By Marcus & Maria Webb Whether administered in the form of Shiatsu, reflexology, reiki, acupressure, massage, or rolfing brings an immediate and satisfying sense of wellbeing to both the giver and the recipient. Modern research has shown that the many forms of touch therapy transmit beneficial energy, soothing away physical pain and lifting the spirits. Reduce stress, prevent disease, ease the discomforts of pregnancy, and relieve joint pains and insomnia. Practice these simple, safe, and effective treatments at homethe photographs and diagrammatic illustrations show the technical details, while specific treatments are suggested for individual ailments. Set up the proper environment, including blending essential oils to enhance the experience, and use a range of strokes that encourage calm, vitality, or sensual feelings. There's also special advice for treating children. It's the positive approach to promoting health at home!