Learning how to give a massage has never been easier! With the help of a 60-minute CD, plus this comprehensive workbook, it's simple to master a variety of basic techniques (stroking, kneading, knuckling, friction) and routines. In addition to instructions for a full-body massage, there are more focused ones that relieve such common ailments as backaches, tension headaches, and eyestrain. And there's special attention given to vulnerable groups--pregnant women, babies, and the elderly--who can benefit from the healing touch, but who must be treated with extra care. An introductory section covers all the practical preparations, and an entire chapter is devoted to choosing the right oil--complete with recipes for some of the best.Harris, Clare is the author of 'Easy Massage Workbook ', published 2006 under ISBN 9781844832613 and ISBN 1844832619.