international spas and there are certified 400 hours healthy massage up to 50,000 masseurs. (source)

Run a Successful Beauty Salon

Start and Run a Successful Beauty Salon: A Comprehensive Guide to Managing or Acquiring Your Own Salon
How to Books (2010-12-20) | ISBN: 1845283767 | 258 pages | PDF | 2 MB
This book is a step-by-step guide to starting and running a successful beauty salon. It is aimed at the budding entrepreneur; a qualified beautician working for someone else who now wants to go it alone; or someone who is looking to change direction in their career. It draws on the experience of two people who have spent the last 25 years on the high street and in the field of beauty therapy. The beauty industry is growing rapidly. The face and skincare industry is already a multi billion pound industry. The desire to look good and younger has never been stronger. Men are increasingly joining in, with actors and footballers now promoting skincare ranges. In this book you will find everything you need to know, from starting up to managing your own profitable salon. It includes: – Training and gaining experience – Deciding what type of salon you want to run, and finding the right location – Planning the layout and decor – Buying equipment & products – What treatments to offer and what clientele to target – Managing staff and understanding employment legislation – Dealing with finance and accounts – Marketing and advertising your salon

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Massage Collection

Look for Big Massage Collection Pack 1,2,3,4 & 5 at Ayurvedaonline India

Massage is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue to enhance the function and promote relaxation and well-being.[1][2] The word comes from the French massage “friction of kneading”, or from Arabic massa meaning “to touch, feel or handle” or from Latin massa meaning “mass, dough”.[3][4] In distinction the ancient Greek word for massage was anatripsis,[5] and the Latin was frictio.

Massage involves acting on and manipulating the body with pressure – structured, unstructured, stationary, or moving – tension, motion, or vibration, done manually or with mechanical aids. Target tissues may include muscles, tendons, ligaments, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels, or organs of the gastrointestinal system. Massage can be applied with the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearm, and feet. There are over eighty different recognized massage modalities.[6] The most cited reasons for introducing massage as therapy have been client demand and perceived clinical effectiveness.[7]

Tui Na massage

Tui Na: A manual of Chinese massage therapy
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone | pages: 200 | 2010 | ISBN: 0443069034 | PDF | 7 mb

The book describes the roots and development of Tui na, how it works therapeutically within the context of Chinese medicine and how to become an effective Tui na practitioner.
It contains detailed descriptions of Tui na techniques, how to practice them, their clinical applications and therapeutic effects. Foundation area routines are provided to aid the development and fluidity of manual skills and to give an initial structure for building treatments.

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Relaxing Massage

How To Give A Relaxing Massage by Join Lita
English| 640×352 | 52 min | AVI | 302 mb

Join Lita who uses her best tried and true techniques, strokes, and tips and put them into this beautiful one hour instructional massage video.

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