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Ayurvedic massage : traditional Indian techniques for balancing body and mind

Author: Harish Johari
Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Healing Arts Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of the oldest systems of medicine in the world, Ayurveda views the human being as intimately connected with the environment and all other life forms. Ayurvedic massage works on both the physical and mental levels, transmitting a life-giving energy that assists all systems of the body to repair and renew themselves. Practitioners concentrate on the marmas, subtle energy points that respond to gentle physical  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harish Johari
ISBN: 0892814896 9780892814893
OCLC Number: 34564839
Description: viii, 152 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction to massage --
Ayurvedic principles of massage --
Massage oils --
Preparation for the massage --
Full-body massage --
Therapeutic massage --
Massage during pregnancy --
Massage of infants --
Beauty massage --
Marmas and their positions --
Glossary --
Sources of supply.
Responsibility: Harish Johari ; illustrations by Pieter Weltevrede.
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Offers a complete guide to the traditional forty-day beauty treatment as practiced in India, and includes recipes for massage oils, facial creams, and beautifying clay baths.  Read more...

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"Harish Johari is Ayurveda's renaissance man." * Yoga Journal * "Ayurvedic Massage offers massage therapists a taste of an approach they might want to pursue through more training. It can be a source Read more...

 
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