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 material on health, safety and hygiene to meet the legislative requirements for massage practitioners. A new section introducing advanced massage techniques and passive movements provides additional information for the student interested in studying beyond Level 3. Comprehensive assessment guidance is also included.