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Encyclopedia of Traditional MassagesFirst published: April 2021
Last update: April 2021
Length: 342 pages
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We’re proud to have produced this unique book, it’s one of a kind, and definitely the most complete traditional massage treatments reference guide in the world, covering more than 150 distinct massage modalities.

The book opens with giving you an introduction to some general aspects around traditional massages. This is followed by a section that discusses the massage history and developments of various significant geographical regions.

We then continue with giving you the general characteristics of traditional massage types. After this section, we embark on the largest part of the book, which describes individual massage treatment modalities, per country or per larger region.

You can read more about the structure of this book in our post Traditional Massage Encyclopedia | Reader’s Guide.

This book is not a training course but aims at providing you with a comprehensive understanding of the topic presented.

Table of Contents

PREFACE
~ Reader’s Guide 9
INTRODUCTION
~ What is Massage? 11
~ Massage, Energy Work, and Bodywork 14
~ Life Energy, Channels, and Energy Points 16
~ Traditional versus Modern Massage 18
~ Traditional Massage and Spirituality 20
GEOGRAPHICAL OUTLINE – CONTINENTS AND REGIONS
~ Africa 23
~ Asia 25
~ Europe 27
~ North and South America 29
~ Oceania 31
TRADITIONAL MASSAGES – GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS
~ Abdominal Massages 34
~ Acupressure Massages 36
~ Baby, Infant, and Pediatric Massages 38
~ Back Massages 40
~ Bamboo Massages 43
~ Barefoot Massages 45
~ Bone Setting (Chiropractic) 47
~ Breast Massages 49
~ Chair Massages 52
~ Chants, Invocations, and Visualizations 53
~ Cupping Massages 54
~ Deep Tissue Massages 58
~ Dynamic Massages 59
~ Facial Massages 60
~ Fertility Massages 61
~ Foot Massage and Reflexology 63
~ Genital Massages 65
~ Hand Massages and Reflexology 67
~ Head, Neck, and Shoulders Massages 68
~ Herbal Compress Massages 70
~ Holistic Massages 72
~ Oil Massages and Aromatherapy 76
~ Orthopedic Massages 78
~ Pelvic Floor Massages 80
~ Perinatal Massages 82
~ Postnatal Massages 84
~ Pregnancy Massages (Prenatal Massage) 86
~ Reflexology Massages 88
~ Scraping 89
~ Self-Massages (Self-Care) 90
~ Sports Massages 91
~ Stones and Crystal Massages 92
AFRICAN TRADITIONAL MASSAGES
~ Ancient Egyptian Massage 95
~ Bamiléké Massage 96
~ Berber Massage 97
~ Bongo Massage 98
~ Calabash Massage 99
~ Digui Massage 101
~ Congo Massage 102
~ Hammam Massage 103
~ Manefaing Massage 104
~ Nigerian Abdominal Massage 105
~ Rainstick Massage 106
~ Rungu Massage 107
~ Tunisian Massage (Fouta) 108
~ Vunkuwa Massage 109
BURMESE TRADITIONAL MASSAGES (MYANMAR)
~ Traditional Burmese Massage 111
CAMBODIAN TRADITIONAL MASSAGES
~ Cambodian Massage (Khmer Massage) 114
CHINESE TRADITIONAL MASSAGES
~ An Mo (Traditional Massage) 118
~ Báguàn (Cupping) 119
~ Dao Liao (Knife Massage) 120
~ Dian Xue (Acupressure Massage) 121
~ Dit Da (Bone-Setting) 122
~ Erduo An Mo (Ear Massage and Reflexology) 124
~ Gua Sha (Scraping) 125
~ Jade Egg Massage 128
~ Jade Rolling 132
~ Jiao An Mo (Foot Massage and Reflexology) 133
~ Juagen (Manhood Massage) 134
~ Shoubu An Mo (Hand Massage and Reflexology) 136
~ Tui Na (Traditional Massage) 138
~ Xiao Er Tui Na (Pediatric Massage) 142
~ Zhi Ya (Acupressure Massage) 143
EUROPEAN TRADITIONAL MASSAGES
~ Ancient Roman Massage 145
~ Greek and Roman Cupping 147
~ Traditional Greek Massage 148
~ Turkish Hammam Massage 150
~ Hydrotherapy Massage 152
~ Russian Massage 154
~ Russian Venik Massage 156
~ Swedish Massage (Classic Massage) 158
FILIPINO TRADITIONAL MASSAGES (PHILIPPINES)
~ Dagdagay (Foot Massage) 161
