Health, Mind & Body Books:

Healing Touch for Children: Massage, Acupressure and Reflexology Routines for Children Aged 4 -12

Sorry, this product is no longer available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Healing Touch for Children: Massage, Acupressure and Reflexology Routines for Children Aged 4 -12

Format

Paperback / softback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Healing Touch for Children: Massage, Acupressure and Reflexology Routines for Children Aged 4 -12 by Mary Atkinson
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is no longer available to order

Description

Research has shown that short, simple routines of massage practiced on children can help reduce stress and tiredness, increase alertness and concentration, and help combat a wide range of ailments, including breathing problems, coughs and colds, and myriad aches and pains. Expert massage practitioner Mary Atkinson gives a thorough overview of this increasingly popular practice. Featuring user-friendly treatment sequences and practical advice on dealing with emotional issues such as stress and anxiety, this book will show you how you can make a loving and caring touch part of your child's daily routine.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Pressures on children in today's society How touch therapies can help Getting Prepared: Creating the right environment Developing a routine Massage media Safe aromatherapy oils for children Dos and don'ts Head and Shoulder Massage: History and how it works Introducing your child to massage Simple massage techniques 10-minute basic massage routine Reflexology: History and how it works Simple reflexology techniques 10-minute basic reflexology routine Acupressure: History and how it works Acupressure points for children Treating common ailments: Using touch therapies to ease everyday health problems including: Asthma, Coughs and colds, Sinus problems, Head ache, Sleep problems, Bedwetting, Stomach ache, Earache, Travel sickness, Eczema, Stress, Anxiety, Hyperactivity, Fatigue, Exam nerves, Tantrums Self-help tool kit: Simple routines that you can teach your child to use while at school or on the move for: Stomach ache, Toothache, Head ache, RSI, Anxiety, Concentration, Stress

Author Biography

Mary Atkinson is a qualified holistic massage, Indian head massage, reflexology and aromatherapy practitioner. She is also an instructor for the Massage in Schools Programme and runs her own complementary therapy clinic and training school. Mary has been a health and fitness writer on numerous UK magazines and is the author of over 15 books including The Art of Indian Head Massage and Head and Foot Massage.
Release date NZ
January 5th, 2009
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Gaia Books Ltd
Pages
144
Dimensions
191x235x10
ISBN-13
9781856753050
Product ID
2667383

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 154 Banana Points