by Chuck Fata; Suzette Hodnett Book  |  1st ed
Regain Your Sense of Touch and Massage for the Entire Family   (2011-10-03)
This book teaches how to share touch and and massage in an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust. Authors Chuck Fata and Suzette Hodnett provide a wealth of photos that illustrate family members sharing simple moments together. They help restore the healing, loving sense of touch to the home. The magic of this book is that the authors make it possible for people at any age, physical ability, and financial condition to enjoy the many benefits of massage. The book addresses how to enter into massage, with respect and honor for one another. There are chapters on how to create a warm and comfortable setting, what few materials you may want to have, and excellent instruction on the basic stroke techniques that professionals use. Most importantly, the authors teach that home massage is about paying attention and being intuitive. With this solid foundation, the book covers special considerations for massage with children, babies, the elderly adult, the expecting mother, and more. The photos and writing will restore one's comfort in touching and being touched, feeling valued and loved, and in expressing those feelings with family.
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