Body Massage: Therapy Basics, 2nd Edition

This new edition of Body Massage: Therapy Basics has been thoroughly updated to meet the requirements of the following awarding bodies: NVQ/SVQ Beauty Therapy Level 3; Edexcel National Diploma in Beauty Therapy; VTCT and ITEC. This book features a brand new colour section and up-to-date diagrams and photographs throughout. Written by an expert in the field, this edition is aimed primarily at Level 3 students, and includes new materia...

Die Gesundheitsformel

Alles, was man wissen muss, um ein gesundes Leben zu führen. Unser Wissen über den Menschen ist immens, unser Gesundheitssystem ist trotzdem in der Krise, der Ruf nach Prävention wird immer lauter. Wer verstehen will, wie »Gesundheit« wirklich funktioniert, muss die Fakten kennen: aus der Entwicklungsgeschichte unseres Körpers, aus der Molekularbiologie, aus der Genetik. Dieses Buch der medizinischen Bildung klärt darüber auf. Denn n...

Acupuncture for Body, Mind and Spirit

Acupuncture is a holistic therapy which originated in China over 5000 years ago. It is now widely practised in the Western world to relieve the symptoms of a wide range of physical and psychological conditions. Acupuncture, as in all Chinese medicine, views the patient as a 'whole' and treats nearly all chronic disease as a manifestation of the individual's particular weaknesses. When acupuncture is directed at these long-standing we...

The Drunken Monkey: Why We Drink and Abuse Alcohol

Alcoholism, as opposed to the safe consumption of alcohol, remains a major public health issue. In this accessible book, Robert Dudley presents an intriguing evolutionary interpretation to explain the persistence of alcohol-related problems. Providing a deep-time, interdisciplinary perspective on today’s patterns of alcohol consumption and abuse, Dudley traces the link between the fruit-eating behavior of arboreal primates and the ev...

Hatha Yoga Illustrated

Experience the physical benefits and body awareness from hatha yoga--the most popular form of yoga today. "Hatha Yoga Illustrated" presents nearly 650 full-color photos to visually demonstrate 77 standard poses from hatha yoga that apply to all major hatha styles including Iyengar, Astanga, Anusara, and Bikram. Individual poses are presented from start to finish, showing you how to achieve proper alignment and breathing to ensure cha...

Yoga and Multiple Sclerosis

Yoga for people with multiple sclerosis? Absolutely! Today, people with a wide range of medical problems use yoga successfully. Because of its emphasis on relaxation, breathing, and deliberate movement, it can be especially beneficial for individuals dealing with a neurologic disease like multiple sclerosis. Yoga and Multiple Sclerosis, coauthored by Dr. Loren Martin Fishman and Eric Small, a yoga teacher who first embraced these tec...

Healthy Eating and Active Time Club With Web Resource: Children in Balance

The text helps children understand what a healthy diet is and how to stay physically active every day. It teaches them how to make healthier nutrition and activity choices and discover how healthy eating and regular physical activity keep them feeling their best. It comes with a web resource that supplies many printable activity and food cards, worksheets, separate activity books and a detailed book called After-School HEAT Club Curr...

Healing Magic 10th Anniversary Edition

“Healing Magic is a warm and lucid introduction to herbal healing and earth magic, written by a true healer who knows her material and loves her work.”—Starhawk, author of The Spiral Dance and The Earth Path For everyone with a green spirit, even those who feel stuck in a city. I've always wanted to have a book with basic instructions on how to use and practice my Green Witch skills, develop my gifts and help me own my power, and I f...

Deep Tissue Massage: Hands-on Guide for Therapists

This title helps you to bring the technique alive. Containing over 160 photos, this essential companion presents a step by step overview of essential massage techniques. Covering every body area and client working position, "Deep Tissue Massage" provides students and practising therapists with handy advice, suggestions on how to communicate technical terms to your clients and even test questions to ensure the reader is equipped with ...

Alef-Bet Yoga for Kids

Learn the Hebrew alphabet through yoga! Using traditional and modified yoga poses, kids can create the letters and also benefit from the stretching and strengthening offered by each pose. This is a fixed-format ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book.