Discover a deeper connection with your partner through the healing power of massage
There’s nothing like the stress-relieving, mood-lifting comfort of physical touch to bring out the best in your relationship. Whether you are helping a partner with aches and pains or looking to foster intimacy, Massage for Couples will teach you time-honored techniques from around the world that have made massage a staple for relaxation and relationship longevity since ancient times.
Begin by gaining confidence in using your hands to provide a healing touch. Then discover guided massage sequences to soothe, inspire, uplift, relax, or resolve a specific pain point. Support your partner’s well-being and enjoy a healthy, enriching way to spend quality time together.
Inside Massage for Couples, you’ll find:
Naturally healing together—Practice a holistic method of experiencing pleasure and providing relief from stress and fatigue.
Body wisdom—Educate yourself on some light biology and anatomy lessons that will help you refine your skills and give truly transformative, bliss-inspiring massages.
Comfort and connection—Master instructions for resolving specific aches and pains as well as tips for connecting with a partner emotionally.
Learn the healing power of touch to promote wellness and heighten intimacy with Massage for Couples.
About the Author
ASHLEY DWYER, NC LMBT#14844, is a licensed massage and bodywork therapist who spends most of her days massaging clients at her practice, Fire & Ice Therapeutic Massage in Charlotte, North Carolina. When she is not there, she is busy developing new courses and teaching massage therapists continuing education classes at the Massage Innovation Network for Therapists.
“It may not be the same as going to school to become a massage therapist, but this is about as close as it gets, and without all the headache. Ashley Dwyer weaves in simple, straightforward directions with the expertise of professional-level massage techniques every couple needs to know to relax, ease pain, and grow closer together.” —Savanna Bell, LMT, My Massage World (MyMassageWorld.com)
“As an aromatherapist who knows a lot about essential oils and little about massage, this book explains the whole process of massage in a way that is very easy to understand. Whether you are a massage therapist looking for some new techniques, or just your average joe looking to help your partner out, this book is for you.” —Shilah Roethel, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Simply Earth (simplyearth.com)
“I spend my time encouraging the public to start doing massage for friends and family, and was beyond excited that Ashley had written an easy-to-use and insightful guide that's suitable for anyone to get started. As a fellow educator and fan of her teaching, I'm so happy that she's given everyday people a chance to begin exploring our world of touch intimacy and communication safely.” —Robert Gardner, LMT, LMTI and CEP