~ Hilot (Massage and Herbal Medicine) 162
~ Ventosa Cupping (Bentusa) 166
INDIAN TRADITIONAL MASSAGES
~ Abhyanga (Oil Massage) 168
~ Chavutti Thirumal (Barefoot Massage) 170
~ Greeva Abhyanga 171
~ Kanza Pada Abhyanga (Foot Massage) 172
~ Kanza Wand (Facial Massage) 173
~ Kati Abhyanga (Back Massage) 175
~ Kizhi (Herbal Compress Massage) 176
~ Marma Point Massage 178
~ Mukha Abhyanga (Facial Massage) 180
~ Nabhi (Abdominal Massage) 181
~ Navjat Shishu Abhyanga 183
~ Pada Abhyanga (Foot Massage) 184
~ Pada Ghata (Barefoot Massage) 186
~ Pizhichil (Oil Massage) 187
~ Samvahana Abhyanga (Oil Massage) 188
~ Shantala (Infant Massage) 189
~ Shiro Abhyanga (Head Massage) 191
~ Snehana (Oleation) 192
~ Sutika Abhyanga 193
~ Vishesh Abhyanga (Oil Massage) 195
~ Udvartana (Paste and Powder Massage) 196
~ Unani Dalak 198
INDONESIAN TRADITIONAL MASSAGES
~ Asmaragama (Balinese) 201
~ Balinese Massage 202
~ Boreh (Balinese Wrap) 204
~ Jamu Postnatal Massage (Javanese) 205
~ Kerokan (Scraping) 209
~ Mak Erot (Javanese Manhood Massage) 211
~ Pijit (Javanese Traditional Massage) 212
~ Sengkak (Uterus Massage) 215
IRANIAN TRADITIONAL MASSAGES (PERSIA)
~ Dalk and Ghamz (Traditional Massage) 217
JAPANESE TRADITIONAL MASSAGES
~ Ampuku (Hara Abdominal Massage) 220
~ Anma (Traditional Massage) 222
~ Ashiatsu (Barefoot Massage) 224
~ Restoration Therapy 226
~ Sekkotsu (Bone Setting) 227
~ Shiatsu (Acupressure Massage) 228
KOREAN TRADITIONAL MASSAGES
~ Korean Facial Massage 231
~ Korean Martial Therapy (KMT) 232
~ Korean Traditional Massage 233
~ Kyung-Rak (Meridian Massage) 234
~ Su-Jok (Hand and Foot Massage) 235
LAO TRADITIONAL MASSAGES (LAOS)
~ Lao Massage 238
MALAYSIAN TRADITIONAL MASSAGES
~ Navel Candling (Abdominal Massage) 240
~ Urut Batin (Manhood Massage) 241
~ Urut Bersalin (Postnatal Massage) 243
~ Urut Kaki (Foot Massage) 245
~ Urut Melayu (Traditional Massage) 246
~ Urut Sengkak (Uterus Massage) 248
~ Urut Weteng (Abdominal Massage) 250
MONGOLIAN TRADITIONAL MASSAGES
~ Chua Ka Massage 252
~ Koyashai 254
~ Mongolian Traditional Massage 256
~ Traditional Bone Setting 257
NATIVE AMERICAN TRADITIONAL MASSAGES
~ Maya Abdominal Massage 259
~ Rebozo Technique 261
~ Sobada Massage 263
NEPALESE TRADITIONAL MASSAGES
~ Traditional Mustard Oil Massage 267
OCEANIAN TRADITIONAL MASSAGES (OCEANIA)
~ Aboriginal Ngangkari Massage 269
~ Hawaiian Kahuna 270
~ Hawaiian Lomi Lomi 272
~ Maori Massage (MiriMiri and RomiRomi) 275
~ Polynesian Floor Massage 277
~ Tahitian Taurumi Massage 278
THAI TRADITIONAL MASSAGES
~ Amatarot Massage (Lanna Stick Massage) 280
~ Ched Haek (Lanna Detox Massage) 281
~ Chi Nei Ching 282
~ Chi Nei Tsang (Abdominal Massage) 283
~ Jabkasai (Testicles Massage) 287
~ Jap Sen (Tendon and Herbal Massage) 289
~ Karsai Nei Tsang (Genital Detox Massage) 291
~ Kon Sau (Hot Stone Massage) 294
~ Kud Tong (Childbirth Massage) 295
~ Lanna Traditional Massage 297
~ Luk Pra Kob (Herbal Compress Massage) 299
~ Nuad Chaloeisak (Thai Folk Massage) 301
~ Nuad Naam Man (Oil Massage & Aromatherapy 303
~ Nuad Rajasamnak (Thai Royal Massage) 305
~ Nuad Táo (Foot Massage & Reflexology) 308
~ Nuad Thai (Thai Traditional Massage) 310
~ Pa Kao Mah (Thai Loincloth Massage) 314
~ Thai Barefoot Massage (Walking Massage) 316
~ Thai Cupping 318
~ Thai Facial Massage 319
~ Thai Head, Neck & Shoulder Massage 320
~ Thai Heated Clay Pot Massage 322
~ Thai Ovary Massage 324
~ Thai Pregnancy Massage 326
~ Thai Table Massage 328
~ Thai Womblifting 330
~ Tok Sen (Lanna Hammer Massage) 331
~ Yam Khang (Thai Fire Therapy) 332
~ Yok Thong (Thai Uterus Massage) 333
TIBETAN TRADITIONAL MASSAGES
~ Kum Nye Yoga and Massage 336
~ Kunye (Tibetan Traditional Massage) 337
VIETNAMESE TRADITIONAL MASSAGES
~ Tam Quat (Vietnamese Traditional Massage) 340
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