The Spa Encyclopedia: A Guide to Treatments and Their Benefits for Health and Healing
For advanced courses in spa management, holistic health, or as a special course in massage programs, the authors give a "whole body" approach to various spa treatments not found in any other book. The Spa explains a variety of spa treatments and describes their therapeutic effects on the mind and body of the client. Each treatment description lists contraindications and equipment needed, and guides professionals and clients step-by-step through procedures. Health care students interested in mind/body connection and alternative therapies will find the book useful in understanding the specifics of spa treatments, including benefits and cautions.
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The Spa Treatments
Massage Wellness and Physiotherapies
Steam Vapor Bath and Sauna
Affusions under Pressure
Herbal and Mineral Body Mask
Ablution acute ailments Alternate Temperature applied arm bath Aromatherapy Assist client Ayurveda Bath Definition bathtub bed rest blanket blood circulation blood pressure Blvd calf cellulite Center chest chronic client inhales coarse linen cloth Coarse linen washcloth cold affusion begins cold water Contraindications cool cotton cloth Day Spa destination spa Duration Effects Equipment essential oils estheticians exhales evenly facials fango haypack heat Herbal Bath hose hot water infection inflammation insomnia Knee Affusion Kneipp left leg mask massage meadow flower mineral muscles oversensitivity to cold pack pain peels PERMANENT MAKEUp perspiration powder Procedure Reflexology Reiki relaxation rheumatism Salon & Day Salon & Spa sauna sciatica Shiatsu shower skin spa towns Spa Treatments steam steam shower stimulates stroke Temperature Indications therapist thirty minutes tissue towel dry twenty minutes Type of Spa varicose veins vascular venous Vichy shower Warm Affusion warm water whirlpool wool cloth