Chair Massage

By

  • Patricia Holland, MC, LMT, Instructor and Dean of Students, Cortiva Institute-Tucson; Owner and Practitioner, Mindful Touch Therapeutic Massage, Tucson, AZ
  • Sandra Anderson, BA, LMT, ABT, NCTMB, Co-Owner and Practitioner, Tucson Touch Therapies Treatment Center and Education Center, Tucson, AZ

Expand your practice and attract new clients with chair massage! A practical, visual guide to this rapidly growing field, Chair Massage helps you develop a basic routine and adapt to different clients and situations. Expert authors Patricia M. Holland, MC, LMT, and Sandra K. Anderson, BA, LMT, NCTMB, provide coverage of massage techniques, chair adjustment, body mechanics, and applying pressure, plus specific routines for the lower back, shoulders, neck/head, and arm/hand regions -- with full-color photographs clearly demonstrating each technique. A chapter on the business aspects of seated massage helps you market and manage your practice successfully.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2010
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09223-4


Table of Contents

Reviewers

Preface

1. What is Chair Massage?

2. Essentials of Practice

3. Basic Sequence

4. Enhancing Treatment Sessions

5. Additional Techniques and Adaptations

6. Essentials of Business

7. Communication and Ethics

Appendix A: Traditional Chinese Medicine Channel Review

Appendix B: Anatomy and Kinesiology Review

Answers to Study Questions

References

Resources

Index