Baby Massage For Dummies

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Joanne Bagshaw is a psychotherapist who also teaches yoga and holistic childbirth education classes.

Ilene Fox is certified in pre- and postnatal massage.

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Baby Massage For Dummies

Explains massage for preemies, newborns, and toddlers

Soothe your baby and promote well-being the all-natural way

Curious about baby massage? Featuring illustrations and step-by-step instructions, this friendly guide makes it easy to use techniques that can reduce your baby’s stress; ease the discomfort of colic, constipation, and teething; and create a strong attachment between the two of you. You’ll also find suggestions for making massage part of your everyday routine.

Discover how to:
* Ease common ailments
* Enhance your bond with your baby
* Stimulate growth and development
* Comfort a fussy baby
* Massage babies with special needs

Massage For Dummies

“Everything you need to know about giving and receiving a massage.”
—Jack Canfield, author, Chicken Soup for the Soul
“I recommend this book for everyone who would like to make the art of massage a part of their lives.”
—John Gray, author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

“…reveals dozens of healthy tips to help you achieve inner harmony, peace of mind, and an entirely new level of well-being….”
—From the Foreword by Robin Leach

What reduces pain, enhances athletic performance, job efficiency, and sexual function, improves the circulation, raises immune efficiency, promotes the healing of tissues, increases the functioning of the skin, enhances focus and emotional balance, improves appearance, is completely legal in all 50 states and Puerto Rico and can be had for as little as…nothing? Right, massage. So what are you waiting for?

Discover how to k nead your way to relaxation and wellness with this fun guide to the art of massage. With the help of 150 hand-on photos and illustrations, experts Steve Capellini and Michel Van Welden, show you, move by move, how to harness the healing power of touch. In no time you’ll:

– Master message basics
– Give and receive a therapeutic massage
– Soothe away stress with self-massage
– Alleviate sports aches and pains
– Improve circulation and skin tone
– Get intimate with massage for lovers

From Swedish to Shiatsu, sports massage to self-massage, Capellini and Van Welden cover an array of techniques and tell you how to:
– Choose the right style of massage for you and your body and getting the most out the receiving a massage
– Knead, manipulate pressure points, shake, rub, stretch and perform all the basic massage moves and techniques
– Give and receive special massages for the workplace, including reflexology foot massages
– Perform sports massage, sensual massage, and specific massages for every age group and physical condition, including infant massages and massage for pregnant women
– Become a massage professional

Sensitive, funny and extremely practical, Massage For Dummies shows you how to integrate massage and its incredible benefits into your everyday life.

Massage For Dummies 2nd Edition

Sooth away stress, banish pain, and share the language of touch with the healing powers of massage
What reduces pain, enhances athletic performance, job efficiency, improves the circulation, raises immune efficiency, promotes the healing of tissues, increases the functioning of the skin, enhances focus and emotional balance, and improves appearance? Right, massage! So what are you waiting for?

Discover how to knead your way to relaxation and wellness with this fun guide to the art of massage. With the help of numerous step-by-step hands-on photos and illustrations, Massage For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you, move by move, how to harness the healing power of touch. In no time you’ll master the basics and learn how to give and receive a therapeutic massage.

25% new and expanded content in this edition
Covers an array of techniques, from Swedish to Deep Tissue and sports massage to self-massage
The newest strokes and techniques that can relieve specific painful conditions

Hands-on and extremely practical, Massage For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to integrate massage and its benefits into your everyday life.

Digital Photography for Seniors for Dummies

Take the mystery out of digital photography and join the fun!

You don’t need to be a professional photographer or a technology expert to take great digital photos! This down-to-basics guide makes it easy to choose the right camera, understand all its dials and controls, take good pictures, make them look even better with your computer, and print them or share them online for friends and family to enjoy.

Do your homework — compare camera features to choose those you need at the price you can afford
Practice, practice, practice — learn to use camera settings, how to compose good shots, and how light affects a picture
The darkroom is now digital — use free software to organize and edit your photos
Learn to share — print your pictures at home or through a service, e-mail them to friends, set up an online photo album, or show them off in a digital picture frame

Open the book and find:

How to pick the camera that best fits your budget and needs
Tips for taking great travel photos
Accessories you might want for your camera
How to get really good pictures of kids and pets
Easy ways to get photos from your camera to your computer
Tips and tricks for editing pictures on a computer
Good reasons for putting your pictures online

Acupressure & Reflexology for Dummies

Features healing routines and illustrations to guide you
Ease your aches and find relief through the power of touch

Searching for alternative treatments for pain? This friendly, do-it-yourself guide introduces you to the basics and benefits of acupressure and reflexology, showing you step by step how to nurture your emotional and physical well-being and that of someone else. You’ll see how to target specific body parts to address your ailments and improve your emotional as well as your physical well-being.

Understand basic healing principles
Relieve your specific aches and pains
Boost your immune system
Address age-related ailments
Find professional help