Synopses & Reviews
Indispensible to massage therapists and a pleasure for individuals simply interested in feeling better through massage, this book tells the full story of the ancient art Shiatsu. You'll probe the history and theoretical foundations of Shiatsu, gain command of its methodologies and techniques, and see how Shiatsu and its associated products can be effectively marketed in salons to attract more business. A practical presentation of techniques will provide the Shiatsu students with a simple format to begin doing Shiatsu immediately with great results.
Practitioners learn shiatsu concepts and varying massage techniques. This is a very comprehensive reference for Shiatsu.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-134) and index.
About the Author
Erica Miller is a noted esthetician, lecturer and writer. The author of countless articles for a number of leading skin care magazines, she is currently the president of Spa Health Consultants. Ms. Miller has lived in Japan and studied shiatsu at the Kanebo Total Beauty Academy and the Imai School of Massage in the Namikoshi Method.
Table of Contents
THE HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF SHIATSU: Chapter 1: Introduction to Shiatsu Chapter 2: The Development of Reflexology Chapter 3: Total Harmony of Ki Chapter 4: Benefits and Cultural Influences THE PERFORMANCE OF SHIATSU Chapter 5: Effects of Shiatsu Chapter 6: Preparation and Handling of the Client Chapter 7: Shiatsu for Head, Neck, Chest, and Shoulders Chapter 8: Shiatsu for Full Body THE BUSINESS OF SHIATSU: Chapter 9: Marketing Shiatsu Services Glossary Index