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Japanese Holistic Face Massage

Japanese Holistic Face Massage

Rosemary Patten

Quick Overview

Japanese holistic face massage is based on the Chinese system of medicine and was originally used by geisha girls to maintain a youthful complexion. A comprehensive introductory guide, this book explains how to carry out the massage and explores the therapeutic benefits of this type of treatment.
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Paperback / softback
2013, 10.04in x 7.20in / 255mm x 183mm, 144pp
ISBN: 978-1-84819-122-8
$24.95

Description

Based on the ancient system of Chinese medicine, Japanese holistic face massage has been used for centuries to maintain a youthful complexion, reflect inner calm and promote longevity. This comprehensive introductory guide explains how to perform the massage and explores the therapeutic benefits of this treatment.

Beginning with a brief account of the philosophy behind Japanese holistic face massage, including Ki/Qi/prana, acupressure and the Five Elements, and highlighting the importance of the skin, the book provides everything needed to understand how the treatment works. Fully-illustrated, it includes step-by-step instructions on the movements of the massage, explaining the effect they have on the energy flow and the benefits this can have on emotional and physical health. The book focuses on the health aspects of this type of massage and explores how it can provide a supplement to health professionals' work with specific ailments.

This book will be an invaluable resource for massage therapists, hospice professionals, primary care professionals and anyone with an interest in massage and wellbeing.

Reviews

'Japanese Holistic Face Massage (JHFM) is one of the most powerful forms of massage. In this book, Rosemary, with vast clinical experience after her name, manages to bring together the spiritual, emotional and physical aspects of JHFM in perfect harmony to the recipient as well as to the giver! This is a practical book which will benefit all practitioners interested in treating the facial skin holistically as well as connecting with the Qi, Channels and the Soul.'
- Ilkay Zihni Chirali, Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner, teacher, author

Authors

By (author): Rosemary Patten