Being a great therapist and being a good business person require different skills. This book will help you as a therapist – new, or experienced – to concentrate on the things you need to do to make your business a success and avoid making costly mistakes along the way. It will help you understand the […]
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Convenient and portable, the Lifemax Heated Back and Seat Massager can be used at home, at work and even in the car aided by a handy remote control and an integral timer option that can be set for 15, 30 and 60 minute intervals. The massager has five motors, four levels of intensity and five massage modes (pulse, tapping, rolling, auto and kneading). This massager is specially designed to provide penetrating heat to the lumbar area. It also comes with a connected strapping system to allow attachment to most chairs and vehicle seats. A mains adapter and car adapter are included.
This is the most up-to-date encyclopaedia of aromatherapy available today, with over 400 entries covering more than 200 conditions, and 82 essential oils. It explains the properties of essential oils and the health conditions that benefit from them. There is also advice on hazardous oils. There are recipes and formulae for baths, creams and tonics. All the entries are comprehensive, fluently written and provide an easy-to-understand introduction to a wide range of topics.
The Essential Guide to Holistic and Complementary Therapy is the most comprehensive text currently available, designed to meet the demands of teachers and the wider industry for a book that addresses both the core subjects of holistic and complementary therapy and individual topics such as reiki and colour therapy. This book provides the ideal […]
Reflexology: A Guide to Foot Massage is an easy to follow programme teaching you the techniques for relieving pain, discomfort or just relaxing tired muscles in your feet. This step by step guide will explain how various parts of the feet are linked to your internal organs and how by massaging and relaxing those areas you will make a complete difference to the way your whole body feels. Reflexology is ideal to practice on a partner, requiring little or no equipment or special attire.
Natural and holistic remedies might divide opinion among the medical fraternity but for the rest of us, they’re worth considering. Homeopathy, reflexology and aromatherapy might not be nature’s magic bullet for health woes, but there’s evidence to suggest that all three ameliorate, if not always cure, common ailments with muscle pain proving particularly amenable. Ayurveda too is often written off as a souped-up sort of beauty treatment but that, even more so than with other holistic therapies, would be unfair. As Dr Nilesh Wakde, ayurvedic practitioner and owner of the Hammersmith based Dr Wakde’s Natural Health Clinic, points out: it’s not just about getting to grips with the symptoms – it’s about overhauling your lifestyle.
The Yoga Bible: The Definitive Guide to Yoga Postures Yoga brings not only a suppleness to the body but also a sense of spiritual and physical well-being to those who practice it. Featuring over 170 postures from the main schools of yoga, “The Yoga Bible” is the ultimate, comprehensive guide to practicing yoga and finding […]
This comprehensive introduction to aromatherapy explains how to choose and use essential oils for health, beauty and well-being. It contains everything you need to know about the subject, including skin-care treatments, massage techniques, how to create perfumes to suit different moods, simple remedies for common ailments and meditations for relaxation. It also provides a directory of 68 common and exotic essential oils, with each entry describing the characteristics of that oil, listing its main therapeutic properties and warning about any potential contraindications.
Soothe away aches and pains with this heated seat cover delivering massage to the upper and lower back, hips and thighs.
Gentle Touch Reflexology Practical Technique Training DVD An hour and half of detailed tuition on Gentle Touch Reflexology by Sue Ricks. A Professional Training DVD that includes: Introduction to Gentle Touch Reflexology Set up requirements and advice Full practical treatment routines Advice on practical issues This DVD aims to provide clear, concise and easy to […]