Pearson's Massage Therapy: Blending Art with Science

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Pearson’s Massage Therapy: Blending Art with Science covers the wide variety of massage therapy competencies.  The book’s title reflects the fact that successful massage therapists excel at blending the art and science of massage.   Broad in scope, this book covers a multitude of massage techniques to what it takes to get started in a successful massage therapy career.  Practice Sequences are step-by-step suggested applications of the techniques described in the book. These sections can be used as starting points for mastering the techniques and coming up with routines that work best for each student.  Each Practice Sequence is demonstrated in full, vibrant detail on the DVD that accompanies this book. Each chapter begins with a consistent set of features that help readers set their goals:

· Chapter Outline provides an organized overview of the material to be covered.

· Learning Outcomes points readers toward intended goals.

· Key Terms identifies essential words and concepts.

· Massage in Action points readers to the appropriate video content on the DVD.

 

This is perfect for Massage Therapists in need of a reference guide on massage techniques

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Dr. Patricia Benjamin is a self-employed author, teacher, education consultant and massage therapist. Patricia earned her Doctorate in Philosophy for Recreation and Leisure Studies from Purdue University. She also holds a Master's Degree in Science for Physical Education and a Certificate of Advanced Study for Curriculum and Supervision from Northern Illinois University. Patricia currently resides as the 3rd Vice-President, Newsletter Editor, Awards Chair President, and serves on the Government Relations Committee for the Illinois Chapter of the American Massage Therapy Association. Patricia is an accomplished author whose books include "Tappan's Handbook of Healing Massage Techniques," published by Prentice Hall. In addition, she is an occasional contributor to the "Massage Therapy Journal," and has written extensively on the history of massage therapy.

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