The Essential Guide to Holistic and Complementary Therapy

The Essential Guide to Holistic and Complementary Therapy

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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 introduction for anyone studying one or more modules in any of the holistic and complementary therapies. It is also suitable for anyone with a general interest in holistic and complementary therapies. This inspirational text covers aromatherapy, Indian head massage, reflexology and body massage in accordance with the VTCT Holistic and Complementary Diplomas and the City a Guilds Progression Awards courses. It offers equal coverage of other popular therapies including reiki, crystal therapy, colour therapy, thermal auricular therapy, stress management, holistic facial and hot stone therapy. Foundation knowledge for all therapists in the areas of anatomy and physiology, chemistry, health and safety and client consultation is also included.Treatments available The simplest and easiest way to warm the tissues is to have a hot shower. ... from the oils and creams that are being applied a€c a warm shower will help to relax the muscles and make the treatment more effective a€c a power shower ... Many clients get concerned if they are suddenly encouraged to have a shower; others will expect the facility. ... Pine is also used because it allows the transference of air so that the air flow does not become stagnated within the sauna.

Title:The Essential Guide to Holistic and Complementary Therapy
Author:Helen Beckman, Suzanne E. Le Quesne
Publisher:Cengage Learning EMEA - 2005


